teens The Best Teen Romance Movies  

Originally by
293k votes 36k voters 2.8M views 144 items Follow Embed

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

Ranker Video v Best Teen Romance Movies

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. Who doesn't love a good high school romance movie?
 

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. At the end of the day, if you love good love movies, you'll enjoy most of these choices.

1
+ - 9,165 1,725
Ranker Video v
10 Things I Hate About You Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union, Heath Ledger

The Best Teen Movies of All Time The Cast of Saved by the Bell: Where Are They Now?

2
+ - 6,471 2,002
Ranker Video v
The Notebook Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

3
+ - 4,786 2,034
Ranker Video v
Grease John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

4
+ - 5,910 2,206
Ranker Video v
Clueless Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

5
+ - 6,079 1,548
Ranker Video v
A Cinderella Story Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray

6
+ - 5,075 1,525
Titanic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Teen Romance Movies
Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

7
+ - 6,405 1,691
Ranker Video v
Mean Girls Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

8
+ - 7,039 1,454
Ranker Video v
A Walk to Remember Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller, Daryl Hannah

9
+ - 6,495 1,298
Ranker Video v
She's the Man Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lucas

10
+ - 4,192 1,489
Ranker Video v
The Breakfast Club Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall

11
+ - 3,415 1,324
Dirty Dancing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Teen Romance Movies
Dirty Dancing Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

12
+ - 4,857 1,242
Ranker Video v
Easy A Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Aly Michalka

13
+ - 5,671 1,370
Pitch Perfect is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Teen Romance Movies
Pitch Perfect Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow

14
+ - 3,139 955
Ranker Video v
She's All That Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Paquin, Lil' Kim

15
+ - 4,600 1,297
Ranker Video v
The Perks of Being a Wallflower Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd

The Best Teen Drama TV Shows The Most Entertaining Awful Shark Horror Movies

16
+ - 4,553 891
Ranker Video v
The Princess Diaries Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore, Julie Andrews

17
+ - 2,764 875
Ranker Video v
Footloose Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

18
+ - 3,017 596
Ranker Video v
The Fault in Our Stars Shailene Woodley, Willem Dafoe, Laura Dern

19
+ - 4,315 1,246
Ranker Video v
Divergent Kate Winslet, Shailene Woodley, Ashley Judd

20
+ - 2,202 931
Sixteen Candles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Teen Romance Movies
Sixteen Candles John Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Joan Cusack

21
+ - 2,562 787
Ranker Video v
High School Musical Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron

22
+ - 3,898 998
Ranker Video v
17 Again Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg, Matthew Perry

23
+ - 2,328 808
Ranker Video v
13 Going on 30 Jennifer Garner, Ashley Benson, Mark Ruffalo

24
+ - 2,577 837
Ranker Video v
What a Girl Wants Amanda Bynes, Kelly Preston, Colin Firth

25
+ - 2,491 949
Ranker Video v
Romeo + Juliet Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Rudd, Brian Dennehy

26
+ - 4,678 995
Ranker Video v
If I Stay Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Stacy Keach

27
+ - 2,940 957
Ranker Video v
Warm Bodies Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Dave Franco

28
+ - 3,204 803
Ranker Video v
Wild Child Emma Roberts, Alex Pettyfer, Juno Temple

29
+ - 3,167 561
Ranker Video v
Love, Rosie Lily Collins, Sam Claflin

Celebrities Who Have Lived in the Same House 50 Incredible Pictures That Might Teach You Something

30
+ - 2,478 416
The Duff is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Teen Romance Movies
The Duff Mae Whitman, Bella Thorne, Robbie Amell

31
+ - 2,321 710
Ranker Video v
Bring It On Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Gabrielle Union

32
+ - 1,789 931
Ranker Video v
Juno Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

33
+ - 1,868 795
Ranker Video v
Hairspray John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

34
+ - 1,785 512
Ranker Video v
Dear John Amanda Seyfried, Channing Tatum, Richard Jenkins

35
+ - 915 781
Ranker Video v
Say Anything... John Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Joan Cusack

36
+ - 2,029 382
The Last Song is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Teen Romance Movies
The Last Song Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth, Kelly Preston

37
+ - 1,530 748
Ranker Video v
Pretty in Pink James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald

38
+ - 2,339 501
Another Cinderella Story is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Teen Romance Movies
Another Cinderella Story Selena Gomez, Jane Lynch, Jessica Parker Kennedy

39
+ - 1,598 697
Ranker Video v
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Blake Lively, America Ferrera, Nancy Travis

40
+ - 1,078 444
Ranker Video v
Never Been Kissed Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore, James Franco

41
+ - 1,381 447
Ranker Video v
High School Musical 2 Miley Cyrus, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale

42
+ - 1,852 579
Ranker Video v
A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song Lucy Hale, Missi Pyle, Alyson Stoner

43
+ - 1,727 752
Ranker Video v
The Spectacular Now Shailene Woodley, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jennifer Jason Leigh

23 Toys That Prove Your Parents Didn't Love You 11 Nickelodeon Shows You Kind Of Remember

44
+ - 1,007 410
Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Teen Romance Movies
Edward Scissorhands Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

45
+ - 1,313 407
Ranker Video v
Sydney White Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton, John Schneider

46
+ - 2,623 831
Ranker Video v
LOL Miley Cyrus, Demi Moore, Ashley Greene

47
+ - 1,432 454
Ranker Video v
Footloose Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid, Andie MacDowell

48
+ - 900 213
Ranker Video v
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Chris Pine

49
+ - 4,033 868
Ranker Video v
The First Time Angelababy, Mark Chao, Cindy Yen

50
+ - 1,379 455
Ranker Video v
High School Musical 3: Senior Year Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron