Keyword: adolescence

Divergent

Divergent (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 143 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
In a future world, people are segregated into different factions based on their personalities. Tris Prior is categorized as "Divergent" and warned that she will never fit into one of these groups. When Tris learns of a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she has to find out why being in that classification is so dangerous before it's too late.
XXY

XXY (2008)

Rated: None Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 05/01/2008
For just about everybody, adolescence means having to confront a number of choices and life decisions, but rarely any as monumental as the one facing 15 year-old Alex who was born an intersex child. As Alex begins to explore her sexuality, her mother invites friends from Buenos Aires to come for a visit at their house on the gorgeous Uruguayan shore, along with their 16-year-old son Álvaro. Alex...
Life of Pi

Life of Pi (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 11/20/2012
A Montreal writer in search of his next project happens across the incredible story of Piscine Militor Patel. Pi was born in Pondicherry, India in the 1970s and spends his days among tigers, zebras, hippos, and other exotic creatures at the zoo his father owns. He develops his own theories about faith, belief and human (and animal) nature - but after Pi attempts to befriend a Bengal tiger named...
Palo Alto

Palo Alto (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
Shy, sensitive April is the class virgin, a popular soccer player and frequent babysitter for her single-dad coach, Mr. B. Teddy is an introspective artist whose best friend and sidekick, Fred, is an unpredictable live-wire with few filters or boundaries. While April negotiates a dangerous affair with Mr. B., and Teddy performs community service for a DUI - secretly carrying a torch for April, who...
Carrie

Carrie (1976)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/15/1976
A young teenage girl wreaks telekinetic vengeance on her high school tormentors and religious-nut mother.
Boyhood

Boyhood (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 164 minutes Release date: 07/10/2014
The film tracks 6-year-old Mason over life's most radically fluctuating decade, through a familiar whirl of family moves, family controversies, faltering marriages, re-marriages, new schools, first loves, lost loves, good times, scary times and a constantly unfolding mix of heartbreak and wonder. But the results are unpredictable, as one moment braids into the next, entwining into a deeply...
It Felt Like Love

It Felt Like Love (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
14-year-old Lila spends a languid South Brooklyn summer playing third wheel to her promiscuous friend Chiara and Chiara's boyfriend Patrick. Eager for her own sexual awakening, Lila gamely decides to pursue the older, thuggish Sammy, rumored to sleep with anyone. But as Lila's overt advances unmask her inexperience and quiet desperation, she's quickly pushed into frightening and unwelcome new...
X2: X-Men United

X2: X-Men United (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 05/01/2003
Mutants continue their struggle against a society that fears and distrusts them. Their cause becomes even more desperate following an incredible attack by an undetermined assailant possessing extraordinary abilities. The shocking attack renews the political and public outcry for both a Mutant Registration Act, and an anti-mutant movement, now led by William Stryker. A vocal, wealthy, former...
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 139 minutes Release date: 07/10/2007
As his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry approaches, 15-year-old Harry Potter is in full-blown adolescence, complete with regular outbursts of rage, a nearly debilitating crush, and the blooming of a powerful sense of rebellion. It's been yet another infuriating and boring summer with the despicable Dursleys, this time with minimal contact from our hero's non-Muggle friends...
Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 09/20/2012
It's 1991 and academically precocious, socially awkward Charlie is a wallflower, always watching from the sidelines, until a pair of charismatic seniors takes him under their wing. Beautiful, free spirited Sam and her fearless stepbrother, Patrick, shepherd Charlie through new friendships, first love, burgeoning sexuality, bacchanalian parties, midnight screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show...
Carrie

Carrie (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
Carrie White is a shy outcast at high school and has been sheltered by her deeply religious mother. When Carrie is pushed too far at her senior prom, she unleashes telekinetic terror on the entire town.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)

Rated: PG Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 02/11/2010
Trouble-prone Percy Jackson is having problems in high school - but that's the least of his challenges. It's the 21st century, but the gods of Mount Olympus seem to have walked out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology texts and into his life. Percy has learned that his real father is Poseidon, god of the sea, which means Percy is a demigod - half human, half god. At the same time, the powerful...
Super 8

Super 8 (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 06/09/2011
In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth - something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.
We Are The Best!

