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Romeo and Juliet (2013) Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly take on Bard's classic has spark, little soul.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Cress: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Series stays exciting with hacker heroine, daring rescues.
By Marissa Meyer
(2014)
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Black Sails TV Poster Image
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age 18+
Pirate drama revels in sex, blood, and salty talk.
Network: Starz
(2014)
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The Spectacular Now Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Poignant teen drama doesn't shy away from alcohol or sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Warframe Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Combat-heavy sci-fi war game rewards players for killing
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2013)
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Stella and Sam TV Poster Image
age 3+
Charming siblings' adventures have teaching points for kids.
Network: Sprout
(2013)
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Pacific Rim Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Loud robots vs. monsters movie could have used more heart.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Lost and Found Movie Poster Image
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age 3+
Picture-book adaptation will delight even youngest kids.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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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 Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest Movie Poster Image
age 3+
George finds mischief in mildly spooky Halloween tale.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Iron Man 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Fewer playboy antics, but still plenty of violence.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Great Gatsby Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Fitzgerald classic gets a decadent, gorgeous, tricky update.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Epic Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated adventure amuses but doesn't live up to its title.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Struck by Lightning Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Edgy high school comedy from Glee star has some iffy stuff.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Beautiful Creatures Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Lush book adaptation mixes romance, fantasy, some violence.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Silver Linings Playbook Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Offbeat dramedy mixes light and dark; some intense moments.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Les Miserables Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Excellent film adaptation of gritty, heartbreaking musical.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Life of Pi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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