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1. Kick-Ass (2010)

R | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.8
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66 Metascore

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

Writers: Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, Mark Millar, John Romita Jr. | Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Garrett M. Brown

2. Dead Poets Society (1989)

PG | 128 min | Drama

8.0
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79 Metascore

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to a love of poetry and to seize the day.

Writer: Tom Schulman | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

3. Skins (2007– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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The story of a group of British teens who are trying to grow up and find love and happiness despite questionable parenting and teachers who more want to be friends (and lovers) rather than authority figures.

Creators: Jamie Brittain, Bryan Elsley | Stars: Kaya Scodelario, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Dempsie, Hannah Murray

4. Stand by Me (1986)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Writers: Stephen King, Raynold Gideon, Bruce A. Evans | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

5. The Sandlot (1993)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.8
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Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing, and soon he's ... See full summary »

Writers: David M. Evans, Robert Gunter | Director: David M. Evans | Stars: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Patrick Renna, Chauncey Leopardi

6. The Kings of Summer (2013)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

Three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land.

Writer: Chris Galletta | Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts | Stars: Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias, Nick Offerman

7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

6.2
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56 Metascore

The adventures of a teenager who is fresh out and in Middle School, where he has to learn the consequences and responsibility to survive the year.

Writers: Jackie Filgo, Jeff Filgo, Gabe Sachs, Jeff Judah, Jeff Kinney | Director: Thor Freudenthal | Stars: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris, Steve Zahn

8. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, War

7.8
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55 Metascore

Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.

Writers: John Boyne, Mark Herman | Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend, Zac Mattoon O'Brien

9. The Wonder Years (1988–1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting.

Stars: Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Daniel Stern, Alley Mills

10. Jack (1996)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.7
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31 Metascore

Because of an unusual aging disorder that has aged him four times faster than a normal human being, a boy enters the fifth grade for the first time with the appearance of a 40 year old man.

Writers: James DeMonaco, Gary Nadeau | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Robin Williams, Diane Lane, Brian Kerwin, Jennifer Lopez

11. Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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A teenaged genius deals with the usual problems of growing up: having a girlfriend, going to parties, hanging out with his best friend, all this on top of being a licensed physician in a ... See full summary »

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, Belinda Montgomery, Lawrence Pressman

12. Billy Elliot (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Writer: Lee Hall | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

13. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Writers: David Benioff, Khaled Hosseini | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

14. Son of Rambow (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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66 Metascore

During a long English summer in the early 1980s, two schoolboys from differing backgrounds set out to make a film inspired by First Blood (1982).

Writer: Garth Jennings | Director: Garth Jennings | Stars: Bill Milner, Will Poulter, Jessica Hynes, Anna Wing

15. Murder by Numbers (2002)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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50 Metascore

Two gifted high school students execute a "perfect" murder - then become engaged in an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective.

Writer: Tony Gayton | Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Ben Chaplin, Ryan Gosling, Michael Pitt

16. The Selfish Giant (2013)

91 min | Drama

7.4
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83 Metascore

A contemporary fable about two scrappy 13-year-old working-class friends in the UK who seek fortune by getting involved with a local scrap dealer and criminal, leading to tragic consequences.

Writers: Clio Barnard, Oscar Wilde | Director: Clio Barnard | Stars: Conner Chapman, Shaun Thomas, Sean Gilder, Lorraine Ashbourne

17. In a Better World (2010)

R | 119 min | Drama

7.7
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65 Metascore

The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.

Writers: Anders Thomas Jensen, Susanne Bier, Per Nielsen | Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm, Markus Rygaard, Wil Johnson

18. Degrassi High (1987–1991)

30 min | Drama, Family

8.1
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The lives and trials of students of a city high school.

Creators: Kit Hood, Linda Schuyler | Stars: Pat Mastroianni, Stefan Brogren, Duncan Waugh, Maureen Deiseach

19. Night of the Creeps (1986)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them.

Writer: Fred Dekker | Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Jason Lively, Tom Atkins, Steve Marshall, Jill Whitlow

20. The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)

PG | 96 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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On his ninth birthday a boy receives many presents. Two of them first seem to be less important: an old cupboard from his brother and a little Indian figure made of plastic from his best ... See full summary »

Writers: Lynne Reid Banks, Melissa Mathison | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Hal Scardino, Litefoot, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Jenkins

21. Boy A (2007)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.7
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75 Metascore

The story of a young ex-con Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a murder he committed as a child.

Writers: Jonathan Trigell, Mark O'Rowe | Director: John Crowley | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Peter Mullan, Shaun Evans, Siobhan Finneran

22. Fat Albert (2004)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.3
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39 Metascore

Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids come to life and step out of their animated, inner-city Philadelphia world.

