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The 40 Greatest Teen Movies Ever—Ranked
Please refresh the page and retry. But it took Marlon Brando straddling a 6T Triumph Thunderbird to give teen rebelliousness its first icon. That question became the keystone of every great teen movie since. A merica supplied the violence, but Europe brought the sex. The film appeared at a fold in American history, with the cult of the teenager writ large on the pages ahead. In , Nagisa Oshima shocked international audiences with this sexually charged drama slathered in French New Wave cool, about a high-school girl Miyuki Kuwano who falls into an intense relationship with a rebellious student.
10 great teen films
Billed as "a brass-knuckle punch in its startling revelation of teenage savages" and based on the book of the same name by Evan Hunter — aka crime writer Ed McBain — who drew on his own experiences as a teacher in the Bronx — Blackboard Jungle ushered in the age of the teenage delinquent. In London, Brooks's film attracted crowds of Teddy Boys, who slashed cinema seats, danced in the aisles and actually started a riot. The reason for such shocking behaviour wasn't so much the film's content, which today garners a more sober 12 rating, but because of the use of Bill Haley and the Comets' early rock'n'roll hit Rock Around the Clock, which played over the opening credits. Today, it is the least shocking aspect of a film that touches on knife crime, drug use and even rape within the state school system, but back then it was a touchstone for disaffected youth, never mind the fact that Haley was a journeying white musician in his 30s and the song was already a year old.
Top 10 teen movies
Within the last few years, TV shows have reinvented the way in which we approach teenage issues. The hit Netflix shows 13 Reasons Why and To All the Boys I've Loved are breaking new ground in the ways we discuss important issues such as bullying, suicide, the intensity of your first real crush, and the need to fit in—acknowledging the reality that navigating this stage of early adulthood isn't nearly as easy as the teen movies of yesteryear would have us believe. And yet, there's something so deliciously enjoyable about the teen rom-coms of the '80s, '90s, and early aughts, with their stock characters, formulaic plots, and happy endings.
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