Adolescence vs adulthood movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant adolescence vs adulthood movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, melancholic and sexy films and TV shows about / with adolescence vs adulthood, youth, friendship, coming of age, teenager, high school, school, friends, family relations and mentor plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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adolescence vs adulthood movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as adolescence vs adulthood: The Breakfast Club (1985), 17 Again (2009), Gossip Girl (2007), 13 Going on 30 (2004), Teen Wolf (1985), How to Be a Man (2013), Jailbait (2000), Neighbors (2014), Daria (1997), Window Theory (2005).

List of adolescence vs adulthood movies

The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 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.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, talky ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, introspection, teachers and students, teenage love, friendship, teenage angst, youth, coming-of-age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 176K
17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, youth, teenage life, wish come true, cheerleader, high school life, adult as child, family relations, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2000s, year 1989 ...
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california
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 7.4
 149K
Gossip Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, ...
Style: witty, talky, stylized, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school, popularity, youth, love triangle, lifestyle, betrayal, friends, gossip and rumors, love and romance, high society, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 6.2
 162K
13 Going on 30 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: body swapping, romance, true love, child as adult, youth, wish come true, best friends in love, adolescence vs adulthood, desire, fashion, love and romance, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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You Don't Get Life a Second Time (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Mumbai-based Kabir Dhiman, who comes from a wealthy building construction family, proposes to his long-time girlfriend, Natasha, much to the delight of both their respective families. He then gets together with one of two of his close friends, Imran ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: extreme sport, adolescence vs adulthood, vacation, poet, friendship, free spirited, obsessive quest, fall in love, workaholic, buddies, young man, engaged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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 6.1
 45K
Teen Wolf (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a shy teenager's new-found powers help him score at basketball - and with the popular girls - he has some pretty hairy decisions to make.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night, kids
Plot: coming of age, high school, werewolf, school, adolescence vs adulthood, teenager, high school life, friends, buddies, surfing, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, california
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How to Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When former comedian Mark McCarthy is faced with a rare form of cancer, he hires a young, impressionable cameraman to document his crude and comical lessons on what it means to be a man for his unborn son.
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, life is a bitch, odd couple, introspection, couple relations, buddies, partners, power relations, terminal illness, teaching the ways of the world, pregnancy, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.2
 685
Jailbait (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's not easy being the most popular couple in high school. Adam and Amber are the golden pair of Gaitlin High and are very busy being cool. Yet somehow Adam finds time for extracurricular activities, like making-it with Gynger, a sophomore, in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teenage love, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, sexual relations, looking for sex, teenage life, social relations, couples, society, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, arrest ...
Time: 90s
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 6.3
 281K
Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fraternity, youth, stupidity, neighbor neighbor relationship, party, rivalry, adolescence vs adulthood, farce, plan gone awry, uninhibited rivalry, prank, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1971, year 1985
Place: usa
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 8.0
 23K
Daria (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Daria Morgendorffer lives with her stressed-out, career-fixated parents, Helen and Jake, and her relentlessly cute and popular little sister, Quinn. Daria and her fellow outcast and best friend, Jane Lane, attend Lawndale High School where they are ...
Style: witty, clever, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, antisocial behavior, intelligence, teenage life, adolescence, loner, school, high school life, sarcasm, best friends, family relations, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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 3.9
 527
Window Theory (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An aimless playboy returns to his hometown for his best friend's wedding, only to find that the bride is his high school sweetheart.
Style: sexy, feel good, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, womanizer, homecoming, friendship, romance, buddies, couples, love triangle, wooing, reunion, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 45K
Reality Bites (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, fictional reality show, love triangle, romance, roommate, young lovers, graduation, twentysomething life, looking for love, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, new jersey, california
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Life As We Know It (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: See life through the eyes of Dino, Ben, and Jonathan -- three teens experiencing the joys and pains of growing up. Although different in many ways, these guys have one main thing in common -- women. Together, their attitudes about women are ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, masturbation, teachers and students, infidelity, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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 6.2
 123K
Freaky Friday (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, date night, family outing ...
