Teens The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant  

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Prepare for hormonal angst (in a good way), because this is a list of the best teen drama movies on Netflix. The streaming service offers teen dramas based on bestselling young adult books, as well as many other high school dramas that are completely original. Either way, this list of Netflix teen drama movies contains films sure to move you and catch you up in adolescent emotion, even if your teenage years are long behind you.

High school can be rough, as almost any film on this list shows, the time after high school and college can be dramatic too. Hormonal overload and teenage drama are especially heightened in the films below. Some of the top teen dramas on Netflix right now include The Kissing Booth, Heathers, and Let It Shine, among plenty of other great teen films.

Which teen drama movies on Netflix do you like the best? Vote up your favorites so that they'll climb to the top of this teen dramas list and add any we may have overlooked.

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To All the Boys I've Loved Bef... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
kieleamaya05 added To All the Boys I've Loved Before Lana Condor, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart To All the Boys I've Loved Before is a 2018 American teen romance film directed by Susan Johnson, based on the 2014 novel by Jenny Han. Lara Jean Song Covey (Lana Condor) writes private love ...more

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The Kissing Booth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
1523057205202 added The Kissing Booth 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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You Get Me is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
You Get Me Bella Thorne, Halston Sage, Taylor John Smith You Get Me is a 2017 American thriller film directed by Brent Bonacorso. After breaking up with his perfect girlfriend (Halston Sage), Tyler (Taylor John Smith) meets sexy out-of-towner Holly ...more

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Heathers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
Heathers 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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Alex Strangelove is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
Alex Strangelove 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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Let It Shine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
Let It Shine Indiana Evans, Tyler James Williams, Courtney B. Vance Let It Shine is a 2012 musical television film that premiered on Disney Channel. It features an ensemble cast of Tyler James Williams, Coco Jones, Trevor Jackson and Brandon Mychal Smith. The ...more

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The Outcasts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
The Outcasts Eden Sher, Victoria Justice, Ashley Rickards The Outcasts is a 2017 American teen comedy film directed by Peter Hutchings. The film follows a group of misfit teenagers who band together to overthrow the popular clique at their high school.

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Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List Victoria Justice, Pierson Fode, Matthew Daddario

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The First Time is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
The First Time Victoria Justice, Molly Quinn, Britt Robertson The First Time is a 2012 teen romantic comedy film written and directed by Jon Kasdan and stars Britt Robertson, Dylan O'Brien, James Frecheville and Victoria Justice. Dave Hodgman is a high ...more

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The Spectacular Now is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
The Spectacular Now Shailene Woodley, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jennifer Jason Leigh The Spectacular Now is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by James Ponsoldt, written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber and starring Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley. The ...more

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Speech & Debate is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
Speech & Debate Liam James, Sarah Steele, Austin McKenzie

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The Breakfast Club 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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Blue Crush is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
Blue Crush Kate Bosworth, Michelle Rodriguez, Matthew Davis Blue Crush is a 2002 surfer film directed by John Stockwell and based on the Outside magazine article "Life's Swell" by Susan Orlean. Starring Kate Bosworth, Michelle Rodriguez, Sanoe ...more

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SPF-18 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
SPF-18 Carson Meyer, Noah Centineo, Bianca A. Santos SPF-18 is a 2017 American coming-of-age romantic comedy film directed by Alex Israel. Penny Cooper (Carson Meyer) spent years pining for the school heartthrob, Johnny Sanders Jr. (Noah ...more

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According to Greta Hilary Duff, Ellen Burstyn, Melissa Leo According to Greta is a 2009 American independent drama film directed by Nancy Bardawil.

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Laggies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
Laggies Keira Knightley, Chloë Grace Moretz, Sam Rockwell Laggies is a 2014 American romantic comedy film directed by Lynn Shelton and written by Andrea Seigel. The film stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Keira Knightley, Sam Rockwell, Kaitlyn Dever, Jeff ...more

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An Education is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
An Education Emma Thompson, Carey Mulligan, Rosamund Pike An Education is a 2009 coming-of-age drama film, based on a memoir of the same name by British journalist Lynn Barber. The film was directed by Lone Scherfig from a screenplay by Nick Hornby, ...more

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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
Death Note Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley, Keith Stanfield Death Note is a 2017 American supernatural horror-thriller film directed by Adam Wingard, based on the manga series of the same name. Light Turner (Nat Wolff) stumbles across a mystical notebook ...more

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Coin Heist is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
Coin Heist Sasha Pieterse, Alex Saxon, Alexis G. Zall Coin Heist is a Netflix original crime drama film, written and directed by Emily Hagins, and based on a young-adult novel written by Elisa Ludwig. In the film, a group of students tries to raise ...more

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Some Freaks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
Some Freaks Thomas Mann, Marin Ireland, Lachlan Buchanan A charming romance develops between a boy with one eye and an overweight girl, though when she loses her weight after going to college, their relationship is tested in devastating ways they ...more

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The UnMiracle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
The UnMiracle Stephen Baldwin, Amy Lyndon, Kevin Sorbo

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Seoul Searching is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
Seoul Searching Justin Chon, Jessika Van, In-Pyo Cha

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Heaven Knows What is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant

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Into the Wild is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Teen Drama Movies on Netflix Instant
Into the Wild Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn, Zach Galifianakis Into the Wild is a 2007 American biographical drama survival film written and directed by Sean Penn. It is an adaptation of the 1996 non-fiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer based on ...more