The best teen movies on Netflix you can stream right now (2023)

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Teens are the golden years. They are characterized by freshness, intensity, learning, adventure, fun, and growing. These are the same characteristics that make teen movies on Netflix such great films. Thankfully, Netflix has a wide selection of teen movies to be streamed.

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In fact, there are so many that you may have a hard time finding the best teen movies on Netflix. This is why we have done the hard work for you and put them together in a list. Need a fun movie to watch tonight? Take a look at these! You can sign up for the service at the link below:

The best teen movies on Netflix:

  • To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before trilogy
  • The Kissing Booth/The Kissing Booth 2
  • See You Yesterday
  • The Package
  • Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
  • Moxie
  • The Babysitter
  • Dumplin’
  • Alex Strangelove
  • Tall Girl

Editor’s note: This list of the best teen movies on Netflix will be updated regularly.

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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before trilogy

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Netflix has recently hit it big with original teen comedy movies, which have turned its actors into major social media hits. Perhaps the best movie in this category is To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before. Based on the best-selling book of the same name, it was released on Netflix in 2018.

This teen movie on Netflix tells the story of a teenage girl and her letters to all of her past secret crushes, but she’s only written these notes for herself. However, these letters get out into the wild, and she has to deal with the fallout. The movie may have a cute premise, but it’s made more relatable thanks to the performances of Lana Condor, who plays the letter-writing girl Lara Jean, along with breakout teenage male heartthrob star Noah Centineo, who plays one of her crushes.

The sequel, To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, was released in 2020. Lara Jean thinks she has found the right boy for her. However, another boy has received one of her letters and has now returned to her life.

The final movie of this trilogy, Watch To All The Boys: Always and Forever, was released in 2021. Now that Lara Jean has found her person, and is close to completing high school, she has some major decisions coming up that will affect her life forever.

The Kissing Booth 2 and The Kissing Booth

The Kissing Booth 2 brings back the Kissing Booth and it’s open for business. Now a senior at high school, Elle Evans (Joey King) has to keep up a long-distance relationship with her dreamy boyfriend, college applications with her best friend, and a new friendship with a certain handsome classmate…

It’s the follow-up to The Kissing Booth that was released in 2018, so it’s continuing the story of Elle, Lee, and Noah. Plus, real-life exes (Joey King and Jacob Elordi) have to play a couple together! It’s totally watchable even if critics are again panning it. Also, it’s been confirmed that there will be a The Kissing Booth 3. Netflix wouldn’t make a bad trilogy, would it?

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The original Kissing Booth focused on Elle Evans as a typical shy, innocent girl, who decided to run a kissing booth and ended up kissing her secret crush, Noah Flynn (Jacob Elordi). The big problem? Noah is Elle’s best friend’s brother, and that makes Noah off-limits to Elle.

What’s fun is that the original Kissing Booth was also a book, and the movie from Netflix was deemed to be pretty bad by critics. But it’s been widely consumed among audiences, and the actors hooked up in real life before things didn’t work out in the end. So, if you haven’t seen it, you feel you’re missing out, and there’s plenty of gossip and drama both in and out of the flick. Lots to unpack here.

See You Yesterday

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C.J. and Sebastian (Eden Duncan-Smith and Dante Crichlow) are high school geniuses who devote all their free time to inventing time-traveling backpacks. Right off the bat you know this will be quite the adventure, especially when they are forced to put their invention to use after a police shooting with C.J.’s older brother. It’s more eye-candy than food-for-thought, but it is definitely one of the funnest teen movies on Netflix.

The Package

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A group of teenagers goes on a wild camping trip to the forest. Needless to say, there is plenty of fun being had, as well as drinking and other wild events. It’s all fun and games until someone loses a body part! But at least this group of friends will do everything possible to save…the package.

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

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Based on the Scott Pilgrim comic book series, this 2010 movie adaptation from Hot Fuzz writer-director Edgar Wright was a major box office bomb when it was released in theaters. Since then, the movie has garnered a cult following that gets its mix of teen romance and video game action.

