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Looking for Alaska Book Poster Image
age 16+
Award-winning novel of life and death, for older teens.
By John Green
(2006)
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Sixteen Candles Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Racy, drunken, hilarious '80s high school comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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The Blues Brothers Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Cult classic has lots of profanity, some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1980)
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Awkward. TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Stellar teen comedy has sex, language, and mature themes.
Network: MTV
(2011)
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21 Jump Street Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
TV-based buddy comedy is crude but hilarious.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Angry Boys TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Smart-but-cheeky comedy was made for mature audiences.
Network: HBO
(2011)
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Songza App Poster Image
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age 16+
Free playlists for every mood; no filter for iffy stuff.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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Silence: The Queen of the Dead, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Paranormal adventure bogs down in details.
By Michelle Sagara
(2012)
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Fat Kid Rules the World Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Unpopular teen faces tough climb in edgy dramedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Fantastic hip-hop documentary has profanity, some drug use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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What Happens Next Book Poster Image
age 16+
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
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Impulse Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Edgy sequel to Jumper is best for older teens.
By Steven Gould
(2013)
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Restless Virgins TV Poster Image
age 16+
Shallow drama about a real-life school sex scandal.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2013)
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Bates Motel TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Dark drama updates a horror classic with blood and violence.
Network: A&E
(2013)
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The English Teacher Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Devoted teacher makes a fateful mistake in solid comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Behind the Candelabra Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Vivid romance between over-the-top men has drugs and sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Bristling docu about Russian protesters may fascinate teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Our Song Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Honest, positive look at urban teens; mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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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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Asylum Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Teen horror tale has promising premise, half-baked plot.
By Madeleine Roux
(2013)
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