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Alien Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Dated but still extremely scary. Not for younger kids.
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(Release Year: 1979)
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The Matrix Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Intense, but many teens will be able to handle it.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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The Matrix Revolutions Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Trilogy finale has same heavy violence, weaker script.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Aliens Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Alien sequel is bigger, faster, scarier.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Controversial look at evolution meant for family discussion.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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The Women of Brewster Place Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Classic miniseries tackles weighty women's issues.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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The Ballad of Lucy Whipple Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Gold-rush-era heroine deals with issues like abuse, suicide.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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What Maisie Knew Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Wrenching drama about child custody can spark discussion.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Winnie Mandela Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Biopic is well acted but uneven and violent.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Gimme Shelter Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Abuse and teen pregnancy are themes in flawed family drama.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Book of Negroes Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting slavery epic is artful, sobering, and inspiring.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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I Am a Girl Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Intense, eye-opening docu about growing up around the world.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Sarafina! Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Sobering musical about apartheid includes brutal violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Movie Poster Image
age 15+
It's raining sharks again in this tongue-in-cheek gorefest.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Difret Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Intense Ethiopian film makes case for girls'/women's rights.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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(Dis) Honesty: The Truth About Lies Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Fascinating docu on lying; some profanity, sex references.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Fresh Dressed Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Excellent docu on hip-hop fashion's rise has profanity.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Jackie Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Intense, complex film about assassination and aftermath.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Okja Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Extreme peril, swearing in violent eco-fable.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Fascinating but unfocused docu on media, ethics, power.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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