Teen movies can be so predictable, on so many levels. It is the rare movie that features teenagers and their struggles that goes beyond sex and partying to present characters as fully drawn as any adult drama or comedy.
We present 13 teen movies that break stereotypes, cross over into the realm of great movies and are not merely great teen movies.
Sure, these movies can have teens partying, hooking up and generally looking for a good time. But, the characters in these 13 films also go deeper and are searching for much more than immediate self satisfaction.
Click through these 13 teen movies that break the mold and we wouldn't be surprised if by the end, you think to yourself, "I'd better go and watch Breakfast Club online!"