Standing Up (2013)

    Entertaining and inspiring, "Standing Up" is one of the best Coming-of-Age movies I have had the pleasure to watch and review.

    The Tree Of Life (2011)

    The Tree Of Life contains instructive moments of sadness,  is visually beautiful, and strangely and stunningly uplifting; a true work of art. 

    Little Manhattan (2005)

    A magical time in a child's life -- first love. Little Manhattan captures that special time so well. A fantastic film that unfortunately deserved a lot more attention than it got upon its release.
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    The Darkness is Close Behind (2011)

    The Darkness is Close Behind is a story of failures, maturity and responsibility that won't leave you indifferent.

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

    An excellent Coming-Of-Age drama/romance that does almost everything right. Highly recommended!

    The Angel Doll (2002)

    For those looking for an easy going/feel good film, The Angel Doll will fit the bill perfectly.

    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.

    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.

    The Visit (2015)

    A suspenseful drama, written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, creator of the cinematic masterpiece The Sixth Sense.

    Visit to a Chief’s Son (1974)

    The young son of an anthropologist is going through his own transition to manhood while accompanying his father on a mission to record the Rite-of-Passage rituals of the Masai tribe in Africa.

    Honkytonk Man (1982)

    Clint Eastwood and son Kyle team in Honkeytonk Man, as they travel to Nashville pursuing a dream.

    The Orphanage (2013)

    Despite some cinematic imperfections, The Orphanage manages to engage, presenting a suspenseful atmosphere and terrific acting by its young protagonist.