Plot: body swapping, high school, child as adult, switching roles, adult as child, mother daughter relationship, fish out of water, parents and children, soul transference, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, generation gap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 5.8
 4K
18 Again! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 18 Again! is a 1988 comedy film starring George Burns and Charlie Schlatter. The plot involves a grandson switching souls with his grandfather by means of an accident. This was one of a series of unrelated films, including Like Father, Like Son and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, fish out of water, family relations, golden years, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true, parents and children, soul transference, mistaken identity, misfit, elderly ...
Time: 80s
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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, school, love and romance, teenage love, parents and children, best friends, youth, family relations, high school life, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
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Life Partners (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A 29-year-old lawyer and her lesbian best friend experience a dramatic shift in their longtime bond after one enters a serious relationship
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, talky, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: lesbian, romance, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, unlikely couple, best friends, friends, love and romance, couple relations, interracial friendship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 742
Tom Sawyer (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany, Romania
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Sawyer (LOUIS HOFMANN) has a head full of pranks and drives when he invents is not just a new adventure, preferably around with his best buddy Huck Finn (LEON SEIDEL) - much to the chagrin of his Aunt Polly (HEIKE MAKATSCH) with Tom and his ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: buddies, young heroes, adventure, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, false accusation, adventurer, escapades, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, family, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri, saint petersburg, america, st. petersburg russia
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Life Unexpected (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Life Unexpected is a coming-of-age family drama that centers around 16-year-old Lux, who was given up for adoption at birth but never adopted. When she is put back into the custody of her estranged-since-high-school birth parents, Cate and Baze, the ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teen drama, girls' night
Plot: foster child, teenager, family relations, adolescence, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, immature, proposal, thirtysomething life, judge, 15 year old, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portland oregon
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From Beginning to End (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: gay, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, romance, lovers apart, adolescence vs adulthood, incest, family problems, passionate interest, youth, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, argentina, latin america, russia
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Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?' (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Is It Fall Yet? continues the series' running plot from where it left off at the end of season four. In the final episode of season four ("Dye! Dye, My Darling!"), Daria Morgendorffer kisses Tom Sloane, the boyfriend of Daria's ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: friendship, misfit, summer camp, grudge, summer vacation, fighting the system, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, rebelliousness, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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Boy Meets World (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: family relations, coming of age, school, college, high school, friendship, teenage life, high school life, teenage love, supportive parent, power relations, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum ...
Style: feel good, talky, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, coming-of-age, coming of age, adolescence, stoners, marijuana, high school, friendship, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, party, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey ...
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 7.4
 13K
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: heroin, juvenile delinquency, innocence lost, dysfunctional family, family relations, life is a bitch, downfall, drug dealing, family problems, siblings relations, society, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 6K
In Bloom (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, Germany, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eka and Natia leave their childhood behind and ignore societal customs to escape from their turbulent family lives.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, sincere
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, best friends, life is a bitch, coming of age, society, dysfunctional family, civil war, parents and children, teenage life, youth, teenage girl ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992, 1990s
Place: georgia (former ussr), asia, eastern europe, caucasus, tbilisi ...
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 17K
Adult World (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.
Style: sexy, sincere, melancholic, psychological, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college graduate, poetry, workplace, adolescence vs adulthood, self discovery, workplace situations, pornography, loneliness, love, creativity, art, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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The French Kissers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A coming-of-age tale about an adolescent boy and his efforts to fit in amongst a varied cast of characters.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy, dark humor
Audience: teens
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, farce, strong sexual content, social relations, first sex, friendship, flirting, generation gap, first love, school, abusive mother, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brittany
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 127K
An Education (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
Style: realistic, twists and turns, stylized, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: age difference, love affair, older man younger woman relationship, love and romance, self discovery, teenage life, coming of age, teaching the ways of the world, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, betrayal, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: london, england, europe, paris france, france ...
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The Pallbearer (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aspiring architect Tom Thompson is told by mysterious Ruth Abernathy that his best friend, "Bill," has taken his own life. Except that Tom has never met Bill and neither have his incredulous friends. So when Tom foolishly agrees to give ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, love triangle, youth, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, nothing goes right, self discovery, comedy of errors, older woman younger man relationship, funeral, friendship, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 5K
The Class (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A group of 20-somethings are linked through attending the same third-grade class. An impromptu reunion begins on the 20th anniversary of the day they all met and each is wondering if they'll have anything in common. Some are eager to show off, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, light ...
Plot: reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, romance, gay, classmate, classmates, singleness, lifestyle, school, party, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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