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Gritty Netflix Movies With Young Leads

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Stuck in Love (2012)

Definitely a must see romantic movie. This flick brings light to the fact that love is hard and love isn't always perfect, no matter what age you are.

 

Brotherly Love (2015)

Although a bit predictable, there's a lot of layers to peel back in this street war tale. Enjoy the rollercoaster of love and war presented by an awesome black cast.

 

Short Term 12 (2013)

Brie Larson, the silent beast of an actress, battles to find the balance of helping others and helping herself in Short Term 12. Welcome this great emotional movie that'll make you realize that it's okay to cry, even when others look to you for strength.

 

DOPE (2015)

You may assume that this movie is about drugs and you're partially right. This coming of age journey of a hip hop loving, young black male will make you laugh, frustrated and wish you could go back to high school and do something crazy.

 

King Jack (2015)

Dealing with a bully is hard but you'll find out how hard things can get in King Jack. Just wanting to survive the summer, Jack gets a wrench thrown into his weekend that leads to a ride of intensity.

 

Mean Creek (2004)

This oldie but goodie movie will have you in shock. A group of a teens accidentally commit a crime that can't be undone. Might as well start the movie sitting on the edge of your seat. You'll end up there anyways.

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