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Marvel's Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 14+
"Spider-sense"-ational tale starring iconic wall crawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Violent Tom Cruise sequel has a high body count.
On DVD/Streaming
(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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Paper Towns Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart, edgy adaptation captures the humor of self-discovery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Deeply moving, irreverent film about friends, cancer, life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Longest Ride Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Formulaic but still romantic Sparks adaptation gets steamy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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If I Stay Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Heartbreaking but faithful adaptation will please book fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Fault in Our Stars Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Heartbreaking love story is a must-see for fans of the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Gotham TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Dark, violent drama tells compelling Batman backstory.
Network: Fox
(2014)
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Divergent Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong female character leads in violent dystopia.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Fans will approve of gripping, violent middle installment.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Great Gatsby Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Fitzgerald classic gets a decadent, gorgeous, tricky update.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Struck by Lightning Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Edgy high school comedy from Glee star has some iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Les Miserables Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Excellent film adaptation of gritty, heartbreaking musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Final Twilight focuses on Edward and Bella's legacy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Eleanor & Park Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense '80s romance is a fabulous pick for mature teens.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
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Elementary TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart Sherlock drama is a great choice for mature teens.
Network: CBS
(2012)
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The Hunger Games Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense adaptation is violent, thought-provoking for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Master sleuth returns in entertaining but violent adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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