Limousines, spiked punch, teens in tuxedos... For high school students, prom can seem like the biggest night of the year - and for film characters, it's often the make-or-break moment of coolness, maturity, and losing one's virginity. This is a list of the best prom movies ever made, ranked by movie fans who love papier-mâché decorations and grinding in fancy dresses. This prom movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about prom are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about prom you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous prom movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these prom movie titles for more information about the films.
List ranges from American Pie to She's All That to Carrie, plus much more.
This list answers the questions, "What are the best prom movies?" and "What is the greatest prom movie of all time?"
Various bits of information are included with these popular prom movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these prom movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good prom movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
- 17082Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and... more
- 17173She's All That is a 1999 American teen romantic comedy film directed by Robert Iscove and... more
- 16056Never Been Kissed is a 1999 romantic comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Drew... more
- 26820210 Things I Hate About You is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Gil Junger, and... more
- 14176Prom is a 2011 American teen romance comedy-drama film directed by Joe Nussbaum written by... more
- 133156Footloose is a 1984 American musical-drama directed by Herbert Ross. It tells the story of Ren... more
- 128143Pretty in Pink is a 1986 American romantic comedy-drama film about love and social cliques in... more
- 6641Napoleon Dynamite is a 2004 American independent art-house comedy film written by Jared and... more
- 100129Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis. Marty... more
- 62107Drive Me Crazy is a 1999 teen romantic comedy based on the novel How I Created My Perfect Prom... more
- 77138Prom Night is a 1980 Canadian slasher film directed by Paul Lynch, based on a story by Robert... more
- 60123Teen Wolf is a 1985 American fantasy comedy film released by Atlantic Releasing Corporation... more
- 4182Wish Upon a Star is a 1996 television film directed by Blair Treu, written by Jessica... more
- 3979Teen Spirit is a 2011 drama film written by David Kendall, Kathryn McCullough and Bob Young... more
- 107332American Pie is a 1999 teen comedy film written by Adam Herz and directed by brothers Paul and... more
- 200485Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film. Mark Waters directed, and Tina Fey wrote the... more
- 61129Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by... more
- 110281Carrie is a 1976 American supernatural horror film based on Stephen King's first major 1974... more
- 51129Not Another Teen Movie is a 2001 American teen comedy film directed by Joel Gallen, released... more
- 58The Spectacular Now is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by James Ponsoldt,... more
- 10Encino Man is a 1992 comedy film directed by Les Mayfield and starring Brendan Fraser, Sean... more
- 10Jawbreaker is a 1999 American black comedy film written and directed by Darren Stein. The film... more
- 10Just One of the Guys is a 1985 comedy film, directed by Lisa Gottlieb. The film is marketed... more
- 10Love & Basketball is a 2000 American romantic drama film starring Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan.... more
- 10Prom Night is a 2008 American slasher film from Screen Gems directed by Nelson McCormick. The... more