Have a teenager, looking to trade the traditional princess movie for some real “girl power”. Check out our list of favorites, you wont find a damsels in distress here.
01. The Hunger Games (2012) PG-13
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister’s place in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to compete.
02. Whale Rider (2002) PG-13
A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.
03. Brave (2012) PG
Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.
04. Hanna (2011) PG-13
A sixteen-year-old girl who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives.
05. Divergent (2014) PG-13
In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it’s too late.
2015 brings part two in the Divergent series (Insurgent) to theaters, as well as MockingJay part 2, the final installment to the Hunger Games. Both are sure to be exciting. I know I’m looking forward to see them with our teenage daughter.
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