Teen rebel movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant teen rebel movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, serious, touching and feel good films and TV shows about / with teen rebel, teenager, friendship, coming of age, father son relationship, youth, family relations, high school, teenage boy and teenage life plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as teen rebel: Three Steps Above Heaven (2010), Rebelde (2004), Gie (2005), By Dawn's Early Light (2000), DonT Stop (2012), Pups (1999), Merli (2015), Dear Dictator (2017), Stick It (2006), A Fortunate Man (2018).

List of teen rebel movies

Three Steps Above Heaven (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Story of two young people who belong to different worlds. It is the chronicle of a love improbable, almost impossible but inevitable dragging in a frantic journey they discover the first great love. Babi (Maria Valverde) is a girl from upper-middle ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, dramatic, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, love, youth, young people, first love, young love, fall in love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, troublemaker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
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Demandez la permission aux enfants ! (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, semi serious
Plot: family relations, teen rebel, divorced parents, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, rebellious daughter, husband wife relationship, remote control, escape, birthday present, classmate, telephone ...
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Rebelde (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rebelde is a Mexican telenovela produced by Televisa and created by Cris Morena. It is a remake of a famous Argentine series Rebelde Way adapted for the Mexican audience therefore leading to differences in characters' backgrounds. The series ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, school, betrayal, teenage life, social differences, rich and poor, boarding school, life is a bitch, uncover truth, parents and children, love and romance, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
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Gie (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Gie is a 2005 Indonesian film directed by Riri Riza. The film tells the story of Soe Hok Gie, a graduate from University of Indonesia who is known as an activist and nature lover. The film is based on a diary Catatan Seorang Demonstran written by ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: idealism, teen rebel, power struggle, love triangle, demonstration, riot, library, chinese, flashback, teacher, holocaust, mountain climbing ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: bali, indonesia, southeast asia
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By Dawn's Early Light (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Mike Lewis leaves L.A. to stay with his grandfather in Colorado for the summer, he hates the old man's cowboy ways. When Mike demands to go home, the old man agrees and saddles up a couple of horses for a six week trip toward California, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, grandparent grandchild relationship, teenage life, hopes, youth, family relations, male friendship, male bonding, teen rebel, horse riding, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
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DonT Stop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Prague, 1983. The communist regime, in a suffocating atmosphere ruled over by the secret police, imposes "normalization". Miki and David need some kind of motivation to carry on in the communist wasteland. They discover The Clash's ...
Plot: father son relationship, father son conflict, friendship between men, teenage girl, friend, drug abuse, youth, musician, teenage protagonist, coming of age, teen rebel, conflict between friends ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: prague, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia
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Pups (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When troubled teen boy Stevie (Cameron Van Hoy) and his girlfriend, Rocky (Mischa Barton), attempt to rob a bank without any forethought, the situation rapidly deteriorates. Soon the young couple is holding bank customers and employees hostage, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: bank, hostage, teenager, fbi, teenage life, crimes, crime, special agents, coming of age, hostages, youth, teen rebel ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Merli (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: TV series about a high school philosophy teacher, Merlí, who teaches in an original way, and about the students of his class, including his own son, and the relationship, friendship, love, and problems between the students of the class.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, semi serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: philosophy, gay lead character, high school, teenage love, coming of age, teacher, gay love, young, lgbt, coming out, teacher student relationship, homosexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
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Dear Dictator (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When political turmoil forces a British-Caribbean dictator to flee his island nation, he seeks refuge and hides with a rebellious teenage girl in suburban America, and ends up teaching the young teen how to start a revolution and overthrow the ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, absurd, funny
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dictator, political conspiracy, escapades, teenager, politician, commander, leader, mentor, head of state, satire, conflict, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: caribbean
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Stick It (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Haley is a naturally gifted athlete but, with her social behavior, the teen seems intent on squandering her abilities. After a final brush with the law, a judge sentences her to an elite gymnastics academy run by a legendary, hard-nosed coach. Once ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gymnastics, athlete and trainer, sport, teenager, coach, rivalry, rebelliousness, athlete's life, friends, lifestyle, fighting the system, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
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A Fortunate Man (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 162 min.
Story: On his quest for happiness, Per decides to leave Jutland and an upbringing in a strict religious home. He runs from his family and his patriarch father, and sets sail towards Copenhagen to become an engineer. Parallel to his studies, he works on a ...
Style: uplifting, touching, romantic, sweet, disturbing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: jewish family, pride, engineer, loner, ambition, love interest, poverty, religion, large breasts, love affair, adaptation, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: copenhagen denmark, austria, copenhagen
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Sorry We Missed You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story exploring the issue of hardship in modern-day Britain through a young couple scraping to get by in a casual jobs market. A hard-up delivery driver and his carer wife are pushed to breaking point as they struggle to keep their family afloat ...
Style: sincere, psychological, realistic, disturbing
Plot: working class, husband wife relationship, bus, teenage boy, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, job interview, poverty, debt, graffiti, family, adaptation ...
Time: 2010s, year 1984, year 1996, year 2008
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Agonie (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the 3rd of October a twenty-four-year-old student from Vienna kills his lover and chops up her corpse. Her torso is found in a dumpster, other body parts and the head are missing. There is no clue about the motive of the murder. A silent ...
Style: ambiguous ending, tense, psychological, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, gay slur, gay, father son conflict, socially awkward, emotional abuse, student, machismo, domineering father, social awkwardness, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, killer as protagonist ...
