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The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s

Updated October 8, 2020 21.0k votes 2.5k voters 71.9k views113 items

List RulesVote up your favorite teenage films that have been released between 2000 and 2009.

Looking to get a bit nostalgic with the best teen movies from the 2000s? Then you're in the right place for some great 2000s high school movies. Mean Girls, Freaky Friday, and The Princess Diaries were among some of the great teen films of the 2000s. There are also teen romance movies on this list that will never be forgotten, like A Walk to Remember, Step Up, and Save the Last Dance. But which one is the best?

With all of these amazing choices, it may be tough to narrow down the very best 2000s teen movies. That's where you come in, vote up your favorites to see which of these great teen films of the 2000s gets the top spot.

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    Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Mean Girls

    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams

    Released2004

    Directed byMark Waters

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    The Princess Diaries is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    The Princess Diaries

    Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore

    Released2001

    Directed byGarry Marshall

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    She's the Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    She's the Man

    Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum

    Released2006

    Directed byAndy Fickman

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    Bring It On is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Bring It On

    Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku

    Released2000

    Directed byPeyton Reed

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    Freaky Friday is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Freaky Friday

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis

    Released2003

    Directed byMark Waters

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    Step Up is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Step Up

    Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan

    Released2006

    Directed byAnne Fletcher

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    John Tucker Must Die is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    John Tucker Must Die

    Jenny McCarthy, Sophia Bush

    Released2006

    Directed byBetty Thomas

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    A Walk to Remember is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    A Walk to Remember

    Shane West, Mandy Moore

    Released2002

    Directed byAdam Shankman

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    17 Again is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    17 Again

    Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg

    Released2009

    Directed byBurr Steers

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    Save the Last Dance is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Save the Last Dance

    Kerry Washington, Julia Stiles

    Released2001

    Directed byThomas Carter

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    Ella Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Ella Enchanted

    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum

    Released2004

    Directed byTommy O'Haver

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    Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Spider-Man

    Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe

    Released2002

    Directed bySam Raimi

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    Twilight is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Twilight

    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene

    Released2008

    Directed byCatherine Hardwicke

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    Hairspray is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Hairspray

    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released2007

    Directed byAdam Shankman

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    Sky High is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Sky High

    Kurt Russell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

    Released2005

    Directed byMike Mitchell

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    Juno is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Juno

    Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page

    Released2007

    Directed byJason Reitman

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    The House Bunny is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    The House Bunny

    Emma Stone, Kat Dennings

    Released2008

    Directed byFred Wolf

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    Superbad is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Superbad

    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen

    Released2007

    Directed byGreg Mottola

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    Scary Movie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Scary Movie

    Carmen Electra, Anna Faris

    Released2000

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

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    Holes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Holes

    Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Davis

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    Raise Your Voice is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Raise Your Voice

    Hilary Duff, Kat Dennings

    Released2004

    Directed bySean McNamara

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    The Twilight Saga: New Moon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    The Twilight Saga: New Moon

    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene

    Released2009

    Directed byChris Weitz

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    Final Destination is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Final Destination

    Ali Larter, Seann William Scott

    Released2000

    Directed byJames Wong

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    Not Another Teen Movie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    Not Another Teen Movie

    Chris Evans, Lacey Chabert

    Released2001

    Directed byJoel Gallen

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    The Hot Chick is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 2000s
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    The Hot Chick

    Rachel McAdams, Adam Sandler

    Released2002

    Directed byTom Brady

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