Most Popular "Troubled Teen" Titles
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3. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident.
4. The Breakfast Club (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
5. The O.C. (2003–2007)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California.
6. The Bling Ring (2013)
R | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
7. The Frozen Ground (2013)
R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, History
An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.
8. Chronicle (2012)
PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.
9. Short Term 12 (2013)
R | 96 min | Drama
A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.
10. American Graffiti (1973)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
11. Friday the 13th (1980)
X | 95 min | Horror
Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
12. Small Soldiers (1998)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.
14. My Mad Fat Diary (2013– )
47 min | Comedy, Drama
Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after ... See full summary »
15. Hollyoaks (1995– )
30 min | Drama
Hollyoaks takes a look at the lives, loves and careers of a group of teenage friends and their families as they graduate through GCSE's, A-Levels and College into the world of work.
17. This Boy's Life (1993)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama
The story about the relationship between a rebellious 50s teenager and his abusive father, based on the memoirs of writer and literature professor Tobias Wolff.
18. Garden Party (2008)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama
Are you young, sexually confused, just trying to get by? Do you sing, dance or possess some other talent? Welcome to the Garden Party. At the center of the story is 15-year-old April. She ... See full summary »
19. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
X | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger - who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back.
20. Win Win (2011)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A struggling lawyer and volunteer wrestling coach's chicanery comes back to haunt him when the teenage grandson of the client he has double-crossed comes into his life.
21. Ginger & Rosa (2012)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama
A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event the comes to redefine their relationship.
22. Return to Never Land (2002)
G | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
In London during World War II, this is the story of Wendy's daughter, Jane, who is kidnapped by Captain Hook and Peter Pan must come to the rescue.
23. The Wishing Tree (2012 TV Movie)
A special Christmas tree decorated with handwritten wishes helps Dennis and his group of orphaned students develop a connection and a sense of family.
27. Boy Wonder (2010)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A traumatized boy grows into a shy, determined teenager who patrols the mean streets of New York City, helping those in need and dishing out severe punishment to remorseless thugs.
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
Freddy Krueger returns once again to terrorize the dreams of the remaining Dream Warriors, as well as those of a young woman who may know the way to defeat him for good.
30. The Pact (2002 TV Movie)
89 min | Drama
A late night call from Accident and Emergency shatters the lifelong friendship of neighbouring families, the Hartes and Golds. 17-year-old Emily Gold is dead from a gunshot wound to the ... See full summary »
31. The United States of Leland (2003)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Tells the story of a young man's experience in a juvenile detention center that touches on the tumultuous changes that befall his family and the community in which he lives.
32. Carrie (2002 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 132 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both classmates at her school, and her own religious, but abusive, mother.
33. Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)
R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. This is the story of his fight to break free.
34. The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)
R | 97 min | Drama
Seven year old Jeremiah is pulled from his foster home and thrown into a troubled life on the road with his teenage mother, Sarah.
35. Letters to God (2010)
PG | 110 min | Drama, Family
A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and community and inspiring hope among everyone he comes in contact. An unsuspecting substitute postman... See full summary »
36. Dandelion (2004)
R | 93 min | Drama, Romance
In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason ... See full summary »
37. Patrik, Age 1.5 (2008)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
A Swedish gay couple adopt what they think is an 18-month-old orphan, only to meet their new son, a 15-year-old homophobic delinquent.
39. The Glimmer Man (1996)
R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two cops, played by Seagal and Wayans, are forced to work together to solve a chain of mysterious killings by a killer nicknamed "The Family Man"
40. Bless the Child (2000)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Omens and concepts of good vs. evil have no place in Maggie O'Connor's well-ordered, practical universe. Her life revolves around her job as a nurse at a busy New York hospital, until one ... See full summary »
41. Tex (1982)
PG | 103 min | Drama
Coming-of-age adventure about two teenage brothers and their struggles to grow up, on their own, after their mother dies and their father leaves them.
42. Bully (2006 Video Game)
T | Action, Comedy
A young troublemaker is sent to a nasty boarding school, where he contends with diliquents and corrupt teachers in an attempt to rule the school.
43. Higher Ground (2000– )
60 min | Drama, Family
Former Wall Street mogul Peter Scarbrow becomes headmaster of Mount Horizon, a progressive school for teens at risk, high in the mountains of the Northwestern United States.
45. The Prowler (1981)
89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
46. New Jersey Drive (1995)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama
Jason and Midget are two young, black teenagers living in Newark,New Jersey, the unofficial car theft capital of the world. Their favourite pastime is that of everybody in their ... See full summary »
47. Cold Fish (2010)
Not Rated | 146 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
When Syamoto's teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps resolve the situation. The man and his wife offer to have Syamoto's troublesome daughter work at their ... See full summary »
48. Amazing Love (2012)
80 min | Drama
When a confrontation occurs amongst the youth group, Stuart takes the opportunity to share with the group the touching story of the Old Testament prophet Hosea.
49. Baby It's You (1983)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1966 New Jersey, Jill Rosen, a frustrated high schooler, is intrigued by an enigmatic new student known only as the Sheik. Sheik is an Italian whose primary interests are his car, Frank ... See full summary »
50. Fat Girls (2006)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama
Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway... See full summary »