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Beasts of the Southern Wild Movie Poster Image
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Devastatingly moving drama has harsh truths, whimsy, wisdom.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Roots Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Classic miniseries is essential viewing for mature teens.
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(Release Year: 1977)
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Next Goal Wins Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Captivating, moving sports docu; some swearing.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Unbroken Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense WWII biopic is inspiring but doesn't go deep enough.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Theory of Everything Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Hawking's brilliant mind comes to life in thoughtful drama.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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This Changes Everything Movie Poster Image
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Riveting climate-change docu encourages grassroots action.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Joy Movie Poster Image
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Joy
age 14+
Inspiring but uneven drama about Miracle Mop inventor.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Can You Dig This? Movie Poster Image
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Inspiring docu about urban gardening; some profanity, drugs.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Sold Movie Poster Image
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Heartbreaking tale of child sex trafficking finds hope.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Bad Kids Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Moving doc about troubled teens has powerful themes.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Inspiring docu retells kids' poignant escape from Nazis.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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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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When We Were Kings Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Thrilling boxing docu covers race, politics; some profanity.
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(Release Year: 1997)
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The Champions Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Profoundly moving docu about dog rescue and recovery.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Fences Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful adaptation of August Wilson's intense play.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Coming Through the Rye Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Coming-of-age drama deals with heavy themes.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Ivory Game Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful docu shines light on efforts to save elephants.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Swing Kids Movie Poster Image
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Intense conflict in coming-of-age movie set in Nazi Germany.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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The Lost City of Z Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Dense, intelligent, mature, yet measured adventure drama.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Edgy high school disaster comedy is memorably offbeat.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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