Place: central europe, vienna
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Cemetery Junction (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1970s England, three blue-collar friends spend their days joking, drinking, fighting and chasing girls. Freddie wants to leave their working-class world but cool, charismatic Bruce and lovable loser Snork are happy with life the way it is. When ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Plot: coming of age, old love, friendship, profanity, small town, love and romance, society, social differences, working class, salesman, friends, social relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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A Goofy Movie (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, France, Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Though Goofy always means well, his amiable cluelessness and klutzy pratfalls regularly embarrass his awkward adolescent son, Max. When Max's lighthearted prank on his high-school principal finally gets his longtime crush, Roxanne, to notice ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, road movie, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: disney, generation gap, family relations, on the road, teenage life, boss, family, road trip, imaginary, cross country, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, ohio, idaho
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Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, political comedy, talky ...
Plot: political satire, republican, election campaign, politics, assassination attempt, political campaign, senator, conservative, manipulation, journalism, manipulations, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua, new york
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The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Plot: kidnapping, dysfunctional family, missing person, family relations, mine, family problems, cons and scams, teenage life, friendship, family life, family in crisis, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Shadows of a Hot Summer (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A story set in 1947 when Ukrainian right-wing anti-Communist guerillas, looking like and feeling like Nazi's, are trying to fight their way through Czechoslovakia to Austria. They come out of the forest to occupy a family's countryside ...
Plot: camera shot of bare feet, killing an animal, drinking from the bottle, baby, chase, hiding place, housewife, talking to a dog, barking dog, horse, girl, gunshot ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947
Place: czechoslovakia
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To Die of Love (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A love story between a teacher, Daniele, 32 years and one of his students Gerard, 17 during the heated atmosphere of May 68. Daniele is a fiery young woman, very involved politically. Gerard's parents accuse Danièle of statutory rape and ...
Plot: grandfather grandson relationship, father son conflict, blind woman, pretending to sleep, impossible love, female nudity, cell mate, barefoot male, death of protagonist, lesbian, demonstration, forbidden love ...
Time: year 1969, year 1968, 1960s, 60s, quarry
Place: normandy
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Cristo 70 (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Running from the law, young crooks hole up in a small town... and get hooked into performing in the town's Passion Play.
Plot: false identity, church, jealousy, airplane, rebellious youth, crucifix, thief, robbery, teen rebel, hiding place, sacrifice, religious procession ...
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The Baldheaded Gang (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: August 1961. The former Foreign Legionnaire, King, has collected a gang of hooligans, with whom he creates mischief in the GDR. After some careless work on a construction site, an event during which two people lose their lives, they move to a ...
Plot: skinhead, biker, motorcycle gang, hospital, wrestling, pipe smoking, listening to music, male objectification, dog, whistling, vandalism, corpse ...
Time: year 1961, 1960s, 60s
Place: central europe, east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
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Anderson's Cross (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Nick Anderson, Kevin Daniels, and Tracey Green do everything together. They are the best of friends, and yet they couldn't be more different. Neighbors from adolescence, they finish each other's thoughts and sentences, joys and pains, ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, humorous
Plot: coming of age, friendship, dysfunctional family, secret, haunted by the past, teenage boy, first love, college, teenage girl, parent child relationship, bullying, gay teenager ...
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Heaven Sent (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eddie, a fourteen-year-old juvenile delinquent of sorts, collides with a car during a petty theft and dies in the hospital. Due to some confusion in heaven, however, he is given three days to clean up his life with the help of a beginner angel - and ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, society, crimes, family, hopes, supernatural, profanity, imaginary, youth, parents and children, starting over, redemption ...
Place: usa
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Young Andersen (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A powerful modern film narrative, set in a historical framework, about the crucial encounter between vulnerable eighteen-year-old Hans Christian Andersen, who rates himself so highly, and Mr. Meisling, the cynical school principal. An encounter that ...
Plot: writers, memories, school, coming of age, loss of friend, friendship, storytelling, period piece, teen rebel
Place: denmark
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Over the Edge (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The music of Cheap Trick, The Cars, and The Ramones highlights this realistic tale of alienated suburban youth on the rampage. Dillon makes his screen debut in this updated, well-done "Rebel Without a Cause." Shelved for several years, the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vandalism, suburbs, police, teen angst, juvenile delinquent, youth, lifestyle, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, suburban life, high school life, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
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Heart & Soul (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1956: The shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of high school. Gene is adored by many girls and manages to teach Jonathan a few lessons. Gene himself would rather just be with one ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, friendship, small town, coming of age, teenager, first love, youth, opposites attract, buddies, lifestyle, social relations, power relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: ohio
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Crazy/Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, high school, opposites attract, culture clash, young lovers, self destructing, family relations, unhappiness, romance, coming-of-age, fall in love, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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Catch Me If You Can (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A hotshot teenage car racer persuades the class president of a small Minnesota high school to gamble on illegal car races to raise money for their school which is facing closure.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, unlikely criminals, youth, ambition, partners, rivalry, save the day, chases and races, high school life, cons and scams, school, gambling ...
Time: 80s
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The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, small town, survival, danger, chaos, race against time, quarantine, space and aliens, alien encounter, deadly creature, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
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Baby It's You (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1966 New Jersey, Jill Rosen, a frustrated high schooler, is intrigued by an enigmatic new student known only as the Sheik. Sheik is an Italian whose primary interests are his car, Frank Sinatra, and Jill. At first she is taken aback by his ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: high school, coming of age, opposites attract, forbidden love, college, innocence lost, class differences, social differences, fall in love, college life, human nature, high school life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, florida, miami
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