Top movies with a boyhood that have special kudos

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a boyhood and special kudos! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a boyhood and special kudos, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Tender Bar (2021)

JR is a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie, is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures. As the boy’s determined mother struggles to provide her son with opportunities denied to her — and leave the dilapidated home of her outrageous if begrudgingly supportive father — JR begins to gamely, if not always gracefully, pursue his romantic and professional dreams, with one foot persistently placed in Uncle Charlie’s bar.

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2021-12-17 | Drama

Cast

Tye Sheridan, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 6.622
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    father figure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    role model
  3. Ranked #3 for
    solid directing

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2 5-25-77 (2008)

Alienated, hopeful-filmmaker Pat Johnson's epic story growing up in rural Illinois, falling in love, and becoming the first fan of the movie that changed everything.

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2008-10-17 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

John Francis Daley, Austin Pendleton

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    patiently waited
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with impressive taglines
  3. Ranked #1 for
    labor of love

Trailer

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3 Violet (2021)

Violet realizes that her entire life is built on fear-based decisions, and must do everything differently to become her true self.

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2021-10-29 | Drama

Cast

Olivia Munn, Luke Bracey

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    squirming in seat
  2. Ranked #1 for
    subtler
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cringing

Trailer

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4 Close (2022)

Thirteen-year-olds Léo and Rémi have always been close, but they drift apart after the intimacy of their relationship is questioned by schoolmates.

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2022-11-01 | Drama

Cast

Eden Dambrine, Gustav De Waele

Rating

rating icon 7.778
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    elaborate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unlikely friendship
  3. Ranked #1 for
    manhood

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5 CODA (2021)

As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family's fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her love of music and her fear of abandoning her parents.

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2021-08-13 | Drama / Music

Cast

Emilia Jones, Marlee Matlin

Rating

rating icon 7.943
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    audience pleaser
  2. Ranked #2 for
    pleaser
  3. Ranked #3 for
    asthmatic

Trailer

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6 Luce (2019)

A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.

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2019-08-02 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Kelvin Harrison Jr., Naomi Watts

Rating

rating icon 6.357
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loose thread
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pronounced actor
  3. Ranked #1 for
    layered

Trailer

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7 Beats (2019)

Summer 1994, Scotland. Johnno and Spanner are best mates, but Johnno’s family are moving him to a new town and a better life, leaving Spanner behind to face a precarious future. In pursuit of adventure and escape they head out on one last night to an illegal rave before parting ways indefinitely.

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2019-05-17 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Cristian Ortega, Lorn Macdonald

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    funnier
  2. Ranked #1 for
    average
  3. Ranked #1 for
    liberating

Trailer

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8 Father Stu (2022)

The true-life story of boxer-turned-priest. When an injury ends his amateur boxing career, Stuart Long moves to Los Angeles to find money and fame. While scraping by as a supermarket clerk, he meets Carmen, a Sunday school teacher who seems immune to his bad-boy charm. Determined to win her over, the longtime agnostic starts going to church to impress her. However, a motorcycle accident leaves him wondering if he can use his second chance to help others, leading to the surprising realization that he's meant to be a Catholic priest.

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2022-04-13 | Drama

Cast

Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson

Rating

rating icon 7.153
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    tough guy role
  2. Ranked #2 for
    glad
  3. Ranked #2 for
    brusque

Trailer

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9 Bruised (2020)

Jackie Justice is a mixed martial arts fighter who leaves the sport in disgrace. Down on her luck and simmering with rage and regret years after the fight, she's coaxed into a brutal underground fight by her manager and boyfriend Desi and grabs the attention of a fight league promoter who promises Jackie a life back in the Octagon. But the road to redemption becomes unexpectedly personal when Manny - the son she gave up as an infant - shows up at her doorstep. A triumphant story of a fighter who reclaims her power, in and out of the ring, when everyone has counted her out

Info

2020-09-12 | Drama

Cast

Halle Berry, Adan Canto

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    never backing down
  2. Ranked #3 for
    substantial role
  3. Ranked #4 for
    cliche

Trailer

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10 Honey Boy (2019)

The story of a child star attempting to mend his relationship with his law-breaking, alcohol-abusing father over the course of a decade, loosely based on Shia LaBeouf’s life.

Info

2019-09-28 | Drama

Cast

Shia LaBeouf, Lucas Hedges

Rating

rating icon 7.116
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cathartic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wonderfully constructed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deeply personal

Trailer

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