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The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked

Updated February 11, 2021 35.7k votes 5.1k voters 245.8k views126 items

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

  • Superbad1


    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen


    Directed byGreg Mottola

    Superbad is a 2007 American teen comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and starring Jonah Hill...  more
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  • Clueless2


    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy


    Directed byAmy Heckerling

    Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It...  more
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  • 10 Things I Hate About You3

    10 Things I Hate About You

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union


    Directed byGil Junger

    10 Things I Hate About You is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Gil Junger, and...  more
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  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off4

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick


    Directed byJohn Hughes

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John...  more
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  • The Breakfast Club5

    The Breakfast Club

    Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald


    Directed byJohn Hughes

    The Breakfast Club is a 1985 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film written, produced, and...  more
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  • Legally Blonde6

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    Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson


    Directed byRobert Luketic

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    Mean Girls

    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams


    Directed byMark Waters

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  • Easy A8

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    Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes


    Directed byWill Gluck

    Easy A is a 2010 American teen comedy film directed by Will Gluck. A clean-cut high school...  more
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  • She's the Man9

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    Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum


    Directed byAndy Fickman

    She's the Man is a 2006 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Fickman, inspired by...  more
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  • Bring It On10

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    Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku


    Directed byPeyton Reed

    Bring It On is a 2000 American teen comedy film that was directed by Peyton Reed and written...  more
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    Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore


    Directed byGarry Marshall

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  • 17 Again12

    17 Again

    Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg


    Directed byBurr Steers

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  • Grease13


    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John


    Directed byRandal Kleiser

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    Sarah Silverman, Jack Black


    Directed byRichard Linklater

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    Mae Whitman, Robbie Amell


    Directed byAri Sandel

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  • 13 Going on 3016

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    Jennifer Garner, Ashley Benson


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  • Freaky Friday17

    Freaky Friday

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis


    Directed byMark Waters

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  • Sixteen Candles18

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    John Cusack, Molly Ringwald


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    Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson


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  • Dazed and Confused20

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    Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich


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    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin


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    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn


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  • American Pie23

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    Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid


    Directed byChris Weitz, Paul Weitz

    American Pie is a 1999 teen comedy film written by Adam Herz and directed by brothers Paul and...  more
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