If you love the movie The DUFF, you’re sure to enjoy the movies and TV shows on this list. They're perfect recommendations for any movie night or lazy Saturday morning.
It’s a question you’ve probably asked yourself many times: what to watch after The DUFF? If you’re looking for teen-centric movies, there are plenty of choices. Some of them, like Mean Girls and Easy A, are obviously DUFF-ish films. Then there are the general teen movie classics, like The To Do List, The Edge of Seventeen, and Clueless. Some, like Paper Towns, The Perks of Being a Wallflower and The Spectacular Now, were books before they were adapted for the big screen (as was The DUFF).
For those looking for TV shows like The DUFF, consider teen dramas and dramedies like Awkward., The Carrie Diaries, and Gossip Girl – the Mean Girls of the TV world without a doubt. You’ll also find The DUFF star Mae Whitman’s Parenthood on this list of The DUFF similar shows.
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 on Wikipedia
10 Things I Hate About You is a 1999 American teen romantic comedy-drama film. It is directed by Gil Junger and stars Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The romantic comedy screenplay was written by Karen McCullah Lutz and Kirsten Smith. The film, a modernization of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, is titled after a poem written by the film's female lead to describe her bittersweet romance with the male lead. The film was released March 31, 1999, and it was a breakout success for stars Stiles, Ledger and Gordon-Levitt. ...more on Wikipedia
#17 on The Best Movies of 1999
The Edge of Seventeen (originally titled Besties) is a 2016 American comedy-drama film directed and written by Kelly Fremon Craig. The film stars Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Hayden Szeto, Blake Jenner, Woody Harrelson and Kyra Sedgwick. ...more on Wikipedia
Easy A is a 2010 film directed by Will Gluck. "After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean-cut high school girl (Emma Stone) sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne’s in The Scarlet Letter, which she is currently studying in school – until she decides to use the rumour mill to advance her social and financial standing." Quoting the program notes from the 2010 TIFF site. ...more on Wikipedia
#12 on The Best Teen Romance Movies