American movies about teenagers

List of the best American movies about teenagers selected by visitors to our site: The Thinning, The Fault in Our Stars, Wild Child, 17 Again, Freaky Friday, She's the Man, Teen Spirit, Beastly, Monte Carlo, A Cinderella Story.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Country
The Thinning (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

In a post-apocalyptic future where population control is dictated by a high-school aptitude test, two students discover the test is smoke and mirrors hiding a larger conspiracy.

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

Wild Child (2008)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:34

Rebellious 16 year old Poppy from Mailibu is sent to an English boarding school. Realising her Father isn't coming back to rescue her she tries to get expelled.

17 Again (2009)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside the body of a teenager, Mike actually has the chance to reverse some decisions he wishes he'd never made. But maybe they weren't so bad after all.

Freaky Friday (2003)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek at how the other person feels, thinks and lives.

She's the Man (2006)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:45

Viola Johnson is in a real jam. Complications threaten her scheme to pose as her twin brother, Sebastian, and take his place at a new boarding school. She falls in love with her handsome roommate, Duke, who loves beautiful Olivia, who has fallen for Sebastian! As if that were not enough, Viola's twin returns from London ahead of schedule but has no idea that his sister has already replaced him on campus.

Teen Spirit (2011)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

The story is about Amber, a mean popular girl who gets electrocuted and dies and is not allowed to enter into heaven unless she helps the least popular girl in school become Prom Queen within a week, but things do not go as planned.

Beastly (2011)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the weaker and less attractive. When Kyle invites his misfit classmate Kendra to an environmental rally at their school, she questions his motivations but reluctantly accepts. Later, Kyle blows Kendra off, prompting the spurned goth girl to cast a dark spell on the swaggering egotist.

Monte Carlo (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Hungary, France
Duration01:44

Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.

A Cinderella Story (2004)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family, music
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35

Sam Montgomery is a tomboyish, unpopular girl at school. She has been text messaging a somebody named Nomad for a few months and he asks her to meet him at the Halloween dance at 11:00 in the middle of the dance floor. The only problem is, she must get back to the diner, ran by her wicked Stepmom Fiona by 12 sharp because she is not supposed to be there. Before Nomad can found out who she is, she must leave with her best friend, Carter driving her back to the diner. After that night, everything in Sam's life goes wacko!

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I Am Number Four (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, India
Duration01:45

A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly normal teen John Smith never gets too comfortable in the same identity, and along with his guardian, Henri, he is constantly moving from town to town. With each passing day, John gains a stronger grasp on his extraordinary new powers, and his bond to the beings that share his fantastic fate grows stronger.

Geek Charming (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Dylan Schoenfield is the pink princess of the upscale Los Angeles Woodlands Academy. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new it bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her Serge Sanchez bag into a fountain, this princess comes face-to-face with her own personal frog, self-professed film geek Josh Rosen. In return for rescuing Dylan's bag, Josh convinces Dylan to let him film her for his documentary on high school popularity. Reluctantly, Dylan lets F-list Josh into her A-list world, and is shocked to realize that sometimes nerds can be pretty cool. But when Dylan's so-called prince charming of a boyfriend dumps her flat, her life and her social status comes to a crashing halt. Can Dylan win the Woodlands Academy Fall Formal Blossom Queen crown? Can Josh win the Woodlands Academy 10th Annual Film Festival? Can Dylan, with Josh's help, pull the pieces together to create her own happily-ever-after?

The Art of Getting By (2011)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.

Mean Girls (2004)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:37

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.

Aquamarine (2006)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning the heart of a handsome lifeguard.

Warm Bodies (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:38

After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

Stick It (2006)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:43

Haley is a naturally gifted athlete but, with her social behavior, the teen seems intent on squandering her abilities. After a final brush with the law, a judge sentences her to an elite gymnastics academy run by a legendary, hard-nosed coach. Once there, Haley's rebellious attitude wins her both friends and enemies.

Ice Princess (2005)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:38

With the help of her coach, her parents, and the boy who drives the Zamboni machine, nothing can stop Casey from realizing her dream to be a champion figure skater.

The First Time (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, Dave and Aubrey find themselves at the same party. When both head outside to get some air, they meet. A casual conversation sparks an instant connection, and, over the course of a weekend, things turn magical, romantic, complicated, and funny as Aubrey and Dave discover what it's like to fall in love for the first time.

Easy A (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school board is becoming concerned, including her favorite teacher and the distracted guidance counselor. With the support of her hilariously idiosyncratic parents and a little help from a long-time crush, Olive attempts to take on her notorious new identity and crush the rumor mill once and for all.

It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:35

A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the other's shoes.

She's All That (1999)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees to a seemingly impossible challenge. He has six weeks to gain the trust of nerdy outcast Laney Boggs -- and help her to become the school's next prom queen.

Sydney White (2007)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.

Project X (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

Three high school seniors throw a party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the unforgettable friends that help us through life.

What a Girl Wants (2003)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:45

An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is that her long-lost dad is engaged to a fiercely territorial social climber with a daughter who makes Daphne's life miserable.

Pitch Perfect (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing they have in common is how well they sing together. She takes the women of the group out of their comfort zone of traditional arrangements and into a world of amazing harmonic combinations in a fight to the top of college music competitions.

Now Is Good (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:43

A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.

New York Minute (2004)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Top student Jane Ryan heads to Manhattan for a college-scholarship competition. Her rebellious twin Roxy Ryan goes along to crash a video shoot. But anything can happen - and does - in a romp involving a pursuing truant officer, a smuggler, hunkalicious guys and the girls' realization that when the chips are down, a sister can be the best friend of all.

John Tucker Must Die (2006)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:29

After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his reputation.




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