Writers: Bill Cosby, Charles Kipps | Director: Joel Zwick | Stars: Kenan Thompson, Kyla Pratt, Omarion Grandberry, Marques Houston

23. Radio Flyer (1992)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama

6.9
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A father recounts a dark period of his childhood when he and his little brother lived in the suburbs.

Writer: David M. Evans | Directors: Richard Donner, David M. Evans | Stars: Lorraine Bracco, John Heard, Adam Baldwin, Elijah Wood

24. After School Special (2003)

R | 90 min | Comedy

4.9
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Three high school guys attempt to make a porno movie.

Writer: David H. Steinberg | Director: David M. Evans | Stars: Erik von Detten, Tony Denman, Daniel Farber, Sarah-Jane Potts

25. Dance of the Dead (2008)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror

5.9
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On the night of the big High-School Prom, the dead rise to eat the living, and the only people who can stop them are the losers who couldn't get dates to the dance.

Writer: Joe Ballarini | Director: Gregg Bishop | Stars: Jared Kusnitz, Greyson Chadwick, Chandler Darby, Carissa Capobianco

26. Tsotsi (2005)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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70 Metascore

Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader.

Writers: Athol Fugard, Gavin Hood | Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Presley Chweneyagae, Mothusi Magano, Israel Makoe, Terry Pheto

27. The Cure (1995)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama

7.7
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Dexter, age 11, who has AIDS, and his next door neighbor Eric, a little older and much bigger, become best friends. Eric also becomes closer to Dexter's mother than to his own, who is ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Kuhn | Director: Peter Horton | Stars: Joseph Mazzello, Brad Renfro, Aeryk Egan, Delphine French

28. Jewtopia (2012)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

4.2
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A romantic comedy centered on a gentile who pretends to be Jewish in order to win the affection of his love interest.

Writers: Bryan Fogel, Sam Wolfson | Director: Bryan Fogel | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Peter Stormare, Crystal Reed, Jamie-Lynn Sigler

29. Beneath the Harvest Sky (2013)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama

6.6
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62 Metascore

A teen drama set during the fall potato harvest in a small northern Maine town.

Writers: Aron Gaudet, Gita Pullapilly | Directors: Aron Gaudet, Gita Pullapilly | Stars: Emory Cohen, Callan McAuliffe, Kymberli Bryant, Zoe Levin

30. Sweet Sixteen (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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86 Metascore

Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.

Writer: Paul Laverty | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Martin Compston, Michelle Coulter, Annmarie Fulton, William Ruane

31. Jack & Bobby (2004–2005)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.0
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Faux documentary series from 2049 about Bobby McCallister, the US president elected eight years earlier, and his older brother Jack. Talking head interviews with Bobby's staff are combined ... See full summary »

Creators: Greg Berlanti, Steven A. Cohen, Brad Meltzer, Vanessa Taylor | Stars: Christine Lahti, Matt Long, Logan Lerman, John Slattery

32. Among the Living (2014)

90 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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Three kids who decide to skip school in order to explore an abandoned amusement park catch site of a woman being dragged through a field by a masked man.

Writers: Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury | Directors: Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury | Stars: Anne Marivin, Théo Fernandez, Francis Renaud, Zacharie Chasseriaud

33. Wassup Rockers (2005)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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56 Metascore

Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of... See full summary »

Writers: Larry Clark, Matthew Frost | Director: Larry Clark | Stars: Jonathan Velasquez, Francisco Pedrasa, Milton Velasquez, Usvaldo Panameno

34. A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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65 Metascore

Two twelve-year-old boys, Romeo and Gavin, undergo an extraordinary test of character and friendship when Morell, a naive but eccentric and dangerous stranger, comes between them. Morell ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Fraser, Shane Meadows | Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Martin Arrowsmith, Dave Blant, Darren O. Campbell, Paddy Considine

35. BMX Bandits (1983)

88 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.3
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Two BMX expert bikers and a friend of theirs (Kidman) become entangled with a group of bank robbers after discovering a carton of walkie-talkies.

Writers: Patrick Edgeworth, Russell Hagg | Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: David Argue, John Ley, Nicole Kidman, Angelo D'Angelo

36. I Declare War (I) (2012)

94 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.0
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58 Metascore

Summer war games between neighborhood kids turn deadly serious when jealousy and betrayal enter the mix.

Writer: Jason Lapeyre | Directors: Jason Lapeyre, Robert Wilson | Stars: Siam Yu, Kolton Stewart, Gage Munroe, Michael Friend

37. I'm Not Scared (2003)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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73 Metascore

A young boy accidentally discovers a deep hole in the ground, where another boy is kept prisoner.

