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The Sound of Music Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Outstanding family film features glorious music.
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(Release Year: 1965)
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Anne Frank Remembered Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Powerful look at the Holocaust through teen eyes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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October Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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1776 Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging historical musical has some bawdy humor, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1972)
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Gandhi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brilliant biopic engages, educates, and inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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All the President's Men Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Superb Woodward and Bernstein Watergate story.
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(Release Year: 1976)
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The Grapes of Wrath Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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Forrest Gump Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Moving and wonderful, but parent preview a good idea.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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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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The Bridge on the River Kwai Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Epic of WWII honor and sacrifice gone haywire.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1957)
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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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Au Revoir Les Enfants Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Poignant subtitled WWII story about kids and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Lincoln Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Outstanding drama about revered leader's political genius.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Square Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Unflinching, violent, but excellent docu on Arab Spring.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Roots Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Classic miniseries is essential viewing for mature teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
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Anita: Speaking Truth to Power Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Riveting docu may inspire discussion of sexual harassment.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Selma Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Outstanding drama about MLK's fight for equal rights.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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My Left Foot Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Gritty yet uplifting tale of artist with cerebral palsy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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