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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

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    Superbad

    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen

    Released2007

    Directed byGreg Mottola

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  • Clueless2
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    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy

    Released1995

    Directed byAmy Heckerling

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union

    Released1999

    Directed byGil Junger

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  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off4
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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Hughes

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    Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

    Released1985

    Directed byJohn Hughes

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    Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson

    Released2001

    Directed byRobert Luketic

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    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams

    Released2004

    Directed byMark Waters

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  • Easy A8
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    Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes

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    Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum

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  • Bring It On10
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    Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku

    Released2000

    Directed byPeyton Reed

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    Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore

    Released2001

    Directed byGarry Marshall

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  • 17 Again12
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    Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg

    Released2009

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  • Grease13
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    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John

    Released1978

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

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    Sarah Silverman, Jack Black

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    Mae Whitman, Robbie Amell

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    Jennifer Garner, Ashley Benson

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    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis

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    John Cusack, Molly Ringwald

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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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    Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid

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    James Spader, Gina Gershon

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