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Mortal Engines Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Inept, derivative, violent sci-fi fantasy based on YA novel.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Darkest Minds Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Skilled actors can't save derivative, violent YA thriller.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Fahrenheit 451 Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Soggy, violent adaptation of book-burning sci-fi classic.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Watch the Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Clunky, awkward alien movie has peril, language.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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How to Talk to Girls at Parties Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Aliens, sex, and punk in offbeat potential cult classic.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The 5th Wave Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Disappointing adaptation has violence, some romance.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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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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I, Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Lifeless update of classic with lots of fantasy violence.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Host Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Lots of kisses, but "Twi"-fi thriller isn't that compelling.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Total Recall (2012) Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Remake is better looking, less violent, less thoughtful.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Race to Witch Mountain Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sci-fi remake is action packed and intense for a PG film.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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The Omega Man Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
70s saga has same source as I Am Legend.
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(Release Year: 1971)
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Zathura: A Space Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sci-fi adventure has salty language, peril, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Arthur and his alien friend travel the galaxy.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Planet of the Apes Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Remake has intense peril, lots of violence and death.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Millennium Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Awful dialogue, cheesy special effects mar '80s sci-fi movie
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Contact Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Thoughtful adaptation of Sagan novel; violence, peril.
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(Release Year: 1997)
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A Clockwork Orange Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
A violent meditation on violence; graphic and disturbing.
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(Release Year: 1971)
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (1989) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Awful effects, bad acting, and ridiculous plot.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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