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Julie of the Wolves Book Poster Image
age 12+
Thought-provoking saga of Inuit girl adopted by wolf pack.
By Jean Craighead George
(1972)
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Wait Till Your Father Gets Home TV Poster Image
age 12+
The '70s' answer to King of the Hill.
Network: Boomerang
(1972)
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The Two Towers Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Orcs attack, and Frodo marches to Mordor in exciting sequel.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
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Lord of the Flies Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Book-based classic has brutal violence, bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1963)
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The Grapes of Wrath Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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Fletch Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Chevy Chase at his very funniest. Teens OK.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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Kangaroo Jack Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
A very bad movie -- shouldn't have been PG.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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X2: X-Men United Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fun but violent sequel has peril, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Masterpiece with crucial lessons about prejudice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1962)
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Material Girls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
A brain-numbing, fluffy flick for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Princess Mononoke Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Epic, compelling, and violent anime classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Sensitive portrayal of four girls' friendships.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Sounder (1972) Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
A strong family triumphs over poverty and racism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1972)
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Young Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brooks' corniness still yields plenty of belly laughs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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Crocodile Dundee II Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Aussie hero returns in mindless shoot-'em-up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Clique Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Materialistic book series is just the same on DVD.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Gigi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming, pretty 1950s musical with dated gender roles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1958)
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The Three Musketeers (1974) Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Lively and bawdy retelling of the classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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The Importance of Being Earnest Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Romance and deception in Wilde's clever comedy of manners.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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We Bought a Zoo Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Family film tackles grief with humor and deep empathy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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