Teen Movies You Might Have Overlooked
The teen movie genre is a sure bet at the box office. But as you study the films that define the genre, there might also be a few movies that you’ve overlooked.
BACHELOR AND THE BOBBYSOXER: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy and Shirley Temple play for laughs and romance.
ONE CRAZY SUMMER: Odd little move that embraces its eccentricities.
SAY ANYTHING: We should all have a Lloyd Dobler as a first love.
MEATBALLS: A movie with real heart.
JUNIOR MISS: This movie is sweet, adorable and of its time.
THE WORLD OF HENRY ORIENT: I love a movie with stalker girls.
FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH: This movie defined the teen archetypes. It still works.
NIGHT OF THE COMET: Valley girls against zombies.
BYE BYE BIRDIE: All-American teens intersect with a teen idol.
BREAKING AWAY: Small town teens go up against the privileged college kids in the ultimate bicycle race.
RISKY BUSINESS: Dark, brooding, funny.
HEATHERS: Murder as a high school elective.