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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Movie Poster Image
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Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Lord of the Flies Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Book-based classic has brutal violence, bullying.
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(Release Year: 1963)
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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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To Kill a Mockingbird Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Masterpiece with crucial lessons about prejudice.
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(Release Year: 1962)
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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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Room Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Difficult-to-watch but beautifully performed survival tale.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Silence Movie Poster Image
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Scorsese's difficult, gory, but magnificent religious epic.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Fundamentals of Caring Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Unforgettable, poignant dark comedy has lots of cursing.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Murder on the Orient Express (1974) Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Wonderfully glamorous, classic whodunit still entertains.
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(Release Year: 1974)
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Last Flag Flying Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Very funny, deeply moving, mature story of loss and regret.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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X2: X-Men United Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fun but violent sequel has peril, cursing.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Sensitive portrayal of four girls' friendships.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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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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Young Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brooks' corniness still yields plenty of belly laughs.
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(Release Year: 1974)
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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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Gigi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming, pretty 1950s musical with dated gender roles.
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(Release Year: 1958)
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The Three Musketeers (1974) Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Lively and bawdy retelling of the classic.
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(Release Year: 1974)
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Much Ado About Nothing Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Very accessible, jubilant Shakespeare with brief bawdiness.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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Life of Pi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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