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I am such a movie lover. Now with Netflix, I live for TV! For escapism and just plain entertainment, I have gathered some old school and easily forgotten (some) of the teen films we used to quote and fall in love with!

Sorority Boys (2002)

Sorority Boys (2002)

Three rowdy college students are kicked out of their dorm and forced to dress up in drag to live in the “dog house,” where the girls are deemed unattractive.

Director: Wallace Wolodarsky

Stars: Barry Watson, Harland Williams, Michael Rosenbaum


Sugar & Spice (2001)

Sugar & Spice (2001)

A popular high school cheerleader becomes pregnant with the star quarterback’s child, only to find herself turning to crime to support the lifestyle she wants to live.

Director: Francine McDougall

Stars: Marla Sokoloff, Marley Shelton, Melissa George


Crazy/Beautiful (2001)

Director: John Stockwell

At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from an affluent neighborhood.

Director: John Stockwell

Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Jay Hernandez, Bruce Davison


My Boss’s Daughter (2003)

My Boss's Daughter (2003)

When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it’ll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on-his boss’s daughter.

Director: David Zucker

Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Tara Reid, Andy Richter


Just Married (2003)

A young newlywed couple honeymoons in Europe, where obstacles challenge their ability to sustain the marriage.

Director: Shawn Levy

Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Brittany Murphy, Christian Kane


Josie and the Pussycats (2001)

A girl group finds itself in the middle of a conspiracy to deliver subliminal messages through popular music.

Directors: Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan

Stars: Rachael Leigh Cook, Tara Reid, Rosario Dawson


40 Days and 40 Nights (2002)

After a brutal break-up, a young man vows to stay celibate during the forty days of Lent, but finds the girl of his dreams and is unable to do anything about it.

Director: Michael Lehmann

Stars: Josh Hartnett, Shannyn Sossamon, Paulo Costanzo


‘Little Nicky’ (2000)

After two of the devil’s three sons escape Hell to wreak havoc on Earth, the devil must send his third son, the mild-mannered Nicky, to bring them back before it’s too late.

Director: Steven Brill

Stars: Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Keitel


The Hot Chick (2002)

An attractive and popular teenager who is mean-spirited toward others finds herself in the body of an older man and must find a way to get back to her original body.

Director: Tom Brady

Stars: Rob Schneider, Rachel McAdams, Anna Faris


Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000)

Two potheads wake up after a night of partying and cannot remember where they parked their car.

Director: Danny Leiner

Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)

An Asian-American office worker and his Indian stoner friend embark on a quest to satisfy their desire for White Castle burgers.

Director: Danny Leiner

Stars: John Cho, Kal Penn, Ethan Embry


Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents’ traditionalism by running off to Germany with a football team (soccer in America).

Director: Gurinder Chadha

Stars: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers


Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.

Director: Jared Hess

Stars: Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Jon Griesynamite


Van Wilder Party Liaison (2002)

The most popular kid on campus meets a beautiful journalist who makes him realize that maybe he’s afraid to graduate.

Director: Walt Becker

Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Tim Matheson


Clueless (1995)

A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil’s popularity but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way.

Director: Amy Heckerling

Stars: Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy


Whatever It Takes (2000)

A modern-day remake of the Cyrano de Bergerac tale.

Director: David Rayner

Stars: Shane West, Marla Sokoloff, Jodi Lyn O’Keefe


Cruel Intentions (1999)

Kathryn makes a bet that her step-brotherdecision: Sebastian won’t be able to bed Annette (a virgin who wants to wait until love). If he loses, Kathryn gets his Jaguar. If he wins, he gets Kathryn.

Director: Roger Kumble

Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon

Cruel Intentions (1999)

Crossroads (2002)

Three childhood best friends, and a guy they just met, take a road trip across the country, finding themselves and their friendship in the process.

Director: Tamra Davis

Stars: Britney Spears, Anson Mount, Zoe Saldana

Idle Hands (1999)

Lazy Anton’s right hand becomes possessed with murderous intent.

Director: Rodman Flender

Stars: Devon Sawa, Seth Green, Elden Henson

Idle Hands (1999)

Bring It On (2000)

A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from an inner-city school and must scramble to compete at this year’s championships.

