When people discuss youthfulness in film it's usually boxed into the stereotypical coming of age story. Over at Puer we wanted to extend on our love for John Hughes' films by exploring movies that not only inspire the youth but also depicts the honest fight to maintain it - through friendships, fun, chasing your passion, love, career paths, and exploring curiosity. Take a gander at the most watch movies that will inspire you to do that thing you always wanted to but never knew how.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Of course, there's a few John Hughes movies that could have made this list. This one is most important because it emphasizes the importance of taking risks and enjoying life with those closest to you.
Good Will Hunting
Sometimes it takes outside forces to push you to live out your potential. Even the janitor can be a genius, there's no reason that should stop you from achieving your dreams.
Meteor showers, spinning nebulas, double sunrises, horrible first date(s), chance encounters, and six years of mistakes. Its nerdy, romantic, nonlinear narrative combined with the dopest of shots is awe-inspiring.
Paris Is Burning
Everyone's sipping tea, throwing shade, voguing, and getting read from A to Z, these days. Very few may know that all this vernacular and lifestyle comes from Gay culture and their balls. Paris Is Burning, highlights outcasted youth making room for themselves when no one was giving them a seat at the table.
Blue is the Warmest Color
Short Term 12
Living On a Dollar
A group of college friends examine their privilege as they take a trip to Guatemala and explore what it's like to live on $1 a day. Curiosity, exploring, learning, and compassion.