The Best Teen Romance Movies

5 1 of 18
158,806 votes 20,172 voters 1,766,686 views 126 items tags f p @

List Criteria: Vote up all the best movies that you related to as a young, impressionable teenager.

A list of the best teen romance movies, ranked by love-obsessed fans of all ages. Throughout film history, one of the most beloved, popular, and relatable movie genres has been the teen romance. Moviegoers of all ages, from heartbroken teenagers to nostalgic seniors have enjoyed sitting in a dark theater to watch the newest film depicting two young lovers. These movies don’t just cover teenagers dealing with their first loves. There are also themes of coming of age, angst, parental issues, and feelings of alienation, which is why so many people can relate to these good teenage romance movies. The films on this list range from 1960s classics to current takes on the tropes.
 

The teen romance movies on this list sometimes also fit into other genres. Musicals like Grease and West Side Story have become among the most popular movies of all time not just because of the fantastic music, but also because of the reoccurring themes that pop up. Many teen romances are often based on classic stories. For instance, Clueless is based on Jane Austen’s Emma, and Easy A is based on The Scarlett Letter.
 

What are the best high school romance movies of all time? This list covers the top teen romance movies from classics like Dirty Dancing to newer depictions like the zombie romance, Warm Bodies. Whether you love sweeping dramas or teenage romantic comedies, there's a movie for everyone to fall in love with here.


List Photo: user uploaded image
Collection Photo: user uploaded image
  • 18 ReRanks
    • Women
    • Men
    • Age
    • Region
  • 2 See list ranked by
Z
G Options B Comments & Embed 2rerank list
  1. 1
    + 4964
    - 779
    10 Things I Hate About You


    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union, Heath Ledger

    ;
  2. 2
    + 2485
    - 574

    added by lydiagfields99
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

    ;
  3. 3
    + 2755
    - 960
    Grease

    most listed
    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

    ;
  4. 4
    + 3261
    - 549
    A Cinderella Story

    added by shygirl
    Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray

    ;
  5. 5
    + 3397
    - 1085
    Clueless

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

    ;
  6. 6
    + 3949
    - 978
    The Notebook


    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

    ;
  7. 7
    + 2399
    - 710
    The Breakfast Club


    Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall

    ;
  8. 8
    + 3873
    - 784
    Mean Girls


    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

    ;
  9. 9
    + 3759
    - 563
    She's the Man


    Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lucas

    ;
  10. 10
    + 4511
    - 814
    A Walk to Remember


    Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller, Daryl Hannah

    ;
  11. 11
    + 1996
    - 732

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

    ;
  12. 12
    + 2892
    - 597
    Easy A


    Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Aly Michalka

    ;
  13. 13
    + 3805
    - 794

    added by Yana_Verhoeven
    Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow

    ;
  14. 14
    + 2626
    - 509
    The Princess Diaries


    Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore, Julie Andrews

    ;
  15. 15
    + 1835
    - 474
    She's All That


    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Paquin, Lil' Kim

    ;
  16. 16
    + 2863
    - 711
    The Perks of Being a Wallflower


    Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd

    ;
  17. 17
    + 1542
    - 424
    Footloose


    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

    ;
  18. 18
    + 1205
    - 284
    13 Going on 30

    added by no name
    Jennifer Garner, Ashley Benson, Mark Ruffalo

    ;
  19. 19
    + 1602
    - 410
    What a Girl Wants


    Amanda Bynes, Kelly Preston, Colin Firth

    ;
  20. 20
    + 2479
    - 539
    17 Again


    Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg, Matthew Perry

    ;
  21. 21
    + 2709
    - 592
    Divergent

    added by peacebuckner
    Kate Winslet, Shailene Woodley, Ashley Judd

    ;
  22. 22
    + 1971
    - 439
    Wild Child

    added by JenAnistonFriends
    Emma Roberts, Alex Pettyfer, Juno Temple

    ;
  23. 23
    + 1921
    - 522
    Warm Bodies


    Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Dave Franco

    ;
  24. 24
    + 3013
    - 545
    If I Stay

    added by kellybells23
    Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Stacy Keach

    ;
  25. 25
    + 1367
    - 358
    Bring It On


    Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Gabrielle Union

    ;
  26. 26
    + 1031
    - 279
    High School Musical


    Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron

    ;
  27. 27
    + 1221
    - 496

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    John Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Joan Cusack

    ;
  28. 28
    + 990
    - 151
    The Fault in Our Stars

    added by Artie_Moon
    Shailene Woodley, Willem Dafoe, Laura Dern

    ;
  29. 29
    + 1768
    - 424
    The Vow

    added by osheenmartolia96
    Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lange

    ;
  30. 30
    + 1321
    - 542
    Romeo + Juliet

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Rudd, Brian Dennehy

    ;
  31. 31
    + 1593
    - 227
    Love, Rosie

    added by feliciadize
    Lily Collins, Sam Claflin

    ;
  32. 32
    + 2836
    - 522
    The First Time

    added by milanserbia
    Angelababy, Mark Chao, Cindy Yen

    ;
  33. 33
    + 973
    - 443
    Pretty in Pink

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald

    ;
  34. 34
    + 521
    - 56

    added by feliciadize
    Mae Whitman, Bella Thorne, Robbie Amell

    ;
  35. 35
    + 770
    - 111


    Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth, Kelly Preston

    ;
  36. 36
    + 1091
    - 528
    Juno

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

    ;
  37. 37
    + 1534
    - 439
    LOL

    added by riyarocks5
    Miley Cyrus, Demi Moore, Ashley Greene

    ;
  38. 38
    + 896
    - 191
    Dear John

    added by no name
    Amanda Seyfried, Channing Tatum, Richard Jenkins

    ;
  39. 39
    + 1113
    - 460
    Hairspray


    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

    ;
  40. 40
    + 572
    - 469
    Say Anything...

    the people's #1 & often listed
    John Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Joan Cusack

    ;
  41. 41
    + 1051
    - 179

    ranked low on reranks & added by shygirl
    Selena Gomez, Jane Lynch, Jessica Parker Kennedy

    ;
  42. 42
    + 958
    - 376
    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants


    Blake Lively, America Ferrera, Nancy Travis

    ;
  43. 43
    + 400
    - 125

    added by Artie_Moon
    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

    ;
  44. 44
    + 1253
    - 357
    Ella Enchanted


    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Vivica A. Fox

    ;
  45. 45
    + 969
    - 247
    A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song

    added by shygirl
    Lucy Hale, Missi Pyle, Alyson Stoner

    ;
  46. 46
    + 1460
    - 466
    Keith

    added by kailykat
    Jennifer Grey, Jesse McCartney, Elisabeth Harnois

    ;
  47. 47
    + 503
    - 174
    Never Been Kissed

    added by feliciadize
    Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore, James Franco

    ;
  48. 48
    + 634
    - 141
    Sydney White

    added by shygirl
    Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton, John Schneider

    ;
  49. 49
    + 1103
    - 263
    The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

    added by but chickens double d
    Lena Headey, Lily Collins, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    ;
  50. 50
    + 1118
    - 395
    The Spectacular Now

    added by courtneythevamps
    Shailene Woodley, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jennifer Jason Leigh

    ;
127 +

Something missing? Add it!

L List Options 2 Rerank List B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >