It’s possible that no other genre of film hits home for people the way teen movies do. There’s a sense of nostalgia for these movies, even if they don’t mirror our particular adolescent experience. They’re reminders of what it was like to be young, and of the growing pains and first loves and friendships that defined us then and helped shape who we are now.
Whether you suffered or sailed through your teenage years, there’s a film on this list of the 100 best teen movies you’ll relate to. There are comedies, love stories, even a horror flick (and let’s be real, at least a few of all our school experiences were truly horrifying).