Teens The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked  

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This list contains information on 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 teen comedy movies revolve around hanging out with friends. Many of the best classic teen comedy movies were directed by John Hughes.

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.

Which film do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Help us decide by giving the best teen comedies a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film. Mark Waters directed, and Tina Fey wrote the screenplay, which is based in part on Rosalind Wiseman's non-fiction book Queen Bees and Wannabes, ...more

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10 Things I Hate About You is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union, Heath Ledger 10 Things I Hate About You is a 1999 American teen romantic comedy-drama film. It is directed by Gil Junger and stars Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The romantic comedy ...more

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Clueless is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It stars Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, and Brittany Murphy. The film is set in Beverly Hills ...more

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Easy A is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Aly Michalka Easy A is a 2010 film directed by Will Gluck. "After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean-cut high school girl (Emma Stone) sees her life paralleling Hester ...more

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The Princess Diaries is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore, Julie Andrews The Princess Diaries is a 2001 American comedy film produced by singer and actress Whitney Houston and directed by Garry Marshall. It is based on Meg Cabot's 2000 novel of the same name. The ...more

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The Breakfast Club is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall The Breakfast Club is a 1985 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by John Hughes and starring Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, John ...more

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She's the Man is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lucas She's the Man is a 2006 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Fickman, inspired by William Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night. The film stars Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey, ...more

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The DUFF is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Mae Whitman, Robbie Amell, Bella Thorne The DUFF is a 2015 American teen comedy film directed by Ari Sandel, based on the novel by Kody Keplinger. A high school senior (Mae Whitman) instigates a social pecking order revolution after ...more

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John Hughes. The film follows high school senior Ferris Bueller, who skips school and spends the day in ...more

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The Kissing Booth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi The Kissing Booth is a 2018 romantic comedy film directed by Vince Marcello. A pretty, teenage girl (Joey King), who has never-been-kissed, finds her life turned totally upside down when she ...more

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Grease is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. It is based on Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs' 1971 musical of the same ...more

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17 Again is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg, Matthew Perry 17 Again is a 2009 American comedy film directed by Burr Steers. The film follows 37-year-old Mike who becomes a 17-year-old high school student after a chance accident. The film also features ...more

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Bring It On is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Gabrielle Union Bring It On is a 2000 American teen comedy film that was directed by Peyton Reed and written by Jessica Bendinger. It was followed by four direct-to-video sequels, none of which contain any of ...more

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Pitch Perfect 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
1515180327036 added Skylar Astin, John Michael Higgins, Ester Dean Pitch Perfect 2 is an upcoming music and comedy film written by Kay Cannon.

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American Pie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid, Shannon Elizabeth American Pie is a 1999 teen sex comedy film written by Adam Herz and directed by brothers Paul and Chris Weitz, in their directorial film debut. It is the first film in the American Pie ...more

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Freaky Friday is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon Freaky Friday is a 2003 comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Mary Rodgers. It stars Lindsay Lohan as Anna Coleman and Jamie Lee Curtis as her mother. In the film their souls are ...more

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Sixteen Candles is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
John Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Joan Cusack Sixteen Candles is a 1984 American coming-of-age comedy film starring Molly Ringwald, Michael Schoeffling and Anthony Michael Hall. It was written and directed by John Hughes.

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Superbad is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill Superbad is a 2007 American teen comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and starring Jonah Hill and Michael Cera. The film was written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who began working on the ...more

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The Edge of Seventeen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, Kyra Sedgwick The Edge of Seventeen (originally titled Besties) is a 2016 American comedy-drama film directed and written by Kelly Fremon Craig. The film stars Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Hayden ...more

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She's All That is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Paquin, Lil' Kim She's All That is a 1999 American teen romantic comedy film directed by Robert Iscove and starring Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Rachael Leigh Cook. It is a modern adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's ...more

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Juno is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman Juno is a 2007 Canadian-American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody. Ellen Page stars as the title character, an independent-minded teenager confronting an ...more

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Napoleon Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader Napoleon Dynamite is a 2004 American independent art-house comedy film written by Jared and Jerusha Hess and directed by Jared. The film stars Jon Heder in the role of the title character, for ...more

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John Tucker Must Die is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Jenny McCarthy, Sophia Bush, Brittany Snow John Tucker Must Die is a 2006 American high school comedy romance film, directed by Betty Thomas. The film is about a trio of girls who plot to break the heart of manipulative basketball star ...more

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Dazed and Confused is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Matthew McConaughey Dazed and Confused is a 1993 coming of age comedy film written and directed by Richard Linklater. The film features a large ensemble cast of actors who would later become stars, including ...more

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The Hot Chick is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Rachel McAdams, Adam Sandler, Anna Faris The Hot Chick is a 2002 American comedy film about a teenage girl whose mind is magically swapped with that of a 30-year-old criminal. It was directed by Tom Brady and produced by John Schneider ...more

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by Cameron Crowe, adapted from his 1981 book of the same name. As a freelance writer for Rolling Stone ...more

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Never Been Kissed is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore, James Franco Never Been Kissed is a 1999 romantic comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Drew Barrymore's production company, Flower Films, directed by Raja Gosnell and starring Drew Barrymore, David ...more

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Weird Science is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Robert Downey Jr., Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton Weird Science is a 1985 American teen sci-fi comedy film written and directed by John Hughes and starring Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, and Kelly LeBrock. The film's producer, Joel ...more

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Heathers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael Lehmann.

