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Lost in Yonkers (1993)

The story of the peculiar experiences of two young teen brothers who were sent to stay with their stern German grandmother and childlike aunt in Yonkers, New York in the summer of 1942.

Just Like Dad (1995)

An easy going family-friendly flick that turns into a perfect choice for a laid back Sunday afternoon.
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And Then I Go (2017)

A story of teenage anguish, confusion, aspirations, failures, and ultimately loss of innocence, resulting in a contemporary and compelling Coming-of-Age drama.
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The Girl Next Door (2007)

While not a typical first-love Coming-of-Age film, The Girl Next Door is a film about love – albeit a tragic one.

Milk Money (1994)

Do yourself a favor and seek out Milk Money now, for its comedy, drama, Coming-of-Age nuances and everything in between. Highly recommended!
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Northern Borders (2013)

A young boy is sent by his father to meet his grandparents, who happen to be quite the eccentric farming couple living in the wilderness of Vermont.

The Babysitter (2017)

A film with themes that may appeal to a young audience and shock their elders.

The Buddy System (1984)

The Buddy System is a heartwarming, likable little film with Wil Wheaton in one of its central roles.
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The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

A character driven story delivered by an exceptionally talented cast.

Holy Matrimony (1994)

Holy Matrimony is a comedy about the robbing of a country fair and all that happens as a result of it.
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How Green Was My Valley (1941)

A timeless portrayal of a bygone, simpler time, How Green was My Valley is a story filled with wisdom, insights and a tint of bitter sweet nostalgia.
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Captain Fantastic (2016)

A Coming-of-Age experience for almost all the characters in this film, from the oldest to the youngest. Highly recommended for the free spirits out there.

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Last Summer (2018)

Beautifully shot and immaculately acted, Last Summer relates the tale of four young boys whose lives change forever when a horrific tragedy uproots their childlike innocence.

The New Kid (2015)

The New Kid is a Coming-of-Age flick which delivers the right doses of comedy and drama to engage and entertain - the best French Coming-of-Age film I have seen. A MUST SEE!
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Timmy Slays the Talent Show (2018)

Timmy Slays the Talent Show is a perfect flick for the Tumblr/YouTube generation.
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Jackrabbit (2013)

The tale of one boy's struggle to protect himself and his mother and sister from the fists of his abusive father.
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Aloud (2016)

A feel-good film with strong Coming-of-Age motifs and an emotive finale, Aloud delivers an excellent cinematic experience and is well worth your time.