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Salvage Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intriguing sci-fi tale tackles misogyny, sexual liberation.
By Alexandra Duncan
(2014)
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The Wil Wheaton Project TV Poster Image
age 14+
Sci-fi roundup series is funniest for host's fellow "geeks."
Network: Syfy
(2014)
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Aquarion TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Sexy, complex anime series appeals to older audience.
Network: Hulu
(2009)
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The Taking Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart sci-fi thriller explores girl's odd 5-year absence.
By Kimberly Derting
(2014)
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Dominion TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent, sexy sci-fi with evil angels.
Network: Syfy
(2014)
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Extant TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Twisty futuristic thriller; realistic robots a bit creepy.
Network: CBS
(2014)
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Airplane II: The Sequel Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Classic comedy with frequent sex and drug references.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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100 Sideways Miles Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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Defenders of Time Game Poster Image
age 14+
Complex tower defense game lacks tutorial, online players.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fun multiplayer adventure fuses action, puzzles, combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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StarDrive 2 Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Turn-based strategy explores space colonization, warfare.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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The Whispers TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Kids do very bad things in creepy, adult-oriented mystery.
Network: ABC
(2015)
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Alive: The Generations Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tricky amnesia thriller keeps you guessing to the end.
By Scott Sigler
(2015)
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Armada Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Spaceship adventure fails to rise above its gimmick.
By Ernest Cline
(2015)
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Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Wing Commander Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Clichéd sci-fi movie has slow pace, gratuitous sex talk.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Warhammer 40,000: Deathwatch - Tyranid Invasion Game Poster Image
age 14+
Violent turn-based space strategy splatters alien bugs.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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Breakthrough TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Fascinating docu series vibrantly explores science topics.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2015)
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Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space Game Poster Image
age 14+
Sci-fi extermination game plagued by too many glitchy bugs.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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