The Best Coming of Age Movies Films
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The Best Coming of Age Movies

A list of all coming of age movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Are your favorites currently streaming? Find out on these best comedies on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime lists, as well as these best dramas on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime lists.

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.

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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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    Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald

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    Charlie Sheen, Jeffrey Jones, Matthew Broderick

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    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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    Tom Hanks, Haley Joel Osment, Kurt Russell

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    John Cusack, Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald

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    James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Marley Shelton

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    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Forest Whitaker

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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

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    Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    Harrison Ford, Ron Howard, Suzanne Somers

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    Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane

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    Milla Jovovich, Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey

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    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

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    Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald, James Spader

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    Whoopi Goldberg, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons

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    Macaulay Culkin, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd

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    Natalie Wood, James Dean, Dennis Hopper

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    Alyson Hannigan, Shannon Elizabeth, Tara Reid

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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

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    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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    John Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Joan Cusack

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    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill

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    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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    Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union, Heath Ledger

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    Dennis Quaid, Jackie Earle Haley, Daniel Stern

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    Edward Furlong, Edward Norton, Beverly D'Angelo

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    Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

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    David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Frank Oz

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    Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader

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    Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

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    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

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    Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

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    Paula Abdul, Patrick Dempsey, Seth Green

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    Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller, Daryl Hannah

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    Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Patrick Malahide

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    Lindsay Lohan, Amanda Seyfried, Rachel McAdams

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    added by RawnToler Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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    Jennifer Garner, Ashley Benson, Mark Ruffalo

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    Lea Thompson, Candace Cameron-Bure, Eric Stoltz

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    Kim Cattrall, Alex Karras, Art Hindle

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    Demi Moore, Rosie O'Donnell, Christina Ricci

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Will Wright

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    Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Rob Lowe

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    Charlie Sheen, Winona Ryder, Corey Haim

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    Renée Zellweger, Liv Tyler, Tobey Maguire

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    added by looksharp Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater

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    Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Chris Farley

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