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Hatfields & McCoys Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Tense, violent epic finds human side of legendary conflict.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Square Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Unflinching, violent, but excellent docu on Arab Spring.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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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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Virunga Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Outstanding but shattering docu set in war-torn Congo.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Ida Movie Poster Image
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Ida
age 14+
Intense drama, unforgettable story of post-Holocaust Poland.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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My Left Foot Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Gritty yet uplifting tale of artist with cerebral palsy.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant immigration drama is romantic, thought-provoking.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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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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Silence Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Scorsese's difficult, gory, but magnificent religious epic.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Detroit Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Essential drama about violent chapter in U.S. history.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Vietnam War Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Outstanding docu is insightful, objective, and violent.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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They Shall Not Grow Old Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Astonishing, groundbreaking, graphic images of WWI.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Thirteen Days Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb film about Cuban missile crisis, best for older kids.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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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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Coal Miner's Daughter Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Loretta Lynn's tough but heartwarming biopic.
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(Release Year: 1980)
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Captain Phillips Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Nail-biting story of ship hijacking is fabulous but intense.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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1917 Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Unique WWI epic has brutal war violence, smoking.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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