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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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Captain Phillips Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Nail-biting story of ship hijacking is fabulous but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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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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Adventure Time: Islands Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful animated miniseries explores a deep backstory.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Chasing Coral Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Awe-inspiring, poignant docu tracks decline of coral reefs.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Treasure Planet Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Outer-space pirate treasure hunt lots of fun; fab animation.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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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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Mask Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Complex, moving story of disfigured boy best for teens.
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(Release Year: 1985)
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La Bamba Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Sweet, sad rock-idol tale has violence, cursing, drinking.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Gripping tale of survival; some peril, emotional intensity.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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The Adventures of Tintin Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Whirlwind animated adventure is a visual treat for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Thunder Soul Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Uplifting docu spotlights legendary high school jazz band.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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My Father's Glory Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Poignant French memoir has innocent nudity, kids smoking.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Violin virtuoso's trip to China will open eyes and ears.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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G-Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Inspiring docu about gang intervention program in LA.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sweet book-based comedy has great family messages.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Theory of Everything Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Hawking's brilliant mind comes to life in thoughtful drama.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Corporation Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Eye-opening docu on corporate power is timely, provocative.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Kindness Is Contagious Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Warm, feel-good docu about being nice is uplifting.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Circus Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Docu about touring youth circus highlights friendship.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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