My Top Teen/Highschool/College Romantic/Drama Movies

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1.
The First Time (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A shy senior and a down-to-earth junior fall in love over one weekend. (95 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Kasdan
“ I really loved this movie from the beginning till the end. There's something that I can actually see this (and 'Keith') happening irl. Neways, I recommend you not watch the trailer since I'll just spoils some parts. Trust me, if you like teen romantic drama and comedy, you'll love this :) ” - jbcostan
 
2.
Keith (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Natalie has it all: yearbook editor, scholarship to college, star athlete, reigning social queen. Then Keith enters her life... (93 mins.)
Director: Todd Kessler
“ Loved the storyline. It's one of the movies where I just don't want it to end T_T ” - jbcostan
 
3.
A Walk to Remember (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service. (101 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
“ Very Similar to Keith or should I say the other way around. I put Keith on top just because it's more secular ” - jbcostan
 
4.
Flipped (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two eighth-graders start to have feelings for each other despite being total opposites. (90 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ Probably the cutest movie ever! Oh how I wish I didn't let you go ” - jbcostan
 
5.
If Only (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
It takes a tragedy to teach the young businessman Ian to put love ahead of work and open up to his musician girlfriend Samantha. (92 mins.)
Director: Gil Junger
“ One of those movies where the ending made me upset, but at the same time it made me happy. Yah i'm weird like that :P ” - jbcostan
 
6.
Remember Sunday (2013 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A lonely waitress meets a handsome, quirky jewelry store clerk who had a brain aneurysm and thus has short-term memory loss. (96 mins.)
Director: Jeff Bleckner
 
7.
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward. (101 mins.)
 
8.
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars. (118 mins.)
“ Best comedy romantic movie EVER! ” - jbcostan
 
9.
The Notebook (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences. (123 mins.)
Director: Nick Cassavetes
 
10.
Serendipity (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A couple reunite years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together. (90 mins.)
Director: Peter Chelsom
“ Don't watch the trailer since most of them spoils. Just watch it! ” - jbcostan
 
11.
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
“ The ending actually got me upset, but that's the good part. Again, don't watch the trailer, just watch it :D ” - jbcostan
 
12.
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A pretty, popular teenager can't go out on a date until her ill-tempered older sister does. (97 mins.)
Director: Gil Junger
 
13.
My Sassy Girl (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A sweet Midwestern guy with his life planned out for himself is wooed, groomed, and ultimately dumped by a complicated, elusive gal. (92 mins.)
Director: Yann Samuell
“ A lot of people liked the original better which is the Korean version (2001). Though I saw this one first and kinda liked it better. Again, this is just my opinion don't kill me :) ” - jbcostan
 
14.
Whatever It Takes (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A modern-day remake of the Cyrano DeBergerac tale. (94 mins.)
Director: David Raynr
“ kinda predictable but I still liked it. ” - jbcostan
 
15.
Drive Me Crazy (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A high school girl must find a substitute date to escort her to the prom. (91 mins.)
Director: John Schultz
“ Kinda similar to 'whatever it takes' and 'the first time'. Pretty good overall but I wish they would of showed something and not just talked about when they were little. ” - jbcostan
 
16.
Sweet November (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The story centers around a man and a woman, whose fates are intertwined and will change forever. Nelson is an avid advertiser living in San Francisco... (119 mins.)
Director: Pat O'Connor
 
17.
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A political consultant tries to explain his impending divorce and past relationships to his 11-year-old daughter. (112 mins.)
Director: Adam Brooks
 
18.
Cruel Intentions (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two vicious step-siblings of an elite Manhattan prep school make a wager: to deflower the new headmaster's daughter before the start of term. (97 mins.)
Director: Roger Kumble
 
19.
Pitch Perfect (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition. (112 mins.)
Director: Jason Moore
“ I didn't put this in my top 5 or so since most parts are musical less drama/romance. But it's a great movie overall. ” - jbcostan
 
20.
Step Up (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora. (104 mins.)
Director: Anne Fletcher
“ Kinda similar to pitch perfect. Focuses more on dancing. Really loved the movie overall but I can't seem to like latest Step Up movies ” - jbcostan
 
21.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart. (112 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
 
22.
Before Sunrise (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together. (101 mins.)
“ Kinda unique on it's own ” - jbcostan
 
23.
Before Sunset (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour. (80 mins.)
“ Loved it! it really nice follow up. Makes you wonder what path they chose in the ending. I hope the 3rd one doesn't ruin it. ” - jbcostan
 
24.
The Art of Getting By (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who has made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit. (83 mins.)
Director: Gavin Wiesen
 
25.
Titanic (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. (194 mins.)
Director: James Cameron