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1. Carrie (2013)

R | 100 min | Drama, Horror

6.0
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53 Metascore

A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

Writers: Lawrence D. Cohen, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Stephen King | Director: Kimberly Peirce | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Gabriella Wilde, Portia Doubleday

2. Mean Girls (2004)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

7.0
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66 Metascore

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

Writers: Rosalind Wiseman, Tina Fey | Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Jonathan Bennett, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey

3. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

7.4
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A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school's prom by a humiliating prank.

Writers: Stephen King, Lawrence D. Cohen | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

4. Across the Universe (2007)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

7.5
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56 Metascore

The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Julie Taymor | Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs

5. Pretty in Pink (1986)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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57 Metascore

A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton, Annie Potts

6. Beastly (2011)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

5.5
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40 Metascore

A modern-day take on the "Beauty and the Beast" tale where a New York teen is transformed into a hideous monster in order to find true love.

Writers: Daniel Barnz, Alex Flinn | Director: Daniel Barnz | Stars: Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, Mary-Kate Olsen, Justin Bradley

7. Footloose (2011)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.8
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58 Metascore

City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Writers: Dean Pitchford, Craig Brewer | Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid, Andie MacDowell

8. The Virgin Suicides (1999)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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76 Metascore

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

Writers: Jeffrey Eugenides, Sofia Coppola | Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, James Woods, Kathleen Turner

9. Footloose (1984)

R | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.4
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A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Writer: Dean Pitchford | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest

10. Sixteen Candles (1984)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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57 Metascore

A young girl's "sweet sixteenth" birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: John Hughes | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling

11. Back to the Future Part II (1989)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.8
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57 Metascore

After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip.

Writers: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson

12. She's All That (1999)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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51 Metascore

A high school jock makes a bet that he can turn an unattractive girl into the school's prom queen.

Writer: R. Lee Fleming Jr. | Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard, Paul Walker

13. American Graffiti (1973)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.

Writers: George Lucas, Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck | Director: George Lucas | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith

14. Another Cinderella Story (2008 Video)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.9
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A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And ... See full summary »

Writers: Erik Patterson, Jessica Scott, Leigh Dunlap | Director: Damon Santostefano | Stars: Selena Gomez, Drew Seeley, Jane Lynch, Katharine Isabelle

15. Can't Buy Me Love (1987)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend.

Writer: Michael Swerdlick | Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains, Tina Caspary

16. Sleepover (2004)

PG | 89 min | Comedy

5.2
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33 Metascore

Four best friends, desperate to improve their social status, enter into an all-night scavenger hunt against the popular clique in their school.

Writer: Elisa Bell | Director: Joe Nussbaum | Stars: Alexa PenaVega, Mika Boorem, Scout Taylor-Compton, Jane Lynch

17. Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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55 Metascore

A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school. Unfortunately, the girl's old... See full summary »

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson, Craig Sheffer

18. Prom (2011)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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50 Metascore

A group of teenagers get ready for their high school prom.

Writer: Katie Wech | Director: Joe Nussbaum | Stars: Aimee Teegarden, Thomas McDonell, DeVaughn Nixon, Danielle Campbell

19. Jawbreaker (1999)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

5.3
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22 Metascore

Three of the most popular girls at Reagan High accidentally kill the prom queen with a jaw-breaker when a kidnapping goes horribly wrong.

Writer: Darren Stein | Director: Darren Stein | Stars: Rose McGowan, Rebecca Gayheart, Julie Benz, Judy Greer

20. The Loved Ones (2009)

R | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.7
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When Brent turns down his classmate Lola's invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge.

Writer: Sean Byrne | Director: Sean Byrne | Stars: Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, Victoria Thaine, Jessica McNamee

21. Idle Hands (1999)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

6.2
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31 Metascore

Lazy Anton's right hand becomes possessed with murderous intent.

Writers: Terri Hughes, Ron Milbauer | Director: Rodman Flender | Stars: Devon Sawa, Seth Green, Elden Henson, Jessica Alba

22. Porky's (1982)

R | 94 min | Comedy

6.1
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40 Metascore

Set in 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to help a buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.

Writer: Bob Clark | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight, Roger Wilson

23. The Quiet (2005)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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29 Metascore

Dot (Belle), a young deaf and mute woman, is sent to live with her godparents (Falco and Donovan) and their daughter (Cuthbert). The new addition to the household realizes that everything is not copacetic in the home, and the family's dark come to light.

