Most Popular "Adolescence" Titles

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year












































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »







Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
67 Metascore

An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Writer: Stephen Chbosky | Director: Stephen Chbosky | Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

Votes: 298,646

2. Almost Famous (2000)

R | 122 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
90 Metascore

A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand

Votes: 187,139

3. Into the Wild (2007)

R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
73 Metascore

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

Writers: Sean Penn, Jon Krakauer | Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

Votes: 361,381

4. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
84 Metascore

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.

Writers: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola | Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray

Votes: 207,277

5. Lolita (1962)

Not Rated | 152 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A middle-aged college professor becomes infatuated with a fourteen-year-old nymphet.

Writer: Vladimir Nabokov | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell

Votes: 59,703

6. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school's prom by a humiliating prank.

Writers: Stephen King, Lawrence D. Cohen | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

Votes: 112,560

7. Pretty in Pink (1986)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
57 Metascore

A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton, Annie Potts

Votes: 47,066

8. Girl, Interrupted (1999)

R | 127 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
51 Metascore

Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.

Writers: Susanna Kaysen, James Mangold, Lisa Loomer, Anna Hamilton Phelan | Director: James Mangold | Stars: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea DuVall, Brittany Murphy

Votes: 111,796

9. Big (1988)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
72 Metascore

When a boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body.

Writers: Gary Ross, Anne Spielberg | Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard

Votes: 135,262

10. Romeo and Juliet (1968)

PG | 138 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

When the now famous "star crossed lovers" of two feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Franco Brusati, Masolino D'Amico, Franco Zeffirelli | Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, John McEnery, Milo O'Shea

Votes: 22,013

11. Thirteen (2003)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
70 Metascore

A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.

Writers: Catherine Hardwicke, Nikki Reed | Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed, Vanessa Hudgens

Votes: 62,422

12. Hairspray (1988)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
77 Metascore

A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine, Deborah Harry

Votes: 14,652

13. Big Daddy (1999)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
41 Metascore

A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.

Writers: Steve Franks, Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Joey Lauren Adams, Jon Stewart, Cole Sprouse

Votes: 143,583

14. Liar Liar (1997)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
68 Metascore

A fast track lawyer can't lie for 24 hours due to his son's birthday wish after the lawyer turns his son down for the last time.

Writers: Paul Guay, Stephen Mazur | Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper, Cary Elwes

Votes: 192,839

15. Imitation of Life (1959)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A struggling young actress with a six-year-old daughter sets up housekeeping with a homeless black widow and her light-skinned eight-year-old daughter who rejects her mother by trying to pass for white.

Writers: Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott, Fannie Hurst | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner

Votes: 9,881

16. Friday the 13th (1980)

X | 95 min | Horror, Mystery

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
35 Metascore

A group of camp counselors is stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child's drowning.

Writers: Victor Miller, Sean S. Cunningham | Director: Sean S. Cunningham | Stars: Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor, Robbi Morgan

Votes: 71,392

17. Aquamarine (2006)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
51 Metascore

Two teenage girls discover a mermaid in their beach club's swimming pool.

Writers: John Quaintance, Jessica Bendinger, Alice Hoffman | Director: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum | Stars: Emma Roberts, Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque, Sara Paxton, Jake McDorman

Votes: 26,714

18. My Wife and Kids (2001–2005)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Michael Kyle longs for a traditional life, but his day-trader wife Janet, gangsta rap-worshipping son Michael Jr., and brooding daughters Claire and Kady make his dream just that ... a dream.

Creators: Don Reo, Damon Wayans | Stars: Damon Wayans, Tisha Campbell-Martin, George Gore II, Parker McKenna Posey

Votes: 18,358

19. Nowhere Boy (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
67 Metascore

A chronicle of John Lennon's first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.

Writer: Matt Greenhalgh | Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Anne-Marie Duff, David Threlfall

Votes: 26,683

20. Prom (2011)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
50 Metascore

A group of teenagers get ready for their high school prom.

