The best Teen movies/high school/adolescence/college movies/Coming of Age. (2019-1985)

by JJohnsonxD | created - 06 Mar 2018 | updated - 2 days ago | Public

A list of all the best movies i can find, If you are a teenager you will love a lot of movies on this list. sort from RELEASE DATE! or date added

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1. The Last Summer (2019)

TV-14 | 109 min | Comedy

Standing on the precipice of adulthood, a group of friends navigate new relationships, while reexamining others, during their final summer before college.

Director: William Bindley | Stars: K.J. Apa, Maia Mitchell, Norman Johnson Jr., Jacob Latimore

Votes: 7,699

2. The Perfect Date (I) (2019)

TV-14 | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

To save up for college, Brooks Rattigan creates an app where anyone can pay him to play the perfect stand-in boyfriend for any occasion.

Director: Chris Nelson | Stars: Noah Centineo, Laura Marano, Odiseas Georgiadis, Camila Mendes

Votes: 23,496

3. After (2019)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance

30 Metascore

A young woman falls for a guy with a dark secret and the two embark on a rocky relationship. Based on the novel by Anna Todd.

Director: Jenny Gage | Stars: Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Khadijha Red Thunder, Dylan Arnold

Votes: 17,635 | Gross: $12.14M

4. Booksmart (2019)

R | 102 min | Comedy

84 Metascore

On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.

Director: Olivia Wilde | Stars: Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Jessica Williams, Jason Sudeikis

Votes: 37,170 | Gross: $22.68M

5. To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)

TV-14 | 99 min | Drama, Romance

64 Metascore

A teenage girl's secret love letters are exposed and wreak havoc on her love life.

Director: Susan Johnson | Stars: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart

Votes: 67,295

6. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama

67 Metascore

An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Director: Stephen Chbosky | Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

Votes: 427,265 | Gross: $17.74M

7. The Package (II) (2018)

TV-MA | 94 min | Comedy

When a group of teenage friends go on a spring break camping trip, an unfortunate accident sets off a race against time to save their friend's most prized possession.

Director: Jake Szymanski | Stars: Daniel Doheny, Geraldine Viswanathan, Sadie Calvano, Luke Spencer Roberts

Votes: 11,016

8. Tragedy Girls (2017)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

58 Metascore

A twist on the slasher genre, following two death-obsessed teenage girls who use their online show about real-life tragedies to send their small mid-western town into a frenzy, and cement their legacy as modern horror legends.

Director: Tyler MacIntyre | Stars: Brianna Hildebrand, Alexandra Shipp, Jack Quaid, Kevin Durand

Votes: 7,170 | Gross: $0.06M

9. The Sun Is Also a Star (2019)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Romance

52 Metascore

A hopeless romantic ambivalent about his future in medical school falls for a hard-luck young woman who doesn't believe in love.

Director: Ry Russo-Young | Stars: Yara Shahidi, Anais Lee, Charles Melton, John Leguizamo

Votes: 2,247 | Gross: $4.95M

10. Blame (I) (2017)

100 min | Drama

54 Metascore

A drama teacher's taboo relationship with an unstable student strikes a nerve in her jealous classmate, sparking a vengeful chain of events within their suburban high school that draws parallels to 'The Crucible'.

Director: Quinn Shephard | Stars: Tate Donovan, Chris Messina, Trieste Kelly Dunn, Nadia Alexander

Votes: 2,005

11. Good Boys (II) (2019)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy

60 Metascore

Three 6th grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party.

Director: Gene Stupnitsky | Stars: Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams, Brady Noon, Molly Gordon

Votes: 13,015 | Gross: $69.06M

12. Native Son (2019)

TV-MA | 104 min | Drama

63 Metascore

A young African-American living in Chicago enters into a seductive new world of money and power after he is hired as a chauffeur for an affluent businessman.

Director: Rashid Johnson | Stars: Ashton Sanders, Margaret Qualley, Nick Robinson, KiKi Layne

Votes: 1,333

13. Midnight Sun (2018)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Romance

38 Metascore

A 17-year-old girl suffers from a condition that prevents her from being out in the sunlight.

