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Breaking Away
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Breaking Away (1979)

7.7 PG
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: July. 20,1979
Duration: 100min
Country: US
Original Language: en
Director: Peter Yates
Plot: Dave and his pals are impoverished cutters who choose not to attend college. They dislike the wealthy pupils and are residents of Indiana. Dave claims to be Italian and enjoys riding motorcycles. He has feelings for a college-bound Italian girl called Katarina. Telling her he's from Italy is a lie. His goal is to compete for the Italian cycling team. However, something forces him to make changes in his life.
Cast: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley, Barbara Barrie
Keywords: sport, coming of age, teenage boy, cycling, working class, bicycle, indiana, quarry, bicycle race, serenade

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The Reivers (1969)

6.6 PG-13
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Release Date: 1969-12-25
Duration: 106min
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American Pie (1999)

7 R
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Release Date: 1999-07-09
Duration: 95min
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Release Date: 1985-02-15
Duration: 98min
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Days of Thunder (1990)

6.1 PG-13
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Release Date: 1990-06-27
Duration: 107min
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Play Off (1997)

4.2
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release Date: 1997-03-20
Duration: 81min
Cast: Anders Lundin, Lennart Jähkel, Krister Henriksson, Peter Haber, Sven-Bertil Taube
Dead Poets Society
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: 1989-06-02
Duration: 128min
Country: US
Plot: "Carpe diem" and poetry are two ways that a new instructor at a rigorous boarding school motivates his students. He exhorts people to defy authority and pursue their goals. In order to recite poems and express themselves, the students organize a covert club. However, there are repercussions for their behavior, and the school and their parents are putting pressure on them. The poignant play Dead Poets Society is about friendship and liberation.
Cast: Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Gale Hansen, Josh Charles
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Rebel Without a Cause (2018)

7.6 PG-13
Genre: Drama
Release Date: 2018-09-23
Duration: 111min
Country: US
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The Outsiders (1983)

7 PG
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The Wanderers
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The Wanderers (1979)

7.3 R
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Release Date: 1979-07-13
Duration: 117min
Country: US
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Stand by Me
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 1986-08-08
Duration: 89min
Country: US
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Letters from Eden (2022)

10
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A History of Violence (2005)

7.4 R
Release Date: 2005-09-23
Duration: 96min
Country: US
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Mystic Pizza (1988)

6.3 R
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Release Date: 1988-10-13
Duration: 104min
Country: US
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Barbarella (1968)

5.9 PG
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Duration: 98min
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