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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Movie Poster Image
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Intense, over-full sequel has lots of wizarding violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Shack Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Sentimental faith-based adaptation explores grief, healing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Heartless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Quirky Kiwi dramedy promotes teamwork, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring seize-the-day tale with some peril and flirting.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Ender's Game Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thought-provoking sci-fi adventure with military violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Life of Pi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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John Carter Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Mars-based action epic has strong fantasy violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Once Upon a Time TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Terrific but intense mix of love, friendship, fear, sorrow.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Clique Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Materialistic book series is just the same on DVD.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Young Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brooks' corniness still yields plenty of belly laughs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Sensitive portrayal of four girls' friendships.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Murder on the Orient Express (1974) Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Wonderfully glamorous, classic whodunit still entertains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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X2: X-Men United Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fun but violent sequel has peril, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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