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Old 07-22-04, 06:58 PM
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Fast times At Ridgemont high
Over The Edge
Blue Car
High School Confindential/ Rebel Without A Cause

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The Breakfast Club
Volcano High
Summer School
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Even though I love the music of "Grease" I really find it laughable at the ages of the actors in this film, that are supposed to be of high school age... yeah right.
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Only 1 mention of "Can't Buy Me Love"? ...come on peeps!
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Top 5 from the top of my head
1. Elephant
2. Pump Up the Volume
3. Evil (Swedish High School)
4. Storytelling
5. Memento Mori (Korean High School)

Honorable Mentions
Blue Car
Some Kind of Wonderful
Mr. Holland's Opus (???)
A Walk to Remember
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I always thought Dream A Little Dream had a good twist on the typical high school movie.
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Originally posted by Geofferson
3 O'Clock High

Fast Times
Can't Buy me Love...for the dance scene alone
Just One of the Guys
Valley Girl
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Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Rock N Roll High school
Wierd Science
Breakfast Club
High School High
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Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Sixteen Candles
Weird Science

with a nod to Just One of the Guys, Can't Buy Me Love, and several others.
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Ill throw in my love for Clueless.
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Some not mentioned, not faves. These flicks do have a high school in them I guess.

Teen Wolf
Brady Bunch
Manhattan Project
Once Bitten
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1) Heathers
2) Breakfast Club
3) Clueless
4) Bring It On
5) Lucas (?)
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Breakfast Club
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
3 O'clock High
Ferris Buellers Day Off
Massacre at Central High(little known but great movie from the mid 70's, just think lord of the flies meets columbine and you kinda get the plot)

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