Michael Cera plays the title role of Scott Pilgrim, a bassist who falls for the pink-haired Ramona Flowers, played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead. One problem for Pilgrim: in order to keep dating Flowers, he must battle and defeat all seven of her ex-boyfriends. All of these confrontations are inspired by retro video games, and Wright’s use of gaming graphics and icons in Pilgrim’s fights makes for one of the best teen movies on Netflix.

Moxie

Amy Poehler directed, and has a supporting role, in this recent teenage comedy. Poehler plays the mother of a 16-year old named Vivian. At first, she likes the fact that she’s mostly invisible to her classmates in high school. However, she later gets tired of all the sexist and otherwise brutal ranking talk among many of her fellow students. Her mother, when she was in high school, was a bit of a rebel, so now her daughter decides to rebel on her own. She writes a fanzine under the name “Moxie” that attacks the school’s status quo. Soon, things get a bit out of control.

The Babysitter

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The Babysitter is actually quite ridiculous, but it is so silly that it’s hilarious, and this makes it one of the funniest teen movies on Netflix. Cole (Judah Lewis) has a crush on his babysitter. This girl is good-looking, fun, and adventurous. She is also a cold-blooded cult killer, though. He must survive the night before she and her teen friends try to turn him into a human sacrifice. You can check out the recently released sequel, The Babysitter: Killer Queen, on Netflix as well.

Dumplin’

Being a daughter of an ex-beauty queen can’t be easy for a heavier teenager, but Willowdean Dickson proves she can succeed in this cutthroat industry and fights against all social standards. Danielle Macdonald shins as Willowdean, and Jennifer Aniston also gives a great performance as Willowdean pageant obsessed mother.

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Alex Strangelove

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Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny) finds himself confused about his sexuality after meeting gay teenager Elliot (Antonio Marziale). Now he isn’t so sure about his girlfriend Claire (Madeline Weinstein), whom he wanted to lose his virginity to. Things get confusing and intense in this coming-of-age drama, which is definitely one of the best teen movies on Netflix.

Tall Girl

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Jodi Kreyman (Ava Michelle) is the tallest girl in her high school, measuring a whopping six feet and one inch in height. Her stature causes plenty of bullying and insecurities. In her search for acceptance and a tall boy, she meets Stig (Luke Eisner), who sees more than just a tall girl in her. Watch how this story unfolds and Jodi finds her confidence.

The best teen movies on Netflix: Honorary mentions

Not satisfied with the list above? Here are some other great teen movies on Netflix to add to your watching list.

  • The Fundamentals of CaringA disabled teenager has an obsession for weird USA landmarks, so he and his caregiver embark on a crazy adventure to go visit them. The road is full of craziness, as well as friendship and love.
  • Sierra Burgess Is a Loser This movie tells the story of a huge case of texting the wrong number. A jock believes he is texting a popular cheerleader. Instead, he starts a romance with a shy, smart girl.
  • Before I Fall A teenage girl keeps repeating the day she dies in a car accident over and over again, and she tries to figure out why, and how to get out of this time loop.
  • After A female college freshman gets involved with a mysterious boy with an equally mysterious past.
  • A Week Away A teenage boy is sent to a church-based summer camp after getting into trouble in this faith-based musical.

FAQs

What are the top 10 movies now playing on Netflix? ›

  • Sing 2 (2021)
  • The School for Good and Evil (2022)
  • Oblivion (2013)
  • All Quiet on the Western Front (2022)
  • Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
  • The Good Nurse (2022)
  • Enola Holmes 2 (2022)
  • The Bad Guys (2022)
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What should I watch on Netflix 16? ›

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  • Never Have I Ever (2022 – ) Netflix. ...
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  • Stranger Things (2016 – ) Netflix. ...
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  • Young Royals (2021 – ) Netflix. ...
  • The Letter for the King (2020 – 2020) Netflix.
31 Oct 2022

What are good TV 14 movies on Netflix? ›

  • Pretend it's a City, 2021. ...
  • The Edge of Democracy, 2019. ...
  • Borgen: Power & Glory, 2013. ...
  • The Bleeding Edge, 2018. ...
  • Schitt's Creek, 2020. ...
  • On My Block, 2021. ...
  • College Behind Bars, 2020. ...
  • Kim's Convenience, 2019.

