Take a Break From Adulting With These 46 Heartwarming Coming-of-Age Movies

Ah, to be 13 again. Just kidding—being 13 was awkward enough the first time. And since it's much less embarrassing and much more fun to reminisce about adolescence by proxy than it is to relive those actual "firsts," let's watch some coming-of-age movies instead. Added bonus: You get to witness all the excitement of growing up from the comfort of your adult sofa.

If you want to take a break from adulting with us, you're in the right place. We curated a watchlist of the 46 best coming-of-age movies, from the classics to the newcomers. Some are sweet and some are gritty, but they're all thoroughly entertaining. Read on to rediscover your old favorites and find new ones to add to the queue.