Top rated 25 rite of passage movies with excellent directing

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a rite of passage and excellent directing! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a rite of passage and excellent 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 #1 for
    evoking
  3. Ranked #2 for
    jerky camera work

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2 Edge of Seventeen (1998)

From Toni Basil to the Eurythmics, from friendship bracelets to whip-it's, the summer of 1984 was about as 80s as the 80s ever got. Stuck right in the middle of it is Eric Hunter, heading towards his senior year, and passing the summer working at a local amusement park in the fast food restaurant. He is joined by his long time girl/friend Maggie, as they don their ugly brown polyester uniforms and face the world.

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1998-05-14 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Chris Stafford, Tina Holmes

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    favorite role
  2. Ranked #3 for
    for edification
  3. Ranked #3 for
    with awkward moments

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3 Mud (2013)

Two boys find a fugitive hiding out on an island in the Mississippi River and form a pact to help him reunite with his lover and escape.

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2013-04-26 | Drama

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    slowly developing
  2. Ranked #4 for
    slice of life
  3. Ranked #11 for
    relative newcomer

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4 Thelma (2017)

A college student starts to experience extreme seizures. She soon learns that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable abilities.

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2017-09-15 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    expert shooting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    stunning photography
  3. Ranked #3 for
    strictly religious

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5 The Ninth Day (2004)

A drama loosely based on Jean Bernard's Nazi-era prison diary.

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2004-08-05 | Drama

Cast

Ulrich Matthes, August Diehl

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    completely engrossing
  2. Ranked #8 for
    deserving nods from Oscars
  3. Ranked #8 for
    for Catholic contemplation

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6 The Kids Are All Right (2010)

Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting when the father, two mothers and children start to become attached to each other.

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2010-07-09 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Julianne Moore, Annette Bening

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    control freak
  2. Ranked #4 for
    sexually attractive
  3. Ranked #9 for
    unconventional

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7 Lad: A Yorkshire Story (2012)

After the death of his father, a teenage boy forms a healing friendship with a park ranger in the Yorkshire Dales

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2012-05-01 | Drama

Cast

Bretten Lord, Nancy Clarkson

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    moving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful photography
  3. Ranked #1 for
    exquisitely shot

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8 An Education (2009)

Despite her sheltered upbringing, Jenny is a teen with a bright future; she's smart, pretty, and has aspirations of attending Oxford University. When David, a charming but much older suitor, motors into her life in a shiny automobile, Jenny gets a taste of adult life that she won't soon forget.

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2009-10-29 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intelligent character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    swept away
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cultured

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9 Bronson (2008)

A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.

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2008-10-09 | Drama / Action

Cast

Tom Hardy, Matt King

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hyperviolent
  2. Ranked #2 for
    overly violent
  3. Ranked #7 for
    highly stylized acting

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10 The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.

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2002-06-14 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kieran Culkin, Emile Hirsch

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    boyhood
  2. Ranked #2 for
    adolescent
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dangerous subject

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