Teenage hero movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant teenage hero movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, entertaining, psychotronic, humorous, surprise ending and cult film films and TV shows about / with teenage hero, good versus evil, teenager, rescue, chase, adventure, betrayal, explosion, friendship and heroes plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as teenage hero: I Am Number Four (2011), Trollhunters (2016), Barely Lethal (2015), Ready Player One (2018), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018), Thunderbirds (2004), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Mirror Mirror (2012).

List of teenage hero movies

I Am Number Four (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, romantic, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, young heroes, teenage love, supernatural, youth, supernatural romance, heroes, danger, friendship, teenage life, teenage hero, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, florida, africa
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 8.5
 14K
Trollhunters (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After uncovering a mysterious amulet, an average teen assumes an unlikely destiny and sets out to save two worlds. Created by Guillermo del Toro.
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, sincere
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: protector, good versus evil, troll, adventure, teenage hero, friends, double life, amulet, magical sword, parallel world, supernatural, love and romance ...
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Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, South Korea, Japan, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Normal high school kids by day, protectors of Paris by night! Miraculous follows the heroic adventures of Marinette and Adrien as they transform into Ladybug and Cat Noir and set out to capture akumas, creatures responsible for turning the people of ...
Style: sweet, captivating, entertaining, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, magic, female protagonist, friendship, good versus evil, transformation, partners, heroine, supernatural ability, school, teenage hero, teenage superhero ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, france
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 5.4
 20K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, teenager, high school life, undercover, high school, female spy, youth, child spy, hidden identity, tough girl, danger, teenage hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, moscow russia, berlin germany, chechnya
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, twists and turns, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, friendship, school, witch, contests and competitions, boarding school, supernatural ability, magic, curses spells and rituals, boarding school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, 90s, year 1995 ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the "classic Spider-Man mold", Miles Morales must juggle his high school life with his status as a superhero. Until he learns by Peter Parker, the original Spider-Man, that there is a multiverse, called the "Spider-Verse", in ...
Style: light, colourful, exciting, psychotronic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: alternate universe, teenage superhero, teenage hero, superhero, super powers, robot, secret identity, physics, teenager, multiverse, giant monster, spider man character ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, cyberpunk, teenage boy, quest, teenage protagonist, friendship, adventure, teamwork, virtuality, love, teenage hero ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, 21st century, near future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: comic, exciting, humorous, intense, sinister ...
Plot: superhero, teenage hero, supernatural power, disagreement, masked superhero, teamwork, costumed hero, ex soldier, brainwashing, escape, death of father, police chase ...
Time: 2010s, year 1991, 1990s, 90s
Place: romania, moscow russia, london, new york, germany ...
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tragic ending, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: maze, desert, cure, pandemic, vaccine, battles, scientist, murder, teenage hero, distopia, imprisonment, terminal illness ...
Time: future
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Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, China, Japan, USA, Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls ...
Style: futuristic, psychotronic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: giant monster, giant creature, robot, giant robots, alien monster, killer robot, monster, teenage hero, end of the world, alien, army, human versus monster ...
Time: near future
Place: mount fuji, hong kong, china, santa monica california, sydney australia ...
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 4.3
 13K
Thunderbirds (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dangerous missions are the bread and butter of the Thunderbirds, a high-tech secret force employed by the government. Led by Jeff Tracy (Bill Paxton), the Thunderbirds are at the top of their game, but their nemesis, The Hood (Ben Kingsley), has ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, teenage hero, rescue, good versus evil, chase, outer space, family, space travel, save the day, family in danger, youth, young heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london, san francisco, big ben london ...
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: feel good, exciting, atmospheric, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, unlikely friendships, adventure, family, happy ending, imaginary, young kid, friends, vikings, imaginary kingdom, teamwork ...
Place: scandinavia
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 5.6
 85K
Mirror Mirror (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, twists and turns, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: snow white, evil queen, prince, adventure, imaginary kingdom, fall in love, imaginary, save the day, beast, danger, evil stepmother, magic spell ...
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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate ...
Style: exciting, epic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: superhuman powers, legends and myths, adventure, young heroes, greek mythology, best friends, heroes, monster, demi god, teenage life, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, nashville tennessee ...
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 7.3
 554K
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still ...
Style: sincere, exciting, sentimental, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night, date night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, super villain, double life, scientist, secret identity, mad scientist, teenage hero, disguise, student, good versus evil, science ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 274K
Shazam! (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.
Style: entertaining, captivating, whimsical, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: superhero, super powers, costumed hero, magic, superhuman powers, wizards, teenage boy, adventure, teenage hero, secret identity, origin of hero, chosen one ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 70s, year 1974
Place: philadelphia
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 123K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, fantasy world, legends and myths, adventure, chosen one, young heroes, good versus evil, imaginary, heroic mission, danger ...
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 144K
Bumblebee (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robot, teenage girl, giant robots, alien, swat team, robot vs. robot, human versus robot, teenage hero, transforming robot, machine, alien race, talking robot ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: san francisco, california, texas
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic, scenic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: chosen one, wizards and magicians, magic, magical, young heroes, wizards, supernatural ability, magic wand, witch, journey, boarding school, bravery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1997, year 1998, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, psychotronic, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, magic wand, good versus evil, supernatural ability, imaginary, friendship, magic, sorcerer, young heroes, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 2017, 90s ...
Place: europe, england
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Gangster Blues (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Nepal
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In this corrupted world Youth have a lot of reasons to turn into criminals but when you have someone special you love there will be much more consequences that needs to be faced.Story revolves around two protagonists.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, contemplative
Plot: crime investigation, teen romance, young romance, teenage hero, teenage girl, teenage boy, teenage crush, love, teenage prostitute, live action
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 6.7
 27K
Turbo Kid (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, an orphaned teen must battle a ruthless warlord to save the girl of his dreams.
Style: futuristic, stylized, splatter, macabre, brutal ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, superhero, distopia, robot, gang, loneliness, childhood trauma, gladiator, violence, apocalypse, childhood, friendship ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s, year 1997, 80s
Place: new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 699K
Spider-Man (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, super villain, superhuman powers, transformation, experiment, heroes, secret identity, courage, experiment gone awry, escapades, undercover, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as ...
Style: stylized, gothic, exciting, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, magic, magical, training, apprentice, supernatural ability, adventure, curses spells and rituals, sorcerer, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2010, year 2000 ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, india ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 508K
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains – including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, double life, friendship, heroes, jealousy, amnesia, transformation, super powers, character change, secret identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Denmark, Germany, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After supervillain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his ...
Style: psychotronic, humorous, absurd, entertaining, nostalgic ...
Plot: ninja, turtle, sibling relationship, mutant, transformation, superhero, rat, ninjitsu, friendship, martial arts, good versus evil, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, year 2016
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, brazil, new york
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The Scorch Trials (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, post apocalypse, maze, adventure, survival, young heroes, immunity, danger, confined, imaginary, on the run, resistance ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 418K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, sweet, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, disney, robot, young heroes, heroes, androids and robots, superhero, adventure, boy genius, imaginary, friends, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, ridiculous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret organization, secret agent, undercover, espionage, secret service, british, undercover agent, mentor, tough guy, child spy, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014, 2010s, year 1997
Place: england, united kingdom, britain, london, argentina ...
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Dragons: Riders of Berk (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: DreamWorks Dragons is an American computer-animated television series airing on Cartoon Network based on the 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon. The series serves as a bridge between the first film and its 2014 sequel. Riders of Berk follows Hiccup ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, friends, island, imaginary kingdom, animal training, training, creature, enemy, family ...
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