Top rated 20 rite of passage movies with rigorous directing

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

1 Bloody Sunday (2002)

The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.

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2002-01-16 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James Nesbitt, Allan Gildea

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    peaceful
  2. Ranked #2 for
    jerky camera work
  3. Ranked #2 for
    brutally realistic

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2 Raising Victor Vargas (2002)

The film follows Victor, a Lower East Side teenager, as he deals with his eccentric family, including his strict grandmother, his bratty sister, and a younger brother who completely idolizes him. Along the way he tries to win the affections of Judy, who is very careful and calculating when it comes to how she deals with men.

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2002-05-16 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Victor Rasuk, Judy Marte

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    manhood
  2. Ranked #6 for
    slice of life
  3. Ranked #7 for
    non-professional actor

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3 Small Faces (1996)

Three teenage brothers, gang-member Bobby, troubled mama's boy Alan and self-assured prankster Lex, reside in a downtrodden section of Glasgow, Scotland, circa 1968. But while Bobby and Alan are beginning to experience the power of raging hormones, the story focuses on Lex, who begins a downward spiral after he accidentally shoots the leader of Bobby's gang. Lex's cockiness and immaturity unfortunately prevent him from understanding the effect his subsequent crimes will have on both himself, and on those around him.

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1996-04-05 | Drama

Cast

Iain Robertson, Joseph McFadden

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    striking image
  2. Ranked #2 for
    rite of passage
  3. Ranked #2 for
    visual flourish

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4 Roger Dodger (2002)

A smooth-talking ad executive attributes his remarkable success with women to his ability to manipulate their emotions from the moment he first meets them. When his teenage nephew drops in for a visit, he soon learns that his approach isn't as foolproof as he thought when he attempts to teach the boy how to pick up women.

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2002-05-09 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Campbell Scott, Jesse Eisenberg

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hand-held shot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intelligent and witty character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    shaky hand-held camera

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5 Christine (2016)

The story of Christine Chubbuck, a 1970s TV reporter struggling with depression and professional frustrations as she tries to advance her career.

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2016-10-14 | Drama

Cast

Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    juicier
  2. Ranked #5 for
    intuitive
  3. Ranked #6 for
    awkward and uncomfortable

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6 Head On (1998)

Nineteen-year-old Ari confronts both his sexuality and his Greek family. Ari despises his once-beloved parents, former radical activists, for having entombed themselves in insular tradition. Ari is obsessed with gay sex, although he does make an unenthusiastic attempt to satisfy the sister of one of his best friends. While all of this is going on, he's facing problems with his traditional Greek parents, who have no clue about his sexual activities.

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1998-08-13 | Drama

Cast

Alex Dimitriades, Paul Capsis

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    virile character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    handsome and tall
  3. Ranked #2 for
    scornful character

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7 Skate Kitchen (2018)

Camille's life as a lonely suburban teenager changes dramatically when she befriends a group of girl skateboarders. As she journeys deeper into this raw New York City subculture, she begins to understand the true meaning of friendship as well as her inner self.

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2018-08-10 | Drama

Cast

Rachelle Vinberg, Elizabeth Rodriguez

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    just fine
  2. Ranked #10 for
    more meaningful
  3. Ranked #10 for
    easy-going character

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8 The Short Game (2013)

Each year, the world’s best 7 year-old golfers descend on Pinehurst, North Carolina to compete in the World Championships of Junior Golf. The Short Game follows eight of these very young athletes on their quest to become the sport’s next phenom.

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2013-09-20 | Documentary

Cast

Edd Hall, Jennifer Van Horn

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dusky
  2. Ranked #3 for
    more palatable
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more appealing

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9 Lady Bird (2017)

Lady Bird McPherson, a strong willed, deeply opinionated, artistic 17 year old comes of age in Sacramento. Her relationship with her mother and her upbringing are questioned and tested as she plans to head off to college.

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2017-09-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slice of life
  2. Ranked #2 for
    adolescent
  3. Ranked #4 for
    interesting dynamic

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10 Fat City (1972)

Two men, working as professional boxers, come to blows when their careers each begin to take opposite momentum.

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1972-07-26 | Drama

Cast

Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    showing underside
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dead end
  3. Ranked #3 for
    downbeat tone

Trailer

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