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The Expendables 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
The Expendables are still very violent but much improved.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
(2012)
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Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse Game Poster Image
age 16+
TV show shown as violent game pushes cultural insensitivity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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A Good Day to Die Hard Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Fifth in violent action series is also least entertaining.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Rise Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Sexier, slower second Nightshade prequel.
By Andrea Cremer
(2013)
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Kim Book Poster Image
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Kim
age 16+
Classic about complex Indian cultures best for older teens.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1901)
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Asylum Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Teen horror tale has promising premise, half-baked plot.
By Madeleine Roux
(2013)
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Rick and Morty TV Poster Image
age 16+
Ribald, drunken animated comedy is too edgy for most teens.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
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The Grand Budapest Hotel Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Witty, whimsical farce with some cartoonish violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond TV Poster Image
age 16+
Sex, booze, and spying in exciting James Bond backgrounder.
Network: BBC America
(2014)
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The Elder Scrolls Online Game Poster Image
age 16+
Online fantasy game is rooted heavily in bloody violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Backpackers TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Buddy comedy paints sexy picture of young adulthood.
Network: CW
(2014)
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Sanctum Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Creepy, violent Asylum sequel has some gore.
By Madeleine Roux
(2014)
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Sunset Overdrive Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Stylized tongue-in-cheek shooter has lots of gory violence.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
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Tales from the Borderlands Game Poster Image
age 16+
Dialogue-based adventure has strong language, bloody combat.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Life Is Strange Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Adventure focuses on power, consequences of second chances.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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The French Connection Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Classic cop film with frequent profanity, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1971)
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Last Weekend Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Indie drama about family dysfunction has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Into the Blue 2: The Reef Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Gratuitous sex and violence in dumb beach sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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X/Y Movie Poster Image
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X/Y
age 16+
Unfocused indie drama has lots of sex, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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