Writers: Niccolò Ammaniti, Francesca Marciano | Director: Gabriele Salvatores | Stars: Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Dino Abbrescia, Giorgio Careccia, Giuseppe Cristiano

38. White Water Summer (1987)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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An experienced guide (Vic) accompanies a city boy (Alan) and his three friends on their first wilderness experience. Hoping to teach the four boys lessons not only about the wilderness, but... See full summary »

Writers: Manya Starr, Ernest Kinoy | Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Sean Astin, Jonathan Ward, K.C. Martel

39. Suburbia (1983)

R | 94 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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When household tensions and a sense of worthlessness overcome Evan, he finds escape when he clings with the orphans of a throw-away society. The runaways hold on to each other like a family... See full summary »

Writer: Penelope Spheeris | Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Chris Pedersen, Bill Coyne, Jennifer Clay, Timothy O'Brien

40. Stolen Summer (2002)

PG | 91 min | Drama

6.5
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36 Metascore

Pete, an eight-year-old Catholic boy growing up in the suburbs of Chicago in the mid-1970s, attends Catholic school, where as classes let out for the summer, he's admonished by a nun to ... See full summary »

Writer: Pete Jones | Director: Pete Jones | Stars: Amara Balthrop-Lewis, Kevin Pollak, Aidan Quinn, Bonnie Hunt

41. Hide Your Smiling Faces (2013)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

6.3
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70 Metascore

After a neighborhood tragedy, two adolescent brothers confront changing relationships, the mystery of nature, and their own mortality.

Writer: Daniel Patrick Carbone | Director: Daniel Patrick Carbone | Stars: Ryan Jones, Nathan Varnson, Colm O'Leary, Thomas Cruz

42. Aliens in America (2007–2008)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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A young Muslim student from Pakistan is sent to live with a Christian family in Wisconsin as part of a foreign exchange program.

Creators: David Guarascio, Moses Port | Stars: Dan Byrd, Adhir Kalyan, Amy Pietz, Lindsey Shaw

43. Another Country (1984)

PG | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies.

Writer: Julian Mitchell | Director: Marek Kanievska | Stars: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Michael Jenn, Robert Addie

44. The Peanut Butter Solution (1985)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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Peanut butter is the secret ingredient for magic potions made by two friendly ghosts. Eleven-year-old Michael loses all of his hair when he gets a fright and uses the potion to get his hair... See full summary »

Writers: Vojtech Jasný, Andrée Pelletier, Louise Pelletier, Michael Rubbo | Director: Michael Rubbo | Stars: Mathew Mackay, Siluck Saysanasy, Alison Darcy, Michael Hogan

45. The Flyboys (2008)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure

6.9
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Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob.

Writers: Gregory C. Haynes, Jason deVilliers, Rocco DeVilliers, Richard Dutcher | Director: Rocco DeVilliers | Stars: Jesse James, Reiley McClendon, Stephen Baldwin, Tom Sizemore

46. The Lesser Blessed (2012)

R | 86 min | Drama

6.1
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A drama centered on a First Nations teenager trying to find his place in the modern world.

Writers: Anita Doron, Richard Van Camp | Director: Anita Doron | Stars: Joel Evans, Benjamin Bratt, Kiowa Gordon, Chloe Rose

47. Love Exposure (2008)

237 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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75 Metascore

Three emotionally abused people from the fringes of society get locked in a convoluted love triangle. Yuu, a Catholic boy searching for true love ends up taking erotic photographs of women ... See full summary »

Writer: Shion Sono | Director: Shion Sono | Stars: Takahiro Nishijima, Hikari Mitsushima, Sakura Andô, Yutaka Shimizu

48. Skins: Secret Party (2007)

10 min | Short, Comedy

7.6
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A special ten minute episode begins with the group getting stoned in the country and discussing the seventeenth century political group the Diggers. After this yet another party is planned,... See full summary »

Writers: Max Gogarty, Bryan Elsley, Jamie Brittain | Director: Owen Harris | Stars: Joe Dempsie, Larissa Wilson, Mitch Hewer, April Pearson

49. The War Boys (2009)

Unrated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Three young vigilantes huddle on la linea ready to chase illegals back across the border into Mexico... but they soon learn that there are borderlines deep within each one of them that each of them has to cross.

Writers: Bruce McLeod, Naomi Wallace | Director: Ron Daniels | Stars: Victor Rasuk, Brian J. Smith, Benjamin Walker, Peter Gallagher

50. The Young Americans (1993)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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The London police is having trouble with organized crime commited by juvenile delinquents. Their leader is an American who is an expert at turning young men into ruthless gangsters. ... See full summary »

Writers: Danny Cannon, David Hilton | Director: Danny Cannon | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Iain Glen, John Wood, Terence Rigby