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The Funniest Movies About High School

Updated January 11, 2021 5.2k votes 893 voters 41.4k views116 items

List RulesVote up the most hilarious comedies that center around high school students.

High school can be the best of times or it can be the worst of times, but up on the big screen, it's often the setting for hilarious comedy. The top funny movies about high school feature students looking for love, experiencing growing pains, and struggling with classwork. This is a list of the greatest funny movies about high school including everything from The Breakfast Club to Clueless to Dazed and Confused.

What films will you find on this list of great high school comedy movies? American Pie finds the funny at every turn as a group of friends vow to lose their virginity before they graduate high school. Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, and Eugene Levy starred in the original film, as well as a number of sequels. Pretty in Pink is another funny - and touching - movie about the high school experience. The biting Heathers takes a fiercely funny look at the social hierarchy of an American high school. Other good films featured on this list include Superbad, Can't Hardly Wait, and Jawbreaker.

Which of these high school comedies do you think is the funniest? Vote it up to the top of the list and please add any great movies that are missing. And if you love these movies, check out our list of all movies about high school.

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    Superbad

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    American Pie

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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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    The Breakfast Club

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    21 Jump Street

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    Dazed and Confused

    Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich

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    Clueless

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    Easy A

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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High

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    Can't Hardly Wait

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Melissa Joan Hart

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    17 Again

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    Pretty in Pink

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    She's All That

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    Heathers

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    The DUFF

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    Election

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    Jawbreaker

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    Big Time Adolescence

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    Sixteen Candles

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