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    17 Iconic Teen Movies That Literally Defined Your Childhood

    "I said brrr, it's cold in here! There must be some Clovers in the atmosphere."

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite teen movie of all time. Here are the legendary results.

    1. Booksmart (2019)

    United Artists Releasing

    2. Clueless (1995)

    Paramount Pictures

    "Strong female lead, minority characters that don’t have to act a certain way to fit in to the narrative and embrace their culture. Gay character that isn’t taken as a joke, but added to the plot. Love this film and it never gets old."

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    3. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

    Buena Vista Pictures

    "It's one of the only teen movies to have come out of the '90s (or ever) that has a strong, outwardly feminist lead character. Kat takes no one’s shit, and that is exactly what I needed to look up to as a teen. The characters are all really realistic and relatable, and the film has some hilarious moments, along with some that tug at your heartstrings."

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    4. Mean Girls (2004)

    Paramount Pictures

    "Mean Girls never gets old and is for all audiences. I know 40-year-old men and 11-year-old girls who quote and love this movie. It is truly timeless and one of those movies people will still be watching 20 years from now."

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    5. The Edge of Seventeen (2016)

    STX Entertainment

    "I really related to Nadine's anger, pain, and awkward feeling of growing up and not fully understanding what it means. The film made me ball my eyes out, but also put a massive smile on my face -- I think everyone should watch it!"

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    6. To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)

    Netflix

    7. Bring It On (2000)

    Universal Pictures

    8. The Princess Diaries (2001)

    Buena Vista Pictures

    9. Easy A (2010)

    Screen Gems

    10. She's the Man (2006)

    DreamWorks

    11. Love, Simon (2018)

    20th Century Fox

    12. The Breakfast Club (1985)

    Universal Pictures

    "The Breakfast Club worked for '80s teens, '90s teens, and is still effective for '00s teens and 2010s teens. It emphasizes the main dragging points of high school and teen years without being specific to one generation. For that age demographic, it really feels timeless."

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    13. Freaky Friday (2003)

    Buena Vista Pictures

    14. A Walk to Remember (2002)

    Warner Bros. Pictures

    15. But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)

    Lions Gate Films

    "It's a fun, heartwarming LGBTQ comedy way ahead of its time with the effortlessly cool Natasha Lyonne and Clea Duvall. I mean, what more could you want?!"

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    16. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

    Summit Entertainment

    "It literally changed my life. I watched it after freshman year and high school has been way better since then."

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    17. And Pretty in Pink (1986)

    Paramount Pictures

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