Writer: Katie Wech | Director: Joe Nussbaum | Stars: Aimee Teegarden, Thomas McDonell, DeVaughn Nixon, Danielle Campbell

Votes: 11,488

21. Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
55 Metascore

A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school. Unfortunately, the girl's old... See full summary »

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson, Craig Sheffer

Votes: 17,596

22. Malèna (2000)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
54 Metascore

A woman provokes sensual awakenings in a group of adolescent boys.

Writers: Giuseppe Tornatore, Luciano Vincenzoni | Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico, Matilde Piana

Votes: 57,791

23. Youth in Revolt (2009)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
63 Metascore

While his trailer trash parents teeter on the edge of divorce, Nick Twisp sets his sights on dream girl Sheeni Saunders, hoping that she'll be the one to take away his virginity.

Writers: Gustin Nash, C.D. Payne | Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Ray Liotta, Jean Smart

Votes: 60,090

24. I Killed My Mother (2009)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
83 Metascore

A semi-autobiographical story about Dolan as a young homosexual at odds with his mother.

Writer: Xavier Dolan | Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Anne Dorval, Xavier Dolan, François Arnaud, Suzanne Clément

Votes: 13,252

25. The 400 Blows (1959)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Intensely touching story of a misunderstood young adolescent who, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.

Writers: François Truffaut, Marcel Moussy | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

Votes: 60,109

26. Rocket Science (2007)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
73 Metascore

Looking for answers to life's big questions, a stuttering boy joins his high school debate team.

Writer: Jeffrey Blitz | Director: Jeffrey Blitz | Stars: Reece Thompson, Anna Kendrick, Nicholas D'Agosto, Utkarsh Ambudkar

Votes: 11,012

27. The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

Approved | 180 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.

Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Anne Frank | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Millie Perkins, Shelley Winters, Joseph Schildkraut, Richard Beymer

Votes: 8,946

28. Explorers (1985)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A boy obsessed with 50s Sci-Fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws to his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what?

Writer: Eric Luke | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Bobby Fite, Bradley Gregg

Votes: 12,884

29. Erufen rîto (2004– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Horror

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

University students Kohta and Yuka (Kohta's cousin) save a Diclonius girl called "Lucy" when they see her naked in a beach. In fact "Lucy" is a serial killer who is being searched by the ... See full summary »

Creator: Lynn Okamoto | Stars: Sanae Kobayashi, Chihiro Suzuki, Mamiko Noto, Adam Conlon

Votes: 17,138

30. The Last American Virgin (1982)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The friendship of a group of young friends struggling with teen sex, drugs, and work is jeopardized by a romantic interest which may turn pals into bitter rivals.

Writer: Boaz Davidson | Director: Boaz Davidson | Stars: Lawrence Monoson, Diane Franklin, Steve Antin, Joe Rubbo

Votes: 5,536

31. A Hard Day's Night (1964)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Music

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
96 Metascore

A 'typical' day in the life of the Beatles, including many of their famous songs.

Writer: Alun Owen | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

Votes: 28,741

32. Little Big Man (1970)

PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, History, Western

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
63 Metascore

Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.

Writers: Thomas Berger, Calder Willingham | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam

Votes: 24,679

33. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

PG | 116 min | Drama

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.

Writers: Muriel Spark, Jay Presson Allen | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens, Pamela Franklin

Votes: 6,065

34. Age of Consent (1969)

R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he re-discovers his ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Yeldham, Norman Lindsay | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: James Mason, Helen Mirren, Jack MacGowran, Neva Carr-Glynn

Votes: 1,602

35. Spider (2002)

R | 98 min | Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
83 Metascore

A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.

Writer: Patrick McGrath | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Miranda Richardson, Gabriel Byrne, Lynn Redgrave

Votes: 28,121

36. I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A mother falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.

Writer: Amy Heckerling | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Saoirse Ronan, Tracey Ullman

Votes: 13,405

37. Splendor in the Grass (1961)

Unrated | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.

