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Flashdance Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Cheesy Cinderella tale with sex, Spandex, and '80s pop.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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When Harry Met Sally Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Wit- and charm-filled romantic-comedy classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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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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Lethal Weapon Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Mismatched cops spar in violent '80s action hit.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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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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Are You There, Chelsea? TV Poster Image
age 16+
Handler-inspired comedy has edgy humor, lots of alcohol.
Network: NBC
(2012)
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Tiny Furniture Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Slow drama about post-college life has sex, drinking, etc.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Where Things Come Back Book Poster Image
age 16+
Unsettling tale of teen's small-town life is good but dark.
By John Corey Whaley
(2011)
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GCB TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Drama + comedy in the Bible Belt = feisty fun for grown-ups.
Network: ABC
(2012)
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Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 TV Poster Image
age 16+
Rude bad-girl buddy comedy is full of sexual humor.
Network: ABC
(2012)
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Lola Versus Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Hipster romantic dramedy has some sex, drinking, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
(2012)
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Political Animals TV Poster Image
age 16+
Star power anchors intricate, boozy dirty-politics series.
Network: USA
(2012)
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2 Days in Paris Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Witty romance explores realistic relationship; graphic talk.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Intouchables Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Sweet French drama about unlikely friendship has some edge.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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What Happens Next Book Poster Image
age 16+
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
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Save the Date Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Racy romcom has realistic characters but needs more plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Rise Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Sexier, slower second Nightshade prequel.
By Andrea Cremer
(2013)
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