The 50 Essential Films About High School

It’s early September, and those of us who are grateful that we don’t have to pack up our bookbags and head back to high school are still probably having stress dreams about forgetting our locker combinations and having to dress-out for P.E. Luckily, those days are far behind us, but it’s still the season to remember with fondness (or regret, depending on where you stood on the social ladder) those four long years of high school. Why not do so by watching a few of the best movies made about being in a teenager trapped in those claustrophobic halls of learning?


American Pie

It’s the quintessential teenage sex comedy of the late ’90s, which ushered in a whole slew of gross-out teen comedies in the new millennium.