Teen romantics are everyone’s favorite. Imagine going back to your old school days, watching the love of your life from the windows to fantasizing about romantic dates with your crush. This feeling will always be the same no matter how old you get. Enjoying a good romantic movie is like going on a first date with your crush. Here are some selected teen romantic comedies that will take you back to the most memorable memories of childhood.
Here’s a list of 20 Hollywood’s most loved Teenage Romantic Movies, that made our childhood extra special:
1. A CINDERELLA STORY
Starring Hillary Duff and Chad Michael Murray in the lead, A Cinderella Story is a 2004 American Teen Rom-Com,. The plot revolves around Samantha “Sam” (Hillary Duff), who is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters till she falls in love with a boy. Later on, she finds out that the boy, she has fallen in love with, is none other than Austin Ames (Chad Michael Murray), the cutest boy in school. Where to watch? Prime Video
2. THE VOW
The Vow is a 2012 American Teen Romance, starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum. The story begins, with two young couples together in a car when a truck hits them leaving them unconscious. After Paige (Rachel McAdams) wakes up, she’s unable to recognize her husband Leo (Channing Tatum) due to a brain injury that causes memory loss. Lie tries everything to win back her love. The intense moments in this movie had us gasping and our hearts skipping beats. Where to watch? Prime Video
3. THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN
The Edge of Seventeen is a 2016 American Teen Rom-Com, starring Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, and Haley Lu Richardson. The plot revolves around, Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld) a 17-year-old high school girl. Things took a turn when Nadine’s famous older brother Darian (Blake Jenner) begins dating her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson). Nadine suddenly feels more alone than she has ever felt, but after a while, she discovers an unexpected relationship with a sympathetic teenager. Where to watch? Netflix
4. THE PRINCESS DIARIES (Part 1, 2)
The Princess Diaries is a 2001 American Teen Rom-Com, starring Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Mandy Moore, and Robert Schwartzman in the first part and Chris Pine, Hector Elizondo, and Callum Blue in the second part.
The story revolves around Mia (Anne Hathaway), a fifteen-year-old tenth-grade private school student who lives with her mother. One day out of nowhere she is told that she’s a real-life princess of Genovia. Following that, she must prove to her grandmother, Queen Clarisse Renaldi (Julie Andrews), that she is capable of the crown.
Part Two: Royal Engagement begins when Mia, turns 21 as soon as she gets back to Genovia, Mia’s grandmother (Julie Andrews) tells her that she must get married within 30 days for her to succeed to the throne. Although he is more focused on the throne than Mia, Nicholas Devereaux (Chris Pine) is one of her top suitors. But Nicholas decides not to pursue Mia after realizing he loves her. This movie was so romantic it made our hearts skip a beat. Where to watch? Part 1: Hotstar Part 2: Hotstar
5. SHE’S THE MAN
She’s the Man is a 2006 American teen rom-com, and sports film, starring Amanda Bynes and Channing Tatum. The plot revolves around a cool teenage girl Viola Johnson (Amanda Bynes), who loves soccer more than anything. Things become messy when she’s not allowed to play soccer being a girl.
