American movies about teenagers

List of the best American movies about teenagers selected by visitors to our site: The Thinning, The Amazing Spider-Man, Wild Child, The Kissing Booth 2, The Fault in Our Stars, 21 Jump Street, The Breakfast Club, Moxie, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, 10 Things I Hate About You.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersTeens
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian

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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersSuperhero, Teens, Monsters, Mutant, Teachers
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Superpowers, Experiments, Double life
StyleMarvel, Exciting, By comics, Disturbing

Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents' disappearance – leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors' alter ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Blonde girls
PlotFriendship
PlaceSchool, England, Small cities, Boarding school
StyleLight, Cute

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.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, First love, Difficult choice
StyleLight, Cute

With college decisions looming, Elle juggles her long-distance romance with Noah, changing relationship with bestie Lee and feelings for a new classmate.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersTeens, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Time travel, Relationship, Death, First love
PlaceUSA
StyleSad ones, To cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersTeens, Police, Pupils, Partners
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Friendship, Cheating, Undercover
PlaceSchool, Party
TimeGraduation

In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are assigned to an undercover unit to infiltrate a drug ring that is supplying high school students synthetic drugs.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, short
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens, Pupils, Friends, Losers
PlotFriendship, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, USA

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.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens
PlotRevolution
PlaceSchool

Inspired by her mom's rebellious past and a confident new friend, a shy 16-year-old publishes an anonymous zine calling out sexism at her school.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Pupils, Friends, Losers, Introverts
PlotRelationship, Friendship, First love, Growing up
PlaceSchool
StyleSoulful, By books, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotFriendship
PlaceParty
TimeGraduation

Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, are eager, so Joey fixes Kat up with Patrick, a new kid in town just bitter enough for Kat.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Friends
PlotSurvival, Love, The escape, Apocalypse, Adventure
PlaceLabyrinths
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Dystopian, Action, Twisted plot, By books

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young 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.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Loneliness, Love with age difference
StyleMind-altering, Oscars, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:55
CharactersTeens, Cinderella, Family, Friends, Princesses
PlotFriendship
StyleTouching

A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of Genovia. She must make a choice between continuing the life of a San Francisco teen or stepping up to the throne.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Friendship, Love triangle, Fate, Date
StyleRomantic, Cute, Womens in main roles, Touching

Lara Jean and Peter have just taken their romance from pretend to officially real when another recipient of one of her love letters enters the picture.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotLove, Relationship, Fate
PlaceSchool
StyleCute, By books, Vital signs, Vivid, Bright

Two teens facing personal struggles form a powerful bond as they embark on a cathartic journey chronicling the wonders of Indiana.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Students
PlotLove, Relationship, Passion, Multi-part, True love
PlaceCollege, USA
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Action, By books, Fascinating

Tessa Young is a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart. Entering her first semester of college, Tessa's guarded world opens up when she meets Hardin Scott, a mysterious and brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself -- and what she wants out of life.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Musicians, Disabled people, Guitarists, Stars
PlotLove, Wedding
StyleFor girls, To cry, For single girls, Touching

The true-life story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love and loss that looks to prove there is always hope.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Germany, South Africa, Luxembourg, Monaco, USA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Animals, Family, Lions, Farmers
PlaceAfrica, Nature reserves

A young girl from London moves to Africa with her parents where she befriends a lion cub.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Musicians, Students
PlotLove, Love triangle, Relationship, Loneliness, First love
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleRomantic, Light, For single girls, Womens in main roles, Touching

Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.

Markimdb: 5
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersVampire, Teens, Werewolf, Indians, Immortals
PlotRevenge, Friendship, Mystery, Supernatural, Love triangle
PlaceForest
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, To cry, Touching, Gothic, Beautiful landscapes

Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob, knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella is confronted with the most important decision of her life.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, family, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotSuperpowers, Friendship, Magic Items, Competitions, Rivalry
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

After discovering a magical mask, an 11-year-old aspiring wrestler enters a competition to become the next WWE superstar by using special powers from a magical mask.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersTeens, Heroes
PlotLove, Survival, Revolution, Test, Multi-part
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Dystopian, By books, Womens in main roles, Serious

In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as 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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Superhero, New kids at school
PlaceUSA

Leo Borlock is an average student at Mica High School. He gets decent grades, is a member of the school's marching band and has always been content flying under the radar. But all that changes when he meets Stargirl Caraway, a confident and colorful new student with a penchant for the ukulele, who stands out in a crowd. She is kind, finds magic in the mundane and touches the lives of others with the simplest of gestures. Her eccentricities and infectious personality charm Leo and the student body, and she quickly goes from being ignored and ridiculed to accepted and praised, then back again, sending Leo on a rollercoaster ride of emotions.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Aliens
PlotSurvival, Supernatural
PlaceBeach, Party, USA, Sand
TimeGraduation
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Black humor, Depressive, Disturbing

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water again, you can’t even get across the sand! BLOOD BEACH meets SPRING BREAKERS in an ace monster mash-up of smart nostalgia and up-to-the-minute visual effects. After an all-night graduation beach party, a group of hung-over students wake up under blazing sun to find their numbers somewhat depleted. An enormous alien creature has burrowed down deep and anyone foolish enough to make contact with the sand finds themselves at the mercy of a sea of flesh-eating tentacles. Will they ever be able to escape its carnivorous clutches?

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family, music
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35
CharactersTeens, Cinderella, Family
PlotDreams
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Touching

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!

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersTeens, Superhero, Friends, Losers
PlotSuperpowers, Telekinesis, Friendship, Loneliness, Supernatural
PlaceParty
TimeDark ones
StyleFirst person, Disturbing

Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and their darker sides begin to take over.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersTeens, Neighbors, Single mothers, Nurses
PlotLove, Relationship, Internet
PlaceSpace, Aircraft, Islands, Ocean
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating

A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:10
CharactersTeens, Spy, Killers, Lifeguards, Special agents
PlotAdventure, Weapon, Chase, Tracking, Undercover
PlacePrison, School, USA
StyleMarvel, Exciting, By comics, Vivid, Dynamic

The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Family
PlotBasketball, Body exchange, Fulfillment of desires, Growing up

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.

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Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts

When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.





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