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The Divergent Series: Insurgent Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Dystopian sequel ups romance factor; still very violent.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Fast-paced, engaging sequel is fun for preschoolers.
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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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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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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Melancholy, violent sequel sets stage for waging war.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Maze Runner Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Dystopian tale offers high-stakes action, mystery for teens.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Divergent Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong female character leads in violent dystopia.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Fans will approve of gripping, violent middle installment.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest Movie Poster Image
age 3+
George finds mischief in mildly spooky Halloween tale.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Curious George Swings into Spring Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Friendly monkey's escapades teach tots about nature.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Hunger Games Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense adaptation is violent, thought-provoking for teens.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Lorax Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Dr. Seuss classic is cute, but watch for product tie-ins.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Dr. Seuss: The Lorax Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Outstanding 1970s parable about protecting nature.
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(Release Year: 1972)
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Young Abraham Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Religious tale has humor, positive messages, some peril.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Ramona and Beezus Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Beloved book girl comes to life in sweet, kid-friendly tale.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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