What is the best Netflix movie on now? ›

The 30 Best Movies on Netflix Right Now
  • Eyes Wide Shut. watch on netflix.
  • Any Given Sunday. Watch on Netflix.
  • The Bridges of Madison County. Watch on Netflix.
  • Call Me By Your Name. watch on netflix.
  • A Clockwork Orange. Watch on Netflix.
  • Descendant. watch on netflix.
  • If Beale Street Could Talk. Watch on Netflix.
  • The Power of the Dog.
5 days ago

What is the number 1 Netflix movie of all time? ›

Netflix's most watched movies, ranked

Red Notice, an action movie starring Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds -- 364 million hours. Don't Look Up, a dark comedy with a star-packed cast -- 359.8 million hours. Bird Box, a post-apocalyptic movie starring Sandra Bullock -- 282 million hours.

What are 5 most watched Netflix? ›

Watched for 107.39 million hours this week. Watched for 74.78 million hours this week.
...
Most Popular TV (English)
#TV (English)Hours viewed in first 28 days
1Stranger Things 41,352,090,000
2DAHMER: Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story856,220,000
3Bridgerton: Season 2656,260,000
4Bridgerton: Season 1625,490,000
6 more rows
4 days ago

Does Netflix have a secret menu? ›

Scrolling through Netflix's catalogue can actually take up more time than watching something. What you need, is access to Netflix's secret menu, that gives you a better recommendations list. Netflix has some fantastic shows, movies and spectacular documentaries.

How do you find hidden stuff on Netflix? ›

At the top of the Netflix home screen, you should see a new option -- Browse All -- next to My List. Click that to search manually or scroll through the subgenres available. Use the code 5475 and you'll unlock a trove of romantic comedies on Netflix. Another way is through the Netflix codes website.

What should I watch on Netflix under 18? ›

TV for Teens
  • Stranger Things.
  • Gilmore Girls.
  • The Order.
  • 13 Reasons Why.
  • Outer Banks.
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.
  • All of Us Are Dead.
  • All American.

What is the most viewed film on Netflix? ›

Netflix's Most Watched Movies Of All Time
  1. Red Notice (2021)
  2. Don't Look Up (2021) ...
  3. Bird Box (2018) ...
  4. The Adam Project (2022) ...
  5. Extraction (2020) ...
  6. The Unforgivable (2021) ...
  7. The Irishman (2019) ...
  8. The Kissing Booth 2 (2020) ...
18 Jun 2022

What should I watch 13+? ›

Vote up the best shows for kids who are 13, vote down the shows that are too mature or inappropriate, and add any good series for 13-year-old kids that are missing.
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Good TV Shows For 13-Year-Olds
  • Stranger Things. ...
  • Alexa & Katie. ...
  • Friends. ...
  • Greenhouse Academy. ...
  • The Baby-Sitters Club. ...
  • The Good Place. ...
  • No Good Nick. ...
  • Modern Family.

What is trending new on Netflix? ›

New Releases
  • Warrior Nun.
  • Manifest.
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.
  • Young Royals.
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.
  • Inside Man.
  • The Empress.
  • The Dragon Prince.

What's good streaming right now? ›

Netflix
  • The Crown (2016) new. Trailer. 82 % ...
  • FIFA Uncovered (2022) new. Trailer. tv-14 1 Season. ...
  • Down to Earth with Zac Efron (2020) new. Trailer. 60 % ...
  • Ancient Apocalypse (2022) Trailer. 1 Season. ...
  • Warrior Nun (2020) new. Trailer. 62 % ...
  • Deepa & Anoop (2022) Trailer. 8.5/10. ...
  • Manifest (2018) Trailer. 55 % ...
  • All Rise (2019) new. Trailer. 62 %
4 days ago

