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List Rules Vote up the best movies that feature sharp teenagers with witty dialogue.

Sharp teenagers may be wise beyond their years, but they still find themselves entangled in high school drama. The best precocious teen movies feature students taking their lives into their own hands, despite opposition from their parents and teachers. This is a list of the top movies about witty teens including everything from Superbad to Little Miss Sunshine to Election.

What films will you find on this list of the best movies about precocious teens? Maybe you're a fan of the slacker classic Ferris Bueller's Day Off. This 1986 comedy inspired teens across the world to make the most of their sick days, just like the title character. The snappy dialog of Juno makes it a film synonymous with smart teenagers. Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) was an incredibly ambitious student when it came to everything but his school work in Wes Anderson's film Rushmore. Other good movies found on this best smart teen films list include Heathers, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and Cruel Intentions.

Which precocious teen movie do you think is the best? Vote your favorite up to number one on this list, and add any great features that are missing.

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Easy A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Easy A Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Aly Michalka

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The Breakfast Club is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
The Breakfast Club Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Ferris Bueller's Day Off Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

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Juno is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Juno Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

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The Perks of Being a Wallflowe... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
The Perks of Being a Wallflower Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd

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Heathers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Heathers Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater

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Cruel Intentions is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Cruel Intentions Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Tara Reid

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Superbad is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Superbad Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill

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Election is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Election Reese Witherspoon, Matthew Broderick, Chris Klein

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Little Miss Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Little Miss Sunshine Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette

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Rushmore is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Rushmore Bill Murray, Alexis Bledel, Brian Cox

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It's Kind of a Funny Story is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
It's Kind of a Funny Story Emma Roberts, Lauren Graham, Zach Galifianakis

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Struck by Lightning is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Struck by Lightning Christina Hendricks, Sarah Hyland, Rebel Wilson

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke

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Saved! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Saved! Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Mary-Louise Parker

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The Squid and the Whale is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
The Squid and the Whale Anna Paquin, Alexandra Daddario, Laura Linney

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The Way, Way Back is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
The Way, Way Back Steve Carell, Amanda Peet, AnnaSophia Robb

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Brick is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Brick Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meagan Good, Emilie de Ravin

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Submarine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Submarine Ben Stiller, Paddy Constantine, Sally Hawkins

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Igby Goes Down is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Igby Goes Down Claire Danes, Susan Sarandon, Amanda Peet

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Ghost World is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Movies with Precocious Teen Stars
Ghost World Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Teri Garr