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My Pet Dinosaur Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
A boy, an unusual pet, and an evil military that threatens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Wonderstruck Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Thoughtful, arty take on excellent Selznick novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Little Women Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Strong female characters shine in classic book adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Fifty Shades Freed Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Third and final movie has more bland sex, even less plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Fifty Shades Darker Movie Poster Image
age 18+
More sex, less banter in graphic but bland sequel.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based comedy has some rebellion, light romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Great Gilly Hopkins Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based drama has strong messages on family, friendship.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Alice Through the Looking Glass Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Uneven, less-violent sequel has girl-empowerment theme.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Jungle Book (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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High-Rise Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Tons of sex and violence in unpleasant Ballard adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Palm Trees in the Snow Movie Poster Image
age 18+
Unforgettable subtitled epic has graphic sex, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(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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The Diary of a Teenage Girl Movie Poster Image
age 18+
Bold but flawed film about sexual awakening is very mature.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Pan Movie Poster Image
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Pan
age 9+
Uneven origin story is disappointing; expect some violence.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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When Marnie Was There Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully animated but slow tale about unique friendship.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Dinosaur Island Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Uneven time-travel adventure has peril, mild violence.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Fifty Shades of Grey Movie Poster Image
age 18+
Lackluster take on best seller is extremely graphic.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Addicted Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Awful script, tons of sex in book-based erotic drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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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 Boxtrolls Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Imaginative adventure has lots of peril, nasty villain.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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