Top 10 coming-of-age High School and College movies



Top 10 coming-of-age High School and College Movies. Watching these movies has touched deep down my life. The 14-18, 19-25 age category can take it as an emotion but for ages above that is either nostalgia or nightmare. A collage of adventures, romantic, fashion, fun, struggles, etc is something that we look forward to seeing in a coming of age High school and college Movies. So here are the 10 highest picks of this genre.

#1. The Breakfast Club (1985) 

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  • Movie hour: 1h 37m
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Rating: 7.8/10

During a Saturday detention, five different characterized high school students slowly get together only to find out how they have a lot more in common than they thought.

#2. Clueless (1995)

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  • Movie hour: 1h 37m
  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Rating: 6.9/10

In Beverly Hills high school Cher is at the top of the pecking scale. A shallow, rich and socially successful lady sees herself as the matchmaker and firstly coaxes two teachers into dating each other. 

#3. Dead Poet’s Society (1989)


  • Movie hour: 2h 38m
  • Genre: Comedy, Teen, Drama
  • Rating: 8.1/10

John Keating a maverick teacher uses the artistic style of poems to inspirit his boarding school students to a new position of self-expression.

#4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)


  • Movie hour: 1h 43m
  • Genre: Coming of Age, Comedy, Romance
  • Rating: 8.0/10

An extreme introvert freshman who has been struggling with his past is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

#5. Superbad


  • Movie hour: 1h 53m
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: 7.6/10

Two high school best friends are forced to do something out of their comfort zone that is to deal with separation anxiety after their planned booze-soaked party goes cockeyed.

#6. Boyhood


  • Movie hour: 2h 45m
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: 7.9/10

A complete journey of a boy named Mason is portrayed from his childhood to his arrival at college.

#7. Eighth Grade (2018)


  • Movie hour: 1h 33m
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Rating: 7.4/10

An introverted teenager who is a YouTuber at the same time for a small number of people tries to survive the last week of her catastrophic eighth-grade year before leaving to start high school.

#8. The Edge of Seventeen (2016)


  • Movie hour: 1h 44m
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Rating: 7.3/10

Nadine who was already insecure for so many reasons, her high school life gets even more unbearable to handle when she finds out her only best friend, Krista, is now dating her brother.

#9.  Lady Bird (2017)


  • Movie hour: 1h 34m
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Rating: 7.4/10

A seventeen-year-old girl from Sacramento, California comes of age. She is an artistic person. She gives out to try everything that makes her feel good until things get deep.

#10. Booksmart (2019)

  • Movie hour: 1h 42m
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Rating: 7.1/10

A day prior to their high school graduation two academic students who are best friends as well realize they have focused too much on their studies and less on fun doings so they both decide to attend a party to cram four years of fun into one night.

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Dhannyaa Menon
Dhannyaa Menon
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