What are the top 3 movies in 2022? ›

2022 box office hits: Every movie that made more than $100 million this year
  1. 'Top Gun: Maverick' (Paramount Pictures) ...
  2. 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures) ...
  3. 'Jurassic World: Dominion' (Universal Pictures) ...
  4. 'The Batman' (Warner Bros.)
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What are the top 5 movies 2022? ›

The Best Movies of 2022 (So Far)
  • Navalny. ...
  • Ahed's Knee. ...
  • X. ...
  • Turning Red. ...
  • Top Gun: Maverick (in theaters) ...
  • RRR. ...
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once. ...
  • The Worst Person in the World.
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What is the most viewed movie on Netflix 2022? ›

Most viewed English-language Netflix films 2022

Action comedy film "Red Notice" was the most popular English-language Netflix movie of all time as of October 2022, based on the number of hours viewed in its first 28 days on Netflix. The film counted around 364 million hours viewed.

What is the most viewed series on Netflix 2022? ›

As of October 2022, the most popular English-language Netflix TV show of all time was the fourth season of American science-fiction series "Stranger Things," based on number of hours viewed in the show's first 28 days on the platform. It counted over 1.3 billion hours viewed.

Is there anything worth watching on Netflix? ›

The most popular shows ranking on our guide to the best-reviewed on Netflix include Stranger Things (which aired its fourth season in 2022), phenom Squid Game (which will air its second season in 2023 or 2024), video game curse-breaking adaptations (Arcane: League of Legends, The Witcher, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners), crime ...

What is R21 on Netflix? ›

This PIN will be needed for your child to view content that is of a specific rating: G, PG, PG13, or NC16/M18. All content that is R21 will need a PIN to be accessed. For example, if your child is 13, you can set the restriction at PG13 so that they will need to enter the PIN to access anything rated PG13 and up.

Are Netflix secret codes real? ›

It turns out there are actually thousands of codes that will make searching through Netflix much easier for you. These codes correlate with some pretty specific genres, ranging from “Romantic Foreign Movies” to “B-Horror Movies”, and they've been put in one place for you to scroll through.

What does 9875 mean on Netflix? ›

9875: Crime Documentaries. 180: Sports Documentaries. 1159: Travel & Adventure Documentaries. 5349: Historical Documentaries.

What is The Secret Netflix code? ›

Code: 81466194: When you're here for a good time but not a long time. See also: 30-Minute Laughs (81602050), 90-Minute Comedies (81466224), 90-Minute Family Movies (81466229), 90-Minute Horror (81466239), 90-Minute Rom-Coms (81466228) and 90-Minute Thrillers (81466222).

How do you unlock Netflix to see all movies? ›

But there are a few tricks to get access to other libraries.
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Changing Your Country by Using Netflix With a VPN
  1. Install and switch on your VPN.
  2. In the VPN, choose the country whose Netflix library you want to browse.
  3. Open the Netflix app or go to the Netflix website.
  4. Enjoy that country's Netflix catalog.
12 Jul 2022

What is coming to Netflix in October 2022? ›

Here are the Netflix originals coming in October 2022
  • Available Oct. Forever Queens.
  • Available Oct. Chip and Potato: Season 4.
  • Available Oct. Hasan Minhaj: The King's Jester.
  • Available Oct. Mr. ...
  • Available Oct. Aftershock: Everest and the Nepal Earthquake. ...
  • Available Oct. The Midnight Club. ...
  • Available Oct. ...
  • Available Oct.
30 Sept 2022

Is Netflix ok for 12 year olds? ›

There are a lot of great Netflix series for your young teenager — probably a lot more than you'd expect. The streaming service offers a range of teen shows, spanning from TV series for 9- to 12-year-olds to good shows for 13-year-olds and up.

What does 18+ mean on Netflix? ›

Maturity ratings are either set by Netflix or by a local standards organization. Netflix sets maturity ratings by the frequency and impact of mature content in a title, such as the amount of violence, sex, adult language, nudity, or substance use that may be present.

