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Ready to take a stroll down memory lane? Get nostalgic with the best coming of age movies on Netflix, as ranked by movie fans of every age. This list of Netflix coming of age movies features films that tap into universal feelings of uncertainty to create unforgettable cinematic moments. Netflix has a collection of some of the best coming of age movies of all time ranging in ages from pre-teen to young adult.

Some of the best coming of age movies streaming on Netflix include The Outcasts, The Fundamentals of Caring, and Heathers. These films feature teens dealing with bullying, family issues, love, and friendship. 

Moonrise Kingdom and Miss Stevens are all great movies that you will find on this list of the best coming of age films on Netflix. While many of these movies feature boys becoming men and girls becoming women, the coming of age genre also involves relationships with families, achieving goals, and finding life's purpose. 

Which coming of age movie is your favorite? Vote up the best coming of age films Netflix has to offer. 

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The Fundamentals of Caring is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts, Selena Gomez The Fundamentals of Caring is a 2016 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Rob Burnett, based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Jonathan Evison and stars Paul Rudd, Craig ...more

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Heathers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael Lehmann.

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Miss Stevens is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Miss Stevens Lily Rabe, Timothée Chalamet, Lili Reinhart

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The First Time is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Victoria Justice, Molly Quinn, Britt Robertson The First Time is a 2012 teen romantic comedy film written and directed by Jon Kasdan and stars Britt Robertson, Dylan O'Brien, James Frecheville and Victoria Justice. Dave Hodgman is a high ...more

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King Jack is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
King Jack Charlie Plummer, Cory Nichols, Christian Madsen

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The Princess Diaries is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore, Julie Andrews The Princess Diaries is a 2001 American comedy film produced by singer and actress Whitney Houston and directed by Garry Marshall. It is based on Meg Cabot's 2000 novel of the same name. The ...more

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Alex Strangelove is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Daniel Doheny, Antonio Marizale, Joanna Adler Alex Strangelove is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Craig Johnson. Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny), a well-rounded high school senior with a wonderful girlfriend (Madeline Weinstein), ...more

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Charlie St. Cloud is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Zac Efron, Kim Basinger, Ray Liotta Charlie St. Cloud is a 2010 American supernatural romantic drama film based on Ben Sherwood's best-selling novel. The film is directed by Burr Steers and stars Zac Efron and Amanda Crew.

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Copenhagen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Tamzin Merchant, Gethin Anthony, Baard Owe Copenhagen is an independent US-Canadian coming-of-age adventure film. It had its world premiere as the opening narrative feature at the 20th anniversary edition of the Slamdance Film Festival ...more

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Once I Was a Beehive is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Once I Was a Beehive Paris Warner, Lisa Clark, Hailey Smith

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The Kissing Booth is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi The Kissing Booth is a 2018 romantic comedy film directed by Vince Marcello. A pretty, teenage girl (Joey King), who has never-been-kissed, finds her life turned totally upside down when she ...more

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Super Dark Times is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
grumpnoceros added Super Dark Times Owen Campbell, Charlie Tahan, Elizabeth Cappuccino Super Dark Times is a 2017 American drama thriller film directed by Kevin Phillips. After covering up a gruesome accident, best friends Zach (Owen Campbell) and Josh (Charlie Tahan) struggle to ...more

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Some Freaks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Thomas Mann, Marin Ireland, Lachlan Buchanan A charming romance develops between a boy with one eye and an overweight girl, though when she loses her weight after going to college, their relationship is tested in devastating ways they ...more

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Speech & Debate is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Speech & Debate Liam James, Sarah Steele, Austin McKenzie

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A Sort of Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
A Sort of Homecoming Katherine McNamara, Laura Marano, Shayne Topp

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Little Men is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Little Men Greg Kinnear, Paulina Garcia, Jennifer Ehle Little Men is a 2016 American drama film directed by Ira Sachs. A new pair of best friends have their bond tested by their parents' battle over a dress shop lease.

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Mustang is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Mustang Günes Sensoy, Doga Zeynep Doguslu, Tugba Sunguroglu Mustang is a 2015 internationally co-produced drama film directed by Turkish-French film director Deniz Gamze Ergüven. When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a ...more

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The Outcasts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Eden Sher, Victoria Justice, Ashley Rickards The Outcasts is a 2017 American teen comedy film directed by Peter Hutchings. The film follows a group of misfit teenagers who band together to overthrow the popular clique at their high school.

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Coming Through The Rye is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Coming Through The Rye Adrian Pasdar, Chris Cooper, Alex Wolff

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Margarita With A Straw is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Margarita With A Straw Claire Lautier, Patrick McKenna, Maya Ritter Margarita With A Straw, previously known as Choone Chali Aasman in the Indian market & Margarita With A Straw in the International market is a 2015 Indian film directed by Shonali Bose, ...more

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SPF-18 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
SPF-18 Carson Meyer, Noah Centineo, Bianca A. Santos SPF-18 is a 2017 American coming-of-age romantic comedy film directed by Alex Israel. Penny Cooper (Carson Meyer) spent years pining for the school heartthrob, Johnny Sanders Jr. (Noah ...more

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6 Years is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix Instant
Taissa Farmiga, Ben Rosenfield, Lindsay Burdge