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Old 09-18-06, 11:31 AM
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Best/Favorite Movie About Quarterlife Crisis

Looking for some ideas for movies that have characters dealing with issues of being in their 20's. Out of school, on their own, not sure about their jobs, family, or future. Looking more for the serious side then comedy (movies can have comedic aspects however).
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Old 09-18-06, 11:49 AM
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the big "duh" is Garden State. Probably the best.
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Beautiful Girls is very underrated.
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Singles

(garden state is the big yawn, not the bug duh)
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Let's just change this to the Garden State forum, since it's been mentioned in every thread in the last week.
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Criterion released Kicking and Screaming recently. That's worth a look if you haven't seen it, but it's a comedy.
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I'm not a huge fan of it, but I know that St. Elmo's Fire has a pretty decent fan-base regarding 20-something confusion. Also, to a degree, Good Will Hunting revolves around a "tween" with convoluted talent attempting to find his path (and resisting the process).

Other than that, I give hearty thumbs up to three previously mentioned titles - Garden State, Lost in Translation, and Ghost World.
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The Wanderers (extraordinarily underrated movie IMHO)

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Clerks and Clerks II (although those are comedic)
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"Kicking and Screaming". A very good film, and it's on an excellent DVD released last month by Criterion.
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Red Dawn.
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Originally Posted by Mittman
Beautiful Girls is very underrated.
Good one

also for me Breaking Away.
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Originally Posted by obscurelabel
The Wanderers (extraordinarily underrated movie IMHO)
That was based in High School and most of the main characters where suppose to be teenagers and not in their 20's.
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Originally Posted by mrhan
That was based in High School and most of the main characters where suppose to be teenagers and not in their 20's.
For some people, mainly southerners, select minorities, and the obese, that could be a quarterlife crisis.
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Originally Posted by Groucho
Let's just change this to the Garden State forum, since it's been mentioned in every thread in the last week.
You mean something's actually giving Good Burger and Battlefield Earth a run their money?

On topic, 30 Years To Life
(It's not a prison flick)
http://imdb.com/title/tt0273048/
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Originally Posted by digitalfreaknyc
the big "duh" is Garden State. Probably the best.

Best at being the worst movie of all time.
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Cider House Rules has to be one of the best coming of age stories.
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Thanks for the suggestions so far. Quite a few I already own, but there are several that I will have to look into.
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