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10 Most Influential Teen Movies

Teenage drama has always been translated on the big screen and influenced the whole generation. Here's a list of 10 of the most influential teen movies

1

Dazed and Confused

Dazed and Confused

In 1976 Texas, a bunch of teenagers celebrate the last day of high school by hazing freshmen, partying at a local pool, indulging in drugs and following it up with a keg party.

2

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Ferris Bueller, a high school student, fakes sickness to stay at home and spends the rest of the day with his best friend and girlfriend. Meanwhile, his dean is trying to spy on him.

3

10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You

High school boy Cameron can't date Bianca until her anti-social older sister Kat has a boyfriend. So he pays a mysterious bad-boy to charm Kat in this romantic comedy.

4

Juno

Juno

Social misfit Juno protects herself with a caustic wit, but her unplanned pregnancy has the teen getting more involved in the lives of her baby's adoptive parents than she expected.

5

Clueless

Clueless

Cher is a rich high-school student who is learning to cope with adolescence and its problems. She also helps a new student gain popularity and in the process discovers her own feelings.

6

Rebel Without a Cause

Rebel Without a Cause

After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark (James Dean) is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems. While searching for some stability, Stark forms a bond with a disturbed classmate, Plato (Sal Mineo), and falls for local girl Judy (Natalie Wood). However, Judy is the girlfriend of neighborhood tough, Buzz (Corey Allen). When Buzz violently confronts Jim and challenges him to a drag race, the new kid's real troubles begin.

7

Mean Girls

Mean Girls

Cady joins a new public school and befriends Janis and Damian. They warn Cady to avoid the Plastics, a group led by Regina. Things get worse when she falls in love with Aaron, Regina's ex-boyfriend.

8

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Five high school students, all with different mindsets, face detainment in their school library on a Saturday morning. As time passes by, their egos fade and they become close buddies.

9

American Pie

American Pie

American Pie is a series of sex comedy films. The first film in the series was released on July 9, 1999, by Universal Pictures, and became a worldwide pop culture phenomenon, cult following and spawning three direct sequels.

10

Bring It On

Bring It On

The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that's sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain Torrance, the Toros' road to total cheer glory takes a shady turn when she discovers that their perfectly-choreographed routines were in fact stolen from the Clovers, a hip-hop squad from East Compton, by the Toro's former captain.