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The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked

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List RulesVote up the funniest movies starring teenage actors and characters.

This list has the best teen comedy movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best teen comedy films come in many forms. Some good teen comedies follow high school students as they look for love while other good comedies for teens revolve around hanging out with friends. Many of the best classic teen comedy movies were directed by John Hughes and you'll find them on this list.


What films will you find on this top teen comedy movies list? American Pie has to be near the top. This film finds four male friends vowing to lose their virginity before graduating high school. Eugene Levy adds to the hilarity as a father who always seems to walk in at the wrong time. Ferris Bueller's Day Off is another hilarious teen comedy.

With a script written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, Superbad has more laughs per minute than most films in any genre. Other great teen comedy movies include Clueless, Dazed and Confused, and Napoleon Dynamite. A few of these films can even be considered teen parody movies.


Which film do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Help us decide by giving the best teen comedies a vote up. If you are looking for more lists to vote on, check out this list of the best coming of age comedies and the top movies about teenagers

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    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen
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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick
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    10 Things I Hate About You

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union
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    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy
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    The Breakfast Club

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    Legally Blonde

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    Mean Girls

    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams
    Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film. Mark Waters directed, and Tina Fey wrote the...  more

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    She's the Man

    Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum
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    Easy A

    Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes
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    The Princess Diaries

    Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore
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    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John
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    17 Again

    Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg
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    Bring It On

    Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku
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    School of Rock

    Sarah Silverman, Jack Black
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    The DUFF

    Mae Whitman, Robbie Amell
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    Freaky Friday

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis
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    Sixteen Candles

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    The Edge of Seventeen

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    Dazed and Confused

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    American Pie

    Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid
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    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High

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    Matt Damon, Kristin Kreuk
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    She's All That

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