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Your opinion: The top 10 teen movies

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The release of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before on Netflix was a huge hit throughout the East student body, but we don’t want to forget about other popular teen movies. Popular movies with teens usually have seven requirements: a classic character development plotline, a female lead, a great soundtrack, some kind of street slang, high school politics, and questionable parenting. These movies have all left an impact on high school students, whether for their important lesson or simply quality entertainment. Here’s a list for what East students choose as their favorite movies of all time.

 

  1. The Parent Trap (1998)

“Identical twins Annie and Hallie, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, later discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.” (IMDb)

Streaming on Amazon Prime

 

  1. Mean Girls (2004)

“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.” (IMDb)

Streaming on Amazon Prime

 

  1. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

“A pretty, popular teenager can’t go out on a date until her ill-tempered older sister does.” (IMDb)

Streaming on Amazon Prime and Showtime

 

  1. The Breakfast Club (1985)

“Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.” (IMDb)

Streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime

 

  1. Lemonade Mouth (2011)

“Five high school kids, Olivia, Wendall, Stella, Charlie, and “Mo”, meet in detention and start a band based off the lemonade vending machine outside the detention room.” (IMDb)

Streaming on Amazon Prime

 

  1. High School Musical (2006)

“A popular high school athlete and an academically gifted girl get roles in the school musical and develop a friendship that threatens East High’s social order.” (IMDb)

Streaming on Amazon Prime

 

  1. Clueless (1995)

“A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil’s popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way.” (IMDb)

Streaming on Amazon Prime

 

  1. The Kissing Booth (2018)

“A high school student is forced to confront her secret crush at a kissing booth.” (IMDb)

Streaming on Netflix

 

  1. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

“A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that.” (IMDb)

Streaming on Amazon Prime

 

  1. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)

“A teenage girl’s secret love letters are exposed and wreak havoc on her love life.” (IMDb)

Streaming on Netflix

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Maddie Abele, Staff Writer

Sophomore staff writer Maddie Abele looks forward to joining the 2018-2019 Oracle staff.  Maddie was inspired to take on newspaper following the journalism...

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