Movies About Growing Up

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Movies About Growing Up

Thinking about Movies About Growing Up, there are so many movies talking about this idea. Here are 25 of the best ones.

RoboCop (1987)

RoboCop
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Paul Verhoeven, starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox
Rated R

RoboCop is a 1987 sci-fi action film directed by Paul Verhoeven. The film follows Alex Murphy, a police officer in the crime-ridden city of Detroit, who is brutally murdered in the line of duty. He is then resurrected as a powerful cyborg law enforcement officer known as RoboCop. As RoboCop, Murphy must contend with a corrupt corporate empire, a malicious computer program, and a deadly psychopathic criminal, all while regaining his humanity. With its political satire, dark humor, and cutting edge special effects, RoboCop remains a cult classic to this day.

The Road Warrior (1981)

The Road Warrior
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From George Miller, starring Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Michael Preston, Max Phipps
Rated R

The Road Warrior is a 1981 post-apocalyptic film directed by George Miller. It is the sequel to the 1979 film, Mad Max. Set in a dystopian future Australia, The Road Warrior follows the loner Max Rockatansky (Mel Gibson) as he helps a small group of settlers to defend their oil refinery from a menacing band of marauders. Max agrees to help the settlers in exchange for a portion of their fuel, which he needs for his car. In the ensuing battle, Max is joined by a warrior on a motorcycle (Brigitte Bakes) who helps him fight the marauders. Despite their best efforts, the marauders are ultimately victorious and the settlers are forced to flee. Max and the warrior escape with the fuel, only to be pursued by the marauders. After a lengthy and thrilling car chase, Max and the warrior manage to outrun them and escape with the fuel. In the end, Max drives off into the distance, determined to continue his journey, while the warrior embarks on her own journey.

Robin Hood (1973)

Robin Hood
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Wolfgang Reitherman, David Hand, starring Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov
Rated G

Robin Hood is a 1973 animated feature film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by Buena Vista Distribution. Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman and David Hand, the film is the 21st Disney animated feature film and is based on the legend of Robin Hood. The film follows the adventures of Robin Hood, an anthropomorphic fox who is a skilled archer and swordsman, as he attempts to steal from the rich to give to the poor. He and his band of Merry Men help the citizens of Nottingham by thwarting the plans of Prince John and the Sheriff of Nottingham, who aim to oppress the people. Along the way, he meets and falls in love with Maid Marian, and must deal with the clashing of his personal and political beliefs. Ultimately, Robin Hood and his Merry Men triumph, and Robin Hood is able to marry his beloved Maid Marian.

The Land Before Time (1988)

The Land Before Time
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Don Bluth, starring Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Helen Shaver, Bill Erwin
Rated G

The NeverEnding Story (1984)

The NeverEnding Story
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Wolfgang Petersen, starring Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney
Rated PG

Labyrinth (1986)

Labyrinth
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jim Henson, starring David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson
Rated PG

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

Beverly Hills Cop
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Martin Brest, starring Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher
Rated R

Dumbo (1941)

Dumbo
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, John Elliotte, starring Sterling Holloway, Edward Brophy, Herman Bing, Billy Bletcher
Rated G

The Dark Crystal (1982)

The Dark Crystal
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, starring Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz
Rated PG

Romancing the Stone (1984)

Romancing the Stone
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Zack Norman
Rated PG

Flight of the Navigator (1986)

Flight of the Navigator
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Randal Kleiser, starring Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Cliff De Young, Veronica Cartwright
Rated PG

Enemy Mine (1985)

Enemy Mine
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Wolfgang Petersen, starring Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Brion James, Richard Marcus
Rated PG-13

Short Circuit (1986)

Short Circuit
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From John Badham, starring Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton
Rated PG

*batteries not included (1987)

*batteries not included
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Matthew Robbins, starring Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña
Rated PG

Crocodile Dundee (1986)

Crocodile Dundee
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Peter Faiman, starring Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon, David Gulpilil
Rated PG-13

Mr. Mom (1983)

Mr. Mom
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Stan Dragoti, starring Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Frederick Koehler, Taliesin Jaffe
Rated PG

Roxanne (1987)

Roxanne
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Fred Schepisi, starring Steve Martin, Daryl Hannah, Rick Rossovich, Shelley Duvall
Rated PG

Cloak & Dagger (1984)

Cloak & Dagger
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Richard Franklin, starring Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman, Michael Murphy, Christina Nigra
Rated PG

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

Beverly Hills Cop II
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Tony Scott, starring Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow, Ronny Cox
Rated R

Splash (1984)

Splash
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Ron Howard, starring Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy
Rated PG

The Jewel of the Nile (1985)

The Jewel of the Nile
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Lewis Teague, starring Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Spyros Fokas
Rated PG

Mannequin (1987)

Mannequin
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Michael Gottlieb, starring Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty, James Spader
Rated PG

Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)

Jumpin' Jack Flash
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Penny Marshall, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Stephen Collins, John Wood, Carol Kane
Rated R

Crocodile Dundee II (1988)

Crocodile Dundee II
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From John Cornell, starring Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon, Ernie Dingo
Rated PG

Masters of the Universe (1987)

Masters of the Universe
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Gary Goddard, starring Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Meg Foster, Billy Barty
Rated PG

 



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