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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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The Square Movie Poster Image
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Unflinching, violent, but excellent docu on Arab Spring.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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My Left Foot Movie Poster Image
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Gritty yet uplifting tale of artist with cerebral palsy.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport Movie Poster Image
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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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The Pianist Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Powerful true story of a Jewish pianist has brutal violence.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Almost Famous Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Great, but lots of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Offside Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Iranian dramedy scores with gender equity issues.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Slumdog Millionaire Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Epic romance-drama is brilliant but too mature for kids.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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The Black List: Vol. 2 Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Insightful docu is as informative, inspiring as the first.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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The King's Speech Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb drama about overcoming fears is fine for teens.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Eyes on the Prize Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Award-winning history of the American Civil Rights movement.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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The Whole Gritty City Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Vibrant, poignant, inspiring music docu; some profanity.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Five Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Short films reveal emotional impact of breast cancer.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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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 Fundamentals of Caring Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Unforgettable, poignant dark comedy has lots of cursing.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Last Men in Aleppo Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Gripping docu shows real-life footage of ongoing Syrian war.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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City of Joy Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Grim yet inspiring docu of rape survivors in war-torn Africa
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(Release Year: 2018)
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