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Schindler's List Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Accurate, heartbreaking masterpiece about the Holocaust.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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True Life TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Gritty -- but provoking -- reality show.
Network: MTV
(1998)
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Say Anything Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Smart, edgy coming-of-age story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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ER TV Poster Image
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ER
age 15+
Excellent, but the ER is no place for children.
Network: NBC
(1994)
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Grey's Anatomy TV Poster Image
age 15+
Medical soap is gripping -- and occasionally graphic.
Network: ABC
(2005)
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Good Will Hunting Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Moving story of brilliant, troubled youth for older teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Erin Brockovich Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Legal drama based on a true story has lots of cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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30 Days TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Opening minds, one month at a time. Teens and up.
Network: FX, Planet Green
(2005)
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The Breakfast Club Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Classic '80s teen movie has mature themes, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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Parenthood TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Quality drama charts the pros, cons of family togetherness.
Network: NBC
(2010)
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Our America With Lisa Ling TV Poster Image
age 15+
Docuseries is both sympathetic and informative.
Network: OWN
(2011)
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Call Me Crazy: A Five Film TV Poster Image
age 15+
Intense short films challenge stigmas about mental illness.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2013)
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East Los High TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Edgy Latino teen soap raises timely issues in sensitive way.
Network: Hulu
(2013)
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True Trans with Laura Jane Grace TV Poster Image
age 15+
Gender-identity issues loom large on moving docuseries.
Network: AOL
(2014)
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Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word TV Poster Image
age 15+
Intense interviews with transgender youth promote empathy.
Network: Logo, MTV
(2014)
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The Book of Negroes Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting slavery epic is artful, sobering, and inspiring.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Mask You Live In Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Moving documentary examines what it means to be a man.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders TV Poster Image
age 15+
Globe-trotters use teamwork to bring Americans back home.
Network: CBS
(2016)
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The Dark Horse Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Soulful story about chess, mental illness, and redemption.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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My Mad Fat Diary TV Poster Image
age 15+
Edgy but heartfelt British coming-of-age tale wows.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
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