Romantic movies for teens are the perfect way to enjoy a sleepover or some alone time with yourself. However, scrolling through thousands of movies searching for what to watch next can be a long, tiring, and tedious task. In that case, we are here to help you and save your valuable time from the neverending search. Delve into this post for some specially curated list of movies that your teen can sit and enjoy watching with a bucket of popcorn.
35 Best Romance Films For Teens
1. The Princess Diaries
Anne Hathaway stars in this movie as a 15-year-old girl who is expected to be the princess of a small country, The Princess Diaries is an all-time favorite of many.
You can watch this film on Disney+.
2. The Fault in Our Stars
The Fault in Our Stars tells the journey and experiences of two teenagers with chronic cancer. An emotional movie, it is sure to fill your heart with immense love and your eyes with tears. The movie stars Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort in the main roles.
You can stream this film on Disney+.
3. A Cinderella Story
A Cinderella Story sees Lizzie McGuire, played by Hilary Duff, as a modern-day Cinderella whose dream is to attend Princeton but is harassed and tormented by her stepmother and stepsisters after her father’s death.
You can rent or buy this film on Amazon.
4. She’s the Man
She’s passionate about soccer, but when her school axes her team, she disguises herself as her brother and attends his school just so she can play. The movie stars Amanda Bynes and Channing Tatum in the lead roles.
The film is available for streaming on Prime Video.
This 1995 coming-of-age comedy stars Alicia Silverstone as the rich high school student. Cher navigates adolescence while discovering her true feelings for someone unexpected. The movie is an adaptation of the Jane Austen novel Emma.
You can Netflix this film and chill.
6. Mean Girls
This 2004 classic is a hot favorite with teens and is subject to a whole lot of memes. Lindsay Lohan stars as a new school student Cady Heron who infiltrates a clique monikered ’The Plastics’ to bring them down at the behest of her new friends Janis and Damian.
You can watch the drama unfold on Netflix.
7. The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
A sequel to Princess Diaries, this movie takes us through Princess Mia’s trials in the form of Nicholas Deveraux and his devious uncle as she prepares to ascend to the throne of Genovia as a queen. It stars Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, and Chris Pine.
You can watch this movie on Disney+.
8. Legally Blonde
Reese Witherspoon stars as the blonde bombshell Elle who bags a seat at her ex-boyfriend’s law college to teach him a lesson after he breaks up with her. Also starring in the movie are Luke Wilson, Jennifer Coolidge, and Selma Blair.
You can stream this film on Netflix.
9. The Notebook
Starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, The Notebook follows the story of Allie and Noah, whose fate separates them. Duke reads out their story every day to Ms. Hamilton, a dementia patient, from his notebook.
This movie is available for streaming on Netflix.
10. Ella Enchanted
This 2004 rom-com stars Anne Hathaway as Ella, who is cursed to obey everyone. Tired of the difficult life, she embarks on a journey to find Lucinda, the fairy who cast the curse, and persuade her to reverse it.
You can enjoy this film on Netflix.
11. She’s All That
Freddie Prinz Jr plays the high school class president Zack Siler, who dumps his popular queen bee girlfriend and bets his friends that he’ll turn a geeky girl, Laney Boggs, played by Rachel Leigh Cook, into a prom queen.
You can Netflix this film and chill.
12. Ice Princess
Casey’s stuck in a tug-of-war with her mother when she expresses her desire to take up ice skating as a profession. Her mother, on the other hand, wants her to focus on studies. The movie stars Michelle Trachtenberg, Joan Cusack, and Hayden Panettiere.
You can watch this film on Disney+.
The classic 1978 John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John film sees a passionate affair between Danny and Sandy while on vacation in Australia. While they believe they won’t meet again, fate has other plans in store for the couple.
Grease is available for streaming on Prime Video.
14. Easy A
High school and peer pressure can make you do stupid things, just like Olive who lies about losing her virginity to a college boy. When a schoolmate overhears this, the ’news’ spreads like wildfire. The movie stars Emma Stone as Olive, Amanda Bynes as Marianne, and Penn Badgley as ’Woodchuck’ Todd.
Watch Easy A on Netflix.
15. Love, Simon
The first film by a major Hollywood studio that focuses on gay romance, Love, Simon stars Nick Robinson as Simon, a closeted gay high school student. When a classmate discovers his secret and threatens to go public, Simon tries and make peace with his sexuality and considers coming out to his friends and family.
Love, Simon is available on Disney+.
16. Step Up
Step Up stars Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan as Tyler and Nora, two people with starkly different personas and backgrounds who fall in love with each other. The story revolves around how love brews between them when they work closely on a routine for the senior showcase.
You can rent or buy this movie on Amazon.
17. The Last Song
Starring Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth, and Greg Kinnear, The Last Song focuses on Ronnie, who was sent along with her brother to her estranged father in Australia. The story revolves around how she and her father get a chance to reconnect.
You can stream this movie on Disney+.
18. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
First of the trilogy, this movie stars Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish, and Anna Cathcart. Lara Jean writes secret love letters to her five crushes. But when these letters are somehow mailed to the guys, Lara Jean’s life is turned upside down.
