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American Splendor Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Earthy, gritty and real; for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Slaughterhouse-Five Book Poster Image
age 15+
Vonnegut's time-travel classic best for mature teen readers.
By Kurt Vonnegut
(1969)
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NYPD Blue TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Rich police drama with strong characters. No kids.
Network: Syndicated, TNT
(1993)
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Say Anything Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Smart, edgy coming-of-age story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Arrested Development TV Poster Image
age 15+
Brilliant, innovative comedy for mature viewers.
Network: Fox, Netflix, Syndicated
(2003)
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Terms of Endearment Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Glossy, funny, and packs a real emotional wallop.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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King Dork Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Dark, funny coming-of-age with lots of mature content.
By Frank Portman
(2006)
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The Graduate Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Influential coming-of-age sex comedy has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1967)
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Little Brother Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting, provocative dystopian novel will make teens think.
By Cory Doctorow
(2008)
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The Hours Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Smart, thoughtful movie for older teens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Copper Sun Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Raw, well-researched story of young slave girl.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2006)
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The West Wing TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Intelligent political drama for mature viewers.
Network: NBC
(1999)
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Home for the Holidays Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Funny, adult look at a dysfunctional holiday.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Pitchfork.tv Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Great music video site spotlights indie artists.
URL: http://pitchfork.com/tv/
(2008)
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Lips Touch Three Times Book Poster Image
age 15+
Wildly inventive, wonderful fairy tales for mature teens.
By Laini Taylor
(2009)
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Purple Heart Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful, heartbreaking tale of young soldiers in Iraq.
By Patricia McCormick
(2009)
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Psycho Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Classic Hitchcock horror masterpiece still thrills.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1960)
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Finnikin of the Rock Book Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting epic, but too complex, violent for younger teens.
By Melina Marchetta
(2010)
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Recovery Road Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Gritty book about substance abuse is OK for mature teens.
By Blake Nelson
(2011)
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No Line on the Horizon Music Poster Image
age 15+
Rockin' -- and still relevant -- U2 sends stirring message.
By U2
(2009)
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