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A Song of Fire and Ice (A Game of Thrones) Series Book Poster Image
age 17+
Dark, violent epic upends the usual fantasy clichés.
By George R.R. Martin
(1996)
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Who Put This Song On? Book Poster Image
age 17+
Eccentric teen girl fights depression in moving story.
By Morgan Parker
(2019)
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The Playroom Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Parents seek joy, ignore kids in difficult, powerful drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Rectify TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Artful drama weighs redemption in the wake of rape, murder.
Network: Sundance Channel
(2013)
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In the Flesh TV Poster Image
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age 17+
British zombie drama is cerebral thriller for hardy teens.
Network: BBC America
(2013)
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August: Osage County Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Affecting but exhausting dysfunctional-family drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Transparent TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Darkly comic series tours gender identity, family dynamics.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2014)
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Refuge Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Complex film about family trauma has heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Hell or High Water Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Excellent, relevant crime drama has language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Better Things TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Mature single-mom comedy is raw -- and refreshingly real.
Network: FX
(2016)
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Boyz n the Hood Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Powerful, old-school look at life surrounded by violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Imperial Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Dark yet inspiring tale has cursing, violence, drugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Amores Perros Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Gripping but gory subtitled drama isn't for the squeamish.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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6 Balloons Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Raw look at heartbreaking effects of addiction; drug use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Sisters Brothers Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Heavy violence, camaraderie in revisionist Western.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Years and Years TV Poster Image
age 17+
British family drama speculates bleakly on the future.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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The Virgin Suicides Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Intense movie about teen suicide; violence, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Brisk, outrageous action movie has tons of witchy violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Lawless Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Outlaw brothers wage war in violent Prohibition drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Mental Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Unstable woman saves dysfunctional family in offbeat comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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