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The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime 

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Updated March 11, 2020 7.2k votes 1.7k voters 109.3k views 43 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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Every Day is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Lady Bird is listed (or ranked) 5 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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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

Dear Lemon Lima, is a 2007 film directed by Suzi Yoonessi.
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Sassy Pants is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Pretty in Pink is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Noble is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Noble Liam Cunningham, Brendan Coyle, Deirdre O'Kane

Released: 2014

Directed by: Stephen Bradley

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Heathers is listed (or ranked) 12 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) 13 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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Carrie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
John Travolta, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie

Released: 1976

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Carrie is a 1976 American supernatural horror film based on Stephen King's first major 1974 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Brian De Palma and written by Lawrence D. Cohen. The ...more

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Some Kind of Wonderful ... is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Good Burger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Shaquille O'Neal, Carmen Electra, Linda Cardellini

Released: 1997

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Good Burger is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brian Robbins and starring Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. The film evolved from the comedy sketch "Good Burger" featured on the ...more

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Instant Family is listed (or ranked) 17 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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School Ties is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Brendan Fraser

Released: 1992

Directed by: Robert Mandel

School Ties is a 1992 sports film directed by Robert Mandel starring Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Chris O'Donnell, Cole Hauser, Randall Batinkoff, Andrew Lowery and Anthony Rapp. ...more

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The Boy in the Plastic B... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
John Travolta, Robert Reed, Ralph Bellamy

Released: 1976

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

The Boy in the Plastic Bubble is a 1976 made-for-TV movie inspired by the lives of David Vetter and Ted DeVita, who lacked effective immune systems. It stars John Travolta, Glynnis O'Connor, ...more

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The Heavenly Kid is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Nancy Valen, Richard Mulligan, Jane Kaczmarek

Released: 1985

Directed by: Cary Medoway

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

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Say You Will is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Say You Will
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Young Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Sophie Ward, Michael Hordern, Brian Oulton

Released: 1985

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Young Sherlock Holmes is a 1985 American mystery adventure film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Chris Columbus, based on the characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The movie ...more

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Racing with the Moon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Crispin Glover

Released: 1984

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Racing with the Moon is a 1984 American drama film starring Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern, and Nicolas Cage. It was directed by Richard Benjamin and written by Steven Kloves. The original music ...more

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The Cabin in the Woods ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker

Released: 2012

Directed by: Drew Goddard

The Cabin in the Woods is a 2012 American horror comedy film directed by Drew Goddard in his directorial debut, produced by Joss Whedon, and written by Whedon and Goddard. The film stars Kristen ...more

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Reefer Madness: The Movi... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Teen Movies on Amazon Prime
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