Best of Coming of Age Cinema

In my opinion, the best films in the the Coming of Age/High School Genre. Sorted by A-Z.

  • 10 Things I Hate About You
  • 5 Centimeters per Second
  • All About Lily Chou-Chou
  • Almost Famous
  • Aquamarine
  • Architecture 101
  • Au Revoir les Enfants
  • Billy Elliot
  • Blue Gate Crossing
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • The Boy and the Beast
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Breathe
  • Brick
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Bring It On
  • Brooklyn
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Carrie
  • Carrie
  • The Chorus
  • Clueless
  • Cracks
  • Dead Poets Society
  • An Education
  • Election
  • Elephant
  • Eternal Summer
  • The Falling
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Fish Tank
  • Flirting
  • The Garden of Words
  • Ginger Snaps
  • Girl Asleep
  • The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
  • Girlhood
  • Good Bye Lenin!
  • Good Will Hunting
  • Han Gong-ju
  • Hana & Alice
  • Harold and Maude
  • Heartbeats
  • Heathers
  • Heavenly Creatures
  • Hello, Goodbye
  • I Killed My Mother
  • In the House
  • It
  • Ivan's Childhood
  • Juno
  • Kamikaze Girls
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Labyrinth
  • Linda Linda Linda
  • Liz and the Blue Bird
  • Lola and the Sea
  • Lolita
  • Mean Girls
  • Mistress America
  • Mommy
  • Moonlight
  • Mustang
  • My Own Private Idaho
  • Our Huff and Puff Journey
  • Our Love Story
  • Our Times
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • Persepolis
  • Peter Pan
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock
  • Pluto
  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
  • Raw
  • Rebel Without a Cause
  • Rushmore
  • The Selfish Giant
  • A Silent Voice
  • The Sisterhood of Night
  • Some Kind of Wonderful
  • Spirited Away
  • Splendor in the Grass
  • Stand by Me
  • Stoker
  • Sunny
  • Take Care of My Cat
  • Thirteen
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Wadjda
  • The Way He Looks
  • Weathering with You
  • What’s in the Darkness
  • When Marnie Was There
  • Whisper of the Heart
  • The White Balloon
  • White Oleander
  • The Witch
  • Y Tu Mamá También