Director: Peyton Reed

Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Jesse Bradford

Bring It On (2000)
Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Jesse Bradford, Nathan West, Gabrielle Union

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

A new kid must find a guy to date the meanest girl in school, the older sister of the girl he has a crush on, who cannot date until her older sister does.

Director: Gil Junger

Stars: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt


American Pie (1999)

Four teenage boys enter a pact to lose their virginity by prom night.

Directors: Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz

Stars: Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas

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Never Been Kissed (1999)

A journalist enrolls in her old high school as part of her research for a story.

Director: Raja Gosnell

Stars: Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan


A Walk to Remember (2002)

The story of twoNorth Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.

Director: Adam Shankman

Stars: Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote


Saved (2004)

When a girl attending a Christian high school becomes pregnant, she finds herself ostracized and demonized, as all of her former friends turn on her.

Director: Brian Dannelly

Stars: Jena Malone, Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin


View from the Top (2003)

A small-town woman tries to achieve her goal of becoming a flight attendant.

Director: Bruno Barreto

Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Kelly Preston


Win a date with Tad Hamilton (2004)

A small-town girl wins a date with a male celebrity through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the male celebrity, and the girl’s best friend.

Director: Robert Luketic

Stars: Kate Bosworth, Josh Duhamel, Topher Grace


Accepted (2006)

A high school slacker who’s been rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.

Director: Steve Pink

Stars: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively,


How to deal (2003)

A teenager (Moore), disillusioned by too many examples of love gone wrong, refuses to believe that true love exists. Then this new guy (Ford) comes along…

Director: Clare Kilner

Stars: Mandy Moore, Trent Ford, Dylan Baker


Head Over Heels (2003;

A young woman is attracted to a man despite her thinking she’s seen him kill someone.

Director: Mark Waters

Starring: Monica Potter, Freddie Prinze Jr., Shalom Harlow


Agent Cody Banks, (2003)

A government agent trains Cody Banks in the ways of covert operations that require younger participants.

Director: Harald Zwart

Stars: Frankie Muniz, Hilary Duff, Andrew Francis


Freaky Friday (2003)

An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other’s life for one freaky Friday.

Director: Mark Waters

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, Mark Harmon


What a Girl Wants (2003)

An American teenager learns that her father is awealthy British politician running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.

Director: Dennie Gordon

Stars: Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly Preston


‘Uptown Girls’ (2003)

A grown-up woman, who kept her childish instincts and behavior, starts working as a nanny for an 8-year-old girl who actually acts like an adult. But in the end, everything finds its right place.

Director: Boaz Yakin

Stars: Brittany Murphy, Dakota Fanning, Heather Locklear


Save the Last Dance (2001)

A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.

Director: Thomas Carter

Stars: Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Kerry Washington


Road Trip (2000)

Four friends take off on an 1800 mile road trip to retrieve an illicit tape mistakenly mailed to a girlfriend.

Director: Todd Phillips

Stars: Breckin Meyer, Seann William Scott, Amy Smart


Euro Trip (2004)

Dumped by his girlfriend, a high school graduate decides to embark on an overseas adventure in Europe with his friends.

Directors: Jeff Schaffer, Alec Berg.

Stars: Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, Michelle Trachtenberg


John Tucker Must Die (2006)

Three ex-girlfriends of a serial cheater set up their former lover to fall for the new girl in town so they can watch him get heartbroken.

Director: Betty Thomas

Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel


Not Another Teen Movie (2001)

A sendup of all the teen movies that have accumulated in the past two decades.

Director: Joel Gallen

Stars: Chyler Leigh, Jaime Pressly, Chris Evans.


“Legally Blonde” (2001)

When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back, and, once there, she learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined.

Director: Robert Luketic

Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair


She’s the Man (2006)

When her brother decides to ditch her for a couple of weeks in London, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguises herself as him, and proceeds to fall for one of her soccer teammates. Little does she realize she’s not the only one having romantic troubles, as she, like he, gets in the middle of a series of intermingled love affairs.

Director: Andy Fickman

Stars: Amanda Bynes, Laura Ramsey, Channing Tatum, Vinnie Jones


Loser (2000)

Loser (2000)

A college student, branded a loser by his roommates and booted from the dorm, falls in love with a coed who has eyes for their condescending professor.

Director: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Jason Biggs, Mena Suvari, Zak Orth

Loser (2000)

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