Don’t understand your teenage son? These are the 15 best movies to understand youthful love

Films can also be a meeting point. And for two different generations, the ideal place to meet is a teenage love story: your children will recognize themselves in the mirror on the screen and you (possibly) too. Although the latter does not have to tell them.

Don’t just think about the teen romance forms: adolescent love has been represented in all kinds of genres, from comedy to horror. Of course, you always want to succumb to pettiness and tear yourself up a bit with an impossible courtship, but what about being scared with him? Or laugh. Or dance.

In the following list, we propose The best 15 teenage love movies to watch with your kidsordered from the most conventional to the most unorthodox, in case you’re planning a family marathon but don’t want to stuff yourself with the third romance between a cheerleader and a quarterback.

1. ‘Under the same star’ (2014)

We start with a classic of the genre: touching, smiling and naive (all in a calculated but not annoying way), this film tells the love story between a girl diagnosed with a terminal illness and a boy who collaborates in a group of Help young people with cancer.

under the same star Is available in Movistar Plus.

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2. ’10 reasons to hate you’ (1999)

Assiduous on any list of teen romance: with the prom on the horizon and a cast in which they excel Heath Ledger (The dark knight), Julia Stiles (the saga bourne) and Joseph Gordon Levitt (Origin), 10 reasons to hate you It is the chronicle of a literally forbidden love: the protagonist’s sister forbids her from having a boyfriend as long as she doesn’t find one first. And given her track record, that doesn’t seem like a very viable option.

10 Reasons I Hate You is available is available on Disney Plus.

’10 reasons to hate you’

3. ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ (2012)

Making a novel into a movie is never easy, especially if it’s as popular a novel as it once was. The advantages of being an outcast. Perhaps the one who was the same writer of the best-seller, stephen chboskythe person in charge of directing the film adaptation helped to soften the prejudices of his most critical readers a bit, but, in any case, this journey of a group of weirdos through the desert of adolescence conquered the audience.

The advantages of being an outcast Is available in Movistar Plusin MGM Amazon Channel and in filming.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
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4.’Grease’ (1978)

You may have to do your part to convince yourself that John Travolta (pulp fiction) and Olivia Newton John (Xanadu) are living a teenage romance: the actor who played badass Danny was 23 years old at the time and his candid partner was 29. However, the catchy songs of this musical will pave the way for you.

grease Is available in SkyShowtime and in Movistar Plus.

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in 'Grease'
John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in ‘Grease’

5. ‘The Fabelmans’ (2022)

In any self-respecting adolescence there is a hasty, inexplicable and doomed love that, years later, we still remember fondly and that of Sammy Fabelman, alter-ego of Steven Spielberg in this film, is no exception. The filmmaker’s young lookalike stars in a hilarious love story with a religious fanatic who, as the film progresses, we’ll see wasn’t written solely to make us laugh.

The Fabelmans Is available in Amazon Prime Video.

'The Fabelmans'
‘The Fabelmans’

6. ‘Romeo and Juliet’ (1968)

Theirs is not a teenage love story, but “the” teenage love story. The work of shakespeare It has dozens of adaptations, more or less tasteful, more or less eccentric and more or less adventurous. We could have bet on the version of Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge), but we have opted for the classic and irreproachable adaptation of zeffirelli.

Romeo and Juliet Is available in Amazon Prime Video and in Apple TV.

Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey in 'Romeo and Juliet' (1968)
Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ (1968)

7. ‘West Side Story’ (2021)

After The Fabelmansyou have been left wanting more Spielberg and, after Zeffirelli, more Romeo and Juliet? West Side Story it’s the solution: the remake of the Oscar-winning musical is a demonstration of Spielberg’s visual power, that the director is no longer Hollywood’s King Midas (he was a box office flop) and that the latter cannot matter less, because the new West Side Story It’s even better than the first.

West Side Story Is available in disneyplus and in Movistar Plus.

Still from 'West Side Story'
Still from ‘West Side Story’

8.’A place in nowhere’ (1988)

sidney lumet has left an indelible mark on American cinema thanks to twelve merciless men (1957) or dog afternoon (1975). However, a place nowhere is often cited among his minor works, an unfair decision for this film in which river phoenix (Count on me) is the son of two terrorists on the run, something that the character played by Phoenix had not bothered until, between moving and moving, he meets a girl with whom he falls in love.

a place nowhere Is available in filming.

'A place nowhere'
‘A place nowhere’

9. ‘American Graffiti’ (1973)

Before embarking on a spaceship called Star Wars, George Lucas boarded in American Graffiti the last night of youth of a group of teenagers.

With an incomparable soundtrack and a cast dotted with stars (Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard or Harrison Ford in a small role), the protagonists of this film also have time for love: while their friends roam the city aimlessly, Dreyfuss (Shark) goes on a desperate search for a teen romancesince, when the morning arrives, these will already be a thing of the past.

American Graffiti Is available in filming.

'American Graffiti'
‘American Graffiti’

10. ‘Carmen and Lola’

Arantxa Echevarría He debuted in the feature film with a love story between two young gypsy women that defies the outdated traditions of their family circle.

Carmen and Lola Is available in Movistar Plus.

Still from 'Carmen and Lola', d'Arantxa Echevarría
Still from ‘Carmen and Lola’, d’Arantxa Echevarría

11. ‘Rebel Without a Cause’ (1955)

James Dean He starred in three films and died on the road at the age of twenty-four, already a cinematographic icon. In rebel without a causeof Nicholas Ray (Johnny Twiner), James Dean plays a troubled teenager named Jim Stark who lives caught between a characterless father and a strict mother. At the police station, Jim will meet Judy (Natalie Wood), who has just run away from home.

rebel without a cause Is available in HBO Max and in Movistar Plus.

James Dean in 'Rebel Without a Cause' (1955)
James Dean in ‘Rebel Without a Cause’ (1955)

12. ‘Groom in Sight’ (1954)

After Welcome Mr Marshall, Berlanga an unnamed seaside town was moved to account for the vacations of a motley collection of bourgeois. Out of all the vacationers, Berlanga pays special attention to a gang of teenagers convinced that they will never be like their parents.

groom in sight Is available in FlixOlé.

groom in sight
‘Groom in sight’

13.’It Follows’ (2014)

A teen romance it can also be terrifying. In It FollowsJay meets an attractive young man with whom she falls in love. After a couple of dates, Jay’s boyfriend parks her car on the outskirts of town and Jay agrees to ride in the backseat: thus begins one of the most turbulent and original horror movies of the last decade. .

It Follows Is available in Amazon Prime Videoin Movistar Plusin filming and in FlixOlé.

It follows
‘It follows’

14. ‘The Hard Skin’ (1976)

A school in the city of Thiers is the microuniverse through which he moves truffaut in this film, in which the footsteps of various students and teachers are followed. Few times in the cinema has the first kiss been reflected with such sensitivity as in hard skin.

hard skin Is available in filming.

“The Hard Skin”

15. ‘A Summer with Monica’ (1953)

bergmann is a good end to any list: In A summer with Monica, a young shopkeeper is fascinated by the beauty and personality of a girl named Monica, so when she proposes that they elope, he appropriates a boat and they both head to a deserted island off the Swedish coast. They will remain there for several days, the raw material of a bitter nostalgia that will accompany the protagonist forever.

A summer with Monica Is available in filming and in Contra Plus.

Harriet Andersson in 'A Summer with Monica' (1957)
‘A Summer with Monica’ (1957)

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