Tag: teen-angst

Ghost Dad (1990) 4.4

Ghost Dad (1990)

Elliot Hopper, a widower with three children, is currently working on a deal. His late wife's illness was very expensive and this deal could bring them out of the red. But he gets into a cab that the maniac driver crashe...

In the House-2012 7.4

In the House-2012

A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscove...

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden-1977 6.5

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden-1977

Based very loosely on the intricate novel by Joanne Greenberg. A young woman's devotion to a childhood fantasy kingdom has taken over her entire life and causes her endless pain and degradation. Placed in a mental hospit...

A Little Romance-1979 7.5

A Little Romance-1979

A French boy (Daniel) and an American girl (Lauren), who go to school in Paris, meet and begin a little romance. They befriend Julius, who enchants them with his storytelling. In an attempt to ensure the teens' love fore...

Mad Love-1995 5.4

Mad Love-1995

The high-school student Matt Leland lives with his twin brother and sister and his father in a house by the lake. When the teenager Casey Roberts moves to the house on the other side of the lake, Matt snoops into her roo...

Hannah Montana: The Movie-2009 4.4

Hannah Montana: The Movie-2009

Miley Stewart is like any other teenage girl. She juggles friends, school and family, but unlike most teenagers, she is secretly a pop star called Hannah Montana. When her popularity starts to take control of her life, h...

Anywhere But Here-1999 6.2

Anywhere But Here-1999

Fed up with her small-town Bay City existence, Adele August leaves her family and second husband and heads for Beverley Hills with her daughter. The teenager resents the move and her mother's always flamboyant behaviour ...

Slash-2016 5.7

Slash-2016

Freshman Neil's Vanguard stories are all he cares about...until he meets the older Julia, who pushes him to put his own fan fic online. When the website's moderator takes a special interest in Neil's work, it opens up a ...

Alaska-1996 5.7

Alaska-1996

Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During an emergency delivery in a storm his plane go...

American Hardcore-2006 7.4

American Hardcore-2006

Inspired by Steven Blush's book "American Hardcore: A tribal history" Paul Rachman's feature documentary debut is a chronicle of the underground hardcore punk years from 1979 to 1986. Interviews and rare live footage fro...

Cruel Intentions 3-2004 4.7

Cruel Intentions 3-2004

Cassidy Merteuil, the distant cousin of Kathryn Merteuil, arrives in Santa Barbara, California to attend college. There she meets Jason Argyle, a former friend from her high school also attending the school. Jason gets a...

Imaginary Heroes-2004 7.2

Imaginary Heroes-2004

The Travis family façade is destroyed by an event incomprehensible to them -- an event which will open locked doors and finally reveal the secrets that have haunted them for decades....

Two-Bit Waltz-2014 5

Two-Bit Waltz-2014

In the wonderfully dysfunctional tradition of The Royal Tenenbaums, teenage years are always messy... but for Maude, things couldn't seem more tragic. Within one week just prior to her 18th birthday, she is suspended fro...

Shag-1989 6.4

Shag-1989

Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend....

Gregory’s Girl-1980 7.1

Gregory’s Girl-1980

In his warm, Scottish coming-of-age film, gangly teen Gregory and his school-mates are starting to find out about girls. He fancies Dorothy, not least because she has got on to the football team (and is a better player t...

Last Summer-1969 7

Last Summer-1969

During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they constr...

The Trouble with Angels-1966 7.4

The Trouble with Angels-1966

Coming of age story for two girls, Mary Clancy and Rachel Devery, who find themselves as students at the St. Francis Academy, a Catholic boarding school for girls. The story spans three years and follows the girls and th...

Summer of ’42-1971 7.3

Summer of ’42-1971

Silent as a painting, the movie shows us day-dreamer Hermie and his friends Oscy and Benjie spending the summer of '42 on an US island with their parents - rather unaffected by WWII. While Oscy's main worries are the whe...

Vision Quest-1985 6.6

Vision Quest-1985

Vision Quest is a coming of age movie in which high school wrestler Louden Swain decides he wants to be something more than an average high school athlete and sets his sights on a prize that many don't think he can win -...

Donnie Darko-2001 8

Donnie Darko-2001

Donnie Darko doesn't get along too well with his family, his teachers, and his classmates; but he does manage to find a sympathetic friend in Gretchen, who agrees to date him. He has a compassionate psychiatrist, who dis...

