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The Grapes of Wrath Movie Poster Image
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Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
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(Release Year: 1940)
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Sounder (1972) Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
A strong family triumphs over poverty and racism.
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(Release Year: 1972)
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The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Race Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fine performances propel well-intentioned Owens biopic.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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School of Life Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Dramedy about loss has positive messages, mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Loving Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving drama about interracial couple's historic fight.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring docu on NBA star has some salty language.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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MARS Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Outstanding Mars mission series has suspenseful moments.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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A United Kingdom Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful but slightly flat drama about powerful love story.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Girl Without Hands Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Hand-drawn Brothers Grimm retelling is dark, powerful.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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It's Not Yet Dark Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Docu about man whose love of life crushes dire prognosis.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Abacus: Small Enough to Jail Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Informative but dry docu on the trial of a small bank.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Dance Academy: The Comeback Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating, graceful story of young dancers on the verge.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superb true tale of remarkable teen; some violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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From Core to Sun Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring docu about runner's bid for world record.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Terrific but intense mix of love, friendship, fear, sorrow.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding adventure, but very violent battle scenes.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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