Being an adult can be hard, but there is humor to be found in the realistic, day-to-day drama of life. The best dramedies about adulthood balance that fine line between conflict and comedy. This is a list of the top movies about facing reality as an adult including everything from Jerry Maguire to Lost in Translation to While We're Young.
What films will you find on this list of the best movies about adulthood? Maybe your personal vote would go to American Beauty. This 1999 film follows Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) as he goes through a sometimes funny, sometimes tragic midlife crisis, and his teenage daughter Jane (Thora Birch) falls in love with the new neighbor. As Good As It Gets is another critically acclaimed dramedy about adulthood. In the 2000 film High Fidelity, Rob Gordon (John Cusack) seriously examines bygone romantic relationships in order to move past his latest heartbreak. Other good films featured on roundup of great movies about being an adult include Broadcast News, Spanglish, and Dan in Real Life.It's up to you to decide which film about adulthood deserves the top spot on this list. Give your favorites a thumbs up, and please add any great dramas that are missing.