There’s nothing quite like sitting down to relax with a fun and frivolous movie on Netflix and chill out.
No one does teen movies better than Netflix. From their original movies to their streaming options there is so much to choose from.
Here are the best teen movies to watch on Netflix….
To All The Boys 1, 2 and 3
How could we kick of a list of the best Netflix Teen Movies without mentioning the GOAT…To All The Boys?
To All the Boys is a series of American teenage romance films, based on the trilogy of novels of the same name written by Jenny Han. Starring Lana Condor and Noah Centineo in the central roles, the plot centers around Lara Jean Song-Covey (Condor), a shy teenager who writes five letters—ones she never planned to send—to boys that she has had crushes on. The films show her experiences after the letters are received by the young men.
Even if you’ve watched it a million times before (like us!) another viewing is always advisable!
The Kissing Booth 1 and 2
Another jewel in the Netflix teen movie crown, The Kissing Booth is once again based on a popular YA series. It follows Elle, a quirky, late blooming teenager whose budding romance with high school senior and bad boy Noah puts her lifelong friendship with Noah’s younger brother Lee in jeopardy.
Starring teen darling Millie Bobby Brown of Stranger Things the high energy mystery film is based on the first book in the young adult fiction series of the same name by Nancy Springer. The story is about the teenage sister of the already-famous Sherlock Holmes, who travels to London to find her missing mother but ends up on a thrilling adventure, pairing up with a runaway lord as they attempt to solve a mystery that threatens the entire country.
The Edge of Seventeen
Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother Darian starts dating her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson). All at once, Nadine feels more alone than ever, until an unexpected friendship with a thoughtful teen gives her a glimmer of hope that things just might not be so terrible after all.
30 Going on 30
Name a more iconic teen movie…we’ll wait!
Jenna Rink makes an unusual wish on her birthday. Miraculously, her wish comes true and the 13-year-old Jenna wakes up the next day as a 30-year-old woman. Madness ensues by my god is it a fun movie!
Fun Fact: 13 Going On 30 is one of the movies featured in Ariana’s thank u, next video, proving that A is also as obsessed as us!
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging
An eccentric but loveable teenage girl maintains a diary about the ups and downs of being a teenager and tries to overcome the trials and tribulations of growing up as she tries to find a boyfriend while also organising her 15th-birthday party.
When Bianca realises that she is being used by people to get to her popular friends, she decides to change. She begs her former friend to rebuild her image in exchange for teaching him science.
Another iconic movie that’s also loved by Ariana!
Cady joins a new public school and befriends Janis and Damian. They warn her to avoid the Plastics, a group led by Regina, but things get worse when she falls in love with Aaron, Regina’s ex-lover.
Hands-down the most quotable movie ever nearly 2 decades (!!!) after its release!
Sierra Burgess Is A Loser
A case of mistaken identity leads to an unexpected romance when a teen joins forces with a popular student to win the heart of her high school crush.
When the tallest girl in high school falls for a handsome foreign exchange student, she becomes embroiled in a surprising love triangle and realizes she’s far more than her insecurities about her height have led her to believe.
Tessa Young is a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart. Entering her first semester of college, Tessa’s guarded world opens up when she meets Hardin Scott, a mysterious and brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself — and what she wants out of life.
Yes, this is the movie based on the Harry Styles fan-fiction turned best selling novels!
The Last Summer
High school graduates wrestle with love and friendship during their final summer together before heading off to college. Watch it for KJ Apa alone!
When Olive lies to her best friend about losing her virginity to one of the college boys, a girl overhears their conversation. Soon, her story spreads across the entire school like wildfire.
The Perfect Date
Noah Centineo just seems to be in all of the Netflix teen movies!
A high school student creates an app to offer his services as a fake date to make money for college. When he develops feelings for someone, his plan gets complicated.
The Sisterhood of The Traveling Pants
Four best friends spend their first summer apart. In a bid to stay connected with each other, they pass around a pair of denims that fits each one of them, despite their different body structures.
This is such a lovely movie to watch with friends or family!
An awkward 18-year-old achieves near-perfection by sheer hard work. She vows to transform her gawkiness through dance, and refine her skills until she competes at a competition.
A rebellious Malibu princess is sent off to a strict English boarding school by her father. Unwilling to accept the strict regime, she decides to misbehave, in the hope of being dismissed from school.
The movie based on the other John Green book, that’s not The Fault In Our Stars!
