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Juno

by:Reitman, Jason, 1977-

Juno MacGuff is sixteen years-old who after a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, learns that she's pregnant. Juno and Paulie like each other, but not enough to start a family, complete with a child. Paulie leaves all the decisions about the baby to Juno. Initially she decides to have an abortion, but can't go through with it. So she decides to have the baby and give it up for adoption. The next step is to find prospective parents for the yet unborn child. In the Pennysaver ad section, Juno finds Mark and Vanessa Loring, a yuppie couple living in the suburbs. Juno likes the Lorings and of her own choosing, she enters into a closed adoption contract with the Lorings. During the second and third trimesters of Juno's pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships with her family, with Paulie, and with the Lorings develop.

Editions:159  Date:1008 - 2015  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material, sexual content and language.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Comedy films, Comedy films, Coming-of-age films

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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:199  Date:1973 - 2016  Rating:Rated PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Coming-of-age films, Comedy films, Feature films

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Moonlight

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

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Stand by me

by:Reiner, Rob

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:132  Date:1986 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Film adaptations, Coming-of-age films, Coming-of-age films

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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:106  Date:1939 - 2015  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; sexual content and smoking.  Genre(s):Drama, Comedy films, Coming-of-age films, Feature films, Comedy films

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The tree of life

by:Malick, Terrence, 1943-

The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950's that follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith.

Editions:178  Date:1900 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Coming-of-age films, Coming-of-age films, Feature films

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

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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:84  Date:2012 - 2013  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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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:191  Date:1998 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Feature films, Coming-of-age films, Coming-of-age films

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Boyhood

by:Linklater, Richard, 1960-

A story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a boy named Mason, who ages from six to eighteen years old on screen. The film was shot intermittently over a twelve-year period from May 2002 to October 2013, showing the growth of Mason and his older sister, Samantha, to adulthood.

Editions:65  Date:2014 - 2019  Rating:Rating: R; for language including sexual references, and for teen drug and alcohol use.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Feature films, Coming-of-age films, Coming-of-age films

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