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Mortal Engines Movie Poster Image
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Inept, derivative, violent sci-fi fantasy based on YA novel.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Bel Canto Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful drama has language, some upsetting violence.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Fahrenheit 451 Movie Poster Image
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Soggy, violent adaptation of book-burning sci-fi classic.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Glass Castle Movie Poster Image
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Strong acting, intense themes in emotional book-based drama.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Dark Tower Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Awful, violent, revenge-filled Stephen King adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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My Cousin Rachel Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong, complicated woman anchors intense mystery tale.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Sense of an Ending Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Memories may be unreliable in compelling, mature drama.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Carrie Pilby Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen genius learns to live life in so-so book-based dramedy.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Before I Fall Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Mix of iffy behavior, strong messages in well-acted YA tale.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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A Tale of Love and Darkness Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Portman's biopic of Israeli writer is earnest, ethereal.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Violent Tom Cruise sequel has a high body count.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Light Between Oceans Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Deeply emotional, distressing drama not for faint of heart.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Me Before You Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Touching but manipulative romantic drama about life, death.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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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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Peter: The Redemption Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Violent biblical story defeated by weak production.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Divergent Series: Allegiant Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Mediocre third installment still violent; strays from book.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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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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Victor Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Story about friendship loses focus in action and violence.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Secret in Their Eyes Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Missed opportunities in flat, violent thriller.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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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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