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Life of Pi Movie Poster Image
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Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Austenland Movie Poster Image
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Frothy, teen-friendly romcom skims surface but is still fun.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Standing Up Movie Poster Image
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Insightful, frank look at how two kids survive bullying.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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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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Lost Christmas Movie Poster Image
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Mystical, heartwarming holiday tale with mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Belstone Fox Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
'70s drama about fox-dog friendship has very intense scenes.
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(Release Year: 1973)
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Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story Movie Poster Image
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Superficial, unauthorized drama about writer's rise to fame.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014) Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Lackluster version of classic Twain tale has some violence.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Legend of Tarzan Movie Poster Image
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Tarzan returns to the jungle in violent action-adventure.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Watcher in the Woods Movie Poster Image
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Dated Disney horror tale has occult themes, mild scares.
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(Release Year: 1980)
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Love & Friendship Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Wickedly funny adaptation based on Austen novella.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Princess Arete Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Slow-paced anime has some peril, profanity.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople Movie Poster Image
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Quirky Kiwi dramedy promotes teamwork, friendship.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Shack Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Sentimental faith-based adaptation explores grief, healing.
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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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The Grapes of Wrath Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
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(Release Year: 1940)
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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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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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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Movie Poster Image
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Terrific but intense mix of love, friendship, fear, sorrow.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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