One of the greatest African-American actors of all time, Sidney Poitier confronted a generation of Americans with their own racial prejudices, with films such as 'Blackboard Jungle' and 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner'.
Movies in the vein of 'Dead Poets Society': featuring teachers who believe in their kids even when they don't believe in themselves. Make sure to check out 'Akeelah and the Bee' for a fantastic indie flick about one girl finding her voice!
A collection of the baddest boys and girls, from duck tails to the grunge days. The more things change, the more teenagers remain hormone fueled morons. Check out 'Bad Boys' for one of Sean Penn's breakout roles!
This list's cause is to bring you the very finest films from the original JD film movement. From Truffaut’s chef-d’oeuvre to James Dean’s most iconic role, these classics prove the timelessness of youthful rebellion (if not the timelessness of 1950s fashion choices).