The Best '70s Teen Movieby pere-25366 | created - 16 Jul 2018 | updated - 19 Aug 2018 | Public
Ah, '70s culture... a sexually charged time defined by teen passions of disco, drive-ins, diners, roller skating, neon signs and so many other great things. To remember this seemingly lost innocence, we have '70s teen movies - they either reminded us of that decade or a decade that preceded it; either way, nostalgia was felt with these films.
Which of these '70s Teen movies will you most likely remember?
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1. The Last Picture Show (1971)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically.
Votes: 39,167 | Gross: $29.13M
2. Grease (1978)
PG-13 | 110 min | Musical, Romance
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?
Votes: 220,761 | Gross: $188.76M
3. American Graffiti (1973)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Votes: 77,110 | Gross: $115.00M
4. National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
R | 109 min | Comedy
At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Votes: 107,324 | Gross: $0.20M
5. Carrie (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror
Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
Votes: 158,501 | Gross: $33.80M
8. I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
In 1964, six teenagers from New Jersey run off to see The Beatles perform on The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) in the hope of meeting their idols. However, they don't have tickets. Along the way, they learn new things about friendship and growing up.
9. A Swedish Love Story (1970)
115 min | Drama, Romance
Two teenagers fall in love over the summer, in spite of cynical and disapproving adults who dismiss their relationship as being nothing but young love.
11. The Wanderers (1979)
R | 112 min | Drama
The Wanderers is a teenage, Italian gang in Bronx, NYC, 1963. They have their confrontations with other gangs. Drugs and weapons are uncool. Adult life awaits them.
Votes: 9,435 | Gross: $0.01M
12. The Last House on the Left (1972)
R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts.
Votes: 30,714 | Gross: $3.10M
14. Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
15 year old Dawn runs away from what she feels is an intolerable home life. In the big city, she ends up turning to prostitution when she is unable to get a job due to her age. Life at home... See full summary »
16. Massacre at Central High (1976)
R | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A high school transfer student, pushed to the edge by a trio of brutal bullies, resorts to murder to reclaim the school from oppression, and later turns against the students wanting to fill the vacuum of their oppressors.
17. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
R | 83 min | Horror
Two siblings and three of their friends en route to visit their grandfather's grave in Texas end up falling victim to a family of cannibalistic psychopaths and must survive the terrors of Leatherface and his family.
Votes: 126,973 | Gross: $30.86M
18. Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Music
Ramones fanatic and delinquent Riff Randell battle it out with the strict new principle of Vince Lombardi High School, Miss Togar, with help from the Ramones.
20. Leave Us Alone (1975)
82 min | Drama
A group from a ten to sixteen-year-old Danish educational center breaks the rules there and goes to an uninhabited island in a stolen boat. When the boat disappears, they are left to ... See full summary »
22. Van Nuys Blvd. (1979)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
A small-town kid hears about the wild nights of cruising the boulevard in Van Nuys, California. He drives out there to check it out, and gets involved with drag racers, topless dancers and bikers.
23. Summer of '42 (1971)
PG | 104 min | Drama, Romance
During his summer vacation on Nantucket Island in 1942, a youth eagerly awaiting his first sexual encounter finds himself developing an innocent love for a young woman awaiting news on her soldier husband's fate in WWII.
24. The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
PG | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives alone in a high-class Quebec small town, but unknown to the neighbors, she is leading a secret and dangerous life.