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Best coming-of-age movie?

Asked by lrk (757points) August 1st, 2008

Exactly what it says: what’s your favorite coming-of-age film?

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peedub's avatar

Fast Times at Ridgemont High or Over the Edge

stratman37's avatar

copy Stand By Me – I especially love the eating contest scene where everyone hurls!

tinyfaery's avatar

Little Darlings

simone54's avatar

The Sand Lot

Randy's avatar

Depending on your defination of “coming if age”, does fight club count?

Let me make my point. The “age” you get rid of imaginary friends…?

Cardinal's avatar

summer of 42

poofandmook's avatar

I’m with peedub. Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Hands down.

RandomMrdan's avatar

Garden State….great movie, check it out =)

augustlan's avatar

The Breakfast Club…We loved it then, our kids love it now.

poofandmook's avatar

@augustlan: How could I forget TBC?! Stupid. LOL

gailcalled's avatar

A golden oldie that was a shocker in 1956: Tea and Sympathy

A line that was famous in my generation: spoken by female lead, Deborah Kerr.

“Laura Reynolds: “Years from now when you talk about this – and you will – be kind.’ ”

iwamoto's avatar

My girl ? it does deal with growing up and facing the harsh reality of life/death

marinelife's avatar

My Bodyguard directed by Tony Bill.

PupnTaco's avatar

Fandango. Great characters, great script, great music. A perfect movie!

Allie's avatar

Now and Then, mostly for the girls.

zarnold's avatar

dazed and confused

Indy318's avatar

American Pie, father of all teen movies to come.

augustlan's avatar

@indy…yeah, but Porkies is the grandfather of American Pie!

stratman37's avatar

and Weird Science, in a way…

breedmitch's avatar

The Breakfast Club
Sixteen Candles
Pretty In Pink
Ferris Buler’s Day Off
Anything by John Huges in the 80’s

marinelife's avatar

@breed Do you know something about John Hughes we don’t?

breedmitch's avatar

Naw, just generalizing because he was attached to all the films I mentioned.

marinelife's avatar

I meant the spelling. Bad and naughty pun.

breedmitch's avatar

Sorry so slow. :(

ckinyc's avatar

stand by me
Rumble fish
Saved
Superbad

Megan64's avatar

Welcome to the Dollhouse

Sad, but true

mcbealer's avatar

The Outsiders

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

mcbealer's avatar

10 Things I Hate About You

Bend it Like Beckham

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