Teenage protagonist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant teenage protagonist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, exciting, humorous, entertaining, sincere and sexy films and TV shows about / with teenage protagonist, teenager, teenage boy, friendship, high school, family relations, teenage girl, cell phone, magic and coming of age plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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teenage protagonist movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as teenage protagonist: Descendants (2015), Skam (2015), Words on Bathroom Walls (2020), Monster Trucks (2016), Hot Summer Nights (2017), Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018), Prison School (2015), Ready Player One (2018), Piggies (2009), American Dragon: Jake Long (2005).

List of teenage protagonist movies

 6.2
 20K
Descendants (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Disney's classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: good versus evil, teenage protagonist, disney, witch, villain, teenager, fairy godmother, high school, happy ending, imaginary kingdom, adventure, family ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
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 8.7
 33K
Skam (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.
Style: emotional, sweet, dramatic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage sexuality, teenage boy, lgbt, teenager, teenage sex, gay teenager, friendship, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, teen angst, gay relationship, high school hunk ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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Words on Bathroom Walls (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story follows a student navigating high school life while living with paranoid schizophrenia and battling wild hallucinations. An experimental drug trial promises to help hide his illness from his peers and, most importantly, from the girl of ...
Style: realistic, touching
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: schizophrenia, teenage protagonist, teenager, catholic school, romantic relationship, lust, hearing voices, high school, diagnosis, hopes, life turned upside down, tutor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, brazil
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 5.6
 17K
Monster Trucks (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp, a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange and subterranean ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, psychotronic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage protagonist, truck, creature, teenager, monster, friendship, car, escape, small town, monster truck, creature feature, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Hot Summer Nights (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A teen winds up in over his head while dealing drugs with a rebellious partner and chasing the young man's enigmatic sister during the summer of 1991 that he spends in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Style: captivating, exciting, light, humorous, retro
Plot: summer, drug dealer, teenage protagonist, friendship, criminal, money, drug dealing, coming of age, marijuana, party, gangsters, teenager ...
Time: year 1991, 90s, 80s
Place: massachusetts, nevada, boston, connecticut, wyoming ...
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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.
Style: dark, satanic, atmospheric, stylized, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: witchcraft, witch, teenager, black magic, half breed, high school, devil worship, school, dedication, adventure, teenage love, teenage protagonist ...
Time: 2010s
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Prison School (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: There was a time when the Hachimitsu Private Academy was a revered and elite all-girls' boarding school on the outskirts of Tokyo but a recent policy revision is allowing boys into the student body. On his first day, Kiyoshi Fujino discovers ...
Style: ecchi, entertaining, sexy, absurd, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: masochism, punishment, female nudity, gross out humor, teenage protagonist, school, teamwork, prison escape, prison, dominant woman, abuse, secret love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Fourteen-year-old Suzuki Iruma has just been abandoned and sold to a demon by his irresponsible parents! Surprisingly, the next thing he knows he's living with the demon who has adopted him as his new grandson, and has been transferred into a ...
Style: sweet, funny, captivating, satanic, gothic
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, school, the underworld, demon, teenage protagonist, adventure, new life, magic, deal with the devil, spell, battles, grandfather grandson relationship ...
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Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: virtual reality, teenage boy, video game, quest, cyberpunk, teamwork, virtuality, adventure, race against time, love, teenage protagonist, teenage hero ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, near future, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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 6.4
 586
Piggies (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tomek is 14 and a good student. He's interested in astronomy and plays football to please his father. The only thing is, he lives in a poor little border town plagued by unemployment, whereas across the river lies Germany with all its relative ...
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: male prostitution, abused child, teenage prostitution, child protagonist, teenage protagonist, rent boy, friendship between boys, boy in peril, little boy, traumatic childhood, best friend, teenage boy ...
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American Dragon: Jake Long (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: American Dragon: Jake Long is an American superhero animated television series. It produced by Walt Disney Television Animation created by Jeff Goode. It premiered on Disney Channel on January 21, 2005 and was discontinued on September 1, 2007.
Style: feel good, exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, teenage life, secret identity, youth, teenage protagonist, supernatural power, working undercover, siblings relations, heroes, escapades, best friends, hip hop culture ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
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Everything, Everything (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.
Style: romantic, sincere, captivating, sentimental
Plot: teenage love, teen romance, love, interracial love, teenage boy, teenage girl, neighbor, illness, neighbor neighbor relationship, teenager, teenage protagonist, disease ...
Place: hawaii, los angeles, new york
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 8.3
 83K
Atypical (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, takes a funny, yet painful, journey of self-discovery for love and independence and upends his family.
Style: light, sincere, emotional, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: autism, high school, coming of age, teenage protagonist, brother sister relationship, lesbian relationship, teenager, social problems, asperger's syndrome, penguins, overprotective mother, therapist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: connecticut
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Blinded by the Light (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.
Style: captivating, touching, humorous, tense, semi autobiographical
Plot: teenage protagonist, coming of age, father son conflict, interracial friendship, father son relationship, college student, teenager, poetry, dark humor, rock music, racism, pakistani ...
Time: 80s, year 1987, year 1988
Place: new jersey, america, punjab, london, england
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 6.2
 429
Servamp (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: When a stray black cat named Kuro crosses Mahiru Shirota's path, the high school freshman's life will never be the same again. Kuro is, in fact, no ordinary feline, but a servamp: a servant vampire. While Mahiru's personal philosophy ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, humorous, josei
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, teenage protagonist, rivalry, obsessive quest, war, friendship, showdown, indifference, irony, danger
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 3.2
 33K
Slender Man (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town in Massachusetts, four high school girls perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of Slender Man. When one of the girls goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, his latest victim.
