Teenage rebellion movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant teenage rebellion movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, sexy, semi serious and entertaining films and TV shows about / with teenage rebellion, youth, teenager, teenage life, coming of age, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, high school and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as teenage rebellion: Fish Tank (2009), Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990), Barbarians (2014), Hazard (2005), Lovely Rita (2001), Raising Helen (2004), Okay (2002), Blood: The Last Vampire (2009), Barely Legal (2003), Clip (2012).

List of teenage rebellion movies

Fish Tank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Everything changes for 15 year old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.
Style: bleak, serious, disturbing, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: age difference, family problems, life is a bitch, youth, innocence lost, fall in love, adolescence, coming of age, party, dysfunctional family, rebelliousness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, california
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Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Movie star Roxy Carmichael is abandoning the bright lights of Hollywood, Calif. and returning to her small Ohio hometown -- at least long enough to dedicate a city building. And now the whole town of Clyde is bracing for Carmichael's return, ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, homecoming, coming of age, reunion, puppy love, fame, teenage rebellion, idol, celebrity, worship, small town, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa
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Barbarians (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "Barbarians" is a teenage drama about coming of age in a world where there is no opportunity. A portrait of a young generation growing up in a society of lost values.
Style: sincere, rough, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, social decay, teenage rebellion, life is a bitch, youth, crimes, society, realism, teen angst, troubled youth, friendship between boys, hoodlum ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: serbia
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Hazard (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Shin is a Japanese university student living a boring and meaningless life. One day, he spots a book titled Dangerous Ways to Walk the World, in which he finds a page written about hazards in New-York. Eager to get out, he jets off to New-York to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: teenage life, crimes, juvenile delinquency, youth, teenage rebellion, street gang, escape, heist, coming of age, carjacking, bouquet of flowers, ice cream truck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, new york, asia, usa
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Lovely Rita (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Lovely Rita is a 2001 Austrian drama film directed by Jessica Hausner. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: school, teenage life, older man young girl relationship, starting over, youth, misfit, family relations, sexual relations, small town, feminism, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria
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Raising Helen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, custody, couple relations, opposites attract, family relations, orphan, parents and children, fish out of water, romance, fashion, life turned upside down, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
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Okay (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bittersweet comedy with dogma star Paprika Steen in the strong leading role.
Style: humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, infidelity, teenage life, terminal illness, family problems, estrangement, husband wife relationship, teenage rebellion, family crisis, dying, adultery, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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Blood: The Last Vampire (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, France, China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On the surface, Saya is a stunning 16-year-old, but that youthful exterior hides the tormented soul of a 400-year-old "halfling." Born to a human father and a vampire mother, she has for centuries been a loner obsessed with using her ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, brutal, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, martial arts, supernatural, battles, vengeance, girl heroine, imaginary, good versus evil, superhuman powers, track down, violence spree, secret movement ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, mount fuji
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Barely Legal (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenager Deacon works at a video shop, and his buddies, Fred and Matt, sell the bootleg porno films he acquires. Deacon gets fired, but the pals have the bright idea of filming their own Internet porn flick in order to make money and become more ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: pornography, teen sex comedy, looking for sex, porn star, high school, filmmaking, teenage life, disorder, misfit, nothing goes right, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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Clip (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jasna, a beautiful teenager, leads a crude life in post-war Serbia. She goes on a spree of sex, drugs and partying until she finds love and tenderness in a harsh environment.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, sexual, bleak ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: innocence lost, destructive relationship, explicit sex, teenage life, youth, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, teenage sex, teen drinking, strong sexual content, unsimulated sex, abusive boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
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Watercolor Postcards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Hollywood actress and a former NFL star strive to save a troubled Texas town while bonding over their shared love of a very special 10-year-old girl who has found herself alone in the world for the very first time.
Plot: teenage rebellion, small town, horse, country singer, sister sister relationship, troubled past
Time: hollywood star
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Breezy (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Breezy is a teen-aged hippy with a big heart. After taking a a ride with a man who only wants her for sex, Breezy manages to escape. She runs to hide on a secluded property where stands the home of a middle-aged divorced man, Frank Harmon. Frank ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, hippie, teenage rebellion, one night stand, beach, small town, romance, society, youth, opposites attract, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is ...
Style: saga, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, army, space opera, outer space, heroes, mentor, good versus evil, sword fight, star wars, teaching the ways of the world, political conspiracy ...
Time: future, 2000s
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Sintonia (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: Brazil
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Told through three different characters' perspectives, the story of Sintonia explores the interconnection of the music, drug traffic, and religion in São Paulo. In the quest to be somebody, many paths will converge.
Style: dark humor, ironic, emotional, entertaining, realistic
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, youth, alcohol abuse, girlfriend, ordinary person, drugs/alcohol, society, teenage life, drinking problem, sibling rivalry, drug use, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
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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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Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a loose retelling of the Revolutionary Girl Utena TV series, Utena Tenjou arrives at Ohtori Academy, only to be immediately swept up in a series of duels for the hand of her classmate Anthy Himemiya and the power she supposedly holds. At the same ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, surreal, fairy tale ...
