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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Divergent Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong female character leads in violent dystopia.
On DVD/Streaming
(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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Divergent Series: Insurgent Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Dystopian sequel ups romance factor; still very violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Dystopian sequel has lots of thrills, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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American Girl: Lea to the Rescue Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed jungle mystery has suspense, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Creepy but exciting Burton fantasy based on best-seller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Alice Through the Looking Glass Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Uneven, less-violent sequel has girl-empowerment theme.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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A Wrinkle in Time Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inclusive but imperfect take on classic story of hope, love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Violent dystopian trilogy finale wraps us loose ends.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Mountain Between Us Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Mountain trek peril in non-scary but well-acted romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Denial Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Compelling film about truth deals with intense subject.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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When Calls the Heart: Heart of a Hero Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Historical drama has earnest stories, heartfelt values.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, over-full sequel has lots of wizarding violence.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2018)
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