Rumble Fish-1983 7.2

Rumble Fish-1983

Rusty James is the leader of a small, dying gang in an industrial town. He lives in the shadow of the memory of his absent, older brother -- The Motorcycle Boy. His mother has left, his father drinks, school has no meani...

Save the Last Dance-2001 6.2

Save the Last Dance-2001

Sara wants to be a ballerina, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her mother. She moves in with her father, who she has not seen for a long time. He lives on the other side of town, in a predominantly Bla...

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire-2005 7.7

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire-2005

Harry's fourth year at Hogwarts is about to start and he is enjoying the summer vacation with his friends. They get the tickets to The Quidditch World Cup Final but after the match is over, people dressed like Lord Volde...

The Invisible-2007 6.2

The Invisible-2007

Nick Powell is an excellent high-school student who raises money by selling homework and results of quizzes to his schoolmates. He aims to travel to London for a writer's course - telling his best friend, Pete Egan, that...

Rebel Without a Cause-1955 7.7

Rebel Without a Cause-1955

Jim Stark is the new kid in town. He has been in trouble elsewhere; that's why his family has had to move before. Here he hopes to find the love he doesn't get from his middle-class family. Though he finds some of this i...

The Inkwell-1994 6.5

The Inkwell-1994

In 1976, Drew Tate is a young teenager who has trouble dealing with life after he accidentally sets his house on fire. His parents Kenny and Brenda decide to go to Martha's Vineyard to spend Fourth of July weekend with B...

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix-2007 7.5

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix-2007

After a lonely summer on Privet Drive, Harry returns to a Hogwarts full of ill-fortune. Few of students and parents believe him or Dumbledore that Voldemort is really back. The ministry had decided to step in by appointi...

My Boyfriend’s Back-1993 5.4

My Boyfriend’s Back-1993

Missy McCloud is the most beautiful girl in school and Johnny Dingle has been in love with her for years. One night, Johnny is killed trying to win her over, and soon he comes back from the dead, and wins Missy's heart....

Romeo + Juliet-1996 6.7

Romeo + Juliet-1996

The classic story of Romeo and Juliet, set in a modern-day city of Verona Beach. The Montagues and Capulets are two feuding families, whose children meet and fall in love. They have to hide their love from the world beca...

My Best Friend-2018 6.8

My Best Friend-2018

Lorenzo is a quiet teenager who lives with his parents and his younger brother in small city in the Argentinean Patagonia. One day, a family friend's son named Caíto moves south and settles in at Lorenzo's home. His fami...

Night of the Comet-1984 6.4

Night of the Comet-1984

It's the first comet to buzz our planet Earth in 65 million years, and everyone seems to be celebrating its imminent arrival. Everyone except Regina Belmont, and her younger sister Samantha, two Valley Girls who care mor...

The Pom Pom Girls-1976 5

The Pom Pom Girls-1976

A football player at Rosedale High School is amorous of one of the cheerleaders, who is going with another guy. Another player can't decide which of two cheerleaders he wants to be with. Meanwhile, the Big Game with Hard...

Chronicle-2012 7

Chronicle-2012

The shy, lonely and outcast teenager Andrew Detmer is bullied and has no friends at high-school and lives with his abusive and alcoholic father Richard Detmer and his terminally ill mother Karen. Andrew buys a camera to ...

City of Ember-2008 6.5

City of Ember-2008

When mankind is about to come to an end, a group of scientists decide to create and populate a city deep underground. The city of Ember is to last for 200 years after which its inhabitants are to retrieve from a strong b...

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael-1990 5.9

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael-1990

Although Roxy left town more than fifteen years ago, her memory has never faded. Her expected return starts to impact a number of lives, including that of her former partner Denton Webb. But it is Dinky, the adopted daug...

Rushmore-1998 7.7

Rushmore-1998

Max Fischer is a precocious 15-year-old whose reason for living is his attendance at Rushmore, a private school where he's not doing well in any of his classes, but where he's the king of extracurricular activities - fro...

Harold-2008 5.5

Harold-2008

A teenager with an early onset of male-pattern baldness befriends his high school's janitor.::IMDb...

Heathers-1988 7.3

Heathers-1988

A regular girl, Veronica, tries to survive the social jungle of high school by sticking with the three most popular girls at school who are all called Heather. As she meets a sociopath named JD, her life spirals into a c...

Eighth Grade-2018 7.4

Eighth Grade-2018

In his feature film directorial debut, comedian Bo Burnham deftly encapsulates the awkwardness, angst, self-loathing and reinvention that a teenage girl goes through on the cusp of high school. Given that the 27-year-old...