In these times, we're no longer looking for prestige viewing. It's too upsetting. What most of us long for is a big comfort-watch. And there's nothing more comforting than a swoony, cringey, hilarious teen movie. It's hard to pin down why these movies are so comforting. The best teen movies on Netflix do some of these, if not all. 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.
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Teen film is a film genre targeted at teenagers and young adults by the plot being based on their special interests, such as coming of age , attempting to fit in, bullying , peer pressure , first love, teen rebellion, conflict with parents, and teen angst or alienation. Many teenage characters are portrayed by young adult actors between the ages of 20 and Some teen films appeal to young males, while others appeal to young females. Films in this genre are often set in high schools and colleges , or contain characters who are of high school or college age. Additional types of teen films can be divided again into sub-categories. These can be found at list of teen films. Early examples of the genre in the United States include the " beach party films " of the s and s, such as the Gidget series.
Skip to Content. Make them an offer they can't refuse with a list of our favorite teen films. From laugh-out-loud comedies to powerful coming-of-age stories, there are plenty of options that you and your teen can enjoy together. Some of these top-rated titles are edgier than others, so be prepared to discuss the way topics such as sex and violence are portrayed. Parents' Ultimate Guide to Support our work! Corona Column 3 Use these free activities to help kids explore our planet, learn about global challenges, think of solutions, and take action.
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