Netflix has upped its teen movie game in recent years, and the results have been delightful to say the least — come on, you know you've watched The Perfect Date at least a dozen times by now, too. There's no doubt that the streaming service is reawakening our love for teen movies, and thankfully there are tons of unforgettable titles about high school, friendships, and first love tucked away in its library. In fact, there are so many funny, heartbreaking, and downright classic movies about teens available to stream, you could spend the next few months channeling your year-old self.
Best high school movies on Netflix or DVD in 2020
Best Teen Movies on Netflix 2020
Teen movies are a longtime staple of many viewers' cinematic diet, but the best new teen films really raise the bar. Suddenly, it was proven that real teenagers didn't want to see an exaggerated version of themselves; they wanted honest stories they could relate to. The best new teen films carry on that tradition, and even expand it. Current movies like The Edge of Seventeen, Eighth Grade , and Love, Simon all speak to what it's like to be an adolescent in modern times.
What is it about the teenage years that makes us want to revisit them over and over in movies? Teen movies are their own kind of nostalgia. Especially for those romance fans. Hey, you can even find a teen sci-fi movie with elements of time-travel in there. Just remember, as you think back to your days of acne and locker combinations, what it took to make it through to the other side and into your adulthood. It's a teen movie Two high school prodigies crack the ability to travel through time, though one of them uses it to try and change a traumatic event in her past, with consequences for the present. By now, you probably know the tale of Lara Jean, whose meddling sister mails personal letters to her all-time top-five crushes. But this is the movie that gave Noah Centineo to the world, so there is absolutely no harm in watching it again.
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