13 Movies to Cure the Back-to-School Blues

As hard as it may be to accept, back-to-school time is upon us. In between buying supplies and lamenting over all the things you should’ve accomplished this summer, allow us to suggest some movies to cure those back-to-school blues.

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1. Mean Girls

If Mean Girls taught us anything it’s that being a “cool” girl comes with a price. It also taught us that “fetch” is never gonna happen.

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2. The Breakfast Club
Detention never looked so good. Not that we encourage that sort of thing…
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3. School of Rock

Don’t you wish Jack Black was your teacher? If only our middle school experience was this fun.

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4. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
A movie perfect for those days when all you dream about is playing hooky.
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5. Clueless

This movie will make you want to immediately go back-to-school shopping to look as fab as Cher. Wearing last year’s clothes? As if!

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6. Dead Poets Society

Fingers crossed you have a teacher as inspirational as Robin Williams’ John Keating. Carpe diem!

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7. Napoleon Dynamite

Take some cues from Napoleon and embrace your weirdness this school year! It worked out pretty well for him.

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8. 10 Things I Hate About You

Maybe a hot guy will sing to you on the bleachers this year. Hey, it could happen!

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9. Easy A

Rumors spread fast in high school. Olive may have willingly ruined her reputation, but you don't have to!

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10. Election

This movie might encourage you to run for school government this year…or it might make you want to run in the opposite direction.

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11. Billy Madison

The most intense back-to-school experience: At age 27, Billy is tasked with completing all 12 grades in two-week intervals.

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12. Never Been Kissed

Things do get better for high school nerds – just ask Josie Grossie.

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13. The Perks of Being a Wallflower

High school can be an angtsy, confusing time. Watch this movie and relate.

Which movies cure YOUR back-to-school blues? We’d love to know! Tell us on Facebook and Twitter!

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