12 best high school movies for every student

Are you a movie buff? How many movies do you watch every day? Are you looking for some brilliant suggestions which could help you laugh, cry, hug and even ponder? Here is a list of 12 best high school movies for every student. Make sure that you watch each one of them because trust me; you will love every single one of it. If you are a high school student or even if you love watching such flicks, I am sure that you are going to swoon at this collection. If you are a die-hard movie buff, the odds are high that you must have seen all of them. Make sure to let me know, which among these (or any other) is your favorite pick? I’ve seen all but one and will watch that too today!

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11 Easy A (2010)

Starring Emma Stone in the lead role, this teen film has the perfect flavour of comedy when required. The story revolves around Olive played by Emma Stone, who is in turmoil because she feels she has a lack in life as she has no boyfriend. Starting with a lie, the story continues about how she manages to get through her college days. You will definitely give it an ‘A”.

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1. Easy A (2010)

22 Mean Girls (2004)

The 2004 teen comedy throws light on the typical scenario of a high school and every teenager will resonate with the same. A group of ‘Mean Girls’ led by Regina George played by Rachel McAdams, called “The Plastics” are the most popular girls in the school. Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) befriends them only to realise their true nature and bring them on track.

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2. Mean Girls (2004)

33 The Breakfast Club (1985)

The Breakfast Club, a 1985 American comedy drama film, is one of the best high school films which focuses on five students with typically different personality who meet in detention and after few hours of arguing, teasing and chaos; they finally share their feelings by speaking their hearts out and discover that they aren’t that diverse.

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3. The Breakfast Club (1985)

44 Dazed and Confused (1993)

This coming of age comedy teenage film has an ensemble cast involving many actors. Just as the title speaks, this movie focuses on the thinking of students; whether pass outs or fresher.  The last day of a high school in Texas is shown in the movie where students get drunk and laid. Well, that is the idea of making the last day of school adventurous!

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4. Dazed and Confused (1993)

55 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

The fourth movie in this epic series is best suited for high school students as one can relate to the movie because of the inter school competition which is the essence of the film. Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) is tricked into taking part in the magical interschool competition, where he is put to many tests including a test of friendship with many twists and turns.

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5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

66 Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

The 1982 teenage film is based on a novel with the same name. The basic theme revolves around teen sex. There are elements of humour that cover the story of Stacy Hamilton, an inexperienced teenager who desires to date someone. We get to see an interesting love triangle which makes the film catchy.

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6. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

77 American Graffiti (1973)

If you are in search of an influential film that can leave its impact on teenagers, American Graffiti is the film for you. The perfect comedy drama with blend of emotions and tragedy, it is a film showcasing four high school pass outs who spend the night before college with each other. The soundtrack of the movie received massive positive response from listeners.

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7. American Graffiti (1973)

88 Clueless (1995)

With a happy go lucky and light hearted feel, Clueless is a sweet film which focuses on the desires and realisations of teenagers. The story spins around Cher, a school student who appears to be materialistic but gradually discovers the true meaning of life and her aims. It is a feel good film which will leave a smile on your face.

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8. Clueless (1995)

99 Election (1999)

This 1999 satirical comedy depicts the onslaught of politics in a high school environment. There are moments in the film which will make one burst out laughing. The story basically involves teachers, staffs and students of a high school and their involvement in school elections. The mix and match of wit and humour makes the movie perfect.

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9. Election (1999)

1010 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

Getting an idea from the title itself, this comedy film shows an adventurous day spent by Ferris Bueller, a high school student accompanied by his girlfriend and best friend by bunking class and calling in a sick leave. He is chased by the school’s principal who desires to catch Ferris red handed.

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10. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

1111 Sixteen Candles (1984)

This 1984 American teen film is about high school student Sam Baker who undergoes a feeling of discomfiture on her 16th birthday as no one remembers the special day due to her sister’s wedding. She also faces awkwardness at school and somehow overcomes all those situations. With the correct pinch of comedy, this one is sure to keep you entertained.

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11. Sixteen Candles (1984)

1212 10 Things I hate about you (1999)

The 1999 rom-com comedy cum drama film revolves around a guy Cameron James who is a fresher at Padua High school and falls for a girl on the very first day only to know that she is not supposed to date until her elder sister, a mean girl in the same school gets a guy. Cameron is then shown fixing the mean girl with a guy.

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Which of these have you already seen?

12. 10 Things I hate about you (1999)