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The Best Teen Movies of 2019

Updated February 21, 2020 6.6k votes 1.9k voters 86.3k views27 items

UPDATE: Check out the top 2020 teen movies!

The best teen films of 2019 will be the ones that capture the awkwardness of teen obligations, relationships, and life in a successful and enlightening manner. While most of them have comedic moments, they can often be both inspiring and emotional pieces of cinema. One of the latest teen movies this year is set to be Run the Race, a drama about two brothers in high school that have to reconcile their different worldviews. Teen Spirit is about a European teenager who dreams of being a pop star as a means of escaping her bleak reality. There are a lot of great teen dramas, teen comedies, and romances coming out in 2019.

Some of the best teen film franchises have come from young adult novels and 2019 is bringing After to the silver screen, a romantic drama teen movie based on the book by Anna Todd. It's time to determine the best 2019 teen movie so, vote up the top teen movies of 2019, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. 

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    Five Feet Apart is a 2019 American romantic drama film directed by Justin Baldoni. Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will (Cole Sprouse) are young cystic fibrosis patients being treated at the same hospital where they fall in love, but strict rules prohibit the couple from being closer than five feet from each other....  more
    • Actors: Cole Sprouse, Haley Lu Richardson, Moises Arias, Kimberly Hebert Gregory, Parminder Nagra
    • Directed by: Justin Baldoni
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    After is a 2019 new adult romance film directed by Jenny Gage, based on the novel by Anna Todd. A dedicated student, Tessa Young (Josephine Langford), enters her first semester in college where she meets the dark and mysterious Hardin Scott (Hero Fiennes-Tiffin), a magnetic, brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself and what she wants out of life....  more
    • Actors: Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, Shane Paul McGhie, Samuel Larsen, Khadijah Red Thunder
    • Directed by: Jenny Gage
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    The Perfect Date is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Chris Nelson, based on the novel by Steve Bloom. Brooks Rattigan (Noah Centineo) has the academic chops to get into his dream Ivy League school but he lacks the necessary funds, with the help of his friend Murph (Odiseas Georgiadis), they launch an app advertising Brooks as the perfect plus-one for all occasions which ends up leading him to the girl of his dreams and causes him to reassess his life....  more
    • Actors: Laura Marano, Noah Centineo, Camila Mendes, Odiseas Gerorgiadis, Matt Walsh
    • Directed by: Chris Nelson
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    The Sun Is Also a Star is a 2019 American drama film directed by Ry Russo-Young, based on the young adult novel written by Nicola Yoon. A teenager (Yara Shahidi) finds love at a difficult time in her family's life....  more
    • Actors: Yara Shahidi, Charles Melton, Jake Choi, Camrus Johnson, Gbenga Akinnagbe
    • Directed by: Ry Russo-Young
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