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Gandhi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brilliant biopic engages, educates, and inspires.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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Apollo 13 Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thrilling, heartwarming, scary, and superb.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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The Grapes of Wrath Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
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(Release Year: 1940)
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The Right Stuff Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting '80s astronaut movie has cursing, sex.
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(Release Year: 1983)
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Au Revoir Les Enfants Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Poignant subtitled WWII story about kids and loss.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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Nanook of the North Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent early documentary has some hunting violence.
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(Release Year: 1922)
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Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent docu on Muslim high school football players.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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MARS Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Outstanding Mars mission series has suspenseful moments.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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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 Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superb true tale of remarkable teen; some violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Becoming Jane Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
A witty, winning Austen bio for tweens and older.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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The Express Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspirational true story tackles race, football.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Bright Star Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Romantic, moving film unlikely to interest tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Millennium Actress Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Arty Japanese animated drama has complex plot, violence.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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War Game Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Tragic WWI Christmas story with profound themes.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Mankind: The Story of All of Us Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Human species series is informative, dramatic, violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Dust Bowl Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful, disturbing tour through environmental devastation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Rabbi's Cat Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fascinating, clever animated tale not meant for young kids.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Caine Mutiny Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Classic non-combat WWII drama has complex themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1954)
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The Longest Day Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Authentic 3-hour WWII D-Day drama; no graphic violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1962)
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