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Doctor Sleep Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Well-made "Shining" sequel has intense violence toward kids.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Motherless Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Underrepresented hero shines in violent, profane PI drama.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Allies Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping, must-read novel follows young soldiers on D-Day.
By Alan Gratz
(2019)
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The Goldfinch Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Art-centered drama about loss has teen drinking, drug use.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Aftermath Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Lingerie and tears shed in morally complex historical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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A Fortunate Man Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Masterful Danish period drama/love story; some nudity.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Animas Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Violent Spanish horror movie with mature themes, swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Watership Down TV Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling, dramatic, dark miniseries is very violent.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Eli Roth's aged-down spookfest has jump-worthy scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Timely, effective YA-based tale about LGBTQ teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Nappily Ever After Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Romantic dramedy with positive messages, language, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Land of Steady Habits Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Powerful, mature family drama has drugs, language, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Yellow Birds Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
War violence, language, shocking moments in mature drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Leisure Seeker Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Strong performances in otherwise meandering movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Us and Them Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Chinese romantic drama has sex, drinking, smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Great American Read TV Poster Image
age 11+
Series spotlights best books, celebrates joys of reading.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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The Tribes of Palos Verdes Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Melancholy coming-of-age drama tackles tough topics.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Call Me by Your Name Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Strong sexual content, adult themes in gay romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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March Forward Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine Book Poster Image
age 11+
Must-read memoir of a childhood in the segregated South.
By Melba Pattillo Beals
(2018)
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Last Flag Flying Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Very funny, deeply moving, mature story of loss and regret.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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