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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The Edge of Seventeen (originally titled Besties) is a 2016 American comedy-drama film directed and written by Kelly Fremon Craig. The film stars Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Hayden Szeto, Blake Jenner, Woody Harrelson and Kyra Sedgwick. ...more on Wikipediasee more on The Edge of Seventeen
This film is a 2015 American comedy-drama film directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon and written by Jesse Andrews, based on Andrews's 2012 debut novel of the same name. It is the story of Greg Gaines (Thomas Mann), an awkward high school senior, whose mom forces him to spend time with Rachel (Olivia Cooke) - a girl in his class with whom he hasn't spoken to since kindergarten - who was just diagnosed with cancer. ...more on Wikipediasee more on Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
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 Wikipediasee more on Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist
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 Wikipediasee more on Submarine