The Best Coming of Age Movies Films

The Best Coming of Age Movies

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A list of all coming of age movies ever made--popular films where you get to see the main character start as a kid and come of age. Truly great coming of age films give you a sense of the character's environment and experiences so you understand what makes them who they are. This coming of age movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of coming of age films also contains coming of age movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This coming of age films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best coming of age movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This coming of age movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Make sure to downvote the worst items on this list.

List of coming of age films includes coming of age movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Personalize this page by re-ranking it to fit the order you think it should be in, then share the results with your friends.

These are the top films in the coming of age genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the coming of age genre in it. Be it the motifs of the coming of age genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Not a fan of O Ano em Que Meus Pais Sairam de Férias or The Dawning? Them vote them down! If we missed any coming of age movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous coming of age movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about coming of age movie lists.

You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the coming of age movies. List includes photos and coming of age movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different items, including Darkness and Light and The Matchmaker.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these coming of age movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good coming of age movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest coming of age movies, here is the full coming of age movies list, ordered from best to worst.
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