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Dead Poets Society

by:Weir, Peter

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 teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.

Editions:170  Date:1900 - 2015  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Feature films, Historical films, Coming-of-age films

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Good Will Hunting

by:Van Sant, Gus

A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor.

Editions:187  Date:1996 - 2015  Rating:Rated R; for strong language including some sex-related dialogue.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Feature 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:186  Date:1973 - 2016  Rating:Rated PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Coming-of-age films, Feature films, Drama

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Moonlight

by:Jenkins, Barry, 1979-

"A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. At once a vital portrait of contemporary African-American life and an intensely personal and poetic meditation on identity, family, friendship, and love, Moonlight is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. Anchored by extraordinary performances from a tremendous ensemble cast, Barry Jenkins's staggering, singular vision is profoundly moving in its portrayal of the moments, people, and unknowable forces that shape our lives and make us who we are"--A24films.com.

Editions:88  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, Coming-of-age films, Film adaptations

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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:98  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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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:60  Date:1999 - 2010  Rating:MPAA rating: PG; for thematic material, language and action violence.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Comedy films, Coming-of-age films, Feature 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:153  Date:1900 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: Rated PG-13 for some thematic material.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Feature films, Coming-of-age films, Coming-of-age films

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Footloose

by:Bacon, Kevin

City-boy Ren McCormick finds he has been moved into an uptight Midwestern town where the local officials have banned dancing and rock 'n roll music. Ren revolts with his best friend Willard and the minister's daughter. A timeless struggle between innocent teenage pleasures and adults needs for rigid morality.

Editions:146  Date:1984 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: PG; special features not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Musical films, Musical films, Coming-of-age films

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

by:Chbosky, Stephen (1970-....)

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:79  Date:2012 - 2013  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material, drug and alcohol use, sexual content including references, and a a fight -- all involving teens.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Film adaptations, Coming-of-age films, Film adaptations

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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:180  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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