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It Chapter Two Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Fewer scares, plenty of blood in long but fun sequel.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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It Movie Poster Image
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It
age 15+
Terrifying evil clown movie based on Stephen King classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency TV Poster Image
age 15+
Quirky sci-fi comedy is fun but can be violent.
Network: BBC America
(2016)
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The Seven Deadly Sins TV Poster Image
age 15+
Smart manga-inspired series has edgy sexual content, too.
Network: Online
(2014)
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The Last Kingdom TV Poster Image
age 15+
Bloody costume drama is violent but tastefully constructed.
Network: BBC America
(2015)
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The Giver Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Pain makes life colorful in dystopian adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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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 100 TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent dystopian drama with strong female role model.
Network: CW
(2014)
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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 Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Book-based drama for mature teens tackles tough subjects.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Total Recall (2012) Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Remake is better looking, less violent, less thoughtful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Secret Circle TV Poster Image
age 15+
Witchy thriller has sexy edge that's best for mature teens.
Network: CW
(2011)
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Flipped Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Coming-of-age romance brings light touch to heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Vampire Diaries TV Poster Image
age 15+
Blood, violence are the real draw in angsty vampire drama.
Network: CW
(2009)
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Spider-Man 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Kids will be dazzled, but the story falls short of No. 2.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Family Ties TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic 1980s sitcom's messages still ring true today.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(1982)
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Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Teen spy hero makes leap from book to screen.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Pride & Prejudice Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Gorgeous Jane Austen adaptation has timeless appeal.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Finding Neverland Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Emotional J.M. Barrie biopic has some mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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