Movies about growing up are an eye-opener and worth watching. We have gathered the list of the best movies for you to watch and be entertained!
‘Legally Blonde’ (2001)
Reese Witherspoon long has used her bubbly blond effervescence challenge the expectations of her fans (“Election,””Wild”). In this screenplay by Karen McCullah and Kirsten Smith she embraces the characteristic and turns it into an asset. Elle Woods seems like a typical spoiled, rich-girl , sorority character — this is exactly the reason her boyfriend leaves her in favor of an even better “serious” girl. Elle responds by enrolling in law school and proves to the man she left behind (and everybody else) that intelligence comes in shiny pink bags also. The only thing more rewarding than a high school diploma is retribution. It is recommended as one of the best movies about growing up!
Two childhood friends face the inevitable split as they prepare to embark on towards their own collegiate paths A story that has been repeated several times, only this time with a lot more than kegs and puking. That’s Judd’s Apatow’s touch He wrote and directed this hilarious team comedy about long-time friendships Seth (Jonah Hill) and Evan (Michael Cera) who are apathetic seniors who are invited to a party at the end of the year and are tasked with providing the alcohol. It is recommended as one of the best movies about growing up! In a movie that’s so profane and sloppy, it provides an insightful look at growing to be a teenager and that makes it even more enjoyable.
‘Dead Poets Society’ (1989)
O Captain! My Captain! A poignant elegy, made more poignant because of the shadow of Robin Williams’ passing, however, none is more appropriate to his role as John Keating, a new (and unusual) English teacher at an elite boarding school in the 1950s. Keating doesn’t simply teach poetry but he brings it alive. More importantly the students feel alive because they realize that it’s much less instructive to dryly examine Walt Whitman than it is to master the barbaric yawp. It is recommended as one of the best movies about growing up!
‘Ghost World’ (2001)
The adaptation Daniel Clowes’ graphic novel about two best friends who are navigating adulthood in different directions -and away from one the other – is sweet with a an irresistible wit that isn’t able to hide its deep sincerity. Scarlett Johansson plays the pretty one (Becky) to the more sexier and eccentric Enid (Thora Birch) social outcasts who are off in the summer months following their high school graduation. It is recommended as one of the best movies about growing up! An iconic early 21st-century independent film that captures the terror of adolescence that comes with being stuck in a life that isn’t right without knowing what the ideal life is.
‘Dazed and Confused’ (1993)
Richard Linklater reminisced about his high school days to tell the day-to-day story of the group of Austin teenagers on their last date of the school year in the year 1976. His laid-back come-of-age outfit is one of the top in this crowded field since it captures the blurred sensation of a time that is reminiscence (in fashion music, slang and slang) while acknowledging the universality and timeless nature of high school. It’s a nostalgia for a time that was only in our minds, whether that’s the romanticized 1970s or even our teenagers. It is recommended as one of the best movies about growing up!
‘Say Anything …’ (1989)
This is a pairing of characters that has been seen in a thousands of other films that show a likable, unassuming person falling for someone who isn’t his usual mate and a variety of social gaps are bridged through the power of love truly. However, no one has achieved this feat better than Cameron Crowe, whose impoverished Clash-skirt-wearing Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack) is in love with the untouchable valedictorian of a rich girl Diane Court (Ione Skye) The two fall in love with her despite her father’s insistance that she should be treated with the finest. Lucky for Lloyd Dobler, he’s the best, as demonstrated by a romantic gesture that he wore a boombox to large enough to warrant who sighs at the invention and use of iPod. It is recommended as one of the best movies about growing up!
It was Richard Linklater’s biggest and most innovative film project and his professional career was built around his efforts to make the film in real time in the span of an entire decade, which chronicles the adolescent and childhood of Mason (Ellar Coltrane) and his mother (Patricia Arquette) in Texas. It’s an incredibly bold take on the most typical of life events and is able to reach the most simple of conclusion when Mason takes off his boyhood to go off to college: Life is just that simple, here in the present, so that the tiny moments are just as significant as the bigger ones. Keep your emotions from breaking the moment Arquette gives the heartbreaking realization, “I just thought there would be more.” It is recommended as one of the best movies about growing up!
‘American Graffiti’ (1973)
George Lucas left an indelible impression upon the Boomer generation through “Star Wars,” one of the film’s most iconic events of the age. However, it’s his smaller music- and character-driven film that follows a group of teens entering adulthood in the cruising world that was 1962 Modesto, Calif., which provides a real cultural look at the time, and created waves with a soundtrack that was as important to any person. With the onset of adulthood as well as an era of Vietnam War, and seismic changes in politics and music in the near future, the film is bittersweet, with a sense of innocence at the edge but not just for the characters, but for the entire culture in general. It is recommended as one of the best movies about growing up!
‘Toy Story 3’ (2010)
The original “Toy Story” served as Pixar’s pioneering debut into mainstream cinema, an imaginative tale about toys for a child that become alive in the absence of people around, as well as the story of a cowboy fighting with a spaceman to win the affections of the boy. However, the sequels plunged us into emotional depths that could make grown men cry. In the final film, Woody and crew are making plans for a long stay in the attic while their son Andy who is now a grown-up and ready to head off to college. This is not a film for children regardless of what it’s called and this bittersweet experience is only understood by someone who’s done it. It is recommended as one of the best movies about growing up!
‘The Graduate’ (1967)
“The Graduate” captures a glimpse of the generational ills In Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman). Freshly returned from college and as lost in his life as the parents swimming pools, Ben isn’t sure what he’d like to do, but he knows there’s no way to make it happen in plastics, as he’s lured by the parents’ chum Mrs. Robinson (an incomparable Anne Bancroft who’s sarcastic and frustrated housewife is just the same as her prey). What is what makes “The Graduate” so timeless despite its age is the fact that it’s equally relatable to generations to come as children who are searching for the missing piece of puzzle that their parents didn’t have. It is recommended as one of the best movies about growing up!
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