Later, she takes on her brother’s identity as Sebastian to get selected for the soccer team. And, with that, she falls in love with her handsome roommate, Duke (Channing Tatum) Where to watch? Prime Video
6. 13 GOING ON 30
13 Going on 30 is a 2004 American Teen Rom-Com and Fantasy, starring Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Brie Larson, and Judy Greer. The story begins with, a thirteen-year-old Jenna (Christa B. Allen), who feels left out and ugly and wants to turn thirty. When soon at her birthday party she magically gets transformed into thirty-year-old Jenna (Jennifer Garner) as she wanted. But things get a little messy for Jenna when her so-called best friend Wyman (Judy Greer) betrays her. Where to watch? Netflix
7. THE FIRST TIME
The First time is 2012 American Teen Rom-Com, starring Dylan O’Brien, Britt Robertson, Victoria Justice, James Frecheville, Craig Roberts, and Halston Sage. The story begins, when Dave (Dylan O’Brien) meets Aubrey (Britt Robertson) at a friend’s house party. They talk about their relationships and soon get interrupted by the cops showing up but decide to walk home together. they later start to become more and more interested in each other. But, There is one problem, however, Dave is going off to college in another city. Where to watch? Apple Tv
8. THE KISSING BOOTH 1, 2, 3
The Kissing Booth is the 2018 American Teen Rom-Com, starring Joey King, Jacob Elordi, Taylor Zakhar Perez, and Joel Courtney. The first part of the story revolves around Elle Evans (Joey King), A high school student who realizes her long-term crush when she signs up for a kissing booth at the spring carnival. Part 2 of the story follows high school senior Elle balancing a long-distance romance with her idealistic boyfriend Noah, college applications, and a new friendship that could alter everything.
Part 3 happens over the summer when Elle pledges to finish their shared childhood bucket list after dealing with the consequences of breaking her promise to Lee to attend college with him. Elle’s relationship with Noah is put under strain as she and Lee spend their summer engaging in enjoyable activities like pie eating, paragliding, and flash mobbing. As a result, he urges her not to attend college with him unless it is her own choice. The Kissing Booth became a great success on Netflix, with a follow-up of three years. Where to watch? Part 1: Netflix | Part 2: Netflix | Part 3: Netflix
TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE & SEQUELS
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is a 2018 American teen Rom-Com starring Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, and Anna Cathcart. Teenage girl Lara Jean (Lana Condor) is the protagonist of the narrative. She writes secret soul-baring letters to her five crushes’ that she never intended to send. They are now sent out and causing chaos in her life.
In Part 2, Lara Jean and Peter have just started a real relationship when another receiver from one of her old love letters enters the picture. In Part 3, Lara Jean returns from a family vacation to Korea and faces the daunting decision of where to go to college, with or without Peter by her side, as her senior year of high school takes center stage. Where to watch? Part 1: Netflix Part 2: Netflix | Part 3: Netflix
10. LOVE, SIMON
Love, Simon is a 2018 American Teen Rom-Com drama film, starring Nick Robinson, Keiynan Lonsdale, Katherine Langford, Josh Duhamel, and Jennifer Garner. The plot revolves around Simon (Nick Robinson), who keeps his sexual identity hidden from his family. He hasn’t revealed his sexual orientation to his family or friends, that he’s gay, and has no idea who the anonymous classmate is whom he’s fallen in love with online. As he must confront everyone and accept his identity, the solution to both problems is amusing, horrifying, and life-changing. Where to watch? Hotstar
11. 5 FEET APART
5 Feet Apart is a 2019 American Teen Romantic film, starring Cole Sprouse and Haley Lu Richardson. The story revolves around Stella (Haley Lu Richardson), a 17-year-old cystic fibrosis patient, who spends most of her time in the hospital. Her life is full of rituals, limits, and self-control, all of which are put to the test when she meets Will (Cole Sprouse), an incredibly charming teen with the same condition. Even though they are required to keep a safe distance between themselves due to constraints, there is immediate flirting and stronger attraction from both sides. Where to watch? Netflix
12. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS
The fault in our stars is a 2014 American Teen Romance, starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort. The story follows two teenage cancer patients Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Augustus (Ansel Elgort), who have a biting sense of humor, a contempt for tradition, and a love that takes them on an adventure to Amsterdam. Given that Gus makes jokes about his prosthetic limb, Hazel’s other constant companion is an oxygen tank, and they fell in love at a cancer support group, this movie is spectacularly beautiful. Where to watch? Hotstar
