Fans of writer/director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson are eagerly anticipating and enthusiastic about her new work. On September 16th, when Kaytin’s brand-new dark comedy for teens, Do Revenge, debuts on Netflix, followers are counting down the days. It stands to reason that female writers would predominate in the genre given that the majority of teen films focus on teen girls, however this isn’t always the case. Let’s take a look at some further female authors who contributed to some of the best teen films. IMDB is in charge of voting. View the list below.

1. CODA (2021)

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Written and Directed By-  Sian Heder

New England’s Gloucester. High school senior Ruby Rossi always has a lot going on. As she is a Child of Deaf Adults and the only hearing person in her family. It is true that a teenager may find it difficult to balance her responsibilities at school, her social life, her father’s fishing boat, and her obligations to her family. Do Ruby’s parents realise that she enjoys singing, though? The brilliant young girl finds herself at a crossroads when she joins the school chorus and singing develops into a passion.

2. Juno (2007)

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Director- Jason Reitman

Written By- Diablo Cody

This story takes place over the course of four seasons, beginning in the fall when Juno, a 16-year-old high school junior in Minnesota. She learns she is pregnant following an incident in a chair with her best friend Bleeker. The eccentric and razor-sharp Juno makes the decision to give birth and place the child with an adoptive couple. While waiting in the lobby of an abortion clinic. She locates one in the PennySaver personals, makes contact with them, informs her dad and stepmother. Then resumes her studies. The chosen parents, affluent yuppies, meet Juno, sign the papers, and the year progresses. One is calm and relaxed back while the other is meticulous and stern.

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3. Lady (2017)

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Written and Directed By- Greta Gerwig

Christine McPherson is a controversial Catholic high school senior woman who goes by the moniker “Lady Bird”. She is literally on pins and needles about finally leaving her hometown of Sacramento, California. In order to enrol in a prestigious institution in New York City. In contrast, going to a public university closer to home would be much cheaper and safer for her given her average grades and the financial strain on her family. Especially in light of the horrific 9/11 tragedy, which occurred just one year ago. In the end, Lady Bird must find a way to realise her aspirations. Despite her failing grades, countless college applications, developing adolescent sexuality, and a strong-willed mother who is a real mother hen.

4. The Hate U Give (2018)

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Director- George Tillman Jr.

Screenplay By- Audrey Wells

Starr Carter alternates between the luxury, predominately white prep school she attends and the impoverished, largely black neighbourhood where she resides. When she sees her childhood best friend being fatally shot by a police officer, the uncomfortable balance between two worlds is soon upended. Starr must discover her voice and make the decision to stand up for what is right in the face of pressure from all corners of the community.

5. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

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Director- Gil Junger

Written By- Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith

The Stratford sisters are the attractive and well-liked. Bianca, who has never been on a date, and Kat, their older sibling, a harridan with a bad temper. Her biting wit is equaled only by her unwavering resolve to turn off every guy who even faintly shows an interest in her. Unfortunately, rigid Stratford family norms prevent Bianca from dating until her evil sister Kat gets a boyfriend of her own. Now it seems exceedingly unlikely given Kat’s social awkwardness. Bianca’s desperate search for love evolves into a complicated plan to pair Kat with a man who is the male equivalent of her.

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A man whose reputation is so terrible that Kat might rise to the occasion. Also, find him deserving of her subtle charms. When Bianca’s would-be boyfriend pays Patrick Verona, a grumpy young guy with an enigmatic past, to woo and win Kat. In order to open the door for Bianca to start dating, mate mayhem results.

6. The Edge Of Seventeen (2016)

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Written and Directed By- Kelley Fremon Craig

Junior high school student Nadine Franklin, from the Portland suburbs, tells Mr. Bruner, her teacher, that she intends to end her life in October 2015. Nadine describes her life up to this point: Nadine and her older, more popular brother Darian are different by the time Nadine is seven years old. The only immediate family member Nadine feels connected to is her father Tom. Nadine has a tumultuous relationship with her overly theatrical and image-conscious mother Mona, who appears to favour her brother. Nadine, who is 13 years old, is encouraged by her friendships with her father and closest friend Krista. While driving, Nadine’s dad passes away after a heart attack. Nadine’s life is turned upside down by the passing of her father.

7. Booksmart (2019)

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Director- Olivia Wilde

Written By- Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, Susanna Fogel, Katie Silberman

Overachievers in school Amy and Molly believed that by working hard, they had an advantage over their high school classmates. The best friends, however, suddenly realise that they might have missed out on some of the memorable teenage experiences on the eve of graduation. In an effort to make up for lost time, the girls try to pack four years’ worth of pleasure into one night, which leads to a wild adventure for which no amount of academic preparation could have prepared them.

8. Mean Girls (2004)

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Director- Mark Waters

Written By- Tina Fey

From the African bushland, Cady Heron relocates to a new house. