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A Christmas Carol (2020) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Creative retelling of Dickens' story is intense but festive.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Devil All the Time Movie Poster Image
age 18+
Gripping drama has disturbing violence, sex, language.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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We Are the Radical Monarchs Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Docu about girls' social justice troop inspires all ages.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Painted Bird Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Relentlessly grim WWII drama has bleak, harrowing violence.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Call of the Wild Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Thrilling, sometimes intense adventure teaches resilience.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Becoming Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Enlightening journey with Michelle Obama on her book tour.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Michelle Obama: Life After the White House Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Docu offers little new, but the subject still inspires.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Historical adventure has facts, jokes, slapstick violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Enjoyable modern-day fairy tale has music, romance, humor.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Storm Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Expect hunting violence in tear-jerking ecological tale.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Okko's Inn Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Anime ghost story set in Japan embraces grief.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Shamer's Daughter II: The Serpent Gift (Skammerens datter II: Slangens gave) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Disappointing fantasy sequel maintains violence; less gore.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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River's Edge Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Gratuitous sex and violence in Japanese teen drama.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Wonderstruck Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Thoughtful, arty take on excellent Selznick novel.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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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.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar Movie Poster Image
age 9+
By-the-book yet inspiring biopic of superstar gymnast.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Great Day (Le Grand Jour) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Docu shows kids around the world working for their goals.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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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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The Farthest: Voyager in Space Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fascinating docu on the history and discoveries of Voyager.
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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.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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