Top rated 25 rite of passage movies with well-structured directing

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

1 Sleeping Giant (2015)

A coming-of-age tale that turns on three teenagers who are having a vacation by a lakeside.

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2015-05-14 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Jackson Martin, Nick Serino

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    flippant
  2. Ranked #2 for
    masterfully capturing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    facetious lines

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2 Fired Up! (2009)

2 Guys. 300 Girls. You Do the Math. The two most popular guys in high school decide to ditch football camp for cheerleader camp. For the girls and for the glory.

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2009-02-20 | Comedy

Cast

Nicholas D'Agosto, Eric Christian Olsen

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    hot chick
  2. Ranked #3 for
    long-legged actor
  3. Ranked #4 for
    rated r for a reason

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3 The Ultimate Gift (2007)

When his wealthy grandfather finally dies, Jason Stevens fully expects to benefit when it comes to the reading of the will. But instead of a sizable inheritance, Jason receives a test, a series of tasks he must complete before he can get any money.

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2007-03-09 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Drew Fuller, Abigail Breslin

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    personal growth
  2. Ranked #10 for
    playboy
  3. Ranked #12 for
    sheer force

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4 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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5 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
    cultured
  3. Ranked #2 for
    naive character

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6 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers encounter members of their own species for the first time. Africa proves to be a wild place, but Alex and company wonder if it is better than their Central Park home.

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2008-10-30 | Family / Adventure

Cast

Ben Stiller, Chris Rock

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    sweet lady
  2. Ranked #6 for
    upgraded
  3. Ranked #7 for
    significantly improved

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7 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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8 The Painter and the Thief (2020)

When two of artist Barbora Kysilkova’s most valuable paintings are stolen from a gallery at Frogner in Oslo, the police are able to find the thief after a few days, but the paintings are nowhere to be found. Barbora goes to the trial in hopes of finding clues, but instead she ends up asking the thief if she can paint a portrait of him. This will be the start of a very unusual friendship. Over three years, the cinematic documentary follows the incredible story of the artist looking for her stolen paintings, while at the same time turning the thief into art.

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2020-09-05 | Documentary

Cast

Barbora Kysilkova, Karl-Bertil Nordland

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    abstruse
  2. Ranked #3 for
    artistic genius
  3. Ranked #3 for
    empathetic character

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9 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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10 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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