Juno told an all too familiar tale when it was released in 2007. The film starred Ellen Page as a pregnant teenager in a coming-of-age comedy drama. In the film, Page is thrust into the world of "adulthood" when she must make the decision regarding what to do with her baby. The film won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, which goes to show how amazing the writing was. If you love a good dramedy film and want some similar movies and TV shows to watch after Juno, this list compiles the very best of them.
Female-driven coming-of-age movies run across numerous genres, but the comedy drama realm has given us some great entertainment—from high school TV shows to teen romance flicks. Movies like Little Miss Sunshine and The Edge of Seventeen are two great options for fans of Juno, but there are plenty more you can dive right into if you're looking for something else. Whether you're seeking a TV show that reminds you of Juno or a great movie, be sure to check the list below for suggestions from fellow fans.
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is a 2015 American comedy-drama film directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, based on the 2012 novel by Jesse Andrews. High schooler Greg (Thomas Mann), who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl (RJ Cyler), finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate (Olivia Cooke) who has just been diagnosed with cancer. ...more on Wikipedia
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Peter Sollett and starring Michael Cera and Kat Dennings. Written by Lorene Scafaria and based on the novel of the same name by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan, the story tells of teenager Nick and Norah, who meet when Norah asks Nick to pretend to be her boyfriend for five minutes. Over the course of the night, they try to find their favorite band's secret show and search for Norah's drunken best friend. The film came into development in 2003 when producer Kerry Kohansky Roberts found Cohn and Levithan's novel and decided to adapt it for film. Scafaria was hired to write the script in 2005, and Sollett signed ...more on Wikipedia
Submarine is a 2010 coming-of-age comedy-drama film adapted from the 2008 novel of the same name by Joe Dunthorne. The film was written and directed by Richard Ayoade, and starred Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige, Noah Taylor, Paddy Considine, and Sally Hawkins. Submarine is Ayoade's directorial debut. ...more on Wikipedia