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Dead Poets Society

by:Weir, Peter, 1944-

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacherœs emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.

Editions:207  Date:1900 - 2021  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Feature films, Coming-of-age films, Films for the hearing impaired


American graffiti

by:Lucas, George, 1944-

Four teenagers come of age in 1962 on the last summer night before they go off to college, jobs, or the army.

Editions:221  Date:1973 - 2020  Rating:Rated PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Coming-of-age films, Comedy films, Comedy films



by:Jenkins, Barry, 1979-

A young black man struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Editions:112  Date:1960 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for some sexuality, drug use, brief violence, and language throughout.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Coming-of-age films, Coming-of-age films, Film adaptations


Stand by me

by:Reiner, Robert

This film about friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up takes place in a small Oregon town as four boys set out on a two-day search for a missing teenager's body, a search that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery.

Editions:139  Date:1984 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Film adaptations, Coming-of-age films, Coming-of-age films


Lady Bird

by:Gerwig, Greta

"Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school. LADY BIRD follows the title character's senior year in high school, including her first romance, her participation in the school play, and most importantly, her applying for college"--IMDb.

Editions:105  Date:1929 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: R; language, sexual content, brief graphic nudity and teen partying.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Comedy films, Comedy films, Coming-of-age films


Moonrise Kingdom

by:Anderson, Wes, 1969-

"Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in every which way."--Back of container.

Editions:116  Date:1939 - 2020  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; sexual content and smoking.  Genre(s):Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films, Coming-of-age films, Feature films


Secondhand Lions

by:McCanlies, Tim

To the rest of the world, Garth and Hub are mysterious old men hiding millions. But to Walter, they are family - and now they're about to lead him on an adventure he'll never forget.

Editions:67  Date:1993 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG; for thematic material, language and action violence.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Comedy films, Comedy films, Coming-of-age films


The tree of life

by:Malick, Terrence, 1943-

This is a film about the conflict between nature and grace, the agonizing mystery of God, and the meaning of life itself. The death of his brother forces Jack O'Brien to confront his past, which is dominated by his difficult relationship with his father. Jack's father was a stern authoritarian whose no-nonsense demeanor masked a host of unfulfilled dreams. His mother was a gentle, kind woman who often allowed her own needs and desires to give way to those of her husband and children. As Jack's memories come flooding back--of the course of a Texas summer in the 1950s--viewers observe Jack's evolving relationship with his parents, his younger brother, and God, while adult Jack questions the meanings of life, love, and family.

Editions:168  Date:2010 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Coming-of-age films, Coming-of-age films, Feature films


Billy Elliot

by:Daldry, Stephen

Eleven-year-old miner's son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-collar family would never understand.

Editions:214  Date:1998 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Feature films, Coming-of-age films, Coming-of-age films


The Perks of Being a Wallflower

by:Chbosky, Stephen

A high school freshman, always watching from the sidelines, is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Editions:95  Date:2012 - 2015  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material, drug and alcohol use, sexual including references, and a fight--all involving teens.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Film adaptations, Coming-of-age films, Feature films


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