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The Funniest Teen Parody Movies, Ranked

List RulesVote up your favorite movies that do the best job of spoofing the teen genre.

This is a list of the best teen parody movies. Teen films on their own can run the gamut of being overly dramatic, overly dumb, and sometimes both; thus, teen spoof movies are born. Teen movie spoofs can take seminal moments, tropes, or dialogue from teen movies and turn them into its own comedic currency. The top teen parodies usually assume that its audience is familiar with teen films from the past, which keeps the filmmakers from having to dumb down the jokes. Movies like The Breakfast Club and Risky Business have such memorable scenes, that even if you haven’t seen the films you’ll recognize the references in these funny satirical teen films.

Teen satirical movies are kind of lucky in a sense that teen films can be broken down into multiple subgenres; there’s teen dramas, teen comedies, teen horror, etc. So, they literally have all genres to fall back on, not just John Hughes movies.

So, if your parents are out of town, invite all your friends over to your house to check out the most epic list of the top teen parody films. If you and/or your friends don’t like the rankings, rank the films yourselves and you'll be in with the popular kids before you know it. Don't see your favorite teen spoof movie? Add it to the list and check back to see how other users rank your selections.

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  • When cops Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) join the secret Jump Street unit, they use their youthful appearances to go under cover as high-school students. They trade in their guns and badges for backpacks, and set out to shut down a dangerous drug ring. But, as time goes on, Schmidt and Jenko discover that high school is nothing like it was just a few years earlier -- and, what's more, they must again confront the teenage terror and anxiety they thought they had left behind.  ...more
    • Actors: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Brie Larson, Dave Franco, Rob Riggle
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Phil Lord, Chris Miller
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  • Defying the very notion of good taste, Scary Movie out-parodies the pop culture parodies with a no-holds barred assault on the most popular images and talked-about moments from recent films, television and commercials. The film boldly fires barbs at the classic scenes from "Scream," "The Sixth Sense," "The Matrix," "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and "The Blair Witch Project," then goes on to mock a whole myriad of teen movie clichés, no matter the genre.  ...more
    • Actors: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Cheri Oteri, Shannon Elizabeth, Anna Faris
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans
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  • Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher (Alicia Silverstone) is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give hopelessly klutzy new student Tai (Brittany Murphy) a makeover. When Tai becomes more popular than she is, Cher realizes that her disapproving ex-stepbrother (Paul Rudd) was right about how misguided she was -- and falls for him.  ...more
    • Actors: Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd, Dan Hedaya
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Amy Heckerling
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  • Photo: Mean Girls / Paramount Pictures
    Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film. Mark Waters directed, and Tina Fey wrote the screenplay, which is based in part on Rosalind Wiseman's non-fiction book Queen Bees and Wannabes, which describes female high school social cliques and the damaging effects they can have on girls. Lindsay Lohan stars. The supporting cast features Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey, Lacey Chabert, Lizzy Caplan, Daniel Franzese, Jonathan Bennett and Amanda Seyfried. Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels produced the film. Screenwriter and co-star of the film, Tina Fey, was a long-term cast member and writer for SNL. Also featuring appearances from SNL cast members Tim Meadows, Ana Gasteyer, and Amy  ...more
    • Actors: Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Mark Waters
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