Young adult

by Sexy-scientist | created - 09 Aug 2015 | updated - 8 hours ago | Public

Movies describing what late teen-young adult feel about life. About their problems when there are no problems at all.

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1. I Think It's Raining (2011)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Music, Romance

Meet Renata, a twenty something creature of heartfelt idealism and neurotic angst, unexpectedly back in her native San Francisco after fleeing for reasons still unknown. A singer. A ... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Moore | Stars: Alexandra Clayton, Andy Dulman, Beth Bemis, Zachary Culbertson

Votes: 41

2. My Senior Year (2020)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | Completed

My Senior Year is a film about love, friendship and triumph. The film touches on the issue of prevention of suicide.

Director: Joe Carlini | Stars: Perry Chicos, Samantha Luskey, Don Peterson, J.R. Ritcherson

3. Bastards of Young (2013)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

Jesse and Jen are married. And split up the night before their old pals' annual Halloween party. They go, and it's a mess. Instead of celebrating life and career successes, the four early-... See full summary »

Director: Josiah Signor | Stars: Gregory Perri, Amelia Martin, Christopher J. Domig, Lucy Walters

Votes: 977

4. The Road Within (2014)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

31 Metascore

A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.

Director: Gren Wells | Stars: Zoë Kravitz, Dev Patel, Robert Sheehan, Robert Patrick

Votes: 13,266

5. When the Ocean Met the Sky (2014)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

Three estranged brothers must journey to a remote location in order to receive their inheritance due to a stipulation in their parents will.

Director: Lukas Huffman | Stars: Aren Buchholz, Darcy Belsher, Phillip Thomas, Catherine Jack

Votes: 112

6. The Colossal Failure of the Modern Relationship (2015)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

The Colossal Failure of the Modern Relationship is a smart, sexy comedy that explores the truth about relationships today.

Director: Sergio Navarretta | Stars: Enrico Colantoni, Krista Bridges, David Cubitt, Brooke Palsson

Votes: 94

7. Highway to Dhampus (2014)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Romance

When Laxmi, headmistress of a small orphanage in Nepal, is visited by a rich socialite attempting to fix her image through charitable acts, a chain of events is set in motion that affects everyone involved.

Director: Rick McFarland | Stars: Rachel Hurd-Wood, Gunner Wright, Suesha Rana, Raj Ballav Koirala

Votes: 162

8. Potential Inertia (2014)

Not Rated | 79 min | Drama

Declan Holmes is graduating college, a hard enough time as it is, and heading out into the real world. The loss he experiences is like nothing he has ever known before. 'Potential Inertia' ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Croyle | Stars: Matthew King, Sarah Shawgo, Wes Wojtowicz, Paul Schermerhorn

Votes: 50

9. Backseat (2005)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

32 Metascore

A "coming of age" story where two old friends flee from New York City on a three-day road trip to Montreal, Canada to escape their problems.

Director: Bruce Van Dusen | Stars: Josh Alexander, Starla Benford, William Bogert, Robert T. Bogue

Votes: 72 | Gross: $0.01M

10. Before I Disappear (2014)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama

47 Metascore

At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his eleven-year old niece, Sophia, for a few hours.

Director: Shawn Christensen | Stars: Shawn Christensen, Fatima Ptacek, Emmy Rossum, Paul Wesley

Votes: 8,758 | Gross: $0.01M

11. Don't Know Yet (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

A heartbroken man searches for a new direction in life by giving rides to hitchhikers.

Director: Terry Linehan | Stars: James Kyson, Lisa Goldstein Kirsch, David Andrews, Shane Callahan

Votes: 76

12. See You Next Tuesday (2013)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

An odd pregnant girl disrupts the lives of her campy recovering alcoholic mother and crude gay sister during a nervous break-down.

Director: Drew Tobia | Stars: Eleanore Pienta, Dana Eskelson, Molly Plunk, Keisha Zollar

Votes: 159

13. Submerge (2013)

91 min | Drama, Romance

Jordan (Lily Hall), a 20 year old athletic university student has added another extracurricular activity to her over-scheduled life--seducing her tutor, Angie (Christina Hallett), while ... See full summary »

Director: Sophie O'Connor | Stars: Lily Hall, Christina Hallett, Kevin Dee, Georgia Bolton

Votes: 60

14. Druid Peak (2014)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

A troubled teen is sent to live with his estranged father, a park ranger. During his time there, he develops an unusual affinity with and passion for the wolves in a local pack.

Director: Marni Zelnick | Stars: Spencer Treat Clark, Andrew Wilson, Rachel Korine, Damian Young

Votes: 373

15. Purgatory House (2004)

R | 97 min | Drama

A rebellious and angst-ridden teenager finds a possible chance to redeem herself in the afterlife after prior years of drug addiction and frustration.

