Your 20s are a maddening, exciting, and confusing time in your life when you’ve upgraded from slurping ramen between classes to figuring out how to make rent with your entry-level internship. Juggling the pressures of building a career and finding “the one,” you might end up dazed and confused. Luckily, film is excellent soul medicine for the countless quarter-life crisis sufferers out there. Plenty of movies capture the struggles of becoming a functional adult, often with wit and honesty. From indie rom-coms like Garden State to energetic blockbusters like The Devil Wears Prada, there’s a film out there that will make you feel less alone.
Read on to discover a list of quintessential movies for surviving and thriving as a 20-something.