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Thirteen Days Movie Poster Image
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Superb film about Cuban missile crisis, best for older kids.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Empire of the Sun Movie Poster Image
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Beautiful but grim WWII saga through a boy's eyes.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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Coal Miner's Daughter Movie Poster Image
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Loretta Lynn's tough but heartwarming biopic.
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(Release Year: 1980)
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Mermaids Movie Poster Image
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'90s coming-of-age tale has sex, drinking, cursing.
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(Release Year: 1990)
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La Bamba Movie Poster Image
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Sweet, sad rock-idol tale has violence, cursing, drinking.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Drama about child's 9/11 loss stirs up sadness.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Patton Movie Poster Image
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Oscar-winning biographical war epic is complex, violent.
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(Release Year: 1970)
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Too Big to Fail Movie Poster Image
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Complex account of 2008 economic collapse; lots of language.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Days of Heaven Movie Poster Image
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Unforgettable 1978 love triangle drama includes violence.
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(Release Year: 1978)
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Missing Movie Poster Image
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Graphic portrayal of dictatorship's abuses is unforgettable.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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The Impossible Movie Poster Image
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Very intense story of family's survival against the odds.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Emperor Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
MacArthur meets Hirohito in interesting historical drama.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Love and Honor Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Inauthentic Vietnam-era romance feels like a TV movie.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Parkland Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
JFK movie captures mood but omits a great deal; some blood.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Diana Movie Poster Image
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Superficial but teen-friendly rendering of the royal.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Killing Kennedy Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
By-the-numbers biopic traces last months of Oswald, JFK.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Son of God Movie Poster Image
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Bland retelling of Jesus' ministry can be very violent.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Tuskegee Airmen Movie Poster Image
age 14+
True story of African-Americans in WWII has mature themes.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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Walking with the Enemy Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Cliches, subpar acting undercut effect of Holocaust drama.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Saints and Soldiers Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Thoughtful, engaging World War II movie has battle violence.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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