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Sleepover Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Not for younger kids, despite its PG rating.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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My Boys TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Tired gender humor is drowning in alcohol.
Network: TBS
(2006)
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Blazing Saddles Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Kids may not get all of Brooks' classic Old West parody.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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King Dork Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Dark, funny coming-of-age with lots of mature content.
By Frank Portman
(2006)
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The True Meaning of Cleavage Book Poster Image
age 15+
Despite risque cover, this is about friendship.
By Mariah Fredericks
(2004)
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The Spectacular Now Book Poster Image
age 15+
Teen drunk's tragic story best for mature readers.
By Tim Tharp
(2008)
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Funny comedy about a holiday travel nightmare has profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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The Carrie Diaries Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sex and the City prequel is OK for mature teens.
By Candace Bushnell
(2010)
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South Park TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Outrageous, shocking humor carries a message.
Network: Comedy Central, UPN
(1997)
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The Matrix Revolutions Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Trilogy finale has same heavy violence, weaker script.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Cougar Town TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Boozy comedy is less about "cougars," more about friendship.
Network: TBS
(2009)
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This Means War Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Lackluster action romcom has violence, sexual references.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Key & Peele TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Witty sketch comedy series takes on race, stereotypes.
Network: Comedy Central
(2012)
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Battleground TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Hopeful political drama with some drinking, marital strife.
Network: Hulu
(2012)
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Shine Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Moving mystery about gay boy's beating in impoverished town.
By Lauren Myracle
(2011)
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The Color Purple Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Edgy tale of poor, abused woman's journey to independence.
By Alice Walker
(1982)
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The Bluest Eye Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Deeply poetic novel explores racial and sexual feelings.
By Toni Morrison
(1970)
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Rainbow Boys Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Breakthrough book about coming out -- and falling in love.
By Alex Sanchez
(2001)
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October Baby Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Faith-based drama about adoption, abortion, forgiveness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Soul Eater TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Formulaic anime is violent but interesting.
Network: Adult Swim
(2013)
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