Most Popular "Teenage Protagonist" Titles
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1. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Peter Parker tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and must confront a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.
Votes: 157,771 | Gross: $314.06M
2. The Hunger Games (2012)
PG-13 | 142 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
Votes: 747,411 | Gross: $408.01M
3. Descendants (2015 TV Movie)
TV-G | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In present-day Auradon, Ben, the teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle, is poised to take the throne. He offers a chance for redemption to the trouble-making teen descendants of defeated... See full summary »
4. A Brilliant Young Mind (2014)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama
A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.
Votes: 22,486 | Gross: $0.14M
5. Spider-Man (2002)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
Votes: 586,153 | Gross: $403.71M
6. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure
After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent's mysterious death.
Votes: 484,231 | Gross: $262.03M
7. Skam (2015–2017)
30 min | Drama, Romance
The story of young teenagers and pupils on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and their troubles, scandals and everyday life. Each season is told from a different person's point of view.
9. The Blue Lagoon (1980)
R | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 53,820 | Gross: $58.85M
11. The Secret Circle (2011–2012)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
16 year old Cassie Blake moves to Chance Harbor, Washington to live with her grandmother after her mother mysteriously dies. She discovers she's a witch along with 5 other teens.
14. The Little Mermaid (1989)
G | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land.
Votes: 188,003 | Gross: $111.54M
16. That's So Raven (2003–2007)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A teenage girl periodically receives brief psychic visions of the near future. Trying to make these visions come true results in trouble, and hilarious situations, for the girl and her friends.
17. Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
Three scouts, on the eve of their last camp-out, discover the true meaning of friendship when they attempt to save their town from a zombie outbreak.
Votes: 33,476 | Gross: $3.64M
20. Ender's Game (2013)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion.
Votes: 197,298 | Gross: $61.74M
22. Freaks of Nature (2015)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers - one human, one vampire, and one zombie - have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
23. The Kings of Summer (2013)
R | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 67,156 | Gross: $1.29M
24. The Croods (2013)
PG | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy.
Votes: 163,073 | Gross: $187.17M
25. Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Music
A teenage girl is convinced that her home city revolves around her until her family packs up and moves to the suburbs, where she finds herself competing for attention.
Votes: 24,545 | Gross: $29.33M
28. Ask Me Anything (2014)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
Beautiful, wild, funny, and lost, Katie Kampenfelt takes a year off before college to find herself, all the while chronicling her adventures in an anonymous blog into which she pours her ... See full summary »
29. My Girl 2 (1994)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Vada Sultenfuss must go to LA to stay with her Uncle Phil to do some research on her mother's life, but finds much more...
Votes: 15,901 | Gross: $17.36M
30. Private Lessons (1981)
R | 87 min | Comedy
An immigrant housemaid seduces a 15-year-old boy and later fakes her own death as part of his chauffeur's blackmail plot. Troubles arise when the two start to fall in love.
Votes: 2,519 | Gross: $26.28M
31. Black (III) (2015)
95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A 15-year-old girl in a black gang in Brussels must choose between loyalty and love when she falls for a Moroccan boy from a rival gang. The city of Brussels, plagued by high rates of youth... See full summary »
32. What a Girl Wants (2003)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.
Votes: 51,146 | Gross: $35.99M
33. Careful What You Wish For (2015)
R | 91 min | Drama, Thriller
A guy gets more than he bargained for after entering into an affair with the wife of an investment banker. Soon, a suspicious death and substantial life insurance policy embroil him in a scandal.
34. Rumble Fish (1983)
R | 94 min | Drama
Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.
Votes: 26,206 | Gross: $2.49M
35. Bella and the Bulldogs (2015–2016)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Follows a perky head cheerleader named Bella whose life in Texas takes an unexpected twist when she becomes the new quarterback for her school team, the Bulldogs.
36. Very Good Girls (2013)
R | 91 min | Drama, Romance
Two New York City girls make a pact to lose their virginity during their first summer out of high school. When they both fall for the same street artist, the friends find their connection tested for the first time.
37. How I Live Now (2013)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
An American girl, sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives, finds love and purpose while fighting for her survival as war envelops the world around her.
Votes: 23,728 | Gross: $0.06M
38. The Black Balloon (2008)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance
All Thomas wants is a normal adolescence but his autistic brother, Charlie, thwarts his every opportunity. Will Thomas, with the help of his girlfriend, Jackie, accept his brother?
Votes: 7,831 | Gross: $0.09M
39. The Truth About Emanuel (2013)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Thriller
A troubled girl becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor, who bears a striking resemblance to her dead mother.
40. Teenage Cocktail (2016)
88 min | Drama, Thriller
Feeling confined by their small town and overbearing parents, Annie and Jules hatch a scheme of running away. But as the girls soon find out, consequences can blindside you. Sometimes violently.
41. The Last Keepers (2013)
PG-13 | 85 min | Family, Fantasy
When the teenage daughter of a reclusive family of artists falls in love with an unusual boy at school, she awakens mysterious powers and discovers ancient family secrets that will change her life forever.
43. The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
PG | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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.
45. Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,359 | Gross: $6.33M
48. Night of the Creeps (1986)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them.
Votes: 15,998 | Gross: $0.59M
50. American Dragon: Jake Long (2005–2007)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
A teenage slacker is given the ability to turn into the American Dragon and defends all mythical creatures that secretly reside in the human world.