Question by  ChihuahuaMama (18)

What are some good coming of age films?


Answer by  janezetta (244)

Stand By Me, Old Yeller, American Graffiti, A Boy and his Dog, Superbad, My Girl, The Goonies, Sixteen Candles, The Dead Poets Society, The Sandlot, Almost Famous, The Basketball Diaries, About A Boy, The Wackness, Billy Elliot, Whale Rider, The Professional, Paper Moon, Welcome to the Dollhouse, Heavenly Creatures, Juno and Havoc


Answer by  ashley73 (54)

Films such as "Pretty in Pink" and "Ferris Buller's Day Off" are often cited as great coming of age films.


Answer by  Gus28 (683)

There are so many! A River Runs Through It; Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants; Whale Rider; My Girl; Dead Poets Society; Stand by Me; Almost Famous; Billy Elliot; Grease.


Answer by  MovieWatcher (17)

Some great classics are Stand By Me, My Girl, Dead Poets Society, Now and Then, Dazed and Confused (if you don't mind a little experimentation), the Harry Potter Series and the Sandlot.


Answer by  foodie213 (301)

In the 1980's, John Hughes films were considered classic coming of age movies. His films included Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and Weird Science. Other films frequently put in this genre are films by Cameron Crowe such as Say Anything, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, and Almost Famous.

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