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The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made 

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Updated November 7, 2019 17.9k votes 5.1k voters 594.2k views 55 items

List Rules Get yourself into the party mood by voting up all of your favorite movies that feature parties!

This is a list of the best party movies. These are the absolute best party films, but if you believe we missed one, please feel free to add it to the list yourself. Everyone loves a party (well, mostly everyone), but if you can't actually be at party, then perhaps watching some of the wild, out of control parties in these films could serve as a close second.

This list includes all genres, although most of these movies are either comedies, or romantic-comedies. House parties, bachelor parties, this list has them all. If you like to party, but you're stuck at home, then these are the party movies for you!
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Superbad is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill

Released: 2007

Directed by: Greg Mottola

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The Hangover is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

Released: 2009

Directed by: Todd Phillips

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Project X is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Jimmy Kimmel, Alexis Knapp, Miles Teller

Released: 2012

Directed by: Nima Nourizadeh

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Dazed and Confused is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Matthew McConaughey

Released: 1993

Directed by: Richard Linklater

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American Pie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
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Released: 1999

Directed by: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz

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Old School is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell

Released: 2003

Directed by: Todd Phillips

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Road Trip is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Amy Smart, Andy Dick, Jimmy Kimmel

Released: 2000

Directed by: Todd Phillips

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National Lampoon's Anima... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
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21 and Over is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
ALIAN added Miles Teller, Skylar Astin, Sarah Wright

Released: 2013

Directed by: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore

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Hot Tub Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
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Fast Times at Ridgemont ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Released: 1982

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

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The Hangover Part II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Jamie Chung

Released: 2011

Directed by: Todd Phillips

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EuroTrip is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Matt Damon, Kristin Kreuk, Michelle Trachtenberg

Released: 2004

Directed by: Jeff Schaffer, David Mandel, Alec Berg

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Revenge of the Nerds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
John Goodman, James Cromwell, Anthony Edwards

Released: 1984

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

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National Lampoon's Van W... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Sophia Bush

Released: 2002

Directed by: Walt Becker

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Porky's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Kim Cattrall, Alex Karras, Art Hindle

Released: 1982

Directed by: Bob Clark

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Wayne's World is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Rob Lowe

Released: 1992

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

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Weird Science is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Robert Downey Jr., Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

Released: 1985

Directed by: John Hughes

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Police Academy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Kim Cattrall, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith

Released: 1984

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

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Beerfest is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Donald Sutherland, Cloris Leachman, Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson

Released: 2006

Directed by: Jay Chandrasekhar

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Grandma's Boy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Jonah Hill, David Spade, Rob Schneider

Released: 2006

Directed by: Nicholaus Goossen

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Bachelor Party is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Tom Hanks, Tawny Kitaen, Michael Dudikoff

Released: 1984

Directed by: Neal Israel

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Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
AlexandreDaigle1 added Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Seth Rogen

Released: 2014

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

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Billy Madison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Chris Farley

Released: 1995

Directed by: Tamra Davis

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Stripes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made
Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

Released: 1981

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

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