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5 films to watch before you graduate

With graduation coming up, what better way to reflect than watching the most iconic high school movies?

The class of 2024 will be graduating soon, and a great way to reflect on the high school experience is by watching the most iconic teen movies. Movies bring people together and can remind seniors of all the great times they had in high school. 

The Breakfast Club

Universal Pictures

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Released in 1985, “The Breakfast Club” is an absolute classic directed by the talented John Hughes. The movie centers around five unlikely high schoolers who form a bond during Saturday detention. Starring the “brat pack”, “The Breakfast Club” is a high school staple that stays with you for many years to come. 

My Letterboxd rating: 4.5/5

 

Ladybird

A24

“Ladybird” is a coming of age high school movie that follows a high school senior who just moved to Sacramento, California. Directed by Greta Gerwig, “Ladybird” tells a story of the trials and tribulations of a teenager who is trying to find herself and get through senior year of high school. Saoirse Ronan gives an relatable, heartfelt performance that pulls the audience in. Ladybird’s desire to go to college and live her life independently shows a true side of the life of a teenage girl.

My Letterboxd rating: 4.5/5

 

Booksmart

United Artists Releasing

Directed by Olivia Wilde, “Booksmart” is a clever, fun film that follows two best friends about to graduate high school. Straight A seniors Molly and Amy realize that they have focused too much of their high school experience on school rather than fun. On the night before their graduation, the two are determined to go to a party and make up all of the fun they missed. This is a perfect film to watch with friends right before graduating!

My Letterboxd rating: 5/5

 

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Paramount Pictures

“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” is a film that follows high schooler Ferris Bueller as he attempts to successfully skip school and spend the day with his friends. This is a film adored by all audiences, and the 80’s charm adds an aspect of fun and campiness. This is a film you could watch with parents, friends, or anyone!

My Letterboxd rating: 5/5

 

Bring It On

Universal Pictures

“Brrr, it’s cold in here! There must be some Toros in the atmosphere!” 

“Bring It On” is a cheerleading film that emphasizes the importance of friendship and sportsmanship. Starring the wonderfully talented Kirsten Dunst, the film follows a dedicated cheerleading team that finds out all of their cheers are stolen. The team, led by their captain Torrence, must work together to make an original cheer for nationals. With an iconic cast and quotable lines, “Bring it on” is a sports film that can be enjoyed by all.

My Letterboxd Rating: 4.5./5

 

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    adviserMay 2, 2024 at 1:13 pm

    Great work, Lola! I took the quiz too and I got Breakfast Club!

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    Gray FullmerMay 1, 2024 at 11:57 pm

    Cute!!!

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