Director: Cindy Baer | Stars: Celeste Marie Davis, Jim Hanks, Johnny Pacar, Devin Witt

Votes: 437

16. Hellaware (2013)

73 min | Comedy

67 Metascore

Jaded by the "incestuous, New York, socialite sh_t" that sells at prominent art galleries, Nate embarks on a quest for a more authentic brand of contemporary art. When a coked-up YouTube ... See full summary »

Director: Michael M. Bilandic | Stars: Keith Poulson, Sophia Takal, Brent Butler, Duane C. Wallace

Votes: 60

17. Come Down Molly (2015)

81 min | Comedy, Drama

In this expressionist odyssey exploring the lonely side of entering adulthood, struggling new mother Molly (Eléonore Hendricks) joins her old high school group of guy friends at a secluded ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Kohn | Stars: Eleonore Hendricks, Kentucker Audley, Lindsay Burdge, Jason Shelton

Votes: 68

18. The Color Wheel (2011)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

53 Metascore

JR has broken up with her professor. She enlists her nervous and obnoxious younger brother Colin to take a short road trip in order to help move out her belongings. They bicker and fight, ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Ross Perry | Stars: Carlen Altman, Alex Ross Perry, Bob Byington, Anna Bak-Kvapil

Votes: 1,249 | Gross: $0.01M

19. Pilgrim Song (2012)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama

30 Metascore

Seeking escape from his stalled relationship and unhappy place in the world, a recently pink-slipped music teacher sets out to hike Kentucky's Sheltowee Trace Trail. Among the verdant hills... See full summary »

Director: Martha Stephens | Stars: Michael Abbott Jr., Kristin Slaysman, Christina Jennings, Timothy Morton

Votes: 67

20. Strapped (2010)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

A handsome young prostitute learns about life and love during a sex-filled odyssey in an apartment building filled with strange inhabitants.

Director: Joseph Graham | Stars: Benjamin Bonenfant, Nick Frangione, Artem Mishin, Michael Carlisi

Votes: 2,416

21. Shelter (II) (2007)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

66 Metascore

When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.

Director: Jonah Markowitz | Stars: Trevor Wright, Brad Rowe, Tina Holmes, Jackson Wurth

Votes: 20,122 | Gross: $0.14M

22. Spaces and Reservations (2014)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

An intimate and unsparingly realistic relationship drama about a young couple being torn apart by malaise and infidelity, and the way in which the trauma of their breakup brings them back together again.

Director: Brendan Prost | Stars: Zach White, Taylor Hastings, Jennifer Kobelt, Arianna McGregor

Votes: 32

23. Wild (I) (2014)

R | 115 min | Biography, Drama

76 Metascore

A chronicle of one woman's one thousand one hundred mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffmann, Michiel Huisman

Votes: 114,225 | Gross: $37.88M

24. Into the Wild (2007)

R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

73 Metascore

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

Votes: 542,002 | Gross: $18.35M

25. Blackbird (IV) (2014)

R | 99 min | Drama

33 Metascore

A young singer struggles with his sexuality and the treatment of others while coming of age in a small Southern Baptist community.

Director: Patrik-Ian Polk | Stars: Mo'Nique, Julian J. Walker, Kevin Allesee, Isaiah Washington

Votes: 945

26. Five Dances (2013)

TV-14 | 83 min | Drama, Music, Romance

51 Metascore

The coming of age tale of an extraordinarily gifted young dancer recently arrived in New York City.

Director: Alan Brown | Stars: Ryan Steele, Reed Luplau, Catherine Miller, Kimiye Corwin

Votes: 2,405

27. 0s & 1s (2011)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy

Los Angeles, 2006. Life is Easy 2.0 for James Pongo (Morgan Krantz). He has a cushy job, a busy social life and an alluring love interest all through the click of a mouse. But when he wakes... See full summary »

Director: Eugene Kotlyarenko | Stars: Morgan Krantz, Jeremy Blackman, Ryan Reyes, Matty Cardarople

Votes: 38

28. God Bless America (2011)

R | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

56 Metascore

On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy.

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait | Stars: Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Mackenzie Brooke Smith, Melinda Page Hamilton

Votes: 66,735 | Gross: $0.12M

29. The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

49 Metascore

After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.

Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Robin Wright, Alan Arkin, Mike Binder, Winona Ryder

Votes: 12,537

30. The Dummy (2002)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

48 Metascore

An ex-office worker becomes a ventriloquist, leading to a date with his unemployment counselor; but his quirky family and a gauche female friend may thwart his new career and love life.

Director: Greg Pritikin | Stars: Adrien Brody, Milla Jovovich, Illeana Douglas, Vera Farmiga

Votes: 6,297 | Gross: $0.07M

31. Men, Women & Children (2014)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

38 Metascore

A group of high school teenagers and their parents attempt to navigate the many ways the Internet has changed their relationships, their communications, their self-images, and their love lives.

Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Kaitlyn Dever, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ansel Elgort, Jennifer Garner

Votes: 29,030 | Gross: $0.46M

32. The Mudge Boy (2003)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

62 Metascore

Sensitive, somewhat effeminate farm-boy Duncan Mudge can barely cope with grim, since Ma's death even gloomier father Edgar's manly expectations, and seeks comfort in petting a chicken he ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Burke | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Richard Jenkins, Tom Guiry, Pablo Schreiber

Votes: 4,098

33. Holy Land (2010)

60 min | Drama

Holy Land is a realistic character study of Cole Weintraub, a twenty-something musician turned novelist. In fits and starts, Holy Land details Cole's relationship with women and old friends... See full summary »

Director: Kentucker Audley | Stars: Kentucker Audley, Bunny Lampert, David Maloney, Rose McCullum

Votes: 31

34. Team Picture (2007)

Unrated | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A realistic character study of a young man in his early 20's negotiating a disintegrating relationship with an ambitious artist / photographer girlfriend and an ascending fling with an ... See full summary »

Director: Kentucker Audley | Stars: Kentucker Audley, Bill Baker, Chellie Bowman, Greg Gaston

Votes: 149

35. Four Letter Words (2000)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

A study of the post-adolescent male psyche, Four Letter Words gives an often humorous but raw unadulterated look at the views, attitudes, and language of young men in Suburban America.

Director: Sean Baker | Stars: David Ari, Henry Beylin, Fred Berman, Darcy Bledsoe

Votes: 76

36. Kissing on the Mouth (2005)

Unrated | 78 min | Drama, Romance

Raw. Honest. Naked. "Kissing on the Mouth" is post-college life in close-up. Ellen is sleeping with her ex-boyfriend while trying to ignore the fact that he's looking for more than just sex... See full summary »

Director: Joe Swanberg | Stars: Kate Winterich, Joe Swanberg, Kevin Pittman, Kris Rey

Votes: 588

37. Box Elder (2008)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy

Box elder bugs are loud, scary looking, and dependent on group swarming. Yet, they're also completely harmless and extremely passive aggressive. Using this metaphor to address a generation ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Sklar | Stars: Hina Abdullah, Kyle Ayers, Andy Cohen, David Crespy

Votes: 305 | Gross: $0.05M

38. Beeswax (2009)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

69 Metascore

A pair of identical twin sisters -- one, who has been paraplegic since youth and gets around in a wheelchair, and the other -- 'same face, different bodies.'

Director: Andrew Bujalski | Stars: Tilly Hatcher, Maggie Hatcher, Alex Karpovsky, Katy O'Connor

Votes: 733 | Gross: $0.05M

39. Funny Ha Ha (2002)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

78 Metascore

Marnie just graduated from college, drinks likes she's still in school, and is looking for a temporary job but a permanent boyfriend. She loves a guy who doesn't love her (?), ping-pongs ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Bujalski | Stars: Kate Dollenmayer, Mark Herlehy, Christian Rudder, Jennifer L. Schaper

Votes: 2,368 | Gross: $0.08M

40. Lily (I) (2013)

85 min | Drama

Lily is an exploration of a vulnerable period in a young woman's life. When her cancer treatment comes to an end, Lily is faced with a newfound clarity of herself. As she navigates through ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Creed | Stars: Amy Grantham, Simon Chaput, Benjamin Slater, Zachary Unger

Votes: 112

41. The Kings of Summer (2013)

R | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

61 Metascore

Three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land.

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts | Stars: Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias, Nick Offerman

Votes: 74,942 | Gross: $1.29M

42. The Unspeakable Act (2012)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

76 Metascore

17-year-old Jackie is in distress as her older brother Matthew gets his first girlfriend and prepares for college. Though Matthew does not share her incestuous desire, Jackie fights the intrusion of reality on her idyllic childhood world.

Director: Dan Sallitt | Stars: Tallie Medel, Sky Hirschkron, Aundrea Fares, Kati Schwartz

Votes: 459

43. Last Stop for Paul (2006)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy

52 Metascore

Charlie and Cliff decide they want to go to the Full Moon party in Thailand. Along the way they travel around the world sprinkling the ashes of their dead friend Paul. As they go from ... See full summary »

Director: Neil Mandt | Stars: Neil Mandt, Marc Carter, Gregory Poppen, Eric Wing

Votes: 542 | Gross: $0.01M

44. Safelight (2015)

R | 84 min | Drama

26 Metascore

A teenage boy and girl discover a renewed sense of possibility as they go on a road trip to photograph lighthouses along the California coast.

Director: Tony Aloupis | Stars: Evan Peters, Juno Temple, Christine Lahti, Kevin Alejandro

Votes: 1,781

45. Something, Anything (2014)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance

73 Metascore

When a tragedy shatters her plans for domestic bliss, a seemingly typical Southern newlywed gradually transforms into a spiritual seeker, quietly threatening the closest relationships around her.

Director: Paul Harrill | Stars: Ashley Shelton, Bryce Johnson, Linds Edwards, Amy Leigh Hubbard

Votes: 284

46. Amorous (I) (2014)

Unrated | 82 min | Drama, Romance

Four fragile young people flee London to start an unconventional utopia, creating a world of fantasy that overwhelms them.

Director: Joanna Coates | Stars: Josh O'Connor, Hannah Arterton, Rea Mole, Daniel Metz

Votes: 862

47. Mosquita y Mari (2012)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama