teen movies The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime  

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A list of the best teen movies streaming on Amazon Prime Instant Video. These high school movies and college tales are swimming in nostalgia and available to view free of charge for Amazon Prime members. They'll take you back to your own teenage years so vividly you'll remember your locker number. And if you are a teen, these movies are like time capsules of cutting edge hipness from bygone eras.

This collection of Amazon Prime teen movies spans a whole lot of time, from Brooke Shields and Tom Cruise falling in love in Endless Love to James Franco and Emma Roberts coming of age in Palo Alto. There's a little something for everyone in between, as these films all capture the heightened hormonal drama of high school, college, and the space in between. Other high school movies streaming on Amazon Prime include Pretty in Pink, Footloose, Barely Lethal, and The Kings of Summer

Whether you identify with the popular jock, the quiet outcast, or the new kid in school who just wants to dance, this list can help you navigate the teen movies available on Amazon Prime Instant Video.

It's up to you to decide on the best Amazon Prime teen movies, so vote up your favorites below! And if we're missing any classic teen movies available on Instant Video, feel free to add them to the list!

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Footloose Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow Footloose is a 1984 American musical-drama directed by Herbert Ross. It tells the story of Ren McCormack, an upbeat Chicago teen who moves to a small town in which, as a result of the efforts of ...more

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The Kings of Summer Alison Brie, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman The Kings of Summer is a 2013 comedy film written by Chris Galletta and directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.

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Pretty in Pink 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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Barely Lethal Jessica Alba, Samuel L. Jackson, Sophie Turner (actress)n Barely Lethal is a 2014 comedy film written by John D'Arco and directed by Kyle Newman.

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Beastly Vanessa Hudgens, Neil Patrick Harris, Mary-Kate Olsen Beastly is a 2011 romantic fantasy drama film loosely based on Alex Flinn's 2007 novel of the same name. It is a retelling of the fairytale Beauty and the Beast and is set in modern-day New York ...more

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Endless Love Tom Cruise, Brooke Shields, James Spader Endless Love is a 1981 romantic drama film directed by Franco Zeffirelli starring Brooke Shields, Martin Hewitt, Tom Cruise in his film debut, and James Spader in his second film role. The ...more

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Election Reese Witherspoon, Matthew Broderick, Chris Klein Election is a 1999 American comedy film directed and written by Alexander Payne and adapted by him and Jim Taylor from Tom Perrotta's 1998 novel of the same title. The plot revolves around a ...more

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Spare Parts Jamie Lee Curtis, Marisa Tomei, Alexa Vega

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Charlie Bartlett Robert Downey Jr., Kat Dennings, Drake Charlie Bartlett is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Jon Poll. The screenplay by Gustin Nash focuses on a teenager who begins to dispense therapeutic advice and prescription drugs ...more

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Hoosiers Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey Hoosiers is a 1986 sports film written by Angelo Pizzo and directed by David Anspaugh. It tells the story of a small-town Indiana high school basketball team that wins the state championship. It ...more

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Walking the Halls Marie Avgeropoulos, Jamie Luner, Arden Cho Walking the Halls is a 2012 television film directed by Doug Campbell. Originally airing on Lifetime, the film was written by Christine Conradt and Ken Sanders, and features Jamie Luner and ...more

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Drillbit Taylor Owen Wilson, Kevin Hart, Leslie Mann Drillbit Taylor is a 2008 comedy film starring Owen Wilson as the eponymous character and based on an original idea by John Hughes. It was directed by Steven Brill and the screenplay was written ...more

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Project Almanac Sofia Black D'Elia, Amy Landecker, Gary Grubbs Project Almanac is a 2015 American found footage science fiction thriller film directed by Dean Israelite and written by Jason Harry Pagan and Andrew Deutschman. Filmed in 2013 and originally ...more

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School of Life Ryan Reynolds, John Astin, David Paymer School of Life is a 2005 made-for-television drama film starring Ryan Reynolds about a teacher who moves to a town and shakes the old school ways up a bit.

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Palo Alto James Franco, Emma Roberts, Val Kilmer Palo Alto is a 2013 American drama film directed by Gia Coppola and written by Coppola, based on James Franco's short story collection Palo Alto. Franco stars, along with Emma Roberts, Jack ...more

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These Girls David Boreanaz, Caroline Dhavernas, Amanda Walsh “These Girls” is the story of three teenage girls who, on their summer vacation between high school and college, seduce the same older married man (David Boreanaz). When they attempt to share ...more

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The Rage in Placid Lake Claire Danes, Rose Byrne, Miranda Richardson The Rage in Placid Lake is a 2003 Australian film starring Ben Lee and Rose Byrne. It features Placid Lake, a seventeen-year-old boy who has led a suburban hippie life with his neurotic, free ...more

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Dear Lemon Lima Melissa Leo, Vanessa Marano, Meaghan Martin Dear Lemon Lima, is a 2007 film directed by Suzi Yoonessi.