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Films deemed especially emotionally challenging are marked EC!

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Parent-Child and Mentor-Pupil Relationships:

Almost Famous (2000)
Beginners (2011)
Bronx Tale, A(1993)
Broken Flowers (2005)
E.T. (1982)
Finding Forrester (2000)
Good Will Hunting (1997)
Great Santini, The (1979)
In America
Karate Kid (1984)
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
League of Their Own (1992)
Leave No Trace (2018)
Ledgend of Bagger Vance, The (2000)
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Mask (1985)
Ma Vie en Rose (1997)
Miracle Worker, The (1962)
October Sky (1999)

Ordinary People (1980)
The Other Sister (1999)
Parenthood (1989)
Searching for Bobby Fisher (1993)

Wish I Was Here (2014)