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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Movie Poster Image
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Heavy fantasy violence, but no sex in superhero sequel.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Kramer vs. Kramer Movie Poster Image
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Sensitive, truthful look at the breakup of a family.
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(Release Year: 1979)
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X-Men: Days of Future Past Movie Poster Image
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Time-traveling superhero sequel has lots of action violence.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Places in the Heart Movie Poster Image
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Inspiring, intense tale about hardship, bigotry, redemption.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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Transformers: Age of Extinction Movie Poster Image
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Occasional thrills can't save plodding, messy sequel.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Wish Upon a Star Movie Poster Image
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Romp about trading places has stereotypes, sensuality.
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(Release Year: 1996)
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Jupiter Ascending Movie Poster Image
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Laughably bad but slick-looking sci-fi epic.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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DCU: Son of Batman Movie Poster Image
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Violent and noir-ish Batman is engaging but cynical.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Smokey and the Bandit Movie Poster Image
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Car stunts, romance, and salty language in 1970s comedy.
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(Release Year: 1977)
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Just Gender Movie Poster Image
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Powerful documentary about transgender community.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Forks Over Knives Movie Poster Image
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Engaging docu promotes a vegan diet in nonjudgmental way.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Anita: Speaking Truth to Power Movie Poster Image
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Riveting docu may inspire discussion of sexual harassment.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Maidentrip Movie Poster Image
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Excellent docu about teen sailor; some brief profanity.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Ben-Hur Movie Poster Image
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1959 biblical epic has fierce blood-spilling, cruelty.
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(Release Year: 1959)
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Houdini Movie Poster Image
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Absorbing historical drama may be too tense for young ones.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Movie Poster Image
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Melancholy, violent sequel sets stage for waging war.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Great Gatsby (1974) Movie Poster Image
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'70s adaptation is visually stunning, emotionally distant.
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(Release Year: 1974)
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Shake, Rattle and Rock! Movie Poster Image
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Colorless '50s remake is all suggestiveness and no depth.
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(Release Year: 1994)
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Mudbloods Movie Poster Image
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Underdogs rule in real-life Quidditch docu; some profanity.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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My Father the Hero Movie Poster Image
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Iffy premise undercuts what could have been a sweet romance.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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