The Top 100 Teen Movies of All Time

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1

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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3

Rebel Without a Cause

1955    Nicholas Ray    Rated PG13

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Family Drama

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4

Dead Poets Society

1989    Peter Weir    Rated PG

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Ensemble Film

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5

Say Anything...

1989    Cameron Crowe    Rated PG13

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Romance

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Dazed and Confused

1993    Richard Linklater    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Ensemble Film

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7

Brick

2005    Rian Johnson    Rated R

Detective Film    Femme Fatale    Mystery

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8

American Graffiti

1973    George Lucas    Rated PG

Americana    Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age

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9

Halloween

1978    John Carpenter    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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10

Heathers

1989    Michael Lehmann    Rated R

Black Comedy    Teen Movie

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11

Better Off Dead

1985    Savage Steve Holland    Not Rated

Comedy    Teen Movie    Romantic Comedy

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12

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

1982    Amy Heckerling    Rated R

Comedy    Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age

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The Karate Kid

1984    John G. Avildsen    Rated PG

Action    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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14

Superbad

2007    Greg Mottola    Rated R

Buddy Film    Comedy    Sex Comedy

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15

The Lost Boys

1987    Joel Schumacher    Rated R

Horror    Horror Comedy    Monster Film

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16

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

2012    Stephen Chbosky    Rated PG13

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Teen Movie

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17

Sixteen Candles

1984    John Hughes    Rated PG

Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Romance

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18

Carrie

1976    Brian De Palma    Rated R

Horror    Religious Horror    Revenge Film

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19

Juno

2007    Jason Reitman    Rated PG13

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Domestic Comedy

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20

Fright Night

1985    Tom Holland    Rated R

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Horror

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21

Real Genius

1985    Martha Coolidge    Rated PG

Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Teen Movie

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22

A Nightmare on Elm Street

1984    Wes Craven    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Supernatural Horror

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23

WarGames

1983    John Badham    Rated PG

Drama    Paranoid Thriller    Psychological Thriller

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24

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

1989    Stephen Herek    Rated PG

Comedy    Science Fiction    Sci-Fi Comedy

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25

Grease

1978    Randal Kleiser    Rated PG

Based-on-Theatre    Musical    Rock Musical

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26

The Outsiders

1983    Francis Ford Coppola    Rated PG

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Teen Movie

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27

Risky Business

1983    Paul Brickman    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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28

Weird Science

1985    John Hughes    Rated PG13

Based-on-Comics    Buddy Film    Comedy

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29

10 Things I Hate About You

1999    Gil Junger    Rated PG13

Based-on-Shakespeare    Comedy    Romance

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30

Pretty in Pink

1986    Howard Deutch    Rated PG13

Comedy Drama    Teen Movie    Coming-of-Age

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31

Scream

1996    Wes Craven    Rated R

Black Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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33

Ghost World

2001    Terry Zwigoff    Rated R

Based-on-Comics    Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age

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34

Pump up the Volume

1990    Allan Moyle    Rated R

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Teen Movie

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35

Revenge of the Nerds

1984    Jeff Kanew    Rated R

Comedy    Teen Movie    Sex Comedy

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36

Friday the 13th

1980    Sean S. Cunningham    Rated R

Horror    Mystery    Slasher Film

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37

The Hunger Games

2012    Gary Ross    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Dystopian Film

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38

Easy A

2010    Will Gluck    Rated PG13

Comedy    Satire    Teen Movie

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39

Empire Records

1995    Allan Moyle    Rated PG13

Comedy    Ensemble Film    Teen Movie

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40

American Pie

1999    Paul Weitz    Rated R

Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Gross-Out Comedy

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41

Some Kind of Wonderful

1987    Howard Deutch    Rated PG13

Comedy Drama    Teen Movie    Coming-of-Age

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42

Mean Girls

2004    Mark Waters    Rated PG13

Comedy    Comedy of Manners    Teen Movie

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43

River's Edge

1986    Tim Hunter    Rated R

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Juvenile Delinquency Film

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Adventures in Babysitting

1987    Chris Columbus    Rated PG13

Comedy    Teen Movie

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46

Rumble Fish

1983    Francis Ford Coppola    Rated R

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Teen Movie

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47

Halloween II

1981    Rick Rosenthal    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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48

Quadrophenia

1979    Franc Roddam    Rated R

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Musical

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49

Adventureland

2009    Greg Mottola    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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50

