Most Popular "Teenage Protagonist" Titles
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1. Ender's Game (2013)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, 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: 185,514 | Gross: $61.66M
2. The Hunger Games (2012)
PG-13 | 142 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
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: 704,354 | Gross: $408.00M
4. Boy in the Attic (2016 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Thriller
When a teen girl and her mom inherit an old house, little do they know that a mysterious person is hiding in the attic - a teen boy who has been living there for months. When the girl ... See full summary »
5. 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: 151,316 | Gross: $187.17M
6. Freaks of Nature (2015)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror
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.
8. 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.
10. 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: 61,244 | Gross: $1.29M
11. Teen Wolf (1985)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A struggling high school student discovers that his family has an unusual pedigree when he finds himself turning into a werewolf.
Votes: 35,061 | Gross: $33.09M
12. 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: 48,302 | Gross: $35.99M
13. 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.
15. 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: 21,630 | Gross: $0.06M
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. 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.
18. Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999 TV Movie)
TV-G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
An inquisitive teenager pries into suspected dodgy dealings on her space station home - and ends up being sent down to Earth.
19. The Starving Games (2013)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy
In this Hunger Games spoof, Kantmiss Evershot must fight for her life in the 75th annual Starving Games, where she could also win an old ham, a coupon for a foot-long sub, and a partially eaten pickle.
20. 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: 15,043 | Gross: $16.66M
22. The Truth About Emanuel (2013)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Thriller
A troubled girl becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor, who bears a striking resemblance to her dead mother.
25. 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: 14,600 | Gross: $0.59M
27. 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: 2,276 | Gross: $26.28M
28. 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.
29. The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.
Votes: 13,181 | Gross: $8.79M
30. Before the Fall (2004)
110 min | Drama, Sport, War
In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) - high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich ... See full summary »
Votes: 11,060 | Gross: $0.14M
31. 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.
33. Gleaming the Cube (1989)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
Brian's adopted brother is killed when he discovers that the shop he works in sends weapons to Vietnam instead of medications. To the police it looks like suicide, but Brian knows better so... See full summary »
Votes: 5,294 | Gross: $2.78M
34. King Creole (1958)
PG | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Having flunked graduation for a second time and needing cash to support his crabby (and thus unemployed) father, Danny Fisher takes a job as a singer in the King Creole nightclub - about ... See full summary »
35. Dog Pound (2010)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama
Three juvenile delinquents are sentenced to a correctional facility where they encounter gang violence, death, and harassment from staff and other inmates.
36. A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A charming womanizer has to find a way to get $80 to elope to Hawaii with his one true love, or else go to his father's chosen business school.
Votes: 2,035 | Gross: $6.26M
38. Dark Summer (2015)
Not Rated | 81 min | Horror, Thriller
A 17-year-old is on house arrest for the summer while his mother is away on business. A horrifying incident occurs leaving an ominous presence in the house.
39. Angus (1995)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A miserable fat teenager secretly has a crush on the class beauty, ends up becoming the surprising participant to dance with her at a high school dance, meaning he's got to get his act together with the help of his best friend.
Votes: 5,563 | Gross: $4.82M
40. Coldwater (2013)
104 min | Drama, Thriller
A teenage boy is sent to a juvenile reform facility in the wilderness. As we learn about the tragic events that sent him there, his struggle becomes one for survival with the inmates, counselors, and the retired war colonel in charge.
42. 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: 7,423 | Gross: $0.01M
43. Our Lips Are Sealed (2000)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Follow Mary-Kate and Ashely halfway around the world in this Aussie adventure jam packed with non-stop action, laughs, super spies and surfer guys. The extraordinary escapade begins when ... See full summary »
44. The Liability (2012)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
When 19-year-old Adam agrees to do a day's driving for his mum's gangster boyfriend Peter, it takes him on a 24-hour journey into a nightmarish world of murder, sex trafficking and revenge, in the company of aging hit man Roy.
45. Flicka 2 (2010 Video)
PG | 96 min | Family
Carrie is a big-city teenager whose life is turned upside down when she moves to a horse ranch in Wyoming to live with her father. But everything changes when Carrie meets Flicka, a wild, ... See full summary »
46. Black Moon (1975)
R | 95 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
To escape a war, a girl flees to a remote farmhouse and becomes part of an expansive family's unusual, perhaps even supernatural lifestyle.
48. Teenage Dirtbag (2009)
106 min | Drama
A popular high school girl is harassed by a delinquent boy until they are placed in creative writing class together. Through written words, they create a bond, but tragically a bond that ... See full summary »
50. Sixteen (I) (2013)
80 min | Thriller
SIXTEEN is an urban thriller about an African former child soldier called Jumah was brought to London by Laura, an aid worker who he now lives with. Jumah is about to turn 16 in two days ... See full summary »