Adolescence. That period of life in which the hormones are on the rampage and the world changes. Moment in which adolescent love and other things are discovered. We all go through this stage.
Reflecting humanity, eThe cinema does not escape from telling stories of two young lovers, fighting for her teenage love to the end.
These are generally movies that do not require too high budgets (with some exceptions) and they sell very well.
Table of Contents
- 1 Some well-known movies of adolescent love
- 1.1 Julie Anne Robinson's Last Song (2010)
- 1.2 Catherine Hardwicke's Twilight (2008)
- 1.3 Randal Kleiser's Grease (1978)
- 1.4 Rebel Without a Cause by Nicholas Ray (1955)
- 1.5 Cruel Intentions of Roger Kumble (1999)
- 1.6 Romeo + Juliet by Baz Luhrmann (1996)
- 1.7 American Pie: Your First Time from the Weitz Brothers (1999)
- 1.8 Fault In Our Stars as Josh Boone (2014)
- 1.9 Everything, everything by Stella Meghie (2017)
- 1.10 Gary Ross's Hunger Games (2012)
- 1.11 The Amazing Spider-Man 2: The Power of Electro by Marc Webb (2014)
- 1.12 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World of Edgar Wright (2010)
- 1.13 Gary Marshall's Princess by Surprise 2 (2004)
- 1.14 Jack Schreier's Paper Towns (2015)
Some well-known movies of adolescent love
The last song by Julie Anne Robinson (2010)
Based on the eponymous book written by Nicholas Sparks, one of the most successful and prolific American authors of recent years.
It was starred by Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth, who since then live an irregular romance in real life.
Twilight by Catherine Hardwicke (2008)
The vampires and teens They give for everything, even for this “vampire-romantic” crosover that has nothing in common with the tragedy of Dracula, beyond the fangs.
Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) is a vampire on his way to his 100th birthday trapped in the body of a 17-year-old, who crosses the path of Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart), a scruffy and unhappy teenager.
In the following two films in the saga: New moon by Chris Weitz (2009) and Eclipse by David Slade (2010), the romance would mutate into a bizarre love triangle that would include a werewolf (Taylor Lautner). The end of this three-way conflict is better not to comment on it. The saga Twilight in general, it is one of the rare cases in which movies are better than books ...
Grease by Randal Kleiser (1978)
One of the most memorable musicals of the 70s, starring a youthful John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. As opposites attract, and more so in adolescence, Danny Zuko, a rebel without a cause, and Sandy Olsson, the sweetest and purest girl in town, fall hopelessly in love when they study at the same institute.
Rebel Without a Cause by Nicholas Ray (1955)
While the John Travolta of Grease He's a bad boy, scoundrel, there is none like James Dean. A young man with difficult behavior finds love unexpectedly when he moves to Los Angeles. But his indomitable attitude will inevitably lead him to the only possible destination. For many, one of the best films in the history of cinema, marked by the tragic death of its protagonist a month before its release in theaters.
Cruel intentions by Roger Kumble (1999)
An bet of a sexual nature between two stepbrothers that they study in an exclusive school in New York, and that it gets out of control to unsuspected levels. They star Sarah Miller Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon and Selma Blair.
Romeo + Juliet by Baz Luhrmann (1996)
Leonardo DiCaprio and Clarine Danes they lend their faces to the most tragic lovers in history. Australian director Baz Luhrmann placed the drama in a Modern and cosmopolitan Verona (quite chaotic too) and replaced sabers and swords with platinum-plated revolvers, but keeping most of Shakespeare's original lines largely intact.
American Pie: your first time from the Weitz Brothers (1999)
Lots of comedy and little romance. Narrates the story of a group of virgin friends about to finish high school. In the end, almost everyone will get love (and sex too).
Bajo la misma estrella by Josh Boone (2014)
Based on the International Best Seller written by John Green, it is a romance from the beginning marked by doom. Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort play two teenagers with cancer, although hers is terminally ill.
Everything, everything by Stella Meghie (2017)
Another illness spices up a romance of reserved prognosis. Madeline Whittier (Amandla Stenberg) lives confined at home, a victim of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, or what is the same: it is allergic to everything, so she can't go out into the outside world. His life is going well, until Olly (Nick Robinson) becomes his new neighbor.
The Hunger Games by Gary Ross (2012)
An apocalyptic future, where kids and teens must fight each other to the death in a modern take on the Roman circus, with the purpose of instilling terror among the oppressed and entertaining the privileged classes.
Amid this fratricidal battle, Katniss Everdeen (Jeniffer Lawrence) and Peeta Melark (Josh Hutcherson) they stage for the audience a romance that keeps them alive. In the following chapters of the saga, the romance will stop being feigned, although there is a third involved (Liam Hemsworth).
The Amazing Spider-Man 2: The Power of Electro by Marc Webb (2014)
Peter Parker, despite being a shy teenager, has dated the prettiest girls in his high school. Sure, he is Spider Man. romance is always present in the universe created by director Spike Lee, none of the other movies of the arachnid hero exploits its implications like this second installment.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World by Edgar Wright (2010)
A fearless and wimpy Michael Cera, must prove to be the worthy of the heart of the girl of his dreams. To do this, he must face the ex-boyfriends of his intended, including Chris Evans. One of the most original films of the last decade, enough to be considered a Cult Movie.
Princess by surprise 2 by Gary Marshall (2004)
If an American director knew about romantic films, it was Gary Marshall, who directed, among others, Pretty Woman (1990) Runaway bride (1999) and Valentine's stories The second part of the accidental princess Amelia Thermopholis "Mine" and her grandmother, Queen Clarisse Renaldi, features a forbidden romance between the young heiress to the Genovian throne and her rival Nicholas Deveraux (Chris Pine).
In the end, the romance takes a backseat and the film ends as a manifesto on the right that women have over their life.
Paper cities by Jack Schreier (2015)
Other tape based on a novel by John Green. Quentin Jacobsen (Nat Wolf), is a shy boy who spent his entire childhood in love with his neighbor Margo Roth (Cara Devingne). Without speaking to each other since they were children, until one night she enters “Q's” room disguised as a ninja, to help her in a plan of revenge against her ex-boyfriend.
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