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Entertainment Weekly's 50 Best High School Movies (25-1)

Mark Wiatrowski "Listen to Real Music"
The list author says: "Everybody remembers high school. And the people who made the following 50 movies portrayed teenagers in the best way.

Missing:

13. High School (1968)

Great documentary."
Hoosiers
Hoosiers
"25. Hoosiers (1986) Great performance from Gene Hackman."
Rushmore
Rushmore
"24. Rushmore (1998) Never seen this one."
Cooley High
Cooley High
"23. Cooley High (1975) Never seen this one either."
American Pie (Unrated Widescreen Collector's Edition)
American Pie (Unrated Widescreen Collector's Edition)
"22. American Pie (1999) OMG! This movie is so BLEEPing funny!"
Grease (Rockin' Rydell Edition)
Grease (Rockin' Rydell Edition)
"21. Grease (1978) This is kinda a guilty pleasure for me. For a movie starring a guy in a gang, this movie isn't too badBLEEP."
Dead Poets Society
Dead Poets Society
"20. Dead Poets Society (1989) Great movie. Awesome performance from funnyman Robin Williams in a serious role."
The Last Picture Show: The Definitive Director's Cut (Special Edition)
The Last Picture Show: The Definitive Director's Cut (Special Edition)
"19. The Last Picture Show (1971) Saw this one, but I don't remember too much of it."
Rock 'N' Roll High School [Blu-ray]
Rock 'N' Roll High School [Blu-ray]
"18. Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979) ROCK ROCK ROCK ROCK ROCK 'N' ROLL HIGH SCHOOL!!!! Love the Ramones."
Peggy Sue Got Married
Peggy Sue Got Married
"17. Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) Don't remember much of this one either."
Lucas
Lucas
"16. Lucas (1986) R.I.P. Corey Haim"
Carrie (Special Edition)
Carrie (Special Edition)
"15. Carrie (1976) Cool movie. Very scary, though."
Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut (Two-Disc Special Edition)
Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut (Two-Disc Special Edition)
"14. Donnie Darko (2001) It's only been less that 10 years and this movie is already a cult classic. I love this movie and respect it a whole lot more now."
Mean Girls (Widescreen Edition)
Mean Girls (Widescreen Edition)
"12. Mean Girls (2004) Lindsay Lohan before she went partying, getting DUIs, and (technically) suing babies. I find it disturbing that I can watch this movie as much as I want and I still find things to laugh about. Does that mean I'm gay? Dunno, hope not."
Say Anything
Say Anything
"11. Say Anything... (1989) One of Cameron Crowe's first films. I love this movie."
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (Bueller...Bueller... Edition)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (Bueller...Bueller... Edition)
"10. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) "Life moves pretty fast. You don't stop and look around for a while, you could miss it." Classic."
Election
Election
"9. Election (1999) Matthew Broderick 13 years after Ferris. Wait a minute, what's "Election" doing ahead of "Ferris Bueller"?"
Boyz 'N The Hood
Boyz 'N The Hood
"8. Boyz n the Hood (1991) Cool movie."
Clueless (Whatever! Edition)
Clueless (Whatever! Edition)
"7. Clueless (1995) I can't believe Alicia Silverstone was only 19 when this came out. Wow, she's old enough to be my Mom now! Think, I'd have my own MTLF (Mom They'd Like to BLEEP)."
American Graffiti (Collector's Edition)
American Graffiti (Collector's Edition)
"6. American Graffiti (1975) My Mom saw this when it first came out. I watched it and I guess I liked it as much as she did."
Heathers - 20th High School Reunion Edition
Heathers - 20th High School Reunion Edition
"5. Heathers (1988) One of the most smart and intelligent comedies of the 80s."
Rebel Without a Cause (Two-Disc Special Edition)
Rebel Without a Cause (Two-Disc Special Edition)
"4. Rebel Without a Cause (1955) Ah, James Dean."
Dazed & Confused (Widescreen Flashback Edition)
Dazed & Confused (Widescreen Flashback Edition)
"3. Dazed and Confused (1993) "The thing about these high school girls, man, is that we get older and they stay the same age.""
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (Widescreen Special Edition)
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (Widescreen Special Edition)
"2. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) "Whenever you're making out, whenever possible, play side 1 of Led Zeppelin IV.""
The Breakfast Club (Flashback Edition)
The Breakfast Club (Flashback Edition)
"1. The Breakfast Club (1985) This is one of the greatest films period. Why Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, and Anthony Michael Hall didn't get Oscar nominations is beyond me."