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The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime

Updated August 28, 2020 3.5k votes 2.0k voters 139.9k views38 items

List RulesVote up the best teen movies available on Amazon Prime.

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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    Every Day

    Angourie Rice, Maria Bello

    Released2018

    Directed byMichael 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 soul...  more
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    Everlasting

    Elisabeth Röhm, Bai Ling

    Released2015

    Directed byAnthony 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 decides...  more
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    Twilight

    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene

    Released2008

    Directed byCatherine Hardwicke

    Twilight is a 2008 American vampire romance film based on Stephenie Meyer's popular novel of the same name. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke, the film stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. It is...  more

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    Heathers

    Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty

    Released1988

    Directed byMichael Lehmann

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

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    The Words

    Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana

    Released2012

    Directed byBrian 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 Irons,...  more
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    Eighth Grade

    Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton

    Released2018

    Directed byBo 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. ...  more

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    Hot Summer Nights

    Timothée Chalamet, Maika Monroe

    Released2018

    Directed byElijah 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....  more
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    The Twilight Saga: New Moon

    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene

    Released2009

    Directed byChris Weitz

    New Moon is the sequel to 2008's Twilight, based on a novel of the same name written by Stephanie Meyer....  more

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    Dear Lemon Lima

    Melissa Leo, Vanessa Marano

    Released2009

    Directed bySuzi Yoonessi

    Dear Lemon Lima, is a 2007 film directed by Suzi Yoonessi....  more
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    Footloose

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon

    Released1984

    Directed byHerbert Ross

    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 a...  more

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    Chemical Hearts

    Lili Reinhart, Austin Abrams

    Released2020

    Directed byRichard Tanne

    Chemical Hearts is a 2020 American romantic drama film directed by Richard Tanne, based on the novel Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland. Teenage student, Henry Page (Austin Abrams), considers...  more

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    Instant Family

    Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne

    Released2018

    Directed bySean 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....  more
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    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene

    Released2011

    Directed byBill Condon

    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn is the 2011 film based off the fourth and final novel in the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer. This currently optioned property is expected to start production in...  more

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    Eclipse

    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Slade

    The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, commonly referred to as Eclipse, is a 2010 American romantic fantasy film based on Stephenie Meyer's 2007 novel Eclipse. It is the third installment of The Twilight Saga...  more

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    Sassy Pants

    Haley Joel Osment, Ashley Rickards

    Released2012

    Directed byColey 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 released on...  more
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    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene

    Released2012

    Directed byBill Condon

    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 is a 2012 American romantic fantasy and adventure film directed by Bill Condon and based on the novel Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer. The second part of a...  more

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    Footloose

    Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid

    Released2011

    Directed byCraig 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 film...  more

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    Say You Will

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    Tuff Turf

    Robert Downey Jr., James Spader

    Released1985

    Directed byFritz 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....  more

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    The Perfect Summer

    Eric Roberts, Sydney Penny

    Released2013

    Directed byGary Wheeler

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    Selah And The Spades

    Lovie Simone, Jharrel Jerome

    Released2020

    Directed byTayarisha Poe

    Selah and The Spades is a 2020 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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    The Rage in Placid Lake

    Claire Danes, Rose Byrne

    Released2003

    Directed byTony McNamara

    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 loving...  more
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    The Heavenly Kid

    Nancy Valen, Richard Mulligan

    Released1985

    Directed byCary Medoway

    The Heavenly Kid is a 1985 comedy film directed by Cary Medoway and starring Lewis Smith, Jason Gedrick, Jane Kaczmarek, and Richard Mulligan....  more

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    Teen Wolf

    Michael J. Fox, Doug Savant

    Released1985

    Directed byRod Daniel

    Teen Wolf is a 1985 American fantasy comedy film released by Atlantic Releasing Corporation starring Michael J. Fox as Scott Howard, a high school student who discovers that his family has an unusual...  more

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    Fun Size

    Victoria Justice, Chelsea Handler

    Released2012

    Directed byJosh Schwartz

    Fun Size is a 2012 American Halloween teen comedy film written by Max Werner and directed by Josh Schwartz. It stars Victoria Justice, Jane Levy, Thomas Mann, Chelsea Handler, Thomas McDonell and...  more