Youth movies

List of the best movies about youth, selected by visitors to our site: Drive Me Crazy, Blast from the Past, Shopgirl, Youth Without Youth, Twenty, Malena, Courier, Who Am I, Young & Wild, Vysotsky: Thank God I'm Alive.

In the top there are new films of 2017, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Parents, Friends, Losers
PlotDancing, Love, Chase, Holidays, Rivalry
PlaceSchool, USA

Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial celebration, Nicole and Chase find that the one they always wanted was closer than they ever thought.

Blast from the Past (1999)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
PlotLove, Youth

Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.

Shopgirl (2005)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersMusicians, Businessmen, Artists
PlotLove, Depression, Love triangle, Youth
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleCute, To cry, Touching, Atmospheric, Smart

Mirabelle is a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store. She has two men in her life: wealthy divorcée Ray Porter and struggling musician Jeremy. Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous Ray, and her life takes a magical turn, but eventually she realizes that she must empower herself and make a choice between them.

Youth Without Youth (2007)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, detective, history
CountryUSA, Romania, France, Italy, Germany
CharactersWriters, Gangsters, Linguists
PlotLove, Supernatural, Superpowers, The escape, Pursuit
PlaceAsia, India
TimeWorld War II
StyleAtmospheric, Gloomy, Serious

A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in Europe before WWII, professor of language and philosophy Dominic Matei is struck by lightning and ages backwards from 70 to 40 in a week, attracting the world and the Nazis. While on the run, the professor meets a young woman who has her own experience with a lightning storm. Not only does Dominic find love again, but her new abilities hold the key to his research.

Twenty (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySouth Korea
PlotLove, Dreams, Youth

A story about three friends who just turned twenty; an age where you can do whatever you want, love whoever you want with opportunities abroad.

Malena (2000)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryItaly, USA
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotLove, War, Jealousy, Obsession, Loneliness
PlaceItaly, Small cities
StyleTouching, Atmospheric, Serious

On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna. She is a beautiful, silent outsider who's moved to this Sicilian town to be with her husband, Nico. He promptly goes off to war, leaving her to the lustful eyes of the men and the sharp tongues of the women. During the next few years, as Renato grows toward manhood, he watches Malèna suffer and prove her mettle. He sees her loneliness, then grief when Nico is reported dead, the effects of slander on her relationship with her father, her poverty and search for work, and final humiliations. Will Renato learn courage from Malèna and stand up for her?

Courier (1986)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySoviet Union
CharactersTeens, Family, Couriers, Friends, Guests
PlotLove, Youth

Ivan Mirosnikov, a cheeky young man in the Gorbachev era, is trying to figure out what to do with his life (he's not in college, and the 2-year mandatory military service is looming large ahead of him). Meanwhile, he lives with his divorced mother, and works as a courier at a Russian newspaper. Through his job, he meets patronizing Professor Kuznetzov and his rebellious daughter Katya. To annoy the professor, Ivan claims to have an affair with Katya. To his surprise, Katya backs his story up.

Who Am I (2014)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersHackers, Police, Friends, Losers
PlotLove, Investigation, Computers, Rivalry, Cheating
PlaceParty, Germany, Berlin
StyleExciting, Action, Disturbing, Tense, Twisted plot

Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world's stage.

Young & Wild (2012)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Family, Reporters

Daniela, raised in the bosom of a strict Evangelical family and recently unmasked as a fornicator by her shocked parents, struggles to find her own path to spiritual harmony.

Vysotsky: Thank God I'm Alive (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, biography
CharactersSingers, Musicians, Friends, Actors
PlotOn real events, Uprising, Youth, KGB
PlacePrison, Russia, Moscow, USSR
StyleFascinating, Gloomy, Disturbing, Serious

Russian poet, singer and actor Vladimir Vysotsky was an idol of the 1970s and '80s. In 1980, at the age of 42, he passed away during the Moscow Olympic Games. This is the story of his last great love as handed down to his son from a family friend. Written by nitorch.

Marie Antoinette (2006)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, France, Japan
CharactersKings, Emperors
PlotDeath, Youth
PlaceFrance, Paris

The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.

Gardens in Autumn (2006)
Markimdb: 6.5
CountryItaly, France, Russia

When he loses his position as a powerful government minister, Vincent is dropped by his pretty mistress and must begin life anew, without the privileges of power. As he gradually becomes acquainted with milieus which he d either forgotten or never known and a host of sometimes eccentric, often remarkable everyday people, Vincent really begins to start living again.

Death Becomes Her (1992)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, comedy
CharactersZombie, Girlfriends, Immortals
PlotSupernatural, Revenge, Life after death, Death, Jealousy
StyleSmart, Gothic, Fancy, Black humor

Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. Unfortunately for everyone, the introduction of a magic potion causes things to be a great deal more complicated than a mere murder plot.

Pop World (2005)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, musical
PlotMoney, Dreams, Moving, Youth
PlaceRussia, Moscow, Small cities

18-year old girl, called Slavka, born in a small northern town, comes to Moscow - to become a singer or a real pop-star. She got no cash, but just the business card of one of the most famous music producer, called Larisa. But Slavka appears to be quite pushy, and gets herself on board Larisa. And suddenly psycho shock happens - 48-year old Larisa recognizes herself and her own youth in a teen age Slavka, who has the same fighter's nature...

The Rifleman of the Voroshilov Regiment (1999)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
PlotWeapon, Justice, Youth

A very typical post-Soviet era storyline. A bunch of vagabonds lured an innocent teenage girl to their apartment, offered her a drink, intimidated, then gang raped her. Local cops are incapable to undertake an adequate actions against the scoundrels - prevented by the superior chief of the local police, who is the dad of one of the scumbags. The case is closed. The girl's granddad tired of an endless circumlocution decides to take revenge in his own hands.

American Honey (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersDogs, Teens, Horses, Losers, Spiders
PlotTime travel, Dancing, Adventure, Travel, Motorcycles
PlaceParty, Hotels, USA

A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.

Rock'n Roll (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFamily, Actors, Neighbors
PlotLove, Art, Youth, Fidelity, Passion
StyleSoulful, Light, Fascinating, Romantic

Guillaume Canet is told by a young co-star that he's no longer Rock'n' Roll and can't sell films anymore. He then tries to prove her wrong and gets help from his girlfriend, Marion Cotillard.

Montparnasse Bienvenüe (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersCats, Neighbors, Photographers
PlotLove, Depression, Youth, Friendship, Breakup
PlaceFrance, Paris, Cemetery, Metro

Broke, with nothing but her cat to her name and doors closing in her face, Paula is back in Paris after a long absence. As she meets different people along the way, there is one thing she knows for sure: she's determined to make a new start and she'll do it with style and panache.

Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
CharactersFriends, Cats, Pupils, Teens
PlotDancing, Love, Baseball, Swimming, Rivalry
PlaceParty, College, Hostel

A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.

Summer of 8 (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotLove, Happiness, Youth, Curses
PlaceSea, Beach, College

Eight close friends soak up their last day of summer together on the beach before parting ways for college.

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