Adolescence movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant adolescence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, melancholic, humorous, interesting and harsh films and TV shows about / with adolescence, youth, coming of age, teenager, mentor, pornography, storytelling, teenage life, friendship and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
adolescence
 1172
adolescence movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as adolescence: Keith (2008), Easy A (2010), The DUFF (2015), Superbad (2007), The Middle (2009), Pretty Little Liars (2010), The Edge of Seventeen (2016), Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Flipped (2010).

List of adolescence movies

 7.5
 33K
Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, opposites attract, adolescence, high school, first love, youth, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, romance, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.1
 317K
Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, notoriety, parents and children, friends, adolescence, high school life, love and romance, youth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
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 6.5
 71K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school, high school life, youth, adolescence, best friends, friends, friendship, teenager, social relations, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 7.6
 468K
Superbad (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, funny, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, adolescence, looking for sex, party, friendship, youth, teenager, one night, social awkwardness, dumb, plan gone awry, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
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 7.5
 40K
The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, parenthood, adolescence, everyday life, family values, marriage, couple relations, family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, family outing
Plot: secret, friendship, high school, best friends, haunted by the past, youth, blackmail, disappearance, threat, family, gossip and rumors, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other's older brother, who is totally his sister's nemesis.
Style: realistic, dramatic, melancholic, reflective, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adolescence, teenager, best friend, high school, coming of age, friendship, loneliness, teenagers, teen angst, teenage girl, sibling relationship, dating ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: sexual, touching, sincere, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: lesbian, coming of age, strong sexual content, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lovers, teenage love, french, adolescence, young woman, youth, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, kindergarten, europe, california
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, first love, high school life, shyness, social misfits, friends, love and romance, high school, coping ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, first love, teenage life, love and romance, dealing with death, fall in love, youth, coping, dying, fighting illness, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
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 7.7
 72K
Flipped (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, school, fall in love, teenage life, neighbor, childhood sweetheart, first love, adolescence, high school life, youth, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, year 1963, year 1957 ...
Place: usa, michigan
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We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.
Style: humorous, not serious, road movie, sexy, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: on the road, drug dealing, nothing goes right, dishonesty, family, adolescence, journey, parenthood, partners in crime, neighbor, stripper, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, tucson arizona, denver colorado, new mexico
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 6.7
 173K
Project X (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three high school seniors throw a party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: party, when the parents are away, buddies, youth, looking for sex, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, friends, student, strong sexual content, high school life, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california, new jersey
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 9.3
 228K
Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, not serious, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, inventions and discoveries, mad scientist, adventure, imaginary, time travel, monster, disorder, escapades, relatives, prodigy, youth ...
Place: usa
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 8.7
 24K
Young Justice (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Teenage superheroes strive to prove themselves as members of the Justice League.
Style: exciting, captivating, comic, entertaining, serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, adventure, rivalry, superhero team, good versus evil, superhuman powers, adolescence, fighting crime, teenage superhero, courage, heroes, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.1
 224K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and ...
Style: suspenseful, bad ending, stylized, entertaining, dark ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, high school, supernatural, teenage life, adolescence, loneliness, videotaping, violence, coming of age, anti heroes, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, tibet, seattle washington
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It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, psychiatric ward, friendship, friends, shyness, coming of age, adolescence, supportive friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.3
 77K
Submarine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar ...
Style: semi serious, witty, talky, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, love and romance, bullying, adolescence, virginity, parents and children, school, crumbling marriage, deadpan, infidelity, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 80s
Place: wales, england
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 8.4
 953K
American Beauty (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Style: thought provoking, sexual, cynical, biting, cerebral ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, family problems, dysfunctional family, loneliness, teenage life, youth, age difference, coming of age, american dream, parenthood, under the surface, marital problem ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.4
 133K
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, realistic, stylized, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, date night
Plot: popularity, youth, gossip and rumors, teenage love, friends, betrayal, school, high school, love triangle, lifestyle, high school life, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 144K
Hard Candy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: age difference, vengeance, sexual abuse, torture, pedophilia, deception, mind game, seduction, manipulation, justice, vigilante, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Pretty Persuasion (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Style: realistic, dark humor, cynical, biting, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, false accusation, sexual harassment, teachers and students, rejection, manipulation, adolescence, dishonesty, strong sexual content, high school life, teenager, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
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We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, depressing, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, parents and children, haunted by the past, violence, mass murder, family relations, estrangement, family problems, prison visit, guilt, massacre, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, new york
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 7.0
 343K
American Pie (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all ...
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, funny, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: looking for sex, virginity, party, teenage life, teenager, teenage love, teen sex comedy, coming of age, strong sexual content, graduation, high school life, voyeurism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa
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 5.3
 34K
Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fall in love, rescue, teenage life, fish out of water, small town, youth, true love, friends, best friends, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
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 7.4
 105K
Ghost World (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, thought provoking, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, age difference, teenage life, adolescence, best friends, graduation, jazz, personal ad, art class, prank telephone call, blues music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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 8.1
 30K
Big Mouth (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Teenage friends find their lives upended by the wonders and horrors of puberty in this edgy comedy from real-life pals Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, situational comedy
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: middle school, puberty, adolescence, coming of age, monster, sexual humor, ghost, sex education, friendship, grownups, character change, teenage life ...
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 5.4
 17K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, not serious, ironic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, high school life, secret agents, teenage life, youth, undercover, hidden identity, friends, danger, teenager, adolescence, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chechnya, moscow russia, berlin germany
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 7.5
 76K
Malena (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna. She is a beautiful, silent outsider who's moved to this Sicilian town to be with her ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: small town, jealousy, life is a bitch, teenage life, adolescence, obsession, adultery, society, young heroes, sexuality, culture clash, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, mediterranean sea
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Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: orphan, childhood sweetheart, social misfits, teenage love, first love, island, youth, adolescence, misfit, search party, summer camp, small town sheriff ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: new england, usa, england
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