The Coming-of-Age Movie Flow Chart

Sixteen Candles
Sixteen Candles
Universal Pictures

Whether your teen years shaped you, scarred you, or left you more or less unscathed, there's no denying that Hollywood harbors a special love for high school movies. While they each have their own set of one-liners, dated fashion trends, and even more dated soundtracks, there's a certain formula that coming-of-age cult classics share.

Take note, students; here is Jackalope Ranch's flow chart to getting popular, getting it on, or simply getting through high school (and college, and adulthood).

See also: Breaking Bad: 5 Ways the Show Might End

The Coming-of-Age Movie Flow Chart
Katie Johnson

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