Writer: William Inge | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle, Audrey Christie

Votes: 12,363

38. Night Has Settled (2014)

90 min | Drama

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

In 1983, Oliver Nicholas, at thirteen, is well-poised to enter the precocious teenage world of first-sex, vodka and possible-love in New York City when he is traumatized by the stroke of ... See full summary »

Writer: Steve Clark | Director: Steve Clark | Stars: Spencer List, Pilar López de Ayala, Adriana Barraza, Eric Nelsen

Votes: 191

39. Flirting (1991)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Danny has been sent to boarding school, in this sequel to The Year My Voice Broke. Against a backdrop of bullying and sadistic teachers Danny strikes up an affair with an African girl, ... See full summary »

Writer: John Duigan | Director: John Duigan | Stars: Noah Taylor, Thandie Newton, Nicole Kidman, Bartholomew Rose

Votes: 4,544

40. If.... (1968)

X | 111 min | Drama

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

In this allegorical story, a revolution led by pupil Mick Travis takes place at an old established private school in England.

Writers: David Sherwin, John Howlett | Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick, Christine Noonan

Votes: 15,339

41. Roger Dodger (2002)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
75 Metascore

After breaking up with his lover and boss, a smooth-talking man takes his teenaged nephew out on the town in search of sex.

Writer: Dylan Kidd | Director: Dylan Kidd | Stars: Campbell Scott, Jesse Eisenberg, Isabella Rossellini, Elizabeth Berkley

Votes: 14,431

42. Somersault (2004)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
73 Metascore

New experiences help a young girl learn the differences between sex and love.

Writer: Cate Shortland | Director: Cate Shortland | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Sam Worthington, Lynette Curran, Damian de Montemas

Votes: 5,871

43. Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)

R | 112 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Otto and Ana are kids when they meet each other. Their names are palindromes. They meet by chance, people are related by chance. A story of circular lives, with circular names, and a ... See full summary »

Writer: Julio Medem | Director: Julio Medem | Stars: Najwa Nimri, Fele Martínez, Nancho Novo, Maru Valdivielso

Votes: 14,401

44. Winter in Wartime (2008)

R | 103 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
66 Metascore

In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands, a teenage boy gets involved in the Dutch Resistance after coming to the aid of a wounded RAF pilot.

Writers: Mieke de Jong, Martin Koolhoven, Paul Jan Nelissen, Jan Terlouw | Director: Martin Koolhoven | Stars: Martijn Lakemeier, Jamie Campbell Bower, Yorick van Wageningen, Raymond Thiry

Votes: 8,335

45. Get Real (1998)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.

Writer: Patrick Wilde | Director: Simon Shore | Stars: Ben Silverstone, Brad Gorton, Charlotte Brittain, Stacy Hart

Votes: 9,740

46. XXY (2007)

Unrated | 86 min | Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
67 Metascore

This is the dramatic story of a intersexed 15-year-old. She lives with her parents, who have to cope with the challenges of her medical condition.

Writers: Lucía Puenzo, Sergio Bizzio | Director: Lucía Puenzo | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Valeria Bertuccelli, Germán Palacios, Carolina Pelleritti

Votes: 9,354

47. Nowhere (1997)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The third film in a trilogy by writer-director Gregg Araki. Described as "90210 on acid", the film tells the story of a day in the lives of a group of high school kids Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.

Writer: Gregg Araki | Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: James Duval, Rachel True, Nathan Bexton, Chiara Mastroianni

Votes: 6,173

48. House of D (2004)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
33 Metascore

By working through problems stemming from his past, Tom Warshaw, an American artist living in Paris, begins to discover who he really is, and returns to his home to reconcile with his family and friends.

Writer: David Duchovny | Director: David Duchovny | Stars: David Duchovny, Téa Leoni, Robin Williams, Anton Yelchin

Votes: 7,081

49. Peyton Place (1964–1969)

30 min | Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The original primetime soap took place in the title town, which was founded by the Peyton family, whose members included the Harringtons. Some of the plots involved Rodney Harrington, the ... See full summary »

Creators: Paul Monash, Irna Phillips | Stars: Ed Nelson, Barbara Parkins, Ryan O'Neal, Christopher Connelly

Votes: 308

50. ...And God Created Woman (1956)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In sunny St. Tropez, a young sexpot loves one brother but marries the other.

Writers: Roger Vadim, Raoul Lévy | Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Curd Jürgens, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jane Marken

Votes: 4,789