Top rated 25 rite of passage movies with solid directing

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

1 Stand by Me (1986)

Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern are four friends who decide to hike to find the corpse of Ray Brower, a local teenager, who was hit by a train while plucking blueberries in the wild.

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1986-08-08 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    growing up
  2. Ranked #1 for
    boyhood
  3. Ranked #2 for
    early childhood

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2 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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3 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

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1957-05-30 | Western

Cast

Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    legendary
  2. Ranked #2 for
    famous
  3. Ranked #3 for
    upstanding character

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4 Booksmart (2019)

Two academic teenage superstars realize, on the eve of their high school graduation, that they should have worked less and played more. Determined to never fall short of their peers, the girls set out on a mission to cram four years of fun into one night.

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2019-05-24 | Comedy

Cast

Beanie Feldstein, Kaitlyn Dever

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for graduation season
  2. Ranked #1 for
    real hard
  3. Ranked #2 for
    whippy and smart dialogue

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5 Honey (2013)

Irene, nicknamed 'Miele', has devote herself to people looking for help, and tries to alleviate their suffering even when they make extreme decisions. One day she has to cope with Grimaldi and his invisible malaise.

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2013-05-01 | Drama

Cast

Jasmine Trinca, Carlo Cecchi

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    bit thin
  2. Ranked #4 for
    recurring motif
  3. Ranked #8 for
    veteran actress

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6 Daydream Nation (2011)

Forced to move to a boring backwater town, a teenager embarks on affairs with a teacher and a stoner classmate.

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2011-05-06 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Kat Dennings, Reece Thompson

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unifying theme
  2. Ranked #4 for
    just fine
  3. Ranked #6 for
    basket case

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7 Flipped (2010)

When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.

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2010-08-06 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Madeline Carroll, Callan McAuliffe

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    different point of perspective
  2. Ranked #2 for
    different point of angle
  3. Ranked #3 for
    subjective view

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8 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

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9 Thelma (2017)

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

Info

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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10 Ben Is Back (2018)

19-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben's mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.

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2018-12-05 | Drama

Cast

Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    convincing performance
  2. Ranked #4 for
    fine performance
  3. Ranked #4 for
    strong performance

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