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Beasts of the Southern Wild Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Devastatingly moving drama has harsh truths, whimsy, wisdom.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Epic, thrilling 3D adventure sequel is outstanding.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
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
age 14+
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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The Incredibles Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Top-notch, action-packed fun for the entire family.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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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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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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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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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster Image
age 7+
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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The Hunger Games Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense adaptation is violent, thought-provoking for teens.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Police Story Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Iconic Jackie Chan action comedy has slapstick violence.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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Gravity Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense, astonishing sci-fi thriller has real soul.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Good Dinosaur Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Young dino braves nature in lovely but intense adventure.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Roots Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Classic miniseries is essential viewing for mature teens.
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(Release Year: 1977)
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