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The Girl Without Hands Movie Poster Image
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Hand-drawn Brothers Grimm retelling is dark, powerful.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Shack Movie Poster Image
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Sentimental faith-based adaptation explores grief, healing.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Man Who Knew Infinity Movie Poster Image
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Compelling story, but WWI-era math biopic needs more zest.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Joseph & Mary Movie Poster Image
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Clunky, poorly made Bible story is violent.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet Movie Poster Image
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Sad, beautiful tale of boy genius and tragic gun accident.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Life Inside Out Movie Poster Image
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Heartfelt look at mother-son bonding through love of music.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B Movie Poster Image
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Bland biopic with a few mature references.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Lost Christmas Movie Poster Image
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Mystical, heartwarming holiday tale with mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Standing Up Movie Poster Image
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Insightful, frank look at how two kids survive bullying.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Belstone Fox Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
'70s drama about fox-dog friendship has very intense scenes.
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(Release Year: 1973)
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Life of Pi Movie Poster Image
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Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Mama, I Want to Sing! Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Preachy musical has few surprises, not enough songs.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story Movie Poster Image
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Superficial, unauthorized drama about writer's rise to fame.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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The Music Never Stopped Movie Poster Image
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Music brings family back together in moving drama.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Movie Poster Image
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Sensitive portrayal of four girls' friendships.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Murder on the Orient Express (1974) Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Wonderfully glamorous, classic whodunit still entertains.
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(Release Year: 1974)
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The Grapes of Wrath Movie Poster Image
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Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
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(Release Year: 1940)
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Animal Farm Movie Poster Image
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Intense, compelling adaptation of Orwell's classic story.
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(Release Year: 1959)
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Sounder (1972) Movie Poster Image
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A strong family triumphs over poverty and racism.
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(Release Year: 1972)
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