coming of age

Recommended Coming Of Age Movies for Girls

(my very favorites are marked with a *)

The Virgin Suicides (1999)*
Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)*
Shadow of a Doubt (1943)*
Rusalochka (1976)
Palo Alto (2013)*
La Belle Personne (2008)
The Moth Diaries (2013)*
Prozac Nation (2001)
Picnic At Hanging Rock (1975)*
Clueless (1995)*
The Craft (1996)*
Stealing Beauty (1996)*
Barbe Bleue (2009)
Heathers (1988)
Labyrinth (1986)*
Sleeping Beauty (2011)
Violet and Daisy (2011)*
Hanna (2011)
Augustine (2012)
Girl, Interrupted (1999)*
Ginger Snaps (2000)*
Dirty Girl (2010)
Perfect Sisters (2014)
The Sisterhood of Night (2015)
Baby Doll (1956)
Girly (1970)
Somersault (2004)*
Foxfire (1996)
Electrick Children (2012)
Tanner Hall (2009)
But I’m A Cheerleader (1999)

Sweet Angel Mine (1996)
Sister, Sister (1987)
Wilderness Survival for Girls (2004)
Pinprick (2009)
We Are What We Are (2013)
Spring Breakers (2012)
Black Swan (2010)*
Ask Me Anything (2014)*
Elsewhere (2009)*
Triple Dog (2010)
Adult World (2014)
Stoker (2013)*
Ghost World (2001)*

“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn’t happen much, though.”
- J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye