Tsue ~ That's What She Said: Top Five Coming Of Age Movies & Release of October Baby

Monday, September 10, 2012

Top Five Coming Of Age Movies & Release of October Baby

Looking for a great film to enjoy this weekend with the girls this weekend?  Perhaps for a Mom & Daughter Date Night?  October Baby is released today, exclusively available at Walmart, Sam's Club and Walmart. com on Blu-Ray and DVD!

Coming of Age Films, Girls Movie Night

 October Baby is the coming of age story of a beautiful and naive college freshman who discovers that her entire life is a lie and sets out on a road trip to discover herself and the answers she craves.

Top Five Coming of Age Films,  Girls Movie Night

Imagine having to deal with growing pains and being a mermaid!  In Aquamarine, best friends Hailey and Claire find a mermaid named Aquamarine, who has come on shore to prove to her dad, Neptune, that love does exists.  With the help of her newfound friends, Aquamarine sets to find the man of her dreams and sets her eyes on Raymond, the local lifeguard that Hailey and Claire both admire. 

Favorite Family Films, Family Drama Films, Coming of Age Films

My Girl tells the story of Vada, an 11-year old girl obsessed with death, after she blames herself for her mother’s death and her widowed father works as the local mortician.  With the help of her best friend Thomas, a boy who suffers from all different sorts of allergies, Vana goes through an emotional awakening and learns to deal with losing a loved one. 

Girls Movie Night, Top 5 Coming of Age Movies


Roberta, Teeny, Sam and Chrissy are four 12-year-old girls growing up in a small town. Although they couldn't be more different, they vow to be friends for life. The group makes a pact to be there for each other no matter what happens - and one summer in 1970 proves to be the true test of that. The girls endure the hardships of young romance and family divorce, but also share fun and laughter - they even manage solve a town mystery!  

Top 5 Coming of Age Films, Family Movie Night

This 1986 movie is perhaps one of the most well recognized "coming-of-age" movies and follows the lives of 4 adolescent boys (Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Jerry O’Connell, and Corey Feldman), who bond when they accidentally stumble upon the dead body of a missing child in the woods. The group decides to set out on a journey to see if they can solve the mystery and become hometown heroes. During their expedition, they confront death, loneliness, and a pack of no-good older bullies who are out to try and beat the four friends to solving the case of the dead body.

Classic Teen Movies, Top 5 Coming of Age Films


Andie (Mollie Ringwald)  is an 18-year-old girl from a struggling family who resides in a questionable neighborhood. Although her and her artsy friends are considered outsiders at their high school, she finds herself to be the object of affection of Blaine, a preppy, upper-class senior. Andie must figure out if she wants to try and bridge the gap between her familiar world and that of the elite, all while staying true to who she is. 

What are your favorite Coming Of Age movies?
Tell me all about it in a comment below!  I'd love to hear your thoughts!

Win your own copy of October Baby from That's What She Said!  
Giveaway ends September 23rd!  

I received a review copy of October Baby courtesy of 20th Century Fox for the purposes of exploring for creating this feature.  Some information and images sourced from 20th Century Fox.  The opinions above are both honest and of my own experiences.  
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