The Best Teen Movies of the 1980s

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

1986    John Hughes    Rated PG13

Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Teen Movie

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The Breakfast Club

1985    John Hughes    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Ensemble Film

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Dead Poets Society

1989    Peter Weir    Rated PG

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Ensemble Film

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Say Anything...

1989    Cameron Crowe    Rated PG13

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Romance

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Heathers

1989    Michael Lehmann    Rated R

Black Comedy    Teen Movie

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

1982    Amy Heckerling    Rated R

Comedy    Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age

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Better Off Dead

1985    Savage Steve Holland    Not Rated

Comedy    Teen Movie    Romantic Comedy

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The Karate Kid

1984    John G. Avildsen    Rated PG

Action    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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The Lost Boys

1987    Joel Schumacher    Rated R

Horror    Horror Comedy    Monster Film

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Sixteen Candles

1984    John Hughes    Rated PG

Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Romance

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Real Genius

1985    Martha Coolidge    Rated PG

Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Teen Movie

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Fright Night

1985    Tom Holland    Rated R

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Horror

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A Nightmare on Elm Street

1984    Wes Craven    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Supernatural Horror

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14

WarGames

1983    John Badham    Rated PG

Drama    Paranoid Thriller    Psychological Thriller

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

1989    Stephen Herek    Rated PG

Comedy    Science Fiction    Sci-Fi Comedy

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The Outsiders

1983    Francis Ford Coppola    Rated PG

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Teen Movie

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Risky Business

1983    Paul Brickman    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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Pretty in Pink

1986    Howard Deutch    Rated PG13

Comedy Drama    Teen Movie    Coming-of-Age

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Weird Science

1985    John Hughes    Rated PG13

Based-on-Comics    Buddy Film    Comedy

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Revenge of the Nerds

1984    Jeff Kanew    Rated R

Comedy    Teen Movie    Sex Comedy

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