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, humorous, feel good, melancholic, clever and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with adolescence, teenager, youth, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, high school, teenage girl, mentor and pornography plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
adolescence
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adolescence movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as adolescence: The DUFF (2015), The Edge of Seventeen (2016), Easy A (2010), Flipped (2010), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Gossip Girl (2007), Pretty Little Liars (2010), Keith (2008), Daria (1997), Mean Girls (2004).

List of adolescence movies

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 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, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, first love, adolescence, friendship, teenagers, high school life, suicide, hopes, social misfits, teenager ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
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 6.5
 81K
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: feel good, funny, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, high school life, teenage life, adolescence, popularity, teenagers, high school student, friends, stereotypes, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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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: emotional, sweet, witty, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, teen angst, adolescence, teenagers, high school, best friend, loneliness, sibling relationship, teen romance, teacher, friendship, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
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 7.0
 351K
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, witty, humorous, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, youth, teenage girl, teenage life, teenager, adolescence, loss of virginity, popularity, notoriety, classmate, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
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 7.7
 80K
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: first love, teenage love, fall in love, love and romance, teen romance, school, teenage life, teenage boy, adolescence, neighbor, crush, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 1950s, 21st century ...
Place: usa, michigan
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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: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, fall in love, first love, teenager, youth, cancer, love and romance, teenage life, dealing with death, adolescence, coping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam, united states
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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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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, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, family outing
Plot: friendship, blackmail, threat, best friends, friends, high school, popularity, youth, high school life, haunted by the past, disappearance, gossip and rumors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 7.4
 35K
Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, first love, teen romance, teenagers, teenage life, high school, adolescence, terminal illness, youth, cancer, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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 7.0
 325K
Mean Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, popularity, teenage life, teenager, high school life, fish out of water, adolescence, stereotypes, rivalry, manipulation, popular girl, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, illinois, california
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 7.0
 237K
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, serious, stylized, dark ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, telekinesis, adolescence, supernatural, high school, outcast, teenage life, loneliness, popularity, videotaping, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., 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, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: depression, mental illness, psychiatric ward, teenage love, teenage life, adolescence, coming of age, friends, friendship, psychiatrist, love and romance, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.6
 512K
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, funny, idiotic, bad taste humour, absurd ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: party, teenager, looking for sex, adolescence, teenage life, nerd, youth, loss of virginity, coming-of-age, friendship, dumb, nerds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
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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, atmospheric, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: lesbian, strong sexual content, lesbian love, explicit sex, lovers, lesbian relationship, lgbt, coming of age, sexuality, french, lesbian couple, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, california
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 9.2
 354K
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: dark humor, offbeat, humorous, entertaining, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, adventure, time travel, family relations, graphic violence, prodigy, grandfather grandson relationship, satire, relatives, imaginary, adolescence ...
Place: usa
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We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
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, road movie, not serious, ridiculous, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: on the road, journey, nothing goes right, road trip, adolescence, smuggling, dishonesty, drug dealing, disorder, pretense, partners in crime, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, tucson arizona, denver colorado, new mexico
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 6.3
 93K
Paper Towns (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge-he ...
Style: emotional, captivating, exciting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenagers, teenage love, teenage boy, adventure, adolescence, friendship, love and romance, high school life, youth, teenager, friends, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, orlando florida, new jersey
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 7.3
 77K
Instant Family (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from ...
Style: sweet, funny, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, foster parent, parenting, adolescence, family relations, family, parents and children, husband wife relationship, happy ending, siblings relations, children, social worker ...
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 7.0
 370K
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, funny, not serious, gross out humor ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teen sex comedy, looking for sex, virginity, teenager, watching pornography, party, graduation, loss of virginity, teenage life, masturbation, adolescence, teenage sexuality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa
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My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: 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 attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, tragicomedy, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: fat girl, teenage life, best friends, depression, youth, social misfits, physical appearance, teenage love, adolescence, loneliness, high school life, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
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Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Genre: 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, sentimental, surreal, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: first love, social misfits, orphan, teenage love, adolescence, island, youth, childhood sweetheart, search, disappearance, boy scout, depression ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: new england, usa, england
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 7.5
 42K
Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, light, not serious, ironic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, loser, adolescence, high school life, youth, classmate, self esteem, friends, popularity, classmates ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.9
 24K
The Fosters (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Stef Foster, a dedicated police officer, and her partner Lena Adams, a school vice principal, have built a close-knit, loving family with Stef's biological son from a previous marriage, Brandon, and their adopted twins, Mariana and Jesus. Their ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gays and lesbians, foster child, foster home, lesbian, family problems, lesbian mother, adoption, troubled teen, teenage life, step siblings, supportive parent, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 44K
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, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: siblings relations, everyday life, parents and children, family values, family life, family relations, marriage, adolescence, family, teenage boy, couple relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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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, not serious, ironic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school life, teenage life, undercover, high school, youth, hidden identity, friends, secret agents, tough girl, adolescence, teenage hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, moscow russia, chechnya, berlin germany
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 59K
Eighth Grade (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.
Style: touching, light, melancholic, humorous, sentimental
Plot: adolescence, teenage girl, social media, friendship, teacher, middle school, mother daughter relationship, youtube, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teen angst, classmate classmate relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: new york state
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 8.0
 50K
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: dark humor, humorous, sitcom, situational comedy, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: puberty, teenage sexuality, adolescence, grownups, monster, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, teenage boy, character change, self discovery, sexual humor ...
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 6.6
 186K
Project X (2012)
Genre: Comedy
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: not serious, humorous, ridiculous, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: party, teenager, when the parents are away, drugs/alcohol, popularity, youth, buddies, student, looking for sex, friends, teenage life, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pasadena california, new jersey
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 7.3
 112K
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, stylized, thought provoking, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, older man younger woman relationship, age difference, friendship, teenage life, adolescence, best friends, graduation, blues, youth, unlikely friendships, coming-of-age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, indiana, los angeles
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