If you want to see movies about the generation born from 1997 to 2012, you should definitely check our picks for the best generation Z movies
10. The Fallout (2021)
It is written and directed by Megan Park. The plot is about exploring teen trauma and showcasing how it may settle in grief. The Fallout follows young high schooler Vada, who in the face of a school tragedy must cope with the consequences it brings.
As grief develops her relationships to those who love her begin to crumble under the weight of depression, hatred and Unstoppable change.
9. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)
It is a 2018 teen romantic comedy film directed by Susan Johnson. This hilarious and Charming Coming of Age story follows Laura Jeene who writes love letters when she gets a crush too big to handle but she never actually sends them.
Until one day when all the love letters are sent out to her previous loves and suddenly her love life goes from imaginary to out of control.
8. Booksmart (2019)
It is a 2019 Coming of Age comedy film directed by Olivia Wild. The story follows two academic Superstars and best friends who on the eve of their High School graduation suddenly realise that they should have worked less and played more.
Viewed as pretentious by and determined never to fall short of their peers, the lady started on a mission to cram four years of fun into one night.
7. Dope (2015)
It is written and directed by Rick Famuyiwa. It’s a simple day for a group of friends who vibe to ’90s music and play in their own punk band. But an encounter with a drug dealer and an invitation to a shady party shakes everything up.
When someone hides ecstasy in their backpacks they soon find themselves fleeing armed thugs.
6. The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
It is a Coming of Age comedy drama film written and directed by Kelly freman Craig. Being a teenager is difficult and it’s even more difficult when your All-Star brother hooks up with your best and only friend.
Now left with awkwardness and nobodyism loner Nateen is convinced that school has nothing more to offer. Surprisingly she finds a friend in another Lonesome teen, a potential hope for the rest of her high school life.
5. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
It is a superhero film directed by John Watts. Thrilled by his experience in Captain America Civil War Peter returns home under the watchful eye of his new Mentor Tony Stark.
He tries to fall back into his normal life distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man. But when a new enemy emerges everything he holds most important will be threatened
4. Eighth Grade (2018)
It is a 2018 Coming of Age comedy drama film written and directed by Bo Burnham. Offering an incredibly rare perspective of True Life 8ighth grade follows teenage girl Kayla who is at the edge of going to high school.
As we follow her through her last week before finishing the eighth grade. We become witness to the heart-shattering but warming truth of Youth that is perfectly captured by this revolutionary teenage flick.
3. Love, Simon (2018)
It is a 2018 romantic comedy film directed by Greg Berlanti. This fun and heartfelt Coming of Age story tells the story of 17-year-old Simon Spear who hasn’t come to terms with his homosexuality yet.
But it’s even more complicated after falling in love with an anonymous classmate online. A rather unconventional journey to find real love begins.
2. The Hate You Give (2018)
It is a drama film directed by George Tillman JR. This surprising breakout turn from a young and talented lead cast explores cultural clashes in modern communities as well as one of America’s greatest issues.
Constantly switching between a mostly black neighbourhood and a wealthy white Prep School young teens must choose a side, when she is confronted with a great tragedy.
1. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
It is a 2015 comedy drama film directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rezon. Just as heartwarming as heartbreaking, this coming of age Story contrasts the feeling of immortality of Youth that all teenagers have with the Unstoppable Cold Truth of life.
When weird senior student Greg is forced by his mother to spend time with a girl in his class that was diagnosed with cancer a friendship of a lifetime begins.
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