Netflix and chill. That’s what most people prefer doing these days. And rightly so. COVID is still there and not many want to go out and risk it. Here, Netflix definitely comes to the rescue of many.
From documentaries to comedy dramas and from action to romance, there’s something for everyone. And if you are a teenager, there’s a lot for you in-store. So, if you have been looking for recommendations on what to watch, here are a few best teen movies on Netflix with lots of high school drama, adventures, infatuations, and more that you watch.
The Kissing Booth
The American comedy film directed by Vince Marcello is a good watch for all the teens out there.
The film is based on a 2012 novel by Beth Reekles. The movie stars Joey King as Elle Evans who will be seen with her childhood best friend Lee and also, seen as the girlfriend of Lee’s brother Noah, Joel Courtney is Lee Flynn, Elle’s best friend of Elle and Noah’s younger brother.
Jacob Elordi as Noah Flynn, the handsome boy of high school, Meganne Young as Rachel who will be Lee’s girlfriend, Stephen Jennings as Mike Evans who will be Elle’s father, Chloe Williams as Joni Evans who Elle’s mother but has a short role in the first sequel of the movie. Carson White as Brad Evans, Elle’s younger brother, Molly Ringwald as Sara Flynn who is Noah and Lee’s mother, and also a mother figure to Elle, Morné Visser as Mr. Flynn who is Noah and Lee’s father.
The Kissing Booth has 3 sequels, The Kissing Booth, The Kissing Booth 2, and The Kissing Booth 3.
The movie revolves around Elle Evans, high school life, and her childhood friend Lee. They plan to run a kissing booth in the spring carnival where her life turns into glitter as her long-time crush Noah who is Lee’s brother kiss her and the love story begins.
In the other sequels, you will see Elle’s relationship with his boyfriend, her constant friendship with Lee, and of course Elle’s decisions and consequences.
The high school story is a must to watch as it has comedy, emotions, love, and a lot of adventure.
To All the Boys
The American teen romantic comedy film is directed by Susan Johnson.
The film stars Lana Condor as Lara Jean, Noah Centineo as Peter, Janel Parrish as Margot, Anna Cathcart as Kitty, Andrew Bachelor as Greg, Trezzo Mahoro as Lucas, Madeleine Arthur as Christine, and Emilija Baranac as Gen. More cast is added with the other sequel of the film.
The film starts with Lara Jean who writes secret letters to her five crushes who were not meant to be sent to them but it happens. This created a huge mess for Lara Jean.
The movie has three sequels, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, and To All the Boys: Always and Forever.
The Half of It
The American comedy-drama is coming of age film. It is directed by Alice Wu.
The film stars Leah Lewis as Ellie Chu who is a shy and isolated, Chinese-American student, Daniel Diemer as Paul Munsky who is a school jock and Ellie helps him by writing love letters, Alexxis Lemire as Aster Flores, Collin Chou as Edwin Chu who is Ellie’s father, Wolfgang Novogratz as Trig Carson who is Aster’s boyfriend, Becky Ann Baker as Mrs. Geselschap, Catherine Curtin as Colleen Minsky who is Paul’s mother and Enrique Murciano as Deacon Flores who is Aster’s father.
The film revolves around a shy, Chinese-American student, Ellie, who helps the school jock to write letters to a girl whom, secretly, they both desire, and soon after they start connecting.
The American comedy-drama film is directed by Amy Poehler. It is a screenplay of a 2015 novel of the same name written by Jennifer Mathieu. The film stars Hadley Robinson as Vivian Johnson, Alycia Pascual-Peña as Lucy, Lauren Tsai as Claudia, Nico Hiraga as Seth, Patrick Schwarzenegger as Mitchell, Amy Poehler as Lisa Johnson, Sydney Park as Kiera, Anjelika Washington as Amaya, Sabrina Haskett as Kaitlynn, Josie Totah as CJ, Emily Hopper as Meg, Marcia Gay Harden as Principal Shelly, Ike Barinholtz as Mr. Davies, Joshua Darnell Walker as Jay, Josephine Langford as Emma, Clark Gregg as John, Helen Slayton-Hughes as Helen, Charlie Hall as Bradley, Darrell M. Davie as Blaze and Cooper Mothersbaugh as Darryl.
The film revolves around a confident high school girl and her mother’s courageous past. A shy teenager who is unidentified decides to call out sexism at her school. The film shows courage and is also a good representation of how to stand against the wrongs.
An American teen romantic comedy film directed by Nzingha Stewart, Tall Girl, cast Ava Michelle, Griffin Gluck, Sabrina Carpenter, Paris Berelc, Luke Eisner, Clara Wilsey, Anjelika Washington, Rico Paris, Angela Kinsey, and Steve Zahn.
The film revolves around the tallest girl in high school who crushes on a handsome foreign exchange student. She traps herself in a love triangle and her insecurities of being tall make her sad but she is headed to believe that her insecurities can be turned into confidence.
The film is coming up with its sequel with the same star cast.
The film should be watched as it represents how high school fun turns into fear for some because of such minor things that shouldn’t be a concern. That rhymed, though. Nonetheless, you should definitely give it a watch.