Clueless is a 1995 American Teen Rom-Com, starring Alicia Silverstone, Paul Rudd, Brittany Murphy, and Stacey Dash. The plot revolves around Cher (Alicia Silverstone), a beautiful rich girl who is figuring out how to deal with adolescence and the issues. Cher first convinces two professors to date, and in the process, she realizes that she has affection for her stepbrother Josh (Paul Rudd) and falls in love with him. Where to watch? Netflix
14. 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU
10 Things I hate about you is a 1999 American Teen Rom-Com, starring Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik, and David Krumholtz. The story starts with a high-school boy, Cameron (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), who cannot date the girl of his dreams Bianca (Larisa Oleynik) until her anti-social older sister Kat (Julia Stiles) has a boyfriend. So, Cameron pays a mysterious bad boy, Patrick (Heath Ledger), to charm Kat but before the end of the school year, Patrick falls in love with her. Where to watch? Hotstar
15. A WALK TO REMEMBER
A walk to remember is a 2002 American Teen Rom-Com, starring Mandy Moore and Shane West. The plot follows Landon (Shane West), a high school bad boy who falls in love with a kindhearted young woman (Mandy Moore) whom he and his pals formerly despised. The two form a strong and enlightening bond and learn realities that would often take a lifetime to understand. Watching this movie made our hearts skip a beat with excitement. Where to watch? Prime Video
16. THE NOTEBOOK
The Notebook is a 2004 American Teen Rom-Com, starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams. The plot revolves around Noah (Ryan Gosling), A poor but passionate young man who falls in love with a gorgeous young lady Allie (Rachel McAdams), allowing her to feel liberated. After a mishap one night, Allie is sent away and soon gets married to another man.
Later, she discovers Noah again and comes back to him after finding out that her mother misinformed her about everything. Nevertheless, they were separated from each other but loved one another till death. Where to watch? Netflix
17. JUST MY LUCK
Just my luck is a 2006 American Teen Rom-Com, starring Lindsay Lohan, and Chris Pine. The plot revolves around Ashley (Lindsay Lohan), the luckiest girl in the world, who has a beautiful life, with a beautiful job and lottery luck. Things take an ugly turn when Ashley kisses a stranger named Jake (Chris Pine), who has a messed up life, with no proper job. She watches everything turn into a living hell as she discovers that she has mistakenly swapped her good fortune for the stranger’s bad luck. The heart-pounding scenes at the end of this movie made us skip a beat. Where to watch? Prime Video
18. 500 DAYS OF SUMMER
500 days of summer is a 2009 American Teen Rom-Com, fantasy film, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel, Chloë Grace Moretz, Matthew Gray Gubler, and Geoffrey Arend. The plot revolves around, Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), who falls in love with a beautiful young girl Summer (Zooey Deschanel) who just started working at the same place.
Things become messy for Tom when Summer suddenly breaks up with him. This movie had us on the edge of our seats, our hearts skipping a beat with each twist and turn. Where to watch? Apple TV
Easy A is a 2010 American Teen Rom-Com, starring Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, Amanda Byers, Stanley Tussi, and Lisa Kudrow. The story revolves around a clean-cut teen girl Olive (Emma Stone), who lies to her best friend Rhiannon (Aly Michalka) about losing her virginity to one of the college boys. A girl (Marianne) overhears their conversation. Soon, her story spreads across the entire school like wildfire when she pretends to lose her virginity to help her gay friend Brandon. Where to watch? Netflix
20. THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER
The perks of being a wallflower is a 2012 American Teen Rom-Com, starring Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, and Ezra Miller. The plot revolves around Charlie, a 15-year-old introvert who begins high school with anxiety. He learns to deal with his friend’s suicide and his chaotic life as he meets his seniors. Later, as a teacher inspires Charlie to pursue his goal of becoming a writer, Free-spirited Sam (Emma Watson) and her stepbrother Patrick (Ezra Miller) help Charlie learn the joys of friendship, first love, music, and more. Where to watch? Prime Video
Which one is your favorite? Tell us in the comments below.