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The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked

Updated September 22, 2020 38.2k votes 4.9k voters 238.0k views97 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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    Clueless

    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 Off

    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Hughes

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  • The Breakfast Club5
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    The Breakfast Club

    Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

    Released1985

    Directed byJohn Hughes

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    Legally Blonde

    Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson

    Released2001

    Directed byRobert Luketic

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    Mean Girls

    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams

    Released2004

    Directed byMark Waters

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    Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes

    Released2010

    Directed byWill Gluck

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    She's the Man

    Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum

    Released2006

    Directed byAndy Fickman

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  • Bring It On10
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    Bring It On

    Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku

    Released2000

    Directed byPeyton Reed

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  • The Princess Diaries11
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    The Princess Diaries

    Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore

    Released2001

    Directed byGarry Marshall

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  • Grease12
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    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John

    Released1978

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

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    Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg

    Released2009

    Directed byBurr Steers

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  • School of Rock14
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    Sarah Silverman, Jack Black

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard Linklater

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  • Freaky Friday15
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    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis

    Released2003

    Directed byMark Waters

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    The DUFF

    Mae Whitman, Robbie Amell

    Released2015

    Directed byAri Sandel

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  • The Edge of Seventeen17
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    Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson

    Released2016

    Directed byKelly Fremon Craig

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  • Sixteen Candles18
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    John Cusack, Molly Ringwald

    Released1984

    Directed byJohn Hughes

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  • 13 Going on 3019
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    13 Going on 30

    Jennifer Garner, Ashley Benson

    Released2004

    Directed byGary Winick

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    Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich

    Released1993

    Directed byRichard Linklater

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    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin

    Released1989

    Directed byStephen Herek

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  • American Pie22
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    Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid

    Released1999

    Directed byChris Weitz, Paul Weitz

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    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn

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    Tom Holland, Michael Keaton

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