Best Prom Movies for Teens

Few rites of teenage passage are as memorable -- both in real life and in the movies -- as prom. (Hopefully your own teen's dance won't go the way of Carrie's!) Our list of the best prom movies is almost as much fun as the event itself.

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Footloose (1984) Movie Poster Image
A dated rebellion tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Never Been Kissed Movie Poster Image
Sweet, romantic story for teens has some edgy scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Peggy Sue Got Married Movie Poster Image
80s time-warp tale is meaty teen-parent viewing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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Pretty in Pink Movie Poster Image
Dated high school tale is still fun for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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Twilight Movie Poster Image
Teen fans will love faithful -- if uneven -- adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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10 Things I Hate About You Movie Poster Image
Engaging but edgy update of Taming of the Shrew.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Mean Girls Movie Poster Image
Mature but often-hilarious teen comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Saved! Movie Poster Image
Begins as a satire, ends with a renewal of faith.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Carrie Movie Poster Image
Stephen King's disturbing prom horror classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
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Prom Night in Mississippi Movie Poster Image
Inspiring docu tackles a tough topic: racism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Worst. Prom. Ever. Movie Poster Image
Funny comedy plays up teen friendships, sexiness, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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