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The Best Coming of Age Movies on Netflix

Finding a good Coming of Age movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Coming of Age movies of all time streaming on Netflix.

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1. The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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8.0/10
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92/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1991. High school freshman Charlie is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two senior students, Sam and her stepbrother Patrick, become his mentors, helping him discover the joys of friendship, music and love.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. Moonlight

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7.4/10
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88/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. A Silent Voice

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8.1/10
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88/100
Released: 2016
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Shouya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shouko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shouya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shouko and Shouya do not speak to each other again... until an older, wiser Shouya, tormented by his past behaviour, decides he must see Shouko once more. He wants to atone for his sins, but is it already too late...?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $9.99 on 2 services (Microsoft & Vudu).

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4. Y Tu Mamá También

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7.6/10
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86/100
Released: 2001Rated: R
Action & Adventure, LGBTQ

What it's about: In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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5. An Education

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7.3/10
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83/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG-13
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Despite her sheltered upbringing, Jenny is a teen with a bright future; she's smart, pretty, and has aspirations of attending Oxford University. When David, a charming but much older suitor, motors into her life in a shiny automobile, Jenny gets a taste of adult life that she won't soon forget.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Babel

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7.4/10
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82/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. 22 July

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6.8/10
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75/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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8. Super Dark Times

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6.6/10
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75/100
Released: 2017
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them and propels them down a rabbit hole of escalating paranoia and violence.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Yes, God, Yes

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6.0/10
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74/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Alice, a young innocent Catholic girl, is tempted into masturbating after an AOL chat suddenly turns sexual, however is conflicted as the act would be considered a sin.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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10. We the Animals

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6.9/10
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72/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Manny, Joel and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah, the youngest, embraces an imagined world all his own.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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11. Edge of Seventeen

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6.8/10
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70/100
Released: 1998Rated: R
Comedy, Independent

What it's about: From Toni Basil to the Eurythmics, from friendship bracelets to whip-it's, the summer of 1984 was about as 80's as the 80's ever got. Stuck right in the middle of it is Eric Hunter, heading towards his senior year in Sandusky, Ohio, and passing the summer working at a local amusement park in the fast food restaurant. He is joined by his long time girl/friend Maggie, as they don their ugly brown polyester uniforms and face the world...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. The Garden of Words

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7.5/10
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69/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him. Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and again, but only on rainy days. They deepen their relationship and open up to each other. But the end of the rainy season soon approaches …

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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13. Udaan

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8.2/10
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68/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: After being abandoned for eight straight years in boarding school, Rohan returns to the small industrial town of Jamshedpur and finds himself closeted with an authoritarian father and a younger half brother who he didn't even know existed. Forced to work in his father's steel factory and study engineering against his wishes, he strives to forge his own life out of his given circumstances and pursue his dream of being a writer.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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14. Breath

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6.7/10
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68/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A pair of teenagers in Western Australia looking to escape the monotony of life in a small town take up surfing lessons from a guy named Sando.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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15. Saturday Church

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6.4/10
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68/100
Released: 2017
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: A 14 year old boy, struggling with gender identity and religion, begins to use fantasy to escape his life in the inner city and find his passion in the process.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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16. Rang De Basanti

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8.2/10
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68/100
Released: 2006Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: After a group of friends graduate from Delhi University, they listlessly haunt their old campus, until a British filmmaker casts them in a film she's making about freedom fighters under British rule. Although the group is largely apolitical, the tragic death of a friend owing to local government corruption awakens their patriotism. Inspired by the freedom fighters they represent in the film, the friends collectively decide to avenge the killing.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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17. Night Comes On

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6.6/10
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67/100
Released: 2018
Drama

What it's about: Angel is released from juvenile detention on the eve of her 18th birthday. Haunted by her past, she embarks on a journey with her 10 year-old sister that could destroy their future.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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18. Morris from America