Director: Scott Speer | Stars: Bella Thorne, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Rob Riggle, Quinn Shephard

Votes: 17,661 | Gross: $9.56M

14. All the Bright Places (2019)

Drama, Romance | Post-production

The story of Violet and Theodore, who meet and change each other's lives forever. As they struggle with the emotional and physical scars of their past, they discover that even the smallest places and moments can mean something.

Director: Brett Haley | Stars: Virginia Gardner, Elle Fanning, Alexandra Shipp, Justice Smith

15. Thoroughbreds (2017)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

75 Metascore

Two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. Together, they hatch a plan to solve both of their problems-no matter what the cost.

Director: Cory Finley | Stars: Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Anton Yelchin, Paul Sparks

Votes: 26,784 | Gross: $2.83M

16. The New Romantic (2018)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

55 Metascore

Frustrated with the lack of chivalrous guys her own age, a college senior gives up on dating for love to date an older man in exchange for gifts instead.

Director: Carly Stone | Stars: Jessica Barden, Hayley Law, Brett Dier, Camila Mendes

Votes: 1,336

17. You Get Me (2017)

TV-MA | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A one night stand turns into a nightmare for a High School student, when the obsession of a young woman grows dangerous.

Director: Brent Bonacorso | Stars: Bella Thorne, Halston Sage, Taylor John Smith, Nash Grier

Votes: 9,940

18. Clare at 16

Comedy, Horror, Thriller | Pre-production

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Director: Mark Pavia | Star: Madelaine Petsch

19. Heartthrob (2017)

Unrated | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

Shy Henry is overjoyed to fall into an unexpected romance with gorgeous and popular Samantha the summer after high school graduation. When Henry's love spirals into twisted obsession, Samantha pulls back.

Director: Chris Sivertson | Stars: Aubrey Peeples, Keir Gilchrist, Peter Facinelli, Jimmy Bennett

Votes: 1,978

20. Then Came You (2018)

97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

44 Metascore

A hypochondriac working as an airport baggage handler is forced to confront his fears when a British teenager with a terminal illness enlists him to help her carry out her eccentric bucket list.

Director: Peter Hutchings | Stars: Asa Butterfield, Maisie Williams, Nina Dobrev, Ken Jeong

Votes: 5,496

21. F*&% the Prom (2017)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

1st day of high school 2 friends split and 3.5 years later he's still the least popular and she's the most popular girl but brutally loses the throne and allies with her old friend and get Machiavellian at the popular girls and their prom.

Director: Benny Fine | Stars: Danielle Campbell, Joel Courtney, Madelaine Petsch, Cameron Palatas

Votes: 3,869

22. Polaroid (I) (2019)

PG-13 | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a tragic end.

Director: Lars Klevberg | Stars: Kathryn Prescott, Tyler Young, Samantha Logan, Keenan Tracey

Votes: 4,451

23. Before I Fall (2017)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

58 Metascore

February 12 is just another day in Sam's charmed life, until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over and over, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she's losing.

Director: Ry Russo-Young | Stars: Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, Cynthy Wu, Medalion Rahimi

Votes: 40,381 | Gross: $12.23M

24. Good Kids (I) (2016)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

Four high school students look to redefine themselves after graduation.

Director: Chris McCoy | Stars: Nicholas Braun, Zoey Deutch, Mateo Arias, Israel Broussard

Votes: 8,401

25. XOXO (2016)

TV-MA | 92 min | Drama, Music

Six strangers' lives collide in one frenetic, dream-chasing, hopelessly romantic night.

Director: Christopher Louie | Stars: Sarah Hyland, Graham Phillips, Brett DelBuono, Hayley Kiyoko

Votes: 6,181

26. Nerve (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

58 Metascore

A high school senior finds herself immersed in an online game of truth or dare, where her every move starts to become manipulated by an anonymous community of "watchers."

Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman | Stars: Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade, Miles Heizer

Votes: 104,814 | Gross: $38.56M

27. The Babysitter (I) (2017)

TV-MA | 85 min | Comedy, Horror

The events of one evening take an unexpected turn for the worst for a young boy trying to spy on his babysitter.

Director: McG | Stars: Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell, Hana Mae Lee

Votes: 48,989

28. Flower (I) (2017)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

45 Metascore

A sexually curious teen forms an unorthodox kinship with her mentally unstable stepbrother.

Director: Max Winkler | Stars: Zoey Deutch, Kathryn Hahn, Tim Heidecker, Adam Scott

Votes: 5,459 | Gross: $0.33M

29. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

74 Metascore

High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer.

