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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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Fast, Cheap & Out of Control Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Unusual documentary pointless but engrossing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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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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MARS Movie Poster Image
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Outstanding Mars mission series has suspenseful moments.
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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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To Kill a Mockingbird Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Masterpiece with crucial lessons about prejudice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1962)
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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 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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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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Gigi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming, pretty 1950s musical with dated gender roles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1958)
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The Three Musketeers (1974) Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Lively and bawdy retelling of the classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(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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The Dust Bowl Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful, disturbing tour through environmental devastation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Bag It! Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Enlightening docu about saving the planet from plastics.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Ender's Game Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thought-provoking sci-fi adventure with military violence.
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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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