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Bambi Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney's original circle-of-life story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1942)
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Forrest Gump Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Moving and wonderful, but parent preview a good idea.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Book Thief Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Emotional WWII drama explores loss, literacy, and love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Fans will approve of gripping, violent middle installment.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Ender's Game Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thought-provoking sci-fi adventure with military violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Romeo and Juliet (2013) Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly take on Bard's classic has spark, little soul.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Spectacular Now Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Poignant teen drama doesn't shy away from alcohol or sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Wolfblood TV Poster Image
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age 11+
British werewolf-style drama limits the fright for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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The Originals TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Vampire spin-off is as steamy, bloody as the original.
Network: CW
(2013)
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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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The Goldbergs TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Loud look at '80s family life has positive takeaways.
Network: ABC
(2013)
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Epic Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated adventure amuses but doesn't live up to its title.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Gone Home Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Teen Beach Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Heavily marketed musical is wholesome fun for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Struck by Lightning Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Edgy high school comedy from Glee star has some iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Beautiful Creatures Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Lush book adaptation mixes romance, fantasy, some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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Silver Linings Playbook Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Offbeat dramedy mixes light and dark; some intense moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Program, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dystopian romance links teen suicide and memory.
By Suzanne Young
(2013)
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