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6.2/10
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67/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A heartwarming and crowd-pleasing coming-of-age comedy with a unique spin, Morris from America centers on Morris Gentry, a 13-year-old who has just relocated with his single father, Curtis to Heidelberg, Germany. Morris, who fancies himself the next Notorious B.I.G., is a complete fish-out-of-water—a budding hip-hop star in an EDM world. To complicate matters further, Morris quickly falls hard for his cool, rebellious, 15-year-old classmate Katrin. Morris sets out against all odds to take the hip-hop world by storm and win the girl of his dreams.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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19. Mean Dreams

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6.3/10
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64/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: When two youngsters meet and fall for each other, they must go on the run from the girl's corrupt father, who is also the sheriff of the town.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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20. Wake Up Sid

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7.6/10
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63/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Wake Up Sid! is the story of a lazy Mumbai college student who does absolutely nothing, with a turn of events will Sid realize his potential in this world and become a success in the fast-paced life of Mumbai.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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21. Rim of the World

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5.2/10
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59/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Stranded at a summer camp when aliens attack the planet, four teens with nothing in common embark on a perilous mission to save the world.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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22. Holy Camp!

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6.3/10
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53/100
Released: 2017
Musical, Comedy

What it's about: María and Susana, two rebellious teenagers, spend the summer in a catholic camp. While they are grounded during a weekend, the most unexpected arrival in the most unexpected way will change their feelings about life, love and freedom.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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23. Summer Night

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4.7/10
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50/100
Released: 2019
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: In a small town, a young, tight-knit group of friends fall in and out of love over the course of one intoxicating, music-filled summer night.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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24. Bulbul Can Sing

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6.8/10
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49/100
Released: 2019
Drama

What it's about: Coming-of-age drama about a young girl living in rural India, fighting her way through love and loss as she figures out who she really is.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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25. Oh, Ramona!

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4.9/10
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48/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Oh, Ramona! seeks the transformation of Andrew from a teenager into an adult who lives candidly and selflessly his first love story, innocent and uninvolved, alternating with the second, intense and insane story, incapable of making a choice. Oh, Ramona! is the cinematic rewriting of Andrei Ciobanu's book "Suge-o, Ramona!".

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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26. Puerto Ricans in Paris

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5.3/10
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47/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Comedy

What it's about: NYPD detectives Luis and Eddie visit Paris to help gorgeous French designer Colette catch the black market thief who's ripped off her new handbag design. While Luis' girlfriend Vanessa and Eddie's wife Gloria remain in New York, the hopelessly unhip odd couple stumble through a glamorous high-fashion world brimming with charming cafes, wild nightclubs and corporate treachery.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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27. Dear Dad

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6.3/10
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41/100
Released: 2016
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: Dear Dad is a bittersweet coming of age story; involving a father-son duo – 14 year old Shivam, and his 45 year old dad Nitin Swaminathan. The father-son duo embarks on an impromptu road trip from their home, in Delhi, to Mussorie (Uttarakhand), where Shivam attends boarding school. Unexpected confessions, weird strangers, accidental meetings, a drunken escapade and singing in the rain – all these add up to a complicated and sweet tale.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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28. Weeds on Fire

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6.7/10
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41/100
Released: 2016
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Inspired by the true story of Hong Kong’s first teenage baseball team. In the 1980s, two childhood friends join the Shatin Martins, a Band 3 school baseball team managed by the school principal. From these humble beginnings, the boys experience camaraderie, fall in love and make fateful decisions that resonate throughout their lives amid a changing Hong Kong and its sporting world.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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29. Nasha

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3.2/10
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39/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A teenage boy becomes smitten with his new drama teacher and pursues her, despite the perilous risks of being found out.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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30. Silence Is Welcome

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4.5/10
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33/100
Released: 2017
Drama

What it's about: During the holidays, Amanda, trapped in adolescence, looks for a way to escape from the annoying family trip. While travelling, she realizes how her relationship with her family is progressively crumbling and her parents marriage is slowly falling apart. She sees it as a punishment, but does not suspect that with the imminent escalation of violence in Mexico this could be their last vacation together.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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