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2001: A Space Odyssey Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece is still relevant.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1968)
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Ender's Game Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy genius trains to crush alien invasion in sci-fi classic.
By Orson Scott Card
(2005)
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Apollo 13 Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thrilling, heartwarming, scary, and superb.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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The Right Stuff Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting '80s astronaut movie has cursing, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Men in Black II Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Crazy creatures, some scares, and loads of fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Men in Black Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Lots of fun, but too scary for some kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Spaceballs Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Goofy '80s parody has cursing, violence, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Star Trek Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Classic franchise gets new life; OK for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Once Upon a Time TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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Cinder: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Cinderella as a futuristic cyborg. Pretty cool.
By Marissa Meyer
(2012)
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Planet of the Apes (1968) Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Original Apes mixes smart sci-fi and fighting, sexy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1968)
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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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Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Marvel's sci-fi adventure has it all: laughs, action, charm.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Star Trek Beyond Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Violent but exciting adventure honors teamwork, diversity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Heartless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Lots of laughs, thrills, tunes in slightly lesser sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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First Man Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Intimate, serious drama about reluctant space hero.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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John Carter Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Mars-based action epic has strong fantasy violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Battleship Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Over-the-top sci-fi action with great special effects.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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