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Degrassi TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb, socially conscious drama deals with tough issues.
Network: TeenNick
(2001)
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Offside Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Iranian dramedy scores with gender equity issues.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Color Purple Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful tale of survival with wrenching scenes of abuse.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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Rudy Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring sports film about a real-life underdog.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Chariots of Fire Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Brilliant true story of 1924 Olympic footrace.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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Groundhog Day Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
'90s comedy offers witty, sarcastic take on redemption.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Family Ties TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic 1980s sitcom's messages still ring true today.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(1982)
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Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Indy's first adventure is a rip-roaring action masterpiece.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Thrilling third Indy actioner focuses on hunt for grail.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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The Black List: Vol. 3 TV Poster Image
age 14+
Third docu in series is candid, colorful, and powerful.
Network: HBO
(2010)
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The Black List: Vol. 2 Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Insightful docu is as informative, inspiring as the first.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The King's Speech Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb drama about overcoming fears is fine for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Eyes on the Prize Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Award-winning history of the American Civil Rights movement.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Freaks and Geeks TV Poster Image
age 14+
Stellar teen dramedy explores angst, experimentation.
Network: Syndicated
(1999)
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Five Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Short films reveal emotional impact of breast cancer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Latino List TV Poster Image
age 14+
Top-notch documentary features strong Latino role models.
Network: HBO
(2011)
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Beasts of the Southern Wild Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Devastatingly moving drama has harsh truths, whimsy, wisdom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Latino List: Vol. 2 TV Poster Image
age 14+
Second volume profiles more strong Latino mentors.
Network: HBO
(2012)
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The Mary Tyler Moore Show TV Poster Image
age 11+
Classic '70s comedy reflects women's liberation era.
Network: CBS
(1970)
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Gravity Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense, astonishing sci-fi thriller has real soul.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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