In which children and young teens experience love (or something akin to it)

A list of films with a plot featuring children, or young teens falling in love, being in a relationship with each other, or where there is obvious romantic feeling between two characters. Most of these are emotional, heart stirring films.
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1.
Romeo and Juliet (1968)
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When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues. (138 mins.)
 
2.
Melody (1971)
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Two youngsters declare to their parents that they want to get married. Not sometime in the future but as soon as possible... (103 mins.)
Director: Waris Hussein
 
3.
Jeremy (1973)
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Shy cellist boy meets upperclassman ballet dancing girl at school. They experience first-time love, then happenstance pulls them apart. (90 mins.)
Director: Arthur Barron
 
4.
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
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13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives alone in a high-class Quebec small town, but unknown to the neighbors, she is leading a secret and dangerous life. (100 mins.)
“ Interesting soft horror with young romance as a large plot. ” - pinkbunnay
 
5.
Ode to Billy Joe (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Billy Joe confesses his love to the lovely Bobbi Lee only to cover his growing fear that he may, in fact... (105 mins.)
Director: Max Baer
“ Based on the song of this same name, this film will hit you in the heart. Childhood friends Bobbi Lee and Billy Joe become romantically entangled. However, Billy Joe is struggling with his feelings, and has to come to terms with a secret that may break them apart. ” - pinkbunnay
 
6.
Rich Kids (1979)
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Two 12 year olds, the products of Upper West Side broken homes, struggle to make sense of their parents lives and their own adolescent feelings (101 mins.)
Director: Robert M. Young
“ Twelve year old Franny meets Jamie, the new boy in town, and they instantly become best friends. At the same time, Franny's parents decide to divorce, and Franny becomes interested in sex. Her interest leads her to seek out romance with Jamie, in a way that was very much taboo fora twelve year old in the 70's. While Jamie helps Franny traverse the world of parental divorce, he also helps her explore small bits and pieces of the romantic world her parents left behind. ” - pinkbunnay
 
7.
The Blue Lagoon (1980)
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In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene. (104 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
8.
Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)
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Natalie Becker, a beautiful A-student, is staying home alone Together and apart, the three 15-year-olds learn much about life, maturity, and love. (88 mins.)
Director: Linda Feferman
 
9.
Stand by Me (1986)
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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ While arguable, the relationship between main characters Gordy and Chris, definitely borders on romantic. After seeing this film, one of the impressions left is that there is much more than Bromance going on here. A great emotional summer film, which will stick with you for years to come. ” - pinkbunnay
 
10.
The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
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In 1962, a prepubescent boy in rural Australia watches painfully as his best friend and first love, an older girl... (103 mins.)
Director: John Duigan
“ Danny Falls in love with his best friend, and deals with his feelings about her and her new relationship with a local boy. ” - pinkbunnay
 
11.
Flirting (1991)
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Danny has been sent to boarding school, in this sequel to The Year My Voice Broke. Against a backdrop... (99 mins.)
Director: John Duigan
“ The sequel to "The Year my voice broke". Danny goes to boarding school and traverses the world of racism, when he falls in love with a beautiful black girl from a new by school. ” - pinkbunnay
 
12.
My Girl (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A young girl, on the threshold of her teen years, finds her life turning upside down, when she is accompanied by an unlikely friend. (102 mins.)
Director: Howard Zieff
“ Vada and Thomas J are 10 year old best friends. They spend their days bicycling around and promise to marry each other one day, if they don't find someone else. Vada Is also in "love" with her poetry teacher. Tragedy strikes, and things are changed forever. Very emotional, poignant. Anna Chlumsky is wonderful. ” - pinkbunnay
 
13.
Paradise (1991)
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Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson (at the time married to each other) play Lily and Ben Reed, a young couple torn apart by a family tragedy... (111 mins.)
 
