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Parade's End Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Sweeping book adaptation with honorable hero, war scenes.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Makers: Women Who Make America Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Inspiring survey of important women in U.S. history.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Documentary tackles complex issues of truth and safety.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Book Thief Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Emotional WWII drama explores loss, literacy, and love.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Wolf of Wall Street Movie Poster Image
age 18+
Intoxicating rise-and-fall story is full of sex and drugs.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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When Calls the Heart Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Book adaptation with feel-good, faith-based themes.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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12 Years a Slave Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Imperfect but must-see epic drama with major cruelty.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Philomena Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Smart, wrenching, deeply moving drama fine for older teens.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Reluctant Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Excellent glimpse into how animation was made in the '40s.
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(Release Year: 1941)
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Need for Speed Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Fast-paced stunts, dangerous driving will thrill teens.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Wind Rises Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Lovely, contemplative tale of famed aeronautical engineer.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Caine Mutiny Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Classic non-combat WWII drama has complex themes.
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(Release Year: 1954)
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Snake & Mongoose Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Enjoyable drag racing movie has smoking, mild profanity.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Belle Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Important, affecting, engrossing drama for tweens and up.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Downfall Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Provocative look at Hitler's last days is extremely violent.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Get On Up Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Entertaining, somewhat overlong biopic has edgy material.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Normal Heart Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Raw look at HIV/AIDS fight is hard to watch -- but worth it.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Case Against 8 Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Compelling documentary on legal fight for same-sex marriage.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Longest Day Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Authentic 3-hour WWII D-Day drama; no graphic violence.
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(Release Year: 1962)
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Houdini Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Absorbing historical drama may be too tense for young ones.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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