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Ghostbusters Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Paranormal '80s classic has some scares, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Artemis Fowl Book 3: The Eternity Code Book Poster Image
age 11+
High-action page-turner sequel a great summer read.
By Eoin Colfer
(2003)
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The Amulet of Samarkand: The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Witty and sharp fantasy with complex characters.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2004)
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Hex Hall Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Enchanting book about witty teen witch at reform school.
By Rachel Hawkins
(2011)
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Terraria Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Finicky but fun Minecraft-style game set in a 2D world.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Wolfblood TV Poster Image
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age 11+
British werewolf-style drama limits the fright for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare Game Poster Image
age 11+
Comedic, cartoonish shooter should be OK for younger teens.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Ghostbusters (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fun update on classic has lots of ghosts + girl power.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Transporter Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Pure popcorn pleasure for older teens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Thrilling sci-fi action sequel has lots of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Sequel is basically one long, violent chase scene.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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The Vampire Diaries TV Poster Image
age 15+
Blood, violence are the real draw in angsty vampire drama.
Network: CW
(2009)
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The Secret Circle TV Poster Image
age 15+
Witchy thriller has sexy edge that's best for mature teens.
Network: CW
(2011)
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Soul Eater TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Formulaic anime is violent but interesting.
Network: Adult Swim
(2013)
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City of Lost Souls: The Mortal Instruments, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bloody bestselling fantasy series gets steamier.
By Cassandra Clare
(2012)
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The Possession Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Demonically scary movie has low gore, strong characters.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Originals TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Vampire spin-off is as steamy, bloody as the original.
Network: CW
(2013)
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City of Heavenly Fire: The Mortal Instruments, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fans won't mind length of mature series send-off.
By Cassandra Clare
(2014)
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Insidious: Chapter 3 Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Nothing new, but surprisingly effective, scary prequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Attack on Titan TV Poster Image
age 15+
Extreme violence, bloodshed are center stage in hit anime.
Network: Cartoon Network, Hulu
(2009)
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