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The Von Trapp Family: A Life of Music Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Classic tale from daughter's viewpoint; some violence.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Finale is a faithful, fitting end to Girl on Fire's journey.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Carol Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Moving, beautifully acted '50s-set drama about secret love.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Victor Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Story about friendship loses focus in action and violence.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Macbeth Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Very bloody take on Shakespeare's classic tale of betrayal.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Room Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Difficult-to-watch but beautifully performed survival tale.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Palm Trees in the Snow Movie Poster Image
age 18+
Unforgettable subtitled epic has graphic sex, violence.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Secret in Their Eyes Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Missed opportunities in flat, violent thriller.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Simba's son comes of age in enjoyable animated story.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Extraordinary Tales Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Poe's creepy, unevenly adapted tales aren't for young kids.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Show Me a Hero Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Political drama deals in weighty themes, serious issues.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Fundamentals of Caring Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Unforgettable, poignant dark comedy has lots of cursing.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Goosebumps Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Diary of a Teenage Girl Movie Poster Image
age 18+
Bold but flawed film about sexual awakening is very mature.
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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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Stick Man Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Book-based animated short celebrates love of family.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Pan Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Uneven origin story is disappointing; expect some violence.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Wiz Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Brilliant, star-studded performance is great family fare.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Dystopian sequel has lots of thrills, violence.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Mr. Holmes Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Smart, literate, low-key drama about memory and stories.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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