Most Popular "Teen Angst" Titles
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1. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Votes: 140,661 | Gross: $154.99M
2. Pretty Little Liars (2010– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while unraveling the mystery of the murder of their best friend.
4. Gossip Girl (2007–2012)
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Romance
Privileged teens living on the Upper East Side of New York can hide no secret from the ruthless blogger who is always watching.
5. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A young man is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.
Votes: 728,866 | Gross: $210.61M
6. The 5th Wave (2016)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother.
Votes: 54,124 | Gross: $34.91M
7. Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
R | 89 min | Comedy
A sendup of all the teen movies that have accumulated in the past two decades.
Votes: 80,092 | Gross: $37.88M
8. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A pretty, popular teenager can't go out on a date until her ill-tempered older sister does.
Votes: 221,213 | Gross: $38.18M
9. Mean Girls (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 244,965 | Gross: $86.05M
10. Bob's Burgers (2011– )
TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
Bob Belcher, along with his wife and three children, try to run their last hope of holding the family together, which is running Bob's dream restaurant.
11. Smallville (2001–2011)
TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville.
13. American Beauty (1999)
R | 122 min | Drama
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
Votes: 819,507 | Gross: $130.06M
14. Dazed and Confused (1993)
R | 102 min | Comedy
The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 1976.
Votes: 119,366 | Gross: $7.99M
15. The O.C. (2003–2007)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California.
16. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
PG-13 | 157 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Harry finds himself mysteriously selected as an under-aged competitor in a dangerous tournament between three schools of magic.
Votes: 384,025 | Gross: $289.99M
17. Sky High (2005)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Set in an era where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young William Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Votes: 61,133 | Gross: $63.94M
18. X-Men (2000)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Votes: 451,174 | Gross: $157.30M
19. Grease (1978)
PG-13 | 110 min | Musical, Romance
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?
Votes: 169,438 | Gross: $181.36M
20. The Lost Boys (1987)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires.
Votes: 92,597 | Gross: $32.22M
21. Boyz n the Hood (1991)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama
Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.
Votes: 93,770 | Gross: $57.50M
22. Dead Poets Society (1989)
PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.
Votes: 276,496 | Gross: $95.86M
23. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
PG-13 | 138 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.
Votes: 353,521 | Gross: $292.00M
24. Superbad (2007)
R | 113 min | Comedy
Two co-dependent high school seniors are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry.
Votes: 421,418 | Gross: $121.46M
25. Clueless (1995)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way.
Votes: 122,740 | Gross: $56.63M
26. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident.
Votes: 578,684 | Gross: $0.73M
27. The Breakfast Club (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Votes: 255,789 | Gross: $38.10M
28. Juno (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.
Votes: 413,127 | Gross: $143.49M
29. Gran Torino (2008)
R | 116 min | Drama
Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.
Votes: 559,909 | Gross: $148.09M
30. Carrie (2013)
R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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.
Votes: 107,891 | Gross: $35.27M
31. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
X | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs and rock n' roll.
32. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy
A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that.
Votes: 243,040 | Gross: $70.14M
33. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.
Votes: 522,403 | Gross: $164.44M
34. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
PG | 153 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Votes: 320,254 | Gross: $301.96M
35. The Princess Diaries (2001)
G | 111 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Mia Thermopolis has just found out that she is the heir apparent to the throne of Genovia. With her friends Lilly and Michael Moscovitz in tow, she tries to navigate through the rest of her 16th year.
Votes: 93,548 | Gross: $108.24M
36. Footloose (1984)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.
Votes: 51,235 | Gross: $80.00M
37. Sixteen Candles (1984)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
Votes: 73,665 | Gross: $20.50M
38. Beautiful Creatures (2013)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.
Votes: 67,552 | Gross: $19.45M
39. The Outsiders (1983)
PG-13 | 91 min | Crime, Drama
The rivalry between two gangs, the poor greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.
Votes: 57,204 | Gross: $25.60M
40. Romeo + Juliet (1996)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance
Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.
Votes: 167,297 | Gross: $46.34M
41. Sleepers (1996)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge.
Votes: 154,092 | Gross: $53.30M
42. Hairspray (1988)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 15,951 | Gross: $6.67M
43. Cape Fear (1991)
R | 128 min | Crime, Thriller
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
Votes: 127,075 | Gross: $79.10M
44. Scream (1996)
R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery
Sidney, attempting to cope with her mother's mysterious murder, and her horror movie-obsessed friends are stalked by an unknown killer who seems to have a hard time letting the past go.
Votes: 221,370 | Gross: $103.00M
45. Carrie (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror
Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
46. The Karate Kid (1984)
PG | 126 min | Action, Drama, Family
A handyman/martial arts master agrees to teach a bullied boy karate and shows him that there is more to the martial art than fighting.
Votes: 126,285 | Gross: $90.80M
47. Hannah Montana (2006–2011)
TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Adventures of a teenage pop star who keeps her identity secret from even her closest friends by using a disguise on stage.
48. Girl, Interrupted (1999)
R | 127 min | Biography, Drama
Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.
Votes: 124,920 | Gross: $28.87M
49. American Pie 2 (2001)
R | 108 min | Comedy
In this sequel to the hit comedy American Pie (1999), the high school students are now in college. These close friends decide to meet up at the beach house for some fun.
Votes: 199,812 | Gross: $145.10M