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The Good Liar Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Not much for kids in mature, unexpectedly violent thriller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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It Chapter Two Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Fewer scares, plenty of blood in long but fun sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Christopher Robin Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet but slow tale about the power of family, imagination.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Mary and the Witch's Flower Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Magical, intense adventure should delight tween Potter fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Man Who Invented Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt take on idea for Charles Dickens holiday classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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It Movie Poster Image
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It
age 15+
Terrifying evil clown movie based on Stephen King classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, milder 12th tale plumbs travel fears on Xmas holiday.
By Jeff Kinney
(2017)
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency TV Poster Image
age 15+
Quirky sci-fi comedy is fun but can be violent.
Network: BBC America
(2016)
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The Seven Deadly Sins TV Poster Image
age 15+
Smart manga-inspired series has edgy sexual content, too.
Network: Online
(2014)
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The Last Kingdom TV Poster Image
age 15+
Bloody costume drama is violent but tastefully constructed.
Network: BBC America
(2015)
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Dragons: Race to the Edge TV Poster Image
age 8+
Superb, slightly darker addition to series still great fun.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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The 100 TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent dystopian drama with strong female role model.
Network: CW
(2014)
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The Originals TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Vampire spin-off is as steamy, bloody as the original.
Network: CW
(2013)
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Book-based drama for mature teens tackles tough subjects.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Total Recall (2012) Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Remake is better looking, less violent, less thoughtful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Wishing Spell: The Land of Stories, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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Big Miracle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animal-rescue tale has one death but otherwise OK for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Secret Circle TV Poster Image
age 15+
Witchy thriller has sexy edge that's best for mature teens.
Network: CW
(2011)
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The Amazing World of Gumball TV Poster Image
age 8+
Colorful cartoon is full of silly laughs and scrapes.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2011)
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