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The Conjuring 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Well-made, thoughtful sequel is VERY scary.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Live-action tale has spooky scares, teens in jeopardy.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Darkness Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Interesting characters but lackluster scares.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Scooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon Movie Poster Image
age 7+
WWE tie-in features monster car mayhem, wrestling violence.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Monster Hunt Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Chinese fantasy mega-hit has lots of martial-arts action.
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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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The Other Side of the Door Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Emotionally resonant horror tale has children in peril.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Pac's Scary Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Some potty humor in bland, unoriginal Halloween tale.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Movie Poster Image
age 14+
A good Jane Austen movie, but a poor zombie movie.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Witch Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Intense, fascinating Puritan horror tale has blood and gore.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Lego Scooby-Doo! Haunted Hollywood Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Two franchises merge; fewer scares, more tie-ins.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Krampus Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Christmas horror comedy is dark but has genuine good cheer.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Forest Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Ghost story has promising start but too many jump-scares.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Hero Quest Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy's animated odyssey has lots of action, suspense, scares.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Monster High: Great Scarrier Reef Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Solid messages and mild scares are fun; more toys for sale.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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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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Crimson Peak Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Lots of blood, ghosts in highly stylized gothic chiller.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Freaks of Nature Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Zombies, vampires, and aliens -- oh, my! Uneven and gory.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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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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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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