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The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime 

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Updated June 10, 2020 7.4k votes 1.8k voters 121.2k views 35 items

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Check out this 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.

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. Of course, it's not all high school movies. You'll find great action and comedy films in here that are great for teens too.

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

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Forever My Girl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Alex Roe, Jessica Rothe, John Benjamin Hickey

Released: 2018

Directed by: Bethany Ashton Wolf

Forever My Girl is a 2018 romantic drama film directed by Bethany Ashton Wolf. After being gone for a decade, a country star (Alex Roe) returns home to the love (Jessica Rothe) he left behind.
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The Kings of Summer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Alison Brie, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman

Released: 2013

Directed by: Jordan Vogt-Roberts

The Kings of Summer is a 2013 comedy film written by Chris Galletta and directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.

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Eighth Grade is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson

Released: 2018

Directed by: Bo Burnham

Eighth Grade is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Bo Burnham. An eighth grader (Elsie Fisher) struggles to finish her last week of classes before embarking for high school.

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Lady Bird is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts

Released: 2017

Directed by: Greta Gerwig

Lady Bird is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Greta Gerwig. The adventures of a young woman (Saoirse Ronan) living in Northern California for a year.

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Every Day is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Angourie Rice, Maria Bello, Debby Ryan

Released: 2018

Directed by: Michael Sucsy

Every Day is a 2018 American romantic-drama directed by Michael Sucsy, based on the novel by David Levithan. 16-year-old Rhiannon (Angourie Rice) falls in love with a spirit named A, a traveling ...more
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The Words is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper

Released: 2012

Directed by: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal

The Words is a 2012 mystery romantic drama film, written and directed by Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal in their directorial debut. It stars Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde, Jeremy ...more

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Everlasting is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Everlasting Elisabeth Röhm, Bai Ling, Cortney Palm

Released: 2015

Directed by: Anthony Stabley

Everlasting is a 2015 suspense film written and directed by Anthony Stabley. High School Senior Matt Ortega (Adam David) investigates the mystery surrounding the passing of his girlfriend and ...more
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Dear Lemon Lima is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Melissa Leo, Vanessa Marano, Meaghan Martin

Released: 2009

Directed by: Suzi Yoonessi

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Pretty in Pink is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Joe Donley added James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald

Released: 1986

Directed by: Howard Deutch

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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Sassy Pants is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Sassy Pants Haley Joel Osment, Ashley Rickards, Anna Gunn

Released: 2012

Directed by: Coley Sohn

Sassy Pants is a 2012 American comedy film written and directed by Coley Sohn. The film stars Anna Gunn, Ashley Rickards, Haley Joel Osment, Diedrich Bader and Jenny O'Hara. The film was ...more
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Heathers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater

Released: 1988

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael Lehmann.

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Hot Summer Nights is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Timothée Chalamet, Maika Monroe, Alex Roe

Released: 2018

Directed by: Elijah Bynum

Hot Summer Nights is a 2017 American drama film directed by Elijah Bynum. Daniel (Timothée Chalamet) comes of age, while spending the summer in Cape Cod.
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Some Kind of Wonderful ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Lea Thompson, Candace Cameron-Bure, Mary Stuart Masterson

Released: 1987

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Some Kind of Wonderful is a 1987 American romance film starring Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Lea Thompson. It is one of the several successful teen dramas written by John Hughes in ...more

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Instant Family is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner

Released: 2018

Directed by: Sean Anders

Instant Family is a 2018 comedy film directed by Sean Anders. Couple Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) find themselves in over their heads when they adopt three children.
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Say You Will is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Say You Will
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The Perfect Summer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
The Perfect Summer Eric Roberts, Sydney Penny, Adam Horner

Released: 2013

Directed by: Gary Wheeler

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Footloose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid, Andie MacDowell

Released: 2011

Directed by: Craig Brewer

Footloose is a 2011 American dance film directed by Craig Brewer. It is a remake of the 1984 film of the same name and stars Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Andie MacDowell, and Dennis Quaid. The ...more

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Selah And The Spades is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Lovie Simone, Jharrel Jerome, Celeste O'Connor

Released: 2020

Directed by: Tayarisha Poe

Selah and The Spades is a 2019 drama film directed by Tayarisha Poe. Five factions run the underground life of Haldwell School, a prestigious east coast boarding school; at the head of the most ...more
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Not Another Teen Movie ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Chris Evans, Lacey Chabert, Melissa Joan Hart

Released: 2001

Directed by: Joel Gallen

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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Tuff Turf is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Robert Downey Jr., James Spader, Kim Richards

Released: 1985

Directed by: Fritz Kiersch

Tuff Turf is a 1985 American drama film starring James Spader and Kim Richards. The film was released in the United States on January 11, 1985.
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Summer of 8 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Summer of 8 Carter Jenkins, Michael Grant, Matt Shively

Directed by: Ryan Schwartz

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Kristen Bell, Neve Campbell, Alan Cumming

Released: 2005

Directed by: Andy Fickman

This film is a 2005 American made-for-television musical comedy film directed by Andy Fickman and adapted from the musical of the same name based on the 1936 exploitation film also of the same
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Heartstone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Baldur Einarsson, Blær Hinriksson, Diljá Valsdóttir

Released: 2016

Directed by: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson

Heartstone (a.k.a. Hjartasteinn) is a 2016 Icelandic drama film directed by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson. It tells the story of a strong friendship between two preteen boys in a small ...more
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Sins of Our Youth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Sins of Our Youth Lucas Till, Joel Courtney, Mitchel Musso

Released: 2014

Directed by: Gary Entin

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The Heavenly Kid is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Nancy Valen, Richard Mulligan, Jane Kaczmarek

Released: 1985

Directed by: Cary Medoway

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