Style: suspense, macabre, scary, bad ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, evil spirit, teenager, teenage protagonist, supernatural, kidnapping, forest, demon, monster, internet, friendship, small town ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Syalis is a princess. A really cute one. When she gets kidnapped by the Demon King as a hostage, she's stuck in a castle full of demons, waiting to be rescued by her knight in shining armor. So what does she do? What any of us would. Take a ...
Style: funny, sweet, romantic, gothic, sitcom ...
Plot: demon, princess, magic, supernatural, teenage protagonist, friendship, fantasy world, adventure, deal with the devil, society, new life, girl ...
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 7.4
 141K
Onward (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
Style: feel good, modern fairy tale, sincere, captivating, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: brother brother relationship, elf, magic, disney, fantasy world, teenage boy, adventure, teenage protagonist, dead father, fairy, van, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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My Best Friend (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lorenzo is a teenager who lives in Patagonia. One day his family receives in his house to Caíto, the son of some friends who are going through a serious family situation and can not take care of him. He is a complicated kid and has difficulty ...
Style: romantic, tragicomedy, semi serious, sexy, enigmatic
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, teenager, teen angst, teenage sex, teenage boy, teenage protagonist, teenage love, nature, friendship between boys, friendship between men ...
Place: argentina
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The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind ...
Style: exciting, captivating, fairy tale, inspirational, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: schoolboy, excalibur, teenage protagonist, magic, sword, knight, friends, magician, destiny, chivalry, quest, threat ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: britain, london, cornwall
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 6.8
 86K
Thirteen (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: peer pressure, underage drinking, dysfunctional family, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, kids in trouble, addiction, friends, friendship, marijuana, theft, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, venice beach california, los angeles, california
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The Secret Circle (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After her mother dies in a fire, Cassie Blake moves in with her grandmother in the beautiful small town of Chance Harbor, Washington. As Cassie gets to know her high school classmates, including sweet-natured Diana and her boyfriend Adam, brooding ...
Style: twists and turns, mysterious, captivating, enigmatic, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, teenage life, witchcraft, high school, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, supernatural ability, supernatural power, youth, small town, classmate ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
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 6.3
 11K
Descendants 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, Ursula's daughter, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, captivating, lyrical
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, magic, villain, teenage protagonist, girlfriend, moral dilemma, friendship, relationships, evil, high school ...
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The Billionaire (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The Billionaire tells the story of Aitthipat Kulapongvanich and how he, at the age of nineteen, dropped out from university to launch a packaged fried seaweed business that is now Taokaenoi Food & Marketing and became one of Thailand's ...
Style: realistic, inspirational, motivational, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: rise to the top, entrepreneur, teenage protagonist, business, get rich quick scheme, intern, dream, rags to riches, billionaire, success, direction and purpose, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
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Yosuga no Sora (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: After the death of their parents, Haru and his twin sister Sora move to the country.
Style: erotic, sexy, romantic, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: brother sister incest, sex, forbidden love, sex scene, incest, teenage protagonist, romance, twins, high school life, tragedy, brother sister relationship, high school ...
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 4.8
 4K
Abigail (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young girl Abigail lives in a city whose borders were closed many years ago because of an epidemic of a mysterious disease. Abby's father was one of the sick - and he was taken when she was six years old. Going against the authorities to find ...
Style: exciting, captivating, fairy tale, tense, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, father daughter relationship, uncover truth, teenage protagonist, fighting the system, survival, fantasy world, future dystopia, search for father, happy ending, resistance, magical girl ...
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The True Adventures of Wolfboy (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Follows a young boy who runs away from home in the search of his estranged mother.
Style: thought provoking, road movie, captivating, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: mother and son, teenage protagonist, runaway, father son relationship, teen angst, teenager, social outcast, troubled youth, estranged mother, youth, search for mother, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york, pennsylvania
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 6.9
 9K
Summer of 85 (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: What do you dream of when you're 16 years old and in a seaside resort in Normandy in the 1980s? A best friend? A lifelong teen pact? Scooting off on adventures on a boat or a motorbike? Living life at breakneck speed? No. You dream of death. ...
Style: sincere, touching, thought provoking, non-linear, captivating ...
Plot: lgbt teen, gay, summer, teenager, teenage boy, accidental death, death, lgbt, friendship, male nudity, motorcycle, teenage protagonist ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: normandy, france
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Henry Gamble's Birthday Party (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Henry Gamble's Birthday Party takes place over 24 hours at the birthday pool party of 17-year-old preacher's kid Henry Gamble. The party guests include adults and teenagers from his church, as well as Henry's "secular" ...
Style: homoerotic, psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, sexy ...
Plot: lgbt, lgbt teen, gay teenager, teenage protagonist, friendship, self mutilation, friendship between boys, puberty, teenage boy, adultery, birthday party, masturbation ...
Place: chicago illinois
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 6.7
 480
Radiant (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Seth is a boy who seeks to become a great magician, and a group of witches who seek to travel to the Radiant. Radiant is a mythical land that spawns monsters called "Néméses" which fall to the world from the sky. While traveling, they ...
Style: exciting, funny, tense, suspense, manga
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, save the world, teenage protagonist, monster, adventure, failed attempt, training, mentor, spell, grudge, curse, wizards and magicians ...
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