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Musical Chairs Movie Poster Image
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Injured dancer learns new moves in inspiring, trite tale.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Touchback Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Former jock gets second chance in uplifting sports drama.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Firelight Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Sensitive girls-in-prison movie showcases redemption.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Butterfly Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Excellent French film with child discussing mature topics.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Trouble with the Curve Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly baseball drama raises father-daughter issues.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Genesis Code Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Earnest, talky effort to reconcile religion with science.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Quartet Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Charming comedy about elderly opera singers fine for teens.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Tiger Eyes Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Tender, well-acted teen drama is true to classic Blume book.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Unfinished Song Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Sweet dramedy about illness has intense, emotional moments.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Way, Way Back Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Refreshing coming-of-age tale a joy for teens and up.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Book Thief Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Emotional WWII drama explores loss, literacy, and love.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Smokey and the Bandit Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Car stunts, romance, and salty language in 1970s comedy.
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(Release Year: 1977)
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Anita: Speaking Truth to Power Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Riveting docu may inspire discussion of sexual harassment.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Melancholy, violent sequel sets stage for waging war.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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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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Drumline: A New Beat Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Sequel trumpets positive messages but shows weed, drinking.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Christmas Crush Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Holiday reunion comedy has iffy role models, shallowness.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Finale is a faithful, fitting end to Girl on Fire's journey.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The 'Burbs Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Dated slapstick comedy-horror mix is silly but stale.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Get Low Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Quiet character study is stellar but won't appeal to kids.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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