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Spirited Away Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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A Christmas Carol (1984) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Bleak but solid adaptation of Dickens' classic.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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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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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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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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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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Bridge to Terabithia Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful lesson in friendship for young and old.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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The Journey of Natty Gann Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Compelling adventure too violent for some kids.
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(Release Year: 1985)
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Fans will approve of gripping, violent middle installment.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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April and the Extraordinary World Movie Poster Image
age 9+
French steampunk tale for kids mixes science, adventure.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Lights Out Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Exceptionally simple, smart, scary monster movie.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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A Quiet Place Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping monster movie has lots of tension, some blood.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Woman in Black Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Macabre ghost story is slow but creepy enough for teens.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Final Twilight focuses on Edward and Bella's legacy.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Divergent Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong female character leads in violent dystopia.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet Movie Poster Image
age 9+
World-renowned animators interpret classic Lebanese poetry.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Goosebumps Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Krampus Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Christmas horror comedy is dark but has genuine good cheer.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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10 Cloverfield Lane Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Sci-fi thriller mixes violence, locked-room tension.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Ouija: Origin of Evil Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Horror prequel surprisingly good, despite odd, dark moments.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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