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Pretty in Pink is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald Pretty in Pink is a 1986 American romantic comedy-drama film about love and social cliques in 1980s American high schools. It is one of John Hughes' films starring Molly Ringwald, and is ...more

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Can't Buy Me Love is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Paula Abdul, Patrick Dempsey, Seth Green Can't Buy Me Love is a 1987 teen comedy feature film starring Patrick Dempsey and Amanda Peterson in a story about a nerd at a high school in Tucson, Arizona who gives a cheerleader $1,000 to ...more

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Adventures in Babysitting is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Elisabeth Shue, Vincent D'Onofrio, Penelope Ann Miller Adventures in Babysitting is a 1987 American comedy film written by David Simkins, directed by Chris Columbus, and starring Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp, Penelope Ann ...more

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Not Another Teen Movie is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Chris Evans, Lacey Chabert, Melissa Joan Hart Not Another Teen Movie is a 2001 American teen comedy film directed by Joel Gallen, released on December 14, 2001 by Columbia Pictures. It is a parody of teen movies which had accumulated in ...more

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Hilary Swank, Donald Sutherland Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a 1992 American action/comedy horror film about a Valley girl cheerleader named Buffy who learns that it is her fate to hunt vampires. The film starred Kristy ...more

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventu... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Jane Wiedlin Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure is a 1989 American science fiction comedy buddy film and the first film in the Bill & Ted franchise in which two slackers travel through time to assemble ...more

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Can't Hardly Wait is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Melissa Joan Hart, Jaime Pressly Can't Hardly Wait is a 1998 American teen comedy film written and directed by Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont. It stars an ensemble cast including Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie ...more

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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter'... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Christina Applegate, David Duchovny, Danielle Harris Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead is a 1991 American comedy film directed by Stephen Herek and starring Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, Josh Charles, and David Duchovny. The plot focuses ...more

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Say Anything... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
John Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Joan Cusack Say Anything... is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe in his directorial debut. In 2002, Entertainment Weekly ranked Say Anything... as the greatest ...more

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Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Michael J. Fox, Doug Savant, James Hampton Teen Wolf is a 1985 American fantasy comedy film released by Atlantic Releasing Corporation starring Michael J. Fox as Scott Howard, a high school student who discovers that his family has an ...more

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Revenge of the Nerds is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
John Goodman, James Cromwell, Anthony Edwards Revenge of the Nerds is a 1984 American comedy film about social life on a college campus. The film stars Robert Carradine and Anthony Edwards, with Curtis Armstrong, Ted McGinley, Julia ...more

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The Girl Next Door is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Olivia Wilde, Elisha Cuthbert, Timothy Olyphant The Girl Next Door is a 2004 American teen film about a high school senior who falls in love for the first time with the girl next door, but finds the situation becoming complicated after he ...more

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Drive Me Crazy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Ali Larter, Melissa Joan Hart, Adrian Grenier Drive Me Crazy is a 1999 teen romantic comedy based on the novel How I Created My Perfect Prom Date by Todd Strasser. Originally entitled Next to You, the movie's title was changed to Drive Me ...more

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EuroTrip is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Matt Damon, Kristin Kreuk, Michelle Trachtenberg EuroTrip is a 2004 American-European teen comedy adventure film written by Alec Berg, David Mandel, and Jeff Schaffer, and directed by Schaffer. The film stars Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, ...more

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Empire Records is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Liv Tyler, Renée Zellweger, Tobey Maguire Empire Records is a 1995 American coming-of-age film that follows a group of record store employees over the course of one exceptional day. The employees try to stop the store from being sold to ...more

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Edgar Wright, based on the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley. It stars Michael Cera ...more

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Project X is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Jimmy Kimmel, Alexis Knapp, Miles Teller Project X is a 2012 American comedy film directed by Nima Nourizadeh and written by Michael Bacall and Matt Drake based on a story by Bacall, and produced by director Todd Phillips. The film ...more

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Adventureland is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig Adventureland is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Greg Mottola, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart and co-starring Ryan Reynolds, Bill Hader, Martin Starr, and ...more

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Alex Strangelove is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Daniel Doheny, Antonio Marizale, Joanna Adler Alex Strangelove is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Craig Johnson. Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny), a well-rounded high school senior with a wonderful girlfriend (Madeline Weinstein), ...more

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Stella's Last Weekend is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
Nat Wolff, Alex Wolff, Polly Draper Stella's Last Weekend is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Polly Draper. Two brothers find their relationship challenged when they find they are in love with the same girl, but it is also ...more

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Love Don't Cost a Thing is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked
MoMoAshton added Nicole Scherzinger, Christina Milian, Nick Cannon Love Don't Cost a Thing, stylized as Love Don't Co$t a Thing, is a 2003 teen comedy film written and directed by Troy Beyer and starring Nick Cannon and Christina Milian It also stars Steve ...more