We Are The Best! (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
Three girls in 1980's Stockholm are determined to form a punk band, in spite of the fact that they have no instruments and everyone is telling them that punk is dead. Based on the graphic novel "Never Goodnight," aka "Aldrig Godnatt," written by Coco Moodysson.
Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 10/15/2013
T.S. is a 10 year-old prodigy with a passion for cartography and scientific inventions. When he receives an unexpected call from the Smithsonian museum telling him that he is the winner of the very prestigious Baird prize, he secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montanasets and sets out on a freight train across the United States to reach Washington, D.C.

The Smell of Us (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
A group of kids meet every day behind the Museum of Modern Art in Paris, where they skate and get high in close proximity to the art world they mix with, without even realizing it. Two of these kids, both with complicated home lives, are inseparable. Boredom, the allure of easy money and the anonymity of the internet contribute to the destruction of their world.
Laggies

Laggies (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/23/2014
A 28-year-old woman is stuck in permanent adolescence. Unable to find her career calling, still hanging out with the same friends, and living with her high school boyfriend, Megan must finally navigate her own future when an unexpected marriage proposal sends her into a panic.

Snipes (2002)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 09/03/2002
On the mean streets of Philadelphia, a journey through the dark side of the rap music industry as seen through the eyes of Erik Triggs, a teenager who's got a reputation as one of Philly's top "snipers" - the kids record labels employ to plaster the city with promo materials. Erik is working for Ill Wax Records, under the label's marketing chief Cheryl and founder Bobby Starr. Ill Wax may be...
Tracey Fragments

The Tracey Fragments (2008)

Rated: None Runtime: 77 minutes Release date: 05/08/2008
Fifteen-year-old Tracey Berkowitz is naked under a tattered shower curtain at the back of a bus, looking for her little brother Sonny, who thinks he's a dog. Tracey's journey leads her into the dark underbelly of the city, into the emotional cespool of her home, through the brutality of her high school, the clinical cat and mouse games with her shrink and her soaring fantasies of Billy Zero--her...
Eye of the Dolphin

Eye of the Dolphin (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 08/23/2007
Fourteen year old Alyssa has been living with her Grandmother Lucy since the death of her mother a year ago. It's been a tough year for both of them and Lucy decides it's time for Alyssa to go to the Bahamas to live with Hawk, dedicated dolphin researcher and the father she never knew she had. Alyssa's arrival on the island comes at a decisively inconvenient time for Hawk, who is busy fighting...
Mr. Woodcock

Mr. Woodcock (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 09/13/2007
For students at Forest Meadow Middle School, P.E. class is not playtime, but rather an exercise in mental and physical humiliation administered by the tough as gristle Mr. Woodcock. Run more like a military boot camp than a gym class, Woodcock's physical education class takes on a new meaning where no child's flaws or weaknesses are safe from the torture and embarrassment that follow the sound of...
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 08/02/2012
School's out and Greg is looking forward to enjoying the best summer of all time. But when his dad decides that some father-son bonding is in order, Greg must do everything he can to keep him from ruining his vacation. So he hatches a plan to pretend he has a job at a ritzy country club - but even that fails to keep Greg away from the season's dog days, including embarrassing mishaps at a public...
Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)

Rated: PG Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 03/18/2010
To Greg Heffley, middle school is the dumbest idea ever invented. It's a place rigged with hundreds of social landmines, not the least of which are morons, wedgies, swirlies, bullies, lunchtime banishment to the cafeteria floor - and a festering piece of cheese with nuclear cooties. To survive the never-ending ordeal and attain the recognition and status he feels he so richly deserves, Greg...
Superbad

Superbad (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 08/16/2007
Two co-dependent high school guys want to hook up with girls before they graduate and go off to different colleges, but, after a calamitous night just trying to buy alcohol for a school party, overcoming their separation anxiety becomes a greater challenge than getting the girls.
Nine Dead

Nine Dead (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/03/2014
Over a three-day period, a masked gunman kidnaps nine strangers in nine separate attacks. The city-wide mystery unravels when the LAPD receive a call from a local news station telling them about a website showing the nine kidnapped victims handcuffed to poles in an undisclosed location. The web feed shows the kidnapper threatening the nine victims: "I have brought the nine of you here for a reason...