What should I watch on Netflix 15 year old? ›

Click through to read about the best teen shows you can watch on the streaming platform right now.
  • 1 of 15. Duchess. 38K subscribers. ...
  • 2 of 15. Netflix. 24.8M subscribers. ...
  • 3 of 15. The Innocents (2018) ...
  • 4 of 15. Netflix. ...
  • 5 of 15. Trinkets (2019) ...
  • 6 of 15. The Society (2019) ...
  • 7 of 15. On My Block (2018) ...
  • 8 of 15. Everything Sucks! (

How old is a tween? ›

The "tween years" can be challenging for both children and their parents. Young adolescents are continuing to explore their community and world and beginning to develop unique identities separate from their parents.

Is the end of the F World appropriate for 14 year olds? ›

SCARRING content for kids, DISTURBING for adults - 18+ ONLY.

Extremely disturbing / traumatic topics for teens and kids.

Is Outer Banks appropriate for 14 year olds? ›

Is Outer Banks for kids? Outer Banks is rated TV-MA, which means it's not really for kids. While there isn't much sexuality in the series (aside from some kissing and non-graphic sexual exploration), the series earned its TV-MA rating for strong language and intense violence.

What should I watch if I like Level 16? ›

Movies Like Level 16 That Thriller Fans Need To See
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. United Artists. ...
  • I Am Mother. Netflix. ...
  • 10 Cloverfield Lane. Paramount Pictures Studios. ...
  • Unsane. 20th Century Studios/Bleecker Street. ...
  • Split. Universal Pictures. ...
  • Soylent Green. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. ...
  • Disturbia. ...
  • The Stepford Wives.
29 Oct 2021

What Should 18 year olds watch Netflix? ›

Take a trip down memory lane with these popular young adult shows on Netflix.
  • 'Gossip Girl' This teen drama made stars out of Blake Lively, Chace Crawford, Leighton Meester and Penn Badgley. ...
  • 'Trinkets' ...
  • 'Vampire Diaries' ...
  • 'Riverdale' ...
  • '13 Reasons Why' ...
  • 'Elite' ...
  • 'Insatiable' ...
  • 'Atypical'
24 Sept 2020

Can a 12 year old watch Level 16? ›

Suitable for tweens and teens.

Is Level 16 real story? ›

Level 16 is a 2018 science fiction horror by filmmaker Danishka Esterhazy. It follows a group of girls who live at a "school" which educates them about how to be perfect young women for families that they are told will eventually adopt them. Two girls work together to uncover the truth about their captivity.

Does Netflix have a level? ›

With his girlfriend in the custody of masked strangers, a genial slacker suddenly finds himself in a race across town to deliver a mysterious package. Watch all you want.

Is Cobra Kai ok for a 12 year old? ›

Officially, it is set as a TV-14, according to the Parents Guide on IMDb. That means it's suitable for children age 14 and older.

Is Stranger things okay for 13 year olds? ›

The Common Sense experts say the show is fine for kids 13+, while both parents and kids agree the show is appropriate for ages 12+.

Can a 7 year old watch 15? ›

It's illegal. 12A films are the ones where younger kids can go with a parent/ adult.

Can my 12 year old watch a 15? ›

No one younger than 15 can go and see a 15 rated film in the cinema. No one younger than 15 may rent or buy a 15 rated video, DVD or download.

Is rated R worse than 18+? ›

Rated PG-13: Parents strongly cautioned – Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Rated R: Restricted – Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Rated NC-17: Adults Only – No one 17 and under admitted.

Does Netflix ask for age? ›

You must verify your age at netflix.com/verifyage to access mature content. It means that your Netflix account was created in a country that requires your age to be verified to view mature content. To resolve this issue, verify your age.

What is 13 reasons why age rating? ›

Warning: Graphic Content

First, let's talk about the TV-MA rating of the series. MA stands for mature audiences. This rating means a show is unsuitable for anyone under the age of 17. According to Common Sense Media, the film graphically portrays bullying, rape, sexual assault, and suicide.

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