Love, Troubles, and Doubts
Enjoy 4 Coming of Age Films from the 80s
Who could ever forget the incredible movie boom featuring everyone favorite teen stars from the 80s? From hookups to heartaches, their teenage angst and aspirations resonated with audiences everywhere and their films have left a long-lasting legacy, often imitated, but never duplicated. This carefully curated collection of 4 coming-of-age movies will bring you back to a time where pink was pretty but relationships were not.
No Small Affair
(1984) - Color - R
Demi Moore, Jon Cryer
“the film stays snappy” – Janet Maslin, New York Times
When a 16-year-old pursues a beautiful "older woman" of 22, the unlikely lovers teach each other a thing or two about life.
(1988) - Color - PG-13
Molly Ringwald, Andrew McCarthy, Patti D’Arnanville
"fresh, sad and funny." - Michael Wilmington, Los Angeles Times
After Matt announces his engagement to a debutante, his best friend takes him for one last bachelor bash at the home of a friend. There Matt meets Jewel and is immediately attracted to her. Although they have little in common, a passionate relationship sparks and blows apart his previously "safe" existence forever.
(1989) - Color - PG-13
Glenn Close, James Woods, Mary Stuart Masterson
"A sappy success, mixing laughter, drama and trepidation, but most of all, heart." - Janet Brannigan, Apollo Movie Guide
Michael and Linda are a successful couple who have everything it takes to be parents, except a baby. Lucy and Sam are a teenage couple who have a baby on the way, but aren't ready to be parents. These two very different couples find a common bond that ultimately brings out the best in each other.
(1990) - Color - PG
Matthew Broderick, Marlon Brando, Bruno Kirby, Penelope Ann Miller
"...it's a brilliant comic masterstroke." - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
After starting his first year of film school in New York City, Clark Kellogg meets Carmine “Jimmy the Toucan” Sabatini. When Sabatini makes Clark an offer he can't refuse, he finds himself caught up in a dilemma involving endangered species and fine dining.