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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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Paddington Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming story about beloved bear has some scares.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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An American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Tale of young baker jam-packed with positive messages.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Paper Towns Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart, edgy adaptation captures the humor of self-discovery.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Testament of Youth Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Heartrending WWI drama has heavy content, strong heroine.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Mr. Holmes Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Smart, literate, low-key drama about memory and stories.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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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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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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The BFG Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet Dahl book adaptation has big heart, big scares.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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So B. It Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Beautiful coming-of-age drama tackles tough topics.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Ferdinand Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet story about compassion, nonviolence has a few scares.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Mary and the Witch's Flower Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Magical, intense adventure should delight tween Potter fans.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Love, Simon Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Affecting, lovable romcom about gay teen has a little edge.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Girl Without Hands Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Hand-drawn Brothers Grimm retelling is dark, powerful.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Everything, Everything Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Endearing teen love story is sure to make book fans happy.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Halloween! Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Comical cat's holiday special teaches kids about courage.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Elena and the Secret of Avalor Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Princess crossover features two strong female role models.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Warmhearted docu of monkey's creators; some wartime footage.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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