The Best Coming-of-Age Movies of All Time

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This Boy's Life

1993    Michael Caton-Jones    Rated R

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Coming-of-Age

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River's Edge

1986    Tim Hunter    Rated R

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Juvenile Delinquency Film

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83

Napoleon Dynamite

2004    Jared Hess    Rated PG

Absurd Comedy    Comedy    Coming-of-Age

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84

Mr. Nobody

2009    Jaco van Dormael    Not Rated

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Fantasy

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85

The Basketball Diaries

1995    Scott Kalvert    Rated R

Addiction Drama    Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic

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86

Metropolitan

1990    Whit Stillman    Rated PG13

Comedy Drama    Comedy of Manners    Coming-of-Age

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87

Rumble Fish

1983    Francis Ford Coppola    Rated R

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Teen Movie

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88

Reality Bites

1994    Ben Stiller    Rated PG13

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Ensemble Film

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89

October Sky

1999    Joe Johnston    Rated PG

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Family Drama

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90

Adventureland

2009    Greg Mottola    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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91

The Way, Way Back

2013    Nat Faxon, Jim Rash    Rated PG13

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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92

Quadrophenia

1979    Franc Roddam    Rated R

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Musical

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94

All the Real Girls

2003    David Gordon Green    Rated R

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Romantic Drama

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95

SLC Punk

1999    James Merendino    Rated R

Buddy Film    Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age

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96

The Dreamers

2003    Bernardo Bertolucci    Rated NC17

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Erotic Drama

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97

Teen Wolf

1985    Rod Daniel    Rated PG

Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Fantasy

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98

Clueless

1995    Amy Heckerling    Rated PG13

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Comedy    Comedy of Manners

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100

Billy Elliot

2000    Stephen Daldry    Rated R

Childhood Drama    Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age

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