19. High School Musical
Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron star as Gabriella and Troy in this evergreen teen musical. The two high school students, who are complete opposites, break the barrier and audition for their high school’s musical. Their musical talent threatens Sharpay Evans, the co-president of the school’s drama department.
Watch this movie on Disney+.
20. 10 things I Hate About You
Based on William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, 10 Things I Hate About You focuses on Bianca, played by Larissa Oleynik, who wants to date Cameron, played by Joseph Gordon-Lewitt, but can’t till her older sister Kat, played by Julia Stiles, has a boyfriend. Bianca then sets out to set up Kat with the mysterious Patrick, played by Heath Ledger.
Watch this movie on Disney+.
21. A Walk to Remember
After getting in trouble for underage drinking on school grounds, Landon is sentenced to community service. Part of his punishment includes participating in the spring play. Here, he meets the reverend’s daughter, Jaime, and falls for her. The film stars Mandy Moore and Shane West in the lead roles.
You can rent or purchase this movie on Amazon.
22. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
This movie is about four friends who come across a mysterious set of pants that perfectly fits the wearer. The group decides to share these pants to stay connected and strengthen their bond.
You can watch The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants on Amazon.
23. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Struggling with PTSD after his friend’s suicide, Charlie, an introvert, played by Logan Lerman, navigates high school as he learns to cope with the trauma. Also starring in the movie are Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, and Mae Whitman.
You can watch The Perks of Being a Wallflower on YouTube.
This rom-com stars Miley Cyrus as Lola, who juggles the usual teen drama of romance, friendship, and overprotective parents in the world of social media. However, she realizes that true love may have been right in front of her when she was looking elsewhere for it after her boyfriend breaks up with her.
Watch LOL on Prime Video.
25. Dirty Dancing
This classic starring Patrick Stewart and Jennifer Grey sees Frances, aka Baby, who falls in love with the dance instructor at the resort where she’s holidaying with her family. And their love faces opposition from her father. What happens next is for you to find out!
Watch Dirty Dancing on Prime Video.
26. Pitch Perfect
It’s a battle of the sexes in this musical where Beca, a college freshman, joins an all-girls acapella group that competes with the all-boys group in a quest for musical glory. The star cast includes Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, and Brittany Snow.
You can stream Pitch Perfect on Netflix.
27. What a Girl Wants
America meets the Brits in this 2003 teen comedy starring Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Oliver James, and Kelly Preston. American teen Daphne travels to London in search of her estranged father and tries to bond with him while navigating through the British high society.
You can Netflix and chill this movie.
28. Camp Rock
Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers, Nick, Kevin, and Joe, star in this Disney musical. Mitchie, who comes from a humble background, lies about who she is so she can fit in at Camp Rock.
In this fantasy rom-com, two BFFs discover a stranded mermaid. The movie stars Sara Paxton, Emma Roberts, JoJo, and Jake McDorman.
Watch Aquamarine on Disney+.
30. Crazy, Stupid, Love
Starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Julianne Moore, and Marisa Tomei, Crazy, Stupid, Love follows Cal, who is heartbroken when his wife wants a divorce. To get over the heartbreak, he starts picking up random women at a bar.
You can watch Crazy, Stupid, Love on
31. Bring It On
This cheerleading movie stars Kirsten Dunst, Gabrielle Union, Eliza Dushku, and Jesse Bradford. The new cheerleading captain Torrance learns that her predecessor has stolen all their moves from the Clovers, an East Compton hip-hop squad.
You can watch the film on Amazon.
32. 17 Again
Travel back in time with Mike, who wakes up one day to find his dream of becoming 17 again fulfilled. The cast includes Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann, and Thomas Lennon.
You can watch 17 Again on Amazon
Mary, played by Selena Gomez, wants to become a dancer but knows her dreams won’t come true due to her adoptive family. She gets the chance of a lifetime when celebrity pop star Joey Parker comes to her school to host a dance contest where the winner gets to star in his new music video.
Watch this movie on Prime Video.
34. Freaky Friday
This classic 2003 body swap film stars Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis as mother and daughter. This duo swaps bodies to get a taste of each other’s lives.
You can watch the movie on Disney+.
35. Just My Luck
Lindsay Lohan plays Ashley, who meets Jake, played by Chris Pine, and inadvertently switches her good luck with his bad luck.
Watch the movie on Prime Video.
Whether it’s Selena Gomez, Zac Effron, Amanda Bynes, or Lindsey Lohan, this curation of romantic movies are perfect to watch during sleepovers, when you’re just hanging out with your buddies or want to get cozy all by yourselves. Go binge-watch a few now!
- The Princess Diaries, where a 15-year-old is expected to be the princess of a small country, is one of the favorite movies of all time for many.
- She’s the man who tells the story of a girl passionate about soccer and attends school herself as her brother to play.
- The Notebook is the story of Allie and Noah, whose fate separates them, and the plot is centered on the duke reading this story to a dementia patient.