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Beasts of the Southern Wild Movie Poster Image
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Devastatingly moving drama has harsh truths, whimsy, wisdom.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
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Poignant immigration drama is romantic, thought-provoking.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport Movie Poster Image
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Inspiring docu retells kids' poignant escape from Nazis.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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When We Were Kings Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Thrilling boxing docu covers race, politics; some profanity.
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(Release Year: 1997)
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The Champions Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Profoundly moving docu about dog rescue and recovery.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Bel Canto Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful drama has language, some upsetting violence.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Sleeping Beauty Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney classic is delightful but sometimes scary.
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(Release Year: 1959)
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The Adventures of Milo and Otis Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Lovable pet tale about friendship despite differences.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Toy Story 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Stunning, witty, exciting, enchanting, and moving.
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(Release Year: 1999)
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Finding Nemo Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet father-son tale has some very scary moments.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Thirteen Days Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb film about Cuban missile crisis, best for older kids.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Offside Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Iranian dramedy scores with gender equity issues.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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A Bug's Life Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Cute animated tale with some mild peril and scary bugs.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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Toy Story (1995) Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Pixar classic is one of the best kids' movies of all time.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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WALL-E Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Brainy, charming, eco-friendly animated adventure.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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Eyes on the Prize Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Award-winning history of the American Civil Rights movement.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Five Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Short films reveal emotional impact of breast cancer.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Dr. Seuss: The Lorax Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Outstanding 1970s parable about protecting nature.
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(Release Year: 1972)
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Captain Phillips Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Nail-biting story of ship hijacking is fabulous but intense.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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