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Sparkle Movie Poster Image
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Whitney Houston's final film has some mature elements.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Sparkle (1976) Movie Poster Image
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Predictable rise-to-fame tale with gangs, drugs, violence.
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(Release Year: 1976)
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Starstruck Movie Poster Image
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Australia New Wave musical has lots of energy, plus smoking.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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Vamps Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Vampire comedy has cute moments but lacks bite.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Warm Bodies Movie Poster Image
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Despite violence, book-based zombie romance is OK for teens.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Searching for Sugar Man Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing docu about missing musician; some language, pot.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Vampire Academy Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Blood and sexy stuff in teen-targeted supernatural spoof.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Pitch Perfect 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Fun but uneven sequel doesn't hit original's high notes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Creepy but unnecessary sequel deals with war, kids in peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Wayne's World 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Catchphrases and sexual innuendo abound in goofy sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Maggie Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Surprisingly touching Schwarzenegger zombie flick.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Love & Mercy Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Beach Boy biopic is outstanding but has lots of drug use.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Vatican Tapes Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Demon-possession horror film is dull, despite shock ending.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Movie Poster Image
age 14+
A good Jane Austen movie, but a poor zombie movie.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Extraordinary Tales Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Poe's creepy, unevenly adapted tales aren't for young kids.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Forest Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Ghost story has promising start but too many jump-scares.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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10 Cloverfield Lane Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Sci-fi thriller mixes violence, locked-room tension.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Amityville: The Awakening Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Not bad for Amityville, but still not great; violence.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Darkness Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Interesting characters but lackluster scares.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Lights Out Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Exceptionally simple, smart, scary monster movie.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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