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Bluff City Law TV Poster Image
age 14+
Solid law drama addresses social justice, family issues.
Network: NBC
(2019)
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The Upside Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Charming Hart/Cranston disability dramedy glorifies pot use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Eighth Grade Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Painfully realistic, tenderly acted coming-of-age dramedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Before I Fall Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Mix of iffy behavior, strong messages in well-acted YA tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Ben-Hur Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
New take on classic tale has intense action, few surprises.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life TV Poster Image
age 14+
Fast-talking revival retains lots of original's charm.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Me Before You Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Touching but manipulative romantic drama about life, death.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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This Is Us TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Adult-oriented dramedy puts a fresh spin on family ties.
Network: NBC
(2016)
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Shadowhunters TV Poster Image
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age 14+
A paranornal romance heavy on style, light on substance.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
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The Shannara Chronicles TV Poster Image
age 14+
MTV's first fantasy series is violent but surprisingly fun.
Network: MTV
(2016)
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Paper Towns Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart, edgy adaptation captures the humor of self-discovery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Deeply moving, irreverent film about friends, cancer, life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Theory of Everything Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Hawking's brilliant mind comes to life in thoughtful drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Goldbergs TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Loud look at '80s family life has positive takeaways.
Network: ABC
(2013)
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Call the Midwife TV Poster Image
age 14+
Sublime British medical drama with explicit birth scenes.
Network: BBC America
(2012)
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The Nine Lives of Chloe King TV Poster Image
age 14+
Teen drama models positive relationships, but violence too.
Network: Freeform
(2011)
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Switched at Birth TV Poster Image
age 14+
Family drama's responsible messages are good for teens.
Network: Freeform
(2011)
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The King's Speech Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb drama about overcoming fears is fine for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Dances with Wolves Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
A grand, sweeping journey with graphic violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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Temple Grandin Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting true story of a young autistic woman's journey.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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