Best Teenage Movies
Movies have always turned our bad mood into good since childhood days. The movies are made in a way to convey a message to society on many issues and happenings in the world. The history of movies dates back to thousands of years ago. The movies were made simple earlier and after some years, they were edited and many new techniques were introduced in the making a film.
The teenage movie is a nice subject which involves the problems which the youth faces currently in the world. There are many subjects on teenage movies such as drug addiction, alcoholism, and many others. There are some teenage movies made some years before which gained huge popularity among the kids and even today, they are remembered as the best teen movies ever made. We have listed our Top 10 Best Teenage Movies.
10 Dirty Dancing
Dirty Dancing is a romantic movie made by Emile Ardolino. It stars Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in the main roles. The plot of the story is the love story between the teenagers namely Baby and Johnny Castle. Johnny teaches Baby the dance and slowly they developed an affair.
The film won many awards such as Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for its song and Grammy award for best duet. The film was a huge hit and it made a business of more than $214 million all around the globe.
At number 9, it is Quadrophenia which is an album created by The Who which was an English rock band. The plot of the album focuses on the character named Jimmy who makes efforts to find his worth and self-importance. This album got notable success at the box office.
The album has good tracks with sound effects. Each of the tracks released by the band narrates the story in a nice manner. Quadrophenia received good reviews in both the USA and UK.
8 The Spectacular Now
The Spectacular Now is a comedy movie made by James Ponsoldt. It is the story of two youngsters namely Sutter Keely and Cassidy. Sutter has the drinking and partying habit due to which Cassidy breaks up with him. Later, he tried hard to change himself.
The film received both positive as well as negative comments but overall it was a nice movie. The Spectacular Now made the business of nearly $6 million in the whole world.
Brick is an American movie released in the year 2005. It is a suspense movie and the story is about Brendan and his ex-girlfriend, Emily. The movie goes in an interesting way leading to many facts of bricks consisting of heroin. The film was successful at the box office.
Brick got the Special Jury Prize in the year 2005. With the huge business of $3.9 million in the whole world, Brick was one of the best teenage movies made ever.
The next on the list is Pariah which stars Adepero Oduye and Kim Wayans in leading roles. The story is about a teenager Alike who is from Brooklyn. She faces many struggles in his youth in relationships and friendship. The movie greatly shows the problems of young people in today’s society.
The film got the award for Best Cinematography. Pariah has won many awards for best screenplay, best actress, best picture and many others. It has been nominated many a time.
5 Ghost World
Ghost World is a comedy movie which stars Thora Birch and Scarlett Johansson in main roles. The plot of the story is about Enid and Rebecca who are best friends. Their friendship breaks after Enid becomes closer to one of the old men to help in his love life.
The film got huge success at the box office. It was also nominated for Academy Award for Best Screenplay. Ghost World won Critics award for best supporting actor and many other awards such as Golden Space Needle Award and Independent Spirit Award.
At number 4, it is Girlhood which is a French drama. It stars Karidja Toure in main roles. The plot of the story focuses on the character of a girl namely Marieme who faces gender inequality and racism. The film aims at the story of black teenagers and their lives.
Girlhood got 40 nominations for various categories. The film has won Special Jury Prize and many other notable awards such as Philadelphia Film Festival and San Sebastian International Film Festival for various categories.
3 Mean Girls
Mean Girls is a comedy film released in the year 2004. The film was made by Mark Waters. The film stars Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams and Lizzy Caplan in leading roles. It is the story of high school life and its effects on teenage girls. The film was shot in Toronto, Canada. Means Girls made a business of $129 million all over the world.
The film has won many awards and been nominated for many other categories. The movie received good reviews from the audience as well as critics also. It has been described as “Top 50 Greatest Teen Comedies” by Rotten Tomatoes in the year 2012.
2 Y Tu Mama Tambien
Y Tu Mama Tambien is a drama made by Alfonso Cuaron in the year2001. The film is about teenage boys who go on a road trip with a woman. The film stars Diego Luna, Gael Garcia Bernal and Maribel Verdu in leading roles. The film was a big-time hit on the box office.
It made a business of $2.2 million in Mexico in the first weekend. Y Tu Mama Tambien was nominated many times at the Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards.
At number 1, it is Heathers which is a comedy-drama by Daniel Waters. The story of the movie is about 4 teenage girls in Ohio high school. The movie won an Edgar Award in the year 1990. It came to be known as a cult film. It is described in the list of 50 Best High School Movies and also 500 Greatest Movies of All Time. Heathers made a business $1.1 million in the USA.
These movies are made focusing on the issues of teenagers in a modernized society.
Top 10 Best Teenage Movies
2. Y Tu Mama Tambien
3. Mean Girls
5. Ghost World
8. The Spectacular Now
10. Dirty Dancing