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Care Bears: Journey to Joke-a-Lot Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Positive messages about friendship; some mild frights.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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The Hero of Color City Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Gentle adventure is sweet, colorful but not very original.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Ben-Hur Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
1959 biblical epic has fierce blood-spilling, cruelty.
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(Release Year: 1959)
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Lalaloopsy Ponies: The Big Show Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Cute dolls, ponies teach sweet messages about friendship.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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My Little Pony: The Princess Promenade Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Gentle princess tale focuses on being true to yourself.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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The Great Gatsby (1974) Movie Poster Image
age 13+
'70s adaptation is visually stunning, emotionally distant.
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(Release Year: 1974)
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VeggieTales: Where's God When I'm S-Scared? Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Simple faith-based tales about conquering fear.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Musical docu has great performances, strong vocab.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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In the Heart of the Sea Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Riveting historical story has great action but uneven drama.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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William & Kate Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Cheesy biopic of royal love story is superficial fun.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Abducted: The Carlina White Story Movie Poster Image
age 13+
True kidnapping story is intense but not sensationalized.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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VeggieTales: King George and the Ducky Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Funny, faith-based messages about selfishness.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Suffragette Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Eye-opening drama about equality raises big questions.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Mommie Dearest Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Campy skewering of Hollywood star is both silly and sad.
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(Release Year: 1981)
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A Royal Night Out Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Comic fairy-tale romp has drinking, sexual situations.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Dear Eleanor Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun teen road trip adventure has smoking, swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Denial Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Compelling film about truth deals with intense subject.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Freedom to Marry Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Well-crafted documentary about quest for marriage equality.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Enter the Warriors Gate Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen time-travels to ancient China; lots of brutal violence.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Darkest Hour Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Mild but talky look at Churchill's early days in power.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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