Plot: incest, metaphysics, ring, duel, memory, sexuality, rose, corpse, cross dressing, boarding school, silly humor, boarding school life ...
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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of uninterested students wasn't bad enough, the sisters discover ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: hip hop, ambition, misfit, underdog, convent, nun, singing, mother superior, catholic school, high school life, music, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, las vegas
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Girl Revolution Utena (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Revolutionary Girl Utena is a manga by Chiho Saito and anime directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara. The manga serial began in the June 1996 issue of Ciao and the anime was first broadcast in 1997. The anime and manga were created simultaneously, but, despite ...
Style: touching, feel good, stylized, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, high school, school, revolution, fencing, surrealism, rose, hotshot hero, high school life, gender identity, youth, love and romance ...
Place: japan
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As I Open My Eyes (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Tunisia, France, Belgium, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the Revolution: Farah, 18 years old, has just graduated and her family already sees her as a future doctor. But she doesn't have the same idea. She sings in a political rock band, has a passion for life, ...
Style: realistic, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Plot: parent child relationship, rebellious daughter, music band, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, singing, corruption, drunkenness, female director, rebellious youth, teenage rebellion, rebel ...
Time: year 2010
Place: tunisia
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Bean (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bean works as a caretaker at Britain's formidable Royal National Gallery, and his bosses want to fire him because he sleeps at work all the time, but can't because the chairman of the gallery's board defends him. They send him to USA, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, emotional, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: painting, farce, museum, goofy hero, hidden identity, nothing goes right, misfit, comedy of errors, disorder, storage unit, fish out of water, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, paris france, london
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Our Story (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the world famous series "Shameless"
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, family relations, romance, rivalry, family problems, love, male female relationship, love affair, family, friendship, adaptation, family life ...
Time: contemporary
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Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, high school, punk, rebellion, camp, bong, punk rock, rock, music, culture clash, college, college life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
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Consequences (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia, Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After being sent to a youth detention centre, 18-year-old Andrej has to fight for his place within the group of inmates while getting closer to Željko, their informal leader, and struggling to keep his repressed secret in the dark.
Style: gay cinema, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, closeted gay, troubled youth, gang leader, secret, blackmail, friendship, friendship between men, manipulation, gay protagonist, sexual repression, repressed sexuality ...
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Soldier Boyz (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of prisoners are going to Vietnam to rescue the daughter of a V-I.P. The Ones who survive get their freedom back...but hell awaits them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, rivalry, danger, battles, terrorism, kidnapping, survival, prison, escapades, serial killer, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, los angeles, california
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Dangerous Minds (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former Marine Louanne Johnson lands a gig teaching in a pilot program for bright but underachieving teens at a notorious inner-city high school. After having a terrible first day, she decides she must throw decorum to the wind. When Johnson returns ...
Style: touching, sentimental, rough, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: high school, teacher, rap, profanity, hopes, teenage life, amusement park, school teacher, karate, naval officer, urban ghetto life, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
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Savage Streets (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage vigilante seeks revenge on a group of violent thugs who raped her handicapped sister and murdered her best friend.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, vigilantism, social decay, sexual abuse, punk, murder, rape, fire, strong female presence, criminal's revenge, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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Rocky V (1990)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A lifetime of taking shots has ended Rocky's career, and a crooked accountant has left him broke. Inspired by the memory of his trainer, however, Rocky finds glory in training and takes on an up-and-coming boxer.
Style: serious, realistic, inspirational, suspense, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: boxing, betrayal, underdog, boxer, coach, champion, training, heroes, sport, challenge, athlete and trainer, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, russia
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The Amorous Milkman (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Davey's (Brendan Price) milk delivery job offers him scant excitement. But when a few of the lonely housewives, including the alluring Rita (Diana Dors), want him to deliver a little more than just pints of milk, Davey launches into a series of ...
Style: sex comedy, absurd
Plot: dating, housewife, guard dog, flashback, woman in underwear, tea, black bra and panties, disco, police station, white panties, long haired male, beating ...
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Nobody Waved Goodbye (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 18 year-old Peter lives with his parents in a middle-class Toronto suburb and rebels constantly against their imposed middle-class goals and conventions and the materialist values they represent. He constantly mocks and belittles his family with his ...
Audience: teens
Plot: juvenile delinquent, comb, cigarette smoking, mother daughter relationship, teenage love, confession of crime, knocking on a door, lying on bed, cemetery, singing, sexual euphemism, parking a car ...
Place: canada
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Power Rangers (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Saban's Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our ...
Style: reboot, psychotronic, surprise ending, colourful, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero team, power rangers, superhero, teenage superhero, good versus evil, transformation, origin of hero, teenage life, female fighter, giant creature, teenager, super strength ...
Time: quarry, 2010s, prehistory, year 2017, prehistoric times
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