14.
The Man in the Moon (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Rural Louisiana, summer of 1957, Elvis is King. At 14, Dani is coming of age. Her older sister is beautiful... (99 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
 
15.
The Princess and the Goblin (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The story is about the adventurous Princess Irene. The princess is off playing in the woods when she is attacked by goblins pets... (82 mins.)
Director: József Gémes
“ A surprising Gem of a cartoon, this film kept me busy for hours when I was small. I was always disappointed when it ended, wanting to relive the interaction between Princess Irenie and Curdie. There is also a lot of good action scenes, and a very memorable song. The sound of Curdie singing it has always stuck with me. ” - pinkbunnay
 
16.
For a Lost Soldier (1992)
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Set in The Netherlands at the end of WW II, this touching story, told in flashbacks, explores the complex and romantic relationship between an adult soldier and a displaced, lonely adolescent boy. (92 mins.)
“ I felt a little iffy on adding this one. However, it does feature a strong amount of emotion. It is about a small boy, who during World War 2 meets a young Canadian Soldier and enters a romantic relationship with him. While the subject is controversial, I was surprised to see that this film was done very tastefully, and poignantly. Based on an Autobiography, this tale hits very hard. The boy is beginning to feel the stirrings of romantic love, and the soldier, broken from the war falls for him too. ” - pinkbunnay
 
17.
Peter Pan (2003)
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The Darling family children receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place. (113 mins.)
Director: P.J. Hogan
“ Very well done version of Peter Pan, with a larger romantic slant than the Disney version. This version, while it does not stick to the book entirely, is fantastic. The acting is superb, and Jeremy Sumpter plays out his emotion and confusion at first love with perfect intensity. ” - pinkbunnay
 
18.
Little Manhattan (2005)
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A 10-year-old and an 11-year-old find love in New York City. (84 mins.)
Director: Mark Levin
 
19.
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
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A preteen's life turns upside down when he befriends the new girl in school and they imagine a whole new fantasy world to escape reality. (96 mins.)
Director: Gabor Csupo
“ Fantastic tale of Jess and Leslie. 12 year old Jess meets the new girl, Leslie. She shows him a world of magic and friendship. As with so many of these tales, tragedy strikes, and life lessons are learned. A great coming of age tale with bits of romance and fantasy. The book is also a great read. ” - pinkbunnay
 
20.
Bridge to Terabithia (1985 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Jess Aarons and new girl Leslie Burke create a world of their own and call it Terabithia and pretend to be the king and queen... (60 mins.)
Director: Eric Till
“ An earlier, made for TV version of Bridge to Terabithia. While not as strong or magical as the 2007 version, it sticks close to the book, and there are still hints of the flame between Jess(Jessie as he's known here) and Leslie.

Very 80's, with sweat suits and cork bottle glasses.

Part one on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZLV6qwMwIM ” - pinkbunnay
 
21.
Kisses (2008)
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Two kids, Dylan and Kylie, run away from home at Christmas and spend a night of magic and terror on the streets of inner-city Dublin. (72 mins.)
Director: Lance Daly
 
22.
Let the Right One In (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl. (115 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
“ A Powerful Vampire tale. Two 12 year olds, Oskar, and Eli, meet in a small Swedish town. It soon becomes clear that Eli is a vampire....and what she does to get her blood is not at all pleasant. A very dark, intense film, with much emotion and feeling between the two characters. ” - pinkbunnay
 
23.
The Scouting Book for Boys (2009)
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When David discovers that his best friend Emily is being forced to leave their caravan park home, he agrees to help her to run away. But after their plan starts to unravel, secrets come to light that transform his life in ways he never imagined. (93 mins.)
Director: Tom Harper
 
24.
Flipped (2010)
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Two eighth-graders start to have feelings for each other despite being total opposites. (90 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
25.
Let Me In (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. (116 mins.)
Director: Matt Reeves
“ The American Remake of "Let the Right one in" (Låt den rätte komma in). Nearly entirely a scene for scene remake, this film holds much of the intensity and emotion of the original. This film is still wonderful, but not as good as the original. This may be due to the slight attempts to Americanize the tale. Oskar and Eli become Owen and Abby, from a small town in New Mexico. The language changes slightly from the wonderful original captioned version. I would highly recommend seeing this one *after* you watch the original in it's native language. ” - pinkbunnay
 
26.
North Sea Texas (2011)
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A teenage boy's search for love finds him fixated on a boy who lives nearby. (94 mins.)
Director: Bavo Defurne