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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Bel Canto Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful drama has language, some upsetting violence.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Hunger Games Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense adaptation is violent, thought-provoking for teens.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The King Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Outstanding but brutally violent Henry V historical epic.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Book of Negroes Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting slavery epic is artful, sobering, and inspiring.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Das Boot Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Intense WWII submarine drama has violence, strong language.
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(Release Year: 1981)
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Their Finest Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Sparkling WWII drama offers different take on toll of war.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Before I Fall Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Mix of iffy behavior, strong messages in well-acted YA tale.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Testament of Youth Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Heartrending WWI drama has heavy content, strong heroine.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Once Upon a River Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Book-based coming-of-age drama has mature material.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Sunlit Night Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Enchanting find-yourself dramedy has sex, nudity, cursing.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Moxie Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Sexual themes, language in feel-good feminist teen tale.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Ophelia Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Hamlet gets a feminist update, but violence stays the same.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Green Knight Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Sex, violence in knight's dreamlike, entrancing adventure.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Fans will approve of gripping, violent middle installment.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Divergent Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong female character leads in violent dystopia.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Divergent Series: Insurgent Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Dystopian sequel ups romance factor; still very violent.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Out of Blue Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Talented actors give slow-burning murder mystery gravitas.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Tom Clancy's Without Remorse Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Violent thriller has amazing action sequences, so-so story.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Cousins Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Moving nonlinear Maori family drama has language, racism.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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