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Bully (2019) Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Positive message, constant cursing in coming-of-age comedy.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Daniel Isn't Real Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Decent imaginary-friend horror tale has sex, violence.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 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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Cursed Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fierce woman leads reimagined, violent Arthurian tale.
By Thomas Wheeler
(2019)
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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.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Testaments: The Handmaid's Tale, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant, violent sequel is worthy of the orginal.
By Margaret Atwood
(2019)
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Out of Omaha Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Excellent coming-of-age docu; cursing, drinking, smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Aftermath Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Lingerie and tears shed in morally complex historical drama.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Nowhere Girls Book Poster Image
age 16+
Teens aim to end school's rape culture in empowering tale.
By Amy Reed
(2017)
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A Plague Tale: Innocence Game Poster Image
age 16+
Gripping, bloody tale of siblings against impossible odds.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(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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The Art of Losing Book Poster Image
age 16+
Authentic, realistic story of addiction, survival, sisters.
By Lizzy Mason
(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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Support the Girls Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Workplace dramedy has strong females, cursing, drinking.
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.
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(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.
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(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.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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City of Joy Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Grim yet inspiring docu of rape survivors in war-torn Africa
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Sadie Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Raw thriller about a brutal crime and teen seeking justice.
By Courtney Summers
(2018)
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