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon | Stars: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke, Nick Offerman

Votes: 114,335 | Gross: $6.74M

30. The First Time (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

55 Metascore

A shy senior and a down-to-earth junior fall in love over one weekend.

Director: Jonathan Kasdan | Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Britt Robertson, Victoria Justice, James Frecheville

Votes: 63,218 | Gross: $0.02M

31. The Outcasts (2017)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy

47 Metascore

After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.

Director: Peter Hutchings | Stars: Victoria Justice, Eden Sher, Ashley Rickards, Avan Jogia

Votes: 3,177

32. The Duff (2015)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

56 Metascore

A high school senior instigates a social pecking order revolution after finding out that she has been labeled the DUFF - Designated Ugly Fat Friend - by her prettier, more popular counterparts.

Director: Ari Sandel | Stars: Mae Whitman, Bella Thorne, Robbie Amell, Allison Janney

Votes: 76,398 | Gross: $34.02M

33. Paper Towns (2015)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

56 Metascore

After an all-night adventure, Quentin's lifelong crush, Margo, disappears, leaving behind clues that Quentin and his friends follow on the journey of a lifetime.

Director: Jake Schreier | Stars: Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, Austin Abrams, Justice Smith

Votes: 89,079 | Gross: $32.00M

34. The Final Girls (2015)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

59 Metascore

A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.

Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson | Stars: Taissa Farmiga, Malin Akerman, Adam Devine, Thomas Middleditch

Votes: 30,802

35. Final Girl (2015)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

A man teaches a young woman how to become a complete weapon. Later she is approached by a group of sadistic teens who kill blonde women for unknown reasons. The hunting season begins.

Director: Tyler Shields | Stars: Abigail Breslin, Wes Bentley, Logan Huffman, Alexander Ludwig

Votes: 12,659

36. The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

87 Metascore

A teen artist living in 1970s San Francisco enters into an affair with her mother's boyfriend.

Director: Marielle Heller | Stars: Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, Kristen Wiig, Christopher Meloni

Votes: 27,422 | Gross: $1.48M

37. Project Almanac (2015)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

47 Metascore

A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.

Director: Dean Israelite | Stars: Amy Landecker, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Virginia Gardner, Jonny Weston

Votes: 72,185 | Gross: $22.33M

38. The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance

69 Metascore

Two teenage cancer patients begin a life-affirming journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam.

Director: Josh Boone | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern

Votes: 320,248 | Gross: $124.87M

39. If I Stay (2014)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

46 Metascore

Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. The choice is hers if she can go on.

Director: R.J. Cutler | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Jamie Blackley, Joshua Leonard

Votes: 109,220 | Gross: $50.47M

40. 22 Jump Street (2014)

R | 112 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

71 Metascore

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college.

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller | Stars: Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice Cube, Nick Offerman

Votes: 323,935 | Gross: $191.72M

41. 21 Jump Street (2012)

R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

69 Metascore

A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller | Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Brie Larson

Votes: 483,062 | Gross: $138.45M

42. The Maze Runner (2014)

PG-13 | 113 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

57 Metascore

Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.

Director: Wes Ball | Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Votes: 391,785 | Gross: $102.43M

43. Divergent (2014)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

48 Metascore

In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.

Director: Neil Burger | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Jai Courtney

Votes: 403,588 | Gross: $150.95M

44. Insurgent (2015)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

42 Metascore

Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side.

Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Theo James, Kate Winslet

Votes: 202,484 | Gross: $130.18M

45. Vampire Academy (2014)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

31 Metascore

Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human-half vampire, a guardian of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discreetly within our world. Her calling is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Gabriel Byrne

Votes: 49,732 | Gross: $7.79M

46. It Follows (2014)

R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

83 Metascore

A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.

Director: David Robert Mitchell | Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi, Lili Sepe

Votes: 187,332 | Gross: $14.67M

47. The To Do List (2013)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

61 Metascore

Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Klark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.

Director: Maggie Carey | Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Johnny Simmons, Bill Hader, Alia Shawkat

Votes: 34,859 | Gross: $3.45M

48. Kick-Ass (2010)

R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

66 Metascore

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Garrett M. Brown

Votes: 502,006 | Gross: $48.07M

49. Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.5