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1.
Heathers (1988)
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In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids. (103 mins.)
Director: Michael Lehmann
“ one of the first films i became obsessed with, after seeing a late night showing on the horror channel. partly because winona ryder is gorgeous, and partly because the film is filled with dark humour, which i enjoy very much. ” - abbeymyoung
 
2.
Clueless (1995)
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A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way. (97 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
“ hilarious film poking fun at the different kind american teen girl stereotypes. brilliantly made and always cheers me up. ” - abbeymyoung
 
3.
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
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Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s. (127 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ very brilliant film, i cannot put into words how much i love this film, it's just so good. angelina is perfect as lisa, winona is perfect as susanna. the plot is divine, the bond between lisa and susanna is irresistible. you can't help loving lisa. ” - abbeymyoung
 
4.
Uptown Girls (2003)
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A grown-up woman, who kept her childish instincts and behavior, starts working as a nanny of a 8-year-old girl, who actually acts like an adult. But in the end everything turns to its right places. (92 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin
“ perfect drama/comedy/whatever the hell it is. at times it can be depressing, but it always picks up. perfect contrast of funny bits and sad bits, making uptown girls a beautiful film. ” - abbeymyoung
 
5.
Speak (2004)
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After a blurred trauma over the summer, Melinda enters high school a selective mute. Struggling with school, friends, and family, she tells the dark tale of her experiences, and why she has chosen not to speak. (89 mins.)
Director: Jessica Sharzer
“ an amazing story of melinda sordino, a selective mute. a bit harsh at points, but it's the film's pure rawness that makes it the amazing film it is. ” - abbeymyoung
 
6.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
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Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart. (112 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ brilliant film, a bit poor at points, but i was laughing the whole way through it. the soundtrack is perfect, the camera angles are stunning and i love how they stayed true to the graphic novel. not to mention, elizabeth mary winstead is bloody gorgeous. ” - abbeymyoung
 
7.
Spirited Away (2001)
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During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts. (125 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ one of my favourite films growing up. it has very much had an influence on my character and my perspective of the world. visually stunning and very well thought out. ” - abbeymyoung
 
8.
Mermaids (1990)
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An unconventional single mother relocates with her two daughters to a small Massachusetts town in 1963, where a number of events and relationships both challenge and strengthen their familial bonds. (110 mins.)
“ one of my favourite films of all time, purely because of the cast. all the characters are perfect, and i for one could relate to the film to an extent. it's also one of the funniest films i've seen in a while. ” - abbeymyoung
 
9.
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
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An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her. (95 mins.)
Director: Marc Webb
“ zooey deschanel completes this film. it is beautiful and i love the idea of the days being in the wrong order, it's like organising a puzzle. a beautifully, thought out jigsaw puzzle. ” - abbeymyoung
 
10.
The Virgin Suicides (1999)
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A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents in suburban Detroit in the mid-1970s. (97 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola
“ beautiful film and kirsten dunst is absolutely stunning. ” - abbeymyoung
 
11.
Juno (2007)
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Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child. (96 mins.)
Director: Jason Reitman
“ hilarious comedy with a brilliant story. ” - abbeymyoung
 
12.
Gia (1998 TV Movie)
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The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death. (120 mins.)
“ brilliant film, really hot steamy scenes, i bloody loved it. angelina makes a brilliant gia. ” - abbeymyoung
 
13.
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
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A preteen's life turns upside down when he befriends the new girl in school and they imagine a whole new fantasy world to escape reality. (96 mins.)
Director: Gabor Csupo
“ one of the best children's films ever made. always has me in tears by the end, brilliant acting, brilliant plot, a few dodgy special effects, but overall, it is amazing. ” - abbeymyoung
 
14.
Chatroom (2010)
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5 teenagers are introduced to each other in a chatroom called "Chelsea Teens!", all with different personalities. But when one shows its darker side, it threatens the life of the others. (97 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
“ beautiful film. plus, hannah murray is so adorable. ” - abbeymyoung
 
15.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
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The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, AKA Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical. (116 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ brilliant adaptation of the musical. helena is flawless, as is johnny. ” - abbeymyoung