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(B-) The Da Vinci Code

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Middle School
A character in this movie's version of the Catholic organization Opus Dei explains that their mission is to follow doctrine very strictly. That was director Ron Howard's secular mission as well wi...

(B) Danny Deckchair

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MPAA Rating:     Audience: Middle School
We get one of these every few months whether we need one or not, so "Danny Deckchair" is this season's quirky-characters-with-accents comedy. Unlike its main character, it never quite achives lift...

(A+) Dark Victory

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MPAA Rating:     Audience: Middle School
Judith Traherne (Bette Davis) is an impetuous and headstrong heiress who lives life with furious energy. Her life revolves around parties and horses. She sees Dr. Frederick Steele (George Brent) ...

(B+) Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Genre: Talking animals
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Middle School
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(C+) The Day After Tomorrow

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MPAA Rating:     Audience: Middle School
A disaster movie has to be about more than the cool special effects. It does not have to have compelling characters or memorable dialoge. It does not even have to make sense in logical terms, but...

(B) The Day the Earth Stood Still

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MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Middle School
In the 1951 version of The Day the Earth Stood Stil...

(B-) Dear John

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Middle School
Nicholas Sparks writes the equivalent of comfort food, high-carb, low-nutrition, but sometimes it hits the spot. His stories usually feature relationships that are not just true and deep and lovin...

(B+) Deja Vu

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Middle School
A heart-pounding thriller with a time-travel twist, "Deja Vu" will not leave you thinking you've seen it all before.

Denzel Washington plays Doug Carlin, an » Read Review

(B+) The Devil Wears Prada

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MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Middle School
It is just too bad Meryl Streep is so good at drama and suffering and accents and stuff like that because that means we don't get enough of a chance to see how brilliantly funny she is. Her under-...

(B+) Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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MPAA Rating: PG     Audience: Middle School
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(C+) The Diary of Anne Frank

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MPAA Rating:     Audience: Middle School
Plot: In WWII Amsterdam, a young girl and her family must hide from the Nazis in "the hidden annex." Unimaginable horrors go on outside their tiny sanctuary. Inside, she struggles to understand, co...

(C) Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star

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MPAA Rating:     Audience: Middle School
"Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star" just isn’t a very funny movie. At best, audiences who don't think too much will laugh once or twice then forget the whole thing before they reach the door of ...

(C) Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights

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MPAA Rating:     Audience: Middle School
Somebody, please put this baby in a corner.

Before we get into the reasons, let's recap briefly why the original Dirty Dancing was so irresistibly watchable, because that will remind us of ...

(A-) Disney's A Christmas Carol

Genre: Remake
MPAA Rating: PG     Audience: Middle School
Writer-director Robert Zemeckis wisely chose the most unquenchable of stories for his technological marvel. Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, already filmed with everyone from Michael Caine to P...

(C+) Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

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MPAA Rating:     Audience: Middle School
All of the ingredients for a good, old-fashioned chick flick are here – an Oscar-winning cast willing to pull out all the stops; quirky, flawed, but relentlessly adorable and completely devoted c...

(C+) Drive Me Crazy

Genre: High School, School
MPAA Rating:     Audience: Middle School
If a sitcom episode from the TGIF line-up was crossed with a commercial from MTV, you'd get this movie, a genial half-hour story stretched out to movie length through the insertion of lots and lots...

(D) Driven

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MPAA Rating:     Audience: Middle School
It’s a good thing that the people who will want to see this movie are not too concerned about the plot, dialogue or performances, because the people who made the movie were not too concerned abou...

(C+) Duplex

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MPAA Rating:     Audience: Middle School
"Duplex" is a cartoonish black comedy about a young couple driven to financial ruin and finally to plotting murder by their elderly tenant.

Alex (Ben Stiller) and Nancy (Drew Barrymore) thi...




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