The Best R-Rated Coming-of-age Story Movies  

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List of R-Rated coming-of-age movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated coming-of-age movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated Coming-of-age story movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated coming-of-age movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top R-Rated Coming-of-age story movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great R-Rated Coming-of-age story films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Coming-of-age story film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

This list includes City of God, Léon: The Professional and more movies.

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Did you know that Rob Reiner and Luc Besson have both directed R Coming-of-age film movies?

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Léon: The Professional is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Coming-of-age Story Movies
Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno
Léon: The Professional is a 1994 English-language French action thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson. The film stars Jean Reno and Gary Oldman, and features the film debut of ...more
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Alice Braga, Seu Jorge, Matheus Nachtergaele
City of God is a 2002 Brazilian crime drama film directed by Fernando Meirelles and co-directed by Kátia Lund, released in its home country in 2002 and worldwide in 2003. The story was ...more
Stand by Me is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Coming-of-age Story Movies
liberajamesmordauntfan66 added Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack
Stand by Me is a 1986 American coming of age comedy-drama adventure film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman and Jerry O'Connell. Based on the novella ...more
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Laoser Yuhup added Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Matthew McConaughey
Dazed and Confused is a 1993 coming of age comedy film written and directed by Richard Linklater. The film features a large ensemble cast of actors who would later become stars, including ...more
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Robert Carlyle, Emily Watson, Alan Parker
Angela's Ashes is a 1999 Irish-American drama film based on the memoir of the same name by Frank McCourt. It was co-written and directed by Alan Parker, and starred Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, ...more
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Kerry Washington, Ryan Gosling, Kevin Spacey
The United States of Leland is a 2003 American drama film written and directed by Matthew Ryan Hoge that follows a meek teenage boy, the eponymous Leland, who has inexplicably committed a ...more
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Robert Stadlober, Alicja Bachleda-Curus, Jürgen Tonkel
Summer Storm is a 2004 German coming-of-age comedy-drama film directed by Marco Kreuzpaintner, starring Robert Stadlober, Kostja Ullmann, Alicja Bachleda-Curuś, and Miriam Morgenstern. The story ...more
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daltonthescott added Alison Brie, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman
The Kings of Summer is a 2013 comedy film written by Chris Galletta and directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.
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Michelle Rodriguez, John Sayles, Alicia Ashley
Girlfight is a 2000 American sports drama film written and directed by Karyn Kusama and starring Michelle Rodriguez in both of their film debuts. It follows Diana Guzman, a troubled teenager ...more
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Mary J. Blige, Elvis Costello, Q-Tip
Prison Song is a 2001 United States prison film about a boy brought up in group homes with a gift and passion for art.
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Sandra Bullock, Rae Dawn Chong, Paul Johansson
When the Party's Over is a 1993 film directed by Matthew Irmas. Four housemates living in Los Angeles experience love, friendships, betrayals, and life lessons.
LGBT Coming of Age is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R-Rated Coming-of-age Story Movies
MellissA added LGBT Coming of Age