Quentin’s girl crush Margo disappears one night mysteriously after leaving behind clues for him to look for her. Along with a bunch of friends, he sets out on a search mission trailing the clues.
The Half of It
A shy, introverted student helps the school jock woo a girl whom, secretly, they both want.
Before I Fall
Samantha Kingston (Zoey Deutch) seems to have it all: popularity, a loving boyfriend (Kian Lawley) and a seemingly perfect future. Everything changes in the blink of an eye when she dies in a car crash but then magically wakes up to find herself reliving the same day over and over again. As Samantha tries to untangle the mystery of a life derailed, she must also unravel the secrets of the people closest to her and discover how the power of a single day can make a difference.
Five Feet Apart
Seventeen-year-old Stella spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control — all of which get put to the test when she meets Will, an impossibly charming teen who has the same illness. There’s an instant flirtation, though restrictions dictate that they must maintain a safe distance between them. As their connection intensifies, so does the temptation to throw the rules out the window and embrace that attraction.
All The Bright Places
After meeting each other, two people struggle with the emotional and physical scars of their past. They discover that even the smallest moments can mean something.
Let It Snow
Perhaps more of a Christmas movie but anyway…
A snowstorm hits a small midwestern town on Christmas Eve, bringing together a group of highschool students. They soon find their friendships and love lives colliding, and and Christmas morning, nothing will be the same.
Inspired by her mum’s rebellious past and a confident new friend, a shy teenager publishes an anonymous zine calling out sexism at her school.
Before graduation, best friends Amy and Molly realise that they have been cast aside by their peers for being bookworms and pretentious. They then decide to let loose and make up for the lost time.
Yes, God, Yes
A Catholic girl finds herself having tempting thoughts after an AOL chat turns unexpectedly racy.
This is a fun 1990’s trip of a movie, and feel very close to home with those of us who went to a Catholic school! It stars Natalia Dyer from Stranger Things and Alisha Boe from 13 Reasons Why.
Cher is a rich high-school student who is learning to cope with adolescence and its problems. She also helps a new student gain popularity and in the process discovers her own feelings for someone.
New York Minute
The Olsen twins were in so many iconic movies (where was their Oscar for Passport To Paris?) but New York Minute was their only big screen release.
Two sisters who just can’t get along have to travel to New York City. A series of mishaps compel the adversarial duo, in order to accomplish their goals, to unite against the forces around them.
A teenager makes a remarkable discovery: a magical application that makes his social media updates come true. Ross Lynch stars so worth a watch for just that alone!
The president’s daughter, fed up of being tailed by the Secret Service, runs away. She meets the charming Ben and is unaware that he is secretly working for her father, trying to bring her back home.
Probably the most iconic teen franchise of all time! The 5 movie series follows the relationship between 17 year old Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen.
A Cinderella Story
A modern (well for 2004!) telling of the classic Cinderella tale. After her father dies, Sam’s stepmother and stepsisters continually exploit her. She finds respite in an online pen pal, Nomad, and decides to meet him at a school dance.
Feel The Beat
After failing to find success on Broadway, April returns to her hometown and is recruited to train a misfit group of young dancers.
The Sun Is Also A Star
Natasha, a pragmatic woman from Jamaica, falls in love with Daniel, an equivocal medical student, under atypical circumstances. However, their relationship is challenged by their own destiny.
This is a great Irish movie and co-stars Fionn O’Shea, also known as the annoying guy in Normal People.
Two opposites, a loner and the top athlete become friends at a rugby-obsessed boarding school, and the authorities test their friendship.
Former skateboarding champion, Kim Matthews has a choice to make: sticking to her newly found catering job or winning the snowboarding championship. What will she do?
Tyler Gage (Channing Tatum) has been in and out of trouble for most of his life and after finding himself before the judge again, he is sentenced to 200 hours of community service mopping floors at the Maryland School of the Arts. He quickly catches the eye of Nora (Jenna Dewan), a gifted ballet student, who is trying to use hip-hop moves with her classical routines. After some initial hesitation, Nora convinces Tyler to help her with her dance routines and the sparks fly.
Rose, a half-human, half-vampire, must do whatever it takes to protect her best friend Lissa, the princess of the Moroi, from enemies both inside and outside the walls of St. Vladimir’s Academy.
Molly, a young private investigator, takes on an assignment from the FBI to keep an eye on Alex, the daughter of a senator. To do this, she has to enter the wild life of college sororities.
What are your favourite teen movies to watch on Netflix?