The 5 Must-See Prom Movies

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Let’s be honest, who doesn’t love a movie with a good high school dance scene? Whether you like watching romantic chick flicks or the funny, sometimes awkward and embarrassing prom scenes, you’ll certainly find prom movies here that will be on your must-see list.

 

 

                                   10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

Is there anything worse than not getting asked to prom? What if the only reason you were asked was because it was part of a crazy scheme that allowed for your sister to go? In 10 things I hate about you, Kat (Julia Stiles) finds out what it feels like to fall for a guy (Heath Ledger), who may not have the best intentions…

 She’s All That (1999)

The unlikely Laney (Rachel Leigh Cook), is nominated for prom queen, after becoming the object of a bet between two high school guys.Can any girl beconme prom queen with the right makeover? Find out in this classic story of boy-falls-for-girl with a lot of unexpected twists along the way.

Can’t Buy Me Love (1987)

Want to see Patrick Dempsey try to be ‘cool’ and do awkward ‘trendy’ dance moves? This one is for you. In this prom movie, Ronald (Patrick Dempsey’s character) prepares for the dance by watching what he thought to be American Bandstand. It turns out he was actually watching a dance on the Africa Cultural Channel. He ends up doing that dance at prom which gets a very strong reaction from the student body.

Mean Girls (2004)

Although this dance is technically a “Spring Fling” instead of a prom, I think we can all agree it is one of the most memorable high school dances of all movies. Gretchen Weiners shows up looking “so fetch” in a great short blue tulle, and typical Regina George shows up looking perfect(ly plastic) in a short strapless pink dress even while wearing a full head brace. Last, but definitely not least, Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) shows up to the Spring Fling just after finishing a mathletes contest and still in full mathletes garb. We’re going to assume you’ve seen this one, but if not, it’s definitely worth checking out.

 

Never Been Kissed (1999)

When Josie, a professional writer, is asigned to go undercover at a local high school, she gets a chance to remake the geek persona she had in school to that of a popular student. With the help of her brother, who decides to go undercover with her, she scores a date to prom with the most popular guy in school, Guy Perkins. Does she end up falling for Guy or does she stick to what she knows?

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