Top 80 Best High School Movies That You Should Not Miss

List of Best Films on High School

What are the best high school movies ever made? High school is the most important part of a person’s life. It comes once and when its over You’re left with lots of sweet,bitter memories forever. No matter if your high school life $ucked or you were a rockstar at high school. I bet if you’re given a chance to live those moments again you will give anything for that. Even Hollywood knows that High School is the best part of life and that is why Hollywood has a whole package of high school movies to offer. It was not until 1970s that anyone thought of making movies about high school life. The most popular high school film came in 1973 – American Graffiti. American Graffiti was brain child of George Lucas, the man who became world sensation after producing Star Wars. The success of the film exposed the theme to other film makers and then came a series of highly successful high school films.

80s was the decade that made high school movies a phenomenon. More than hundred of films on school and college themes were released. Many met critical acclaim while the box office performance of high school films was significant. This led to a flood of high school films in 90s and 00s that saw both critical and commercial success.

Here we have chosen a list of 80 great high school movies that you should not miss at all. We have tried to include comedy, romance and even horror genre in the list. If you find any good film based on high school life missing then do let us know in comment.

80. Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure
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79. Mischief
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78. Secret Admirer
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77. The New Guy
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76. Hoop Dreams
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75. High School
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74. High School Musical
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73. Jennifer’s Body
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72. Prom Night
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71. Rock N Roll High School
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70. Say Anything
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69. Better-Off Dead
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68. Cry-Baby
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67. Porky’s
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66. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
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65. Never Been Kissed
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64. The Girl Next Door
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63. Bring it On
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62. Cruel Intentions
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61. Disturbia
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60. Donnie Darko
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59. Just one of the Guys
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58. Stand and Deliver
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57. The Virgin Suicides
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56. Bye Bye Birdie
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55. Get Real
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54. To Sir, With Love
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53. Gregory’s Girl
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52. Hoosiers
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51. Cooley High
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50. Peggy Sue Got Married
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49. The Last Picture Show
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48. Lucas
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47. Footloose
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46. Risky Business
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45. Rocket Science
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44. Elephant
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43. Flirting
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42. Brick
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41. Rushmore
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40. Can’t Hardly Wait
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39. Never Back Down
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38. My Bodyguard
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37. Fame
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36. 17 Again
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35. Can’t Buy Me Love
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34. Pretty In Pink
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33. Half Nelson
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32. The Karate Kid
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31. Napolean Dynamite
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30. Sixteen Candles
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29. Splendor in the Grass
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28. Friday Night Lights
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27. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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26. Step Up Series
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25. Clueless
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24. Election
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23. Mean Girls
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22. Carrie
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21. Heathers
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20. Boyz N Hood
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19. 18. Project X
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18. Chronicle
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17. The Spectacular Now
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16. Fast Times at Ridgemont High
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15. Easy A
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14. Dazed and Confused
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13. Rebel Without a Cause
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12. Scream
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11. American Pie Series
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10. Grease
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9. Things I hate About You
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8. Back to the Future
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7. 21 Jump Street
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6. Superbad
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5. Dead Poet’s Society
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4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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3. American Graffiti
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2. The Breakfast Club
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1. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
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So which high school film is your favorite? Is it from the 80s decade?

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