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Never Fall Down Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Harrowing true story of boy in Cambodia's Killing Fields.
By Patricia McCormick
(2012)
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Hearts and Minds Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Provocative Vietnam War docu with violence, racial slurs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Out of Darkness Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Beautifully written look at racism and love in 1930s Texas.
By Ashley Hope Pérez
(2015)
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Son of Saul Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Powerful WWII concentration camp film is horrific, violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Sula Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Haunting, complex tale of friendship best for older teens.
By Toni Morrison
(1973)
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The Things They Carried Book Poster Image
age 15+
Vet's stunning, devastating Vietnam War stories; a classic.
By Tim O'Brien
(1990)
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Expeditions: Viking Game Poster Image
age 18+
Mature, violent tale focuses on choices for Viking clan.
Platforms: Windows
(2017)
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Now I Rise: And I Darken, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bloodier, sexier, and more absorbing than the first.
By Kiersten White
(2017)
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Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply affecting doc about great writer has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Bright We Burn: And I Darken, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature, bloody trilogy meets an absorbing, satisfying end.
By Kiersten White
(2018)
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Mean Streets Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Gritty, violent Scorsese classic has cursing, nudity, blood.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
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Slaughterhouse-Five Book Poster Image
age 15+
Vonnegut's time-travel classic makes strong anti-war case.
By Kurt Vonnegut
(1969)
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Nioh 2 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Wildly tough action tale with gore, blood, dismemberment.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2020)
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Harlan County, USA Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Riveting 1976 docu about striking miners has some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
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Battlefield 1 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Epic violent shooter packs huge emotional punch of warfare.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Red Dead Redemption 2 Game Poster Image
age 18+
Outstanding Western adventure has very mature themes.
Platforms: Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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On the Record TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Moving docu centers on race and culture in Me Too movement.
Network: HBO Max
(2020)
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The Book of Negroes Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting slavery epic is artful, sobering, and inspiring.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Portrait of a Lady on Fire Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Beautiful French drama about female lovers has nudity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Secret World Legends Game Poster Image
age 18+
Mature actioner uses myths in gripping, bloody stories.
Platforms: Windows
(2017)
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