Most Popular Generation X Movies and TV Shows
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1. Clueless (1995)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other.
Votes: 170,025 | Gross: $56.63M
2. Scream (1996)
R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery
A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game.
Votes: 275,441 | Gross: $103.05M
4. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.
Votes: 89,695 | Gross: $27.09M
6. Do the Right Thing (1989)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Votes: 81,394 | Gross: $27.55M
7. Natural Born Killers (1994)
R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Votes: 210,098 | Gross: $50.28M
8. Heathers (1989)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids.
Votes: 84,480 | Gross: $1.11M
10. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.
Votes: 85,688 | Gross: $28.01M
11. Boyz n the Hood (1991)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama
Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence, and future prospects.
Votes: 119,375 | Gross: $57.50M
12. Scream 2 (1997)
R | 120 min | Horror, Mystery
Two years after the first series of murders, as Sydney acclimates to college life, someone donning the Ghostface costume begins a new string of killings.
Votes: 151,869 | Gross: $101.36M
13. Empire Records (1995)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Twenty-four hours in the lives of the young employees at Empire Records when they all grow up and become young adults thanks to each other and the manager. They all face the store joining a chain store with strict rules.
Votes: 47,878 | Gross: $0.30M
15. Reality Bites (1994)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A documentary filmmaker and her fellow Generation X graduates face life after college, looking for work and love in Houston.
Votes: 44,385 | Gross: $20.98M
16. Chasing Amy (1997)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Votes: 129,784 | Gross: $12.01M
17. Adventureland (2009)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
Votes: 149,937 | Gross: $16.03M
18. Clerks (1994)
R | 92 min | Comedy
A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.
Votes: 207,898 | Gross: $3.15M
21. Encino Man (1992)
PG | 88 min | Comedy
When they find a frozen caveman in their back yard, two high school outcasts thaw him and introduce him to modern life while he in turn gets them to actually enjoy life.
Votes: 36,326 | Gross: $40.69M
23. Singles (1992)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of twenty-something friends most of whom live in the same apartment complex search for love and success in grunge-era Seattle.
Votes: 26,849 | Gross: $18.47M
25. Repo Man (1984)
R | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A young punk recruited by a car repossession agency finds himself in pursuit of a Chevrolet Malibu that is wanted for a $20,000 bounty - and has something otherworldly stashed in its trunk.
Votes: 32,499 | Gross: $3.57M
26. It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Votes: 130,742 | Gross: $6.35M
27. River's Edge (1986)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama
A high school slacker commits a shocking act and proceeds to let his friends in on the secret. However, the friends' reaction is almost as ambiguous and perplexing as the crime itself.
Votes: 15,174 | Gross: $4.60M
28. Clerks II (2006)
R | 97 min | Comedy
A calamity at Dante and Randal's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at the fast food empire Mooby's.
Votes: 128,195 | Gross: $24.14M
29. Kicking and Screaming (1995)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A bunch of guys hang around their college for months after graduation, continuing a life much like the one before graduation.
Votes: 10,699 | Gross: $0.70M
33. Slacker (1990)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
A day in the life of Austin, Texas as the camera roams from place to place and provides a brief look at the overeducated, the social misfits, the outcasts and the oddballs.
Votes: 19,103 | Gross: $1.23M
35. The Doom Generation (1995)
R | 83 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.
Votes: 13,489 | Gross: $0.26M
36. Bad Influence (1990)
R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller
A soft and hesitant young man is in danger when tries to break toxic relationships with a mysterious stranger claiming to be his friend.
Votes: 7,091 | Gross: $12.63M
37. The Wackness (2008)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
It's the summer of 1994, and the streets of New York are pulsing with hip-hop. Set against this backdrop, a lonely teenager named Luke Shapiro spends his last summer before university selling marijuana throughout New York City, trading it with his unorthodox psychotherapist for treatment, while having a crush on his stepdaughter.
Votes: 29,563 | Gross: $2.08M
39. Mi vida loca (1993)
R | 92 min | Crime, Drama
Mousie and Sad Girl are childhood best friends in a contemporary Los Angeles poor Hispanic neighborhood. But when Sad Girl becomes pregnant by Mousie's boyfriend, a drug dealer named ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,905 | Gross: $3.27M
41. S.F.W. (1994)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him makes news headlines.
Votes: 4,651 | Gross: $0.06M
46. Generation X (1996 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of young mutants--humans with a genetic variation that gives them superpowers and makes them feared by the population at large--begin training at a school for heroes. Their studies ... See full summary »
47. Red White & Blue (2010)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, History, Thriller
A woman attracts the attention of a psychopathic former Army interrogator and an emotionally fragile young man caring for his ailing mother.
50. Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993)
R | 95 min | Drama
Nick is a feckless television salesman who gets fired and impulsively decides that he and his girlfriend, Beth, will move to Butte, MT, which he's read is "the city of the future." "I read ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,132 | Gross: $0.76M