favorite coming-of-age films

  • Shiva Baby
  • Lean on Pete
  • Birdy
  • Our Little Sister
  • Flipped
  • Whip It
  • Spirited Away
  • Christiane F.
  • Okja
  • Running on Empty
  • Evil
  • Go
  • Summer Storm
  • Waterboys
  • Dawn Wind in My Poncho
  • Inside Out
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • My Blood & Bones in A Flowing Galaxy
  • Sparrows
  • Dogfight
  • Billy Elliot
  • Lion
  • 20th Century Women
  • Then Came You
  • Spontaneous
  • Himizu
  • Güeros
  • Lucas
  • The Breakfast Club
  • I Killed My Mother
  • Lady Bird
  • Mustang
  • Mommy
  • Eighth Grade
  • Booksmart
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • Giant Little Ones
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post
  • Short Term 12
  • We the Animals
  • Boy Erased
  • Brooklyn
  • The Map of Tiny Perfect Things
  • Love of Siam
  • A Gentle Breeze in the Village
  • Wood Job!
  • The Spectacular Now
  • The Kings of Summer
  • Boyhood
  • Sing Street
  • Plan B
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
  • Wildlife
  • Blue My Mind
  • Mud
  • Stand by Me
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • We Are
  • When Marnie Was There
  • The Summer of Whales
  • All About Lily Chou-Chou
  • Coconut Hero
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Rainbow Days
  • CODA
  • The Way Way Back
  • Wonder
  • It's a Summer Film!
  • Hidden Away
  • Whisper of the Heart
  • From Up on Poppy Hill
  • The Florida Project
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Girl
  • El Angel
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • The Secret World of Arrietty
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Upcoming Summer
  • Closet Monster
  • Back to the Future
  • Onward
  • He Won't Kill, She Won't Die
  • Before I Fall
  • Captain Fantastic
  • Ali & Ratu Ratu Queens
  • Miss Stevens
  • Heartstone
  • Palo Alto
  • Never Goin' Back
  • Moonlight Whispers
  • King Jack
  • Weird Science
  • The Karate Kid
  • God Help the Girl
  • Unpregnant
  • Kids on the Slope
  • Sunny