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War Horse Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Spielberg's sweeping horse drama is beautiful but intense.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Beautiful Creatures Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Lush book adaptation mixes romance, fantasy, some violence.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Admission Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen-friendly comedy has laughs but is uneven.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Host Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Lots of kisses, but "Twi"-fi thriller isn't that compelling.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly fantasy romance doesn't live up to the book.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Much Ado About Nothing Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Joss Whedon makes teen-friendly Shakespeare; some drinking.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Tiger Eyes Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Tender, well-acted teen drama is true to classic Blume book.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Romeo and Juliet (2013) Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly take on Bard's classic has spark, little soul.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Book Thief Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Emotional WWII drama explores loss, literacy, and love.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Saving Mr. Banks Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Sweet peek behind Poppins story, with very dark moments.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Ben-Hur Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
1959 biblical epic has fierce blood-spilling, cruelty.
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(Release Year: 1959)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
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
age 13+
'70s adaptation is visually stunning, emotionally distant.
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(Release Year: 1974)
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Mudbloods Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Underdogs rule in real-life Quidditch docu; some profanity.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Seventh Son Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Weak YA adaptation is far more mature than the books.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Finale is a faithful, fitting end to Girl on Fire's journey.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Far from the Madding Crowd Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Strong female role model in emotional literary adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Batman vs. Robin Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Excellent tale with disturbing imagery, frequent violence.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Justice League: Gods and Monsters Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging noir tale is dark and violent; some cursing, nudity
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Camilla Dickinson Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Earnest, slow drama shows teens dealing with mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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