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List of All Teen Movies

Updated August 28, 2020 1.4m views1.2k items

List RulesRanked loosely by popularity, since there are over 1K films. Use the Filter function to search.

This list of all the best teen movies ever made is the perfect place to discover new movies for teenagers. Teen movies rose to popularity in the 1980s with films like Can't Buy Me Love and Stand By Me. Since then, the genre has taken on a life of its own, with many teen movies hitting the big screen and teen movies have become one of the most popular films today. Many classic comedy movies are also teen movies. The same goes for horror. While the tone of the films on this teenage movie list can vary, they all center around relatable teen characters.

Many of the films on this teenage movies list are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This teen movie list can also be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of teen films also contains teen movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This teen films list can also be copied to start your own. Also check out Ranker's guide to the best teen and high school movies ever.

Be sure to check out The Best Comedy Films on Amazon Prime and The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix for movies you can stream. 

For related movie lists, check out Ranker's lists of the best teen and high school movies, romantic comedy films, and family films.

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  • 1
    Fast Times at Ridgemont High is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High

    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn

    Released1982

    Directed byAmy Heckerling

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 2
    Ferris Bueller's Day Off is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Hughes

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  • 3
    Donnie Darko is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Donnie Darko

    Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale

    Released2001

    Directed byRichard Kelly

    Donnie Darko is a 2001 American supernatural drama film written and directed by Richard Kelly... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 4
    American Pie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    American Pie

    Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid

    Released1999

    Directed byChris Weitz, Paul Weitz

    American Pie is a 1999 teen comedy film written by Adam Herz and directed by brothers Paul and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 5
    The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    The Lost Boys

    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman

    Released1987

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    The Lost Boys is a 1987 American teen horror film starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Kiefer... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 6
    Superbad is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Superbad

    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen

    Released2007

    Directed byGreg Mottola

    Superbad is a 2007 American teen comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and starring Jonah Hill... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 7
    The Breakfast Club is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    The Breakfast Club

    Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

    Released1985

    Directed byJohn Hughes

    The Breakfast Club is a 1985 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film written, produced, and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 8
    A Nightmare on Elm Street is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    Johnny Depp, Robert Englund

    Released1984

    Directed byWes Craven

    A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 1984 American supernatural slasher horror film written and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 9
    Dazed and Confused is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Dazed and Confused

    Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich

    Released1993

    Directed byRichard Linklater

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  • 10
    The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    The Goonies

    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin

    Released1985

    Directed byRichard Donner

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  • 11
    Twilight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    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... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 12
    Clueless is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Clueless

    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy

    Released1995

    Directed byAmy Heckerling

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  • 13
    Dirty Dancing is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Dirty Dancing

    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey

    Released1987

    Directed byEmile Ardolino

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  • 14
    Grease is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Grease

    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John

    Released1978

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

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  • 15
    The Karate Kid is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    The Karate Kid

    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio

    Released1984

    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

    The Karate Kid is a 1984 American martial arts romantic drama film directed by John G.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 16
    Juno is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Juno

    Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page

    Released2007

    Directed byJason Reitman

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  • 17
    Halloween is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Halloween

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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  • 18
    Dead Poets Society is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Dead Poets Society

    Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke

    Released1989

    Directed byPeter Weir

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  • 19
    Say Anything... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Say Anything...

    John Cusack, Jeremy Piven

    Released1989

    Directed byCameron Crowe

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  • 20
    Napoleon Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Napoleon Dynamite

    Haylie Duff, Jon Heder

    Released2004

    Directed byJared Hess

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  • 21
    Stand by Me is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Stand by Me

    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman

    Released1986

    Directed byRob Reiner

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  • 22
    Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Edward Scissorhands

    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder

    Released1990

    Directed byTim Burton

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  • 23
    The Outsiders is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    The Outsiders

    Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage

    Released1983

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

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  • 24
    Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Mean Girls

    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams

    Released2004

    Directed byMark Waters

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  • 25
    Hoosiers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of All Teen Movies

    Hoosiers

    Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper

    Released1986

    Directed byDavid Anspaugh

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