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A.X.L. Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Pro-STEM twist in often violent sci-fi boy-and-"dog" tale.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Inventive interactive movie has violence, drugs, language.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Satisfying, action-packed prequel explores Han's roots.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Annihilation Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Amazing but challenging, violent sci-fi isn't for everyone.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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War for the Planet of the Apes Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Smart, emotional, violent sequel has resonant ideas.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Suspenseful, thoughtful alien-encounter classic.
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(Release Year: 1977)
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Alien: Covenant Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Blood, gore, moody visuals, and a strong female character.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Space Between Us Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Teen sci-fi romance is sweet, if not out of this world.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Passengers Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Interesting drama about love, mortality, iffy decisions.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Arrival Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Great, deeply thoughtful, compassionate sci-fi tale.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Thinning Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Some peril, sex in teen dystopian sci-fi tale.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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10 Cloverfield Lane Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Sci-fi thriller mixes violence, locked-room tension.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Epic Star Wars sequel delivers great performances, action.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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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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Jurassic World Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Reboot is fun but scarier, more violent than the original.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Ex Machina Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Brilliant, emotional, mature sci-fi tale could be a classic.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Project Almanac Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen time-travel movie is entertaining; some racy stuff.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Interstellar Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Ambitious intergalactic drama focuses on a father's promise.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Intense sequel is darker than first, with more weapons.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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