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    25 Movies To Watch If You Loved "Booksmart"

    While we patiently wait for Booksmart to become available for home viewing...

    1. Blockers

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    Teen parties. Queer Romance. Lies about post-college plans. This is pretty much as close as you're gonna get to Booksmart vibes.

    2. Drinking Buddies

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    Booksmart's director, Olivia Wilde, stars in this romantic dramedy about the flirtations between two brewers.

    3. Can't Hardly Wait

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    Remember *that* bathroom scene in Booksmart? This late-'90s teen classic will give you similar (although straighter) vibes.

    4. The Edge of Seventeen

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    Another Gen Z tale of best friendship, this dramedy earned Hailee Steinfeld a Golden Globe nomination.

    5. But I'm a Cheerleader

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    One of the original queer teen romances, this 1999 comedy follows two girls who fall in love while at a gay conversion camp.

    6. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

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    Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein further proves her comedic chops in one of the best comedy sequels ever made.

    7. G.B.F.

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    When a high school student gets outed as the school's first gay kid, the popular girls vie for his best friendship.

    8. Short Term 12

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    Booksmart's Kaitlyn Dever shines in this drama that also saw the breakout performances of Brie Larson, Stephanie Beatriz, Rami Malek, and Lakeith Stanfield.

    9. Girls Just Want To Have Fun

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    Teen girls got up to fun adventures in the '80s, too! Nothing will please you more than young Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt, and Shannen Doherty.

    10. The Sweetest Thing

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    A classic tale of lady friendship, this 2002 movie was one of the first raunchy comedies to focus on what women want.

    11. The Incredible Jessica James

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    If you fell in love with Booksmart's Miss Fine, you'll enjoy this Jessica Williams-led rom-com about an aspiring playwright trying to rebound from a serious relationship.

    12. Superbad

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    Two friends handling their impending post-high school separation by trying to have the best night of their lives? *Very* Booksmart.

    13. Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

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    Some high school friendships last forever as proven by this classic comedy. Also, if you wished Booksmart would have featured more Lisa Kudrow, this film is for you.

    14. Sisters

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    If you love watching high schoolers party, you'll probably love watching adults reliving their high school party days.

    15. Clueless

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    You probably already love Clueless, but you can't recommend movies about high school friendship and not drop some Cher and Dionne.

    16. Ghost World

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    Eccentric best friends grow apart as they try to navigate life after high school graduation. Bonus: young ScarJo.

    17. Girls Trip

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    There's nothing more important in Booksmart than the love between longtime friends, which is a prominent theme in this hilarious comedy.

    18. Set It Up

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    This Netflix rom-com was written by Katie Silberman who also co-wrote — you guessed it — Booksmart!

    19. Bachelorette

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    What's this? ANOTHER hilarious film about women friends? Written and directed by Russian Doll's Leslye Headland, this comedy will make you want to reunite with all your high school besites.

    20. Love, Simon

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    Queer teen stories are becoming more prominent and I'm forever grateful. Love, Simon is another recent gem that'll make you feel all the feels.

    21. Never Been Kissed

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    Not everyone loved high school, so this teen classic shows what happens when you get a second chance. (Raise your hand if you're a gal who was sexually awakened by Leelee Sobieski's Aldys.)

    22. The Spy Who Dumped Me

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    Yes, another movie about best friends, but this one was directed and co-written by Susanna Fogel. Do you know what else she co-wrote? Booksmart!

    23. Sleeping with Other People

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    If you got a kick out of Jason Sudeikis' turn as Booksmart's principal/Uber driver, you'll enjoy him as the lead of this well-written and well-acted rom-com. (Also from Russian Doll's Leslye Headland.)

    24. American Pie

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    Parts of this classic comedy might feel a little outdated, but it mostly holds up as a sex-positive teen romp with a surprising amount of heart.

    25. Lady Bird

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    More Beanie Feldstein. More high school best friends. More queer representation. More excellence.

    Any other movies you'd recommend to Booksmart fans? Tell us in the comments!

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    Bonus: It's not a movie, but we also recommend the first season of Scream Queens, which showcases how amazing and hilarious Booksmart's Billie Lourd is.

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