One Crazy Summer

1986    Savage Steve Holland    Rated PG

Comedy    Teen Movie    Romantic Comedy

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51

Sleepaway Camp

1983    Robert Hiltzik    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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52

Teen Wolf

1985    Rod Daniel    Rated PG

Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Fantasy

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53

Clueless

1995    Amy Heckerling    Rated PG13

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Comedy    Comedy of Manners

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54

Friday the 13th Part 2

1981    Steve Miner    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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55

Taps

1981    Harold Becker    Rated PG

Drama    Action    Teen Movie

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56

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

1984    Joseph Zito    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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57

Can't Hardly Wait

1998    Harry Elfont    Rated PG13

Comedy    Teen Movie    Ensemble Film

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58

Meatballs

1979    Ivan Reitman    Rated PG

Comedy    Teen Movie

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59

The Spectacular Now

2013    James Ponsoldt    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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60

Show Me Love

1998    Lukas Moodysson    Not Rated

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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61

Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

1986    Tom McLoughlin    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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62

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

1991    Peter Hewitt    Rated PG

Comedy    Cyborg / Android / Robot    Fantasy

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63

Can't Buy Me Love

1987    Steve Rash    Rated PG13

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

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64

Whip It

2009    Drew Barrymore    Rated PG13

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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65

Saved!

2004    Brian Dannelly    Rated PG13

Comedy    Religious Comedy    Teen Movie

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66

Lucas

1986    David Seltzer    Rated PG13

Romance    Comedy Drama    Teen Movie

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67

Porky's

1982    Bob Clark    Rated R

Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Sex Comedy

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68

To Sir, With Love

1967    James Clavell    Not Rated

Drama    Teen Movie    Urban Drama

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69

Hairspray

1988    John Waters    Rated PG

Comedy    Dance Film    Period Film

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70

Valley Girl

1983    Martha Coolidge    Rated R

Comedy    Comedy of Manners    Coming-of-Age

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71

Three O'Clock High

1987    Phil Joanou    Rated PG13

Comedy    Farce    Teen Movie

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72

Cruel Intentions

1999    Roger Kumble    Rated R

Drama    Femme Fatale    Melodrama

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73

Gummo

1997    Harmony Korine    Rated R

Avant-garde / Experimental    Black Comedy    Comedy Drama

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74

Friday the 13th Part III

1982    Steve Miner    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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75

Hackers

1995    Iain Softley    Rated PG13

Crime    Crime Thriller    Cyberpunk / Tech Noir

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76

Summer School

1987    Carl Reiner    Rated PG13

Comedy    Teen Movie

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77

The Funhouse

1981    Tobe Hooper    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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78

Blackboard Jungle

1955    Richard Brooks    Not Rated

Drama    Juvenile Delinquency Film    Teen Movie

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79

Toy Soldiers

1991    Daniel Petrie Jr.    Rated R

Action    Adventure    Adventure Drama

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80

My Bodyguard

1980    Tony Bill    Rated PG

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Teen Movie

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81

Cry-Baby

1990    John Waters    Rated PG13

Comedy    Juvenile Delinquency Film    Musical

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82

Drop Dead Gorgeous

1999    Michael Patrick Jann    Rated PG13

Comedy    Mockumentary    Satire

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84

The Man in the Moon

1991    Robert Mulligan    Rated PG13

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Romance

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87

Less Than Zero

1987    Marek Kanievska    Rated R

Addiction Drama    Crime    Crime Drama

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88

Detroit Rock City

1999    Adam Rifkin    Rated R

Comedy    Teen Movie

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89

Lords of Dogtown

2005    Catherine Hardwicke    Rated PG13

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Sports Drama

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90

Airheads

1994    Michael Lehmann    Not Rated

Comedy    Crime Comedy    Showbiz Comedy

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92

Idle Hands

1999    Rodman Flender    Rated R

Comedy    Horror    Gross-Out Comedy

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93

The Kings of Summer

2013    Jordan Vogt-Roberts    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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94

The Faculty

1998    Robert Rodriguez    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Mystery

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95

The Girl Next Door

2004    Luke Greenfield    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Drama    Romance

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96

Charlie Bartlett

2007    Jon Poll    Rated R

Comedy    Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age

Down by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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97

Holes

2003    Andrew Davis    Rated PG

Adventure    Escape Film    Family

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99

Warm Bodies

2013    Jonathan Levine    Rated PG13

Comedy    Monster Film    Post-Apocalyptic Film

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The Craft

1996    Andrew Fleming    Rated R

Horror    Supernatural Horror    Teen Movie

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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