Writers: Abdi Nazemian, Micah Schraft | Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Camilla Belle, Elisha Cuthbert, Edie Falco, Martin Donovan

24. Drive Me Crazy (1999)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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42 Metascore

A high school girl must find a substitute date to escort her to the prom.

Writers: Todd Strasser, Rob Thomas | Director: John Schultz | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Adrian Grenier, Stephen Collins, Mark Metcalf

25. Princess Protection Program (2009 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama, Family

5.6
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A princess whose country has been invaded goes into hiding in Louisiana, where she has to learn to act like an ordinary teenager.

Writers: Annie DeYoung, David Morgasen | Director: Allison Liddi-Brown | Stars: Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Nicholas Braun, Molly Hagan

26. Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

3.0
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A group of teenagers get into a car crash in the Texas woods on prom night, and then wander into an old farmhouse that is home to Leatherface and his insane family of cannibalistic psychopaths.

Writers: Kim Henkel, Tobe Hooper | Director: Kim Henkel | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Matthew McConaughey, Robert Jacks, Tonie Perensky

27. Legendary (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Sport

6.2
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39 Metascore

A book-smart teenager joins his school's wrestling team as a way to reunite his surviving family members, who split apart after the death of his father, a college wrestling legend, 10 years ago.

Writer: John Posey | Director: Mel Damski | Stars: John Cena, Patricia Clarkson, Danny Glover, Devon Graye

28. The Wood (1999)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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52 Metascore

While dealing with a friend's cold feet on his wedding day, a writer reminisces about his youth with his best friends.

Writers: Rick Famuyiwa, Todd Boyd | Director: Rick Famuyiwa | Stars: Elayn J. Taylor, Omar Epps, Richard T. Jones, Sean Nelson

29. Prom Night (1980)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery

5.4
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A masked killer stalks four teenagers, responsible for the accidental death of a little girl six years earlier, at their high school's senior prom.

Writers: William Gray, Robert Guza Jr. | Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Casey Stevens, Anne-Marie Martin

30. Rad (1986)

PG | 91 min | Drama, Sport

7.2
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The story of one young man, Cru Jones, who has the intensity and desire to win a BMX race called Helltrack.

Writers: Sam Bernard, Geoffrey Edwards | Director: Hal Needham | Stars: Bart Conner, Lori Loughlin, Bill Allen, Talia Shire

31. Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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"Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island, to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in... See full summary »

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, Betty Lynn

32. Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005 Video)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

4.3
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On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.

Writers: Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris | Director: Mary Lambert | Stars: Kate Mara, Robert Vito, Tina Lifford, Ed Marinaro

33. Boy Eats Girl (2005)

R | 80 min | Horror, Comedy

5.1
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A boy declares his love for his girlfriend, only to die the same night. He is brought back to life by his mother as a flesh-craving zombie, who sires more teen undead while trying to control his, er, appetite for his beloved.

Writer: Derek Landy | Director: Stephen Bradley | Stars: Samantha Mumba, David Leon, Tadhg Murphy, Laurence Kinlan

34. Every Day (2010)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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48 Metascore

A comedy about a New York City couple (Schreiber and Hunt) in romantic and family crises.

Writer: Richard Levine | Director: Richard Levine | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Helen Hunt, Carla Gugino, Ezra Miller

35. Fire with Fire (1986)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A young woman from a Catholic school and a young man from a nearby prison camp fall in love and must run away together to escape the law, the church and their parents.

Writers: Bill Phillips, Warren Skaaren, Paul Boorstin, Sharon Boorstin | Director: Duncan Gibbins | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Virginia Madsen, Jon Polito, J.J. Cohen

36. The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It (2007 Video)

PG | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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Cassie's life changes when she moves and attends a high school ruled by the most beautiful girl in school, Priscilla, and her beautiful sidekicks. Priscilla immediately takes a dislike to ... See full summary »

Writers: Dan Angel, Billy Brown, R.L. Stine | Director: Alex Zamm | Stars: Emily Osment, Brittany Curran, Cody Linley, Alex Winzenread

37. Reckless (1984)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

6.1
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Rebellious footballer Johnny, falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backrounds; she's from a comfortable well off family, his is poor and broken. Tracy already has a ... See full summary »

Writer: Chris Columbus | Director: James Foley | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Daryl Hannah, Kenneth McMillan, Cliff De Young

38. Bart Got a Room (2008)

R | 80 min | Comedy

5.8
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57 Metascore

While Danny's father and mother independently search for love, Danny is on his own desperate quest to find a prom date. Danny's search becomes progressively more pathetic once he and his family learn that Bart, the school's biggest dweeb, not only secured a date for the prom, but got a hotel room as well.

Writer: Brian Hecker | Director: Brian Hecker | Stars: Steven Kaplan, William H. Macy, Cheryl Hines, Alia Shawkat

39. Baby It's You (1983)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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In 1966 New Jersey, Jill Rosen, a frustrated high schooler, is intrigued by an enigmatic new student known only as the Sheik. Sheik is an Italian whose primary interests are his car, Frank ... See full summary »

Writers: Amy Robinson, John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Vincent Spano, Joanna Merlin, Jack Davidson

40. Grad Night (2006)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

1.6
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Nine friends one crazy night, grad night.

Writer: Lee Eric Smith | Director: Michael T. Fitzgerald Jr. | Stars: Coolio, Sam Sarpong, Aloma Wright, Howard Mungo

41. Making the Grade (1984)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.8
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Lazy preppie Palmer Woodrow hires street-smart Eddie Keaton to go to school for him while he lives it up in Europe. Eddie falls in love with preppie gal Tracey, upsetting Biff, the Hoover ... See full summary »

Writers: Gene Quintano, Charles Gale | Director: Dorian Walker | Stars: Judd Nelson, Jonna Lee, Gordon Jump, Walter Olkewicz

42. C.H.U.D. II - Bud the Chud (1989)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.5
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A military experiment to create a race of super-warriors go awry, and legions of murderous zombies are unleased upon a surburan neighborhood.

Writer: Ed Naha | Director: David Irving | Stars: Brian Robbins, Bill Calvert, Tricia Leigh Fisher, Gerrit Graham

43. Fat Girls (2006)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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47 Metascore

Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway... See full summary »

Writer: Ash Christian | Director: Ash Christian | Stars: Ash Christian, Jonathan Caouette, Evan Miller, Ashley Fink

44. Killing Mr. Griffin (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 89 min | Thriller, Drama

5.7
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The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the... See full summary »

Writers: Lois Duncan, Michael Angeli, Kathleen Rowell | Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Amy Jo Johnson, Mario Lopez, Chris Young

45. Seven Girlfriends (1999)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Jesse is charming, romantic, and he knows how to pop the question; he just can't face marriage. So, when he and Hannah split up during the same week that a former fiancée dies, he decides ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Lazarus, Stephen Gregg | Director: Paul Lazarus | Stars: Laura Leighton, Tim Daly, Olivia d'Abo, Neal Lerner

46. Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge (1999 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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In 1989, a group of well-known high school athletes in Glen Ridge, New Jersey were accused of the gang rape of a mentally retarded teen girl. When the town rallies to protect their stars, a... See full summary »

Writers: Bernie Lefkowitz, Paul Brown | Director: Guy Ferland | Stars: Ally Sheedy, Heather Matarazzo, Sara Botsford, Scott Vickaryous

47. Almost Normal (2005)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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A gay man approaching a mid-life crisis is tired of being different because he is gay. He wants to be normal. Suddenly he is yanked back in time to when he was in high school. But this time... See full summary »

Writer: Marc Moody | Director: Marc Moody | Stars: J. Andrew Keitch, Joan Lauckner, Tim Hammer, Nils Haaland

48. Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story (2004 TV Movie)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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In the small, predominantly working class town of Inniston, Ontario, Marc Hall is a high school senior with a promising future in his chosen career as lawyer. He is bright, well liked by ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael MacLennan, Kent Staines | Director: John L'Ecuyer | Stars: Aaron Ashmore, Jean Pierre Bergeron, Marie Tifo, Mac Fyfe

49. Raw Nerve (1991)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.4
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A race car driver has visions of the victims of a serial killer before their demise and tries to get a skeptic police detective and an ambitious reporter to help him find the killer.

Writers: David A. Prior, Lawrence L. Simeone | Director: David A. Prior | Stars: Glenn Ford, Sandahl Bergman, Randall 'Tex' Cobb, Ted Prior

50. The Great Mom Swap (1995 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy

7.0
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