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Ali
age 16+
Brutal fight scenes and frank racial issues.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Red Cliff Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Masterful Chinese battle epic is violent but fine for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Kingdom of Little Wounds Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brutal, breathtaking historical epic is graphic but great.
By Susann Cokal
(2014)
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Waves Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Intense drama reflects teen culture; substance use, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Kung Fu Hustle Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Rowdy martial arts comedy. Older teens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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A.D.D. (Adolescent Demo Division) Book Poster Image
age 16+
Sharp critique of gamer culture told as sci-fi story.
By Douglas Rushkoff
(2012)
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Black Dynamite TV Poster Image
age 16+
Risque, raunchy blaxpoitation is funny but mature.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2012)
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Impulse Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Edgy sequel to Jumper is best for older teens.
By Steven Gould
(2013)
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Girlfight Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Thought-provoking boxing drama has lots of profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Foxcatcher Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Tense, well-acted tale of real-life psychological drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Southpaw Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Deeply moving drama about boxing, life has brutal violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Hands of Stone Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Well-made biopic has nudity, boxing violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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T-Rex Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Inspirational yet troubling, edgy doc about female boxer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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I, Tonya Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Fact-based dark comedy has strong language, domestic abuse.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Phantom Doctrine Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Deep strategy, engaging Cold War spy tale will hook players.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Master Z: Ip Man Legacy Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Slick, exciting, but very violent martial arts movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Snow, Glass, Apples Book Poster Image
age 16+
Fairy tale favorite gets dark, violent, sexy makeover.
By Neil Gaiman
(2019)
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Spinning Out TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Self-harm, toxic competition in compelling skating series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Lethal Weapon Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Mismatched cops spar in violent '80s action hit.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Queens of the Ring Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Entertaining subtitled wrestling comedy with profanity, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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