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.

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.

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

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.

8. 10 Things I Hate About You

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

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.

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.

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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