Keyword: adolescence


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 (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...

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.

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.
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...
My Sexiest Year

My Sexiest Year (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/29/2006
A young man has a never-to-be-forgotten romantic encounter with a top international model.
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...
Nymphomaniac: Volume I

Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 07/03/2013
Joe, a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, is discovered badly beaten in an alley by an older bachelor named Seligman who takes her into his home. As he tends to her wounds, she recounts the erotic story of her adolescence and young-adulthood.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Rated: PG Runtime: 141 minutes Release date: 06/03/2004
Thirteen year-old Harry Potter has reluctantly spent yet another summer with the Dursleys, his dismal relatives, "behaving himself" and not practicing any magic. That is, until Uncle Vernon's bullying sister, Aunt Marge, comes to visit. Aunt Marge has always been particularly horrible to Harry and this time pushes him so far that he "accidentally" causes her to inflate like a monstrous balloon and...
Chain Camera

Chain Camera (2001)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 06/12/2001
A candid portrait of 16 contemporary urban teens, shot using the form of a chain letter. Ten video cameras were handed out to 10 teenagers at a Los Angeles high school. They recorded their daily lives and then passed on their cameras to 10 other students. Among the students highlighted are: Rosemary, who speaks of her bulemia and plans to become a stripper; Tim, who lives in a bullet-ridden house...
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.

Stoker (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 02/28/2013
After India's father dies in an auto accident, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her emotionally unstable mother Evelyn. Soon after his arrival, she comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives, but instead of feeling outrage or horror, this friendless girl becomes increasingly infatuated with him.

Laggies (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/23/2014
Overeducated and underemployed, 28-year-old Megan is in the throes of a quarter-life crisis. Squarely into adulthood with no career prospects, no particular motivation to think about her future, and no one to relate to, Megan is comfortable lagging a few steps behind while her friends check off milestones and celebrate their new grown-up status. When her high-school sweetheart proposes, Megan...
Heavenly Creatures

Heavenly Creatures (1994)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/15/1994
Drama, based on a true story and set in Christchurch circa 1954, about the extraordinary friendship between two adolescent girls which culminates in the murder of one of their mothers.
Hide Your Smiling Faces

Hide Your Smiling Faces (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Two brothers abruptly come of age through the experience of a friend's mysterious death. As the event affects their town in various ways, nine-year-old Tommy and fourteen-year-old Eric spend the summer confronting changing relationships, the mystery of nature and their own mortality.

Scialla! (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/17/2011
Bruno Beltrame has lost his passion for writing and has also grown lackluster as a teacher, going through the motions of tutoring his equally apathetic students, including 15-year old Luca. One day, the boy's mother shows up and reveals that Luca is his son -- a son he knew nothing about. And, the woman is about to leave to volunteer in Africa for a six-months. She asks Bruno to take care of the...
Mindless Behavior: All Around The World

Mindless Behavior: All Around The World (2013)

Rated: G Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 03/14/2013
Teen r&b/hip-hop boy band "Mindless Behavior" has been stirring up a frenzy wherever they go, singing and dancing their way into the hearts of millions as they travel across the U.S. on their first major headlining tour. Coming from humble roots and rising to super stardom, Roc Royal, Ray Ray, Princeton and Prodigy hit the road for the biggest tour of their lives. From their early aspirations of...
Little Closer

A Little Closer (2010)

Rated: None Runtime: 73 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
In a small town in Virginia, a struggling single mother works as a housekeeper while desperately looking for companionship. Meanwhile, her two adolescent sons explore their own sexuality in the sweltering heat of the summer.
Garbage Pail Kids Movie

The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)

Rated: PG Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 08/20/1987
A teenage boy named Dodger finds a gang of kids living in a garbage can. Their repulsive "powers," such as continually flowing nasal mucous or a super-human ability to vomit, make them the perfect team to help Dodger fight against his rival for the girl of his dreams.
Rebel Without a Cause

Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 09/29/1955
The landmark teen film that solidified Dean's image with the public follows the story of rebellious middle-class teens, disenfranchised with their parents, and given to a life of thuggery and deadly dangerous drag racing to win over women.
Racing Dreams

Racing Dreams (2010)

Rated: PG Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 06/03/2010
Follows the emotional journeys of three top racers competing for the national championship. Three adolescents and their families must discover if they have the talent and dedication plus sponsorship dollars to one day become NASCAR superstars.
Linas Kvallsbok

Linas Kvallsbok (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/01/2007
Lina Berglund is 15 years old, and she's sick of being invisible and un-kissed. If you take her word for it, she's more not than hot. Her pals are a different story: Thea is good-looking and irritatingly popular while Carro is a nutty extrovert. Lina's somewhere in-between, only kind of less of everything. In the name of friendship, she does Thea's homework and inherits her cast-off clothes. She...

Billy the Kid (2007)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 12/04/2007
While working as a casting director, Jennifer Venditti came across a fifteen year-old sitting alone in a Maine high-school cafeteria. But she couldn't believe such a funny, hyper-articulate kid could go unnoticed, and decided to create her own film--a candid, fly-on-the-wall portrait of a teenager who, in Billy's own words, is "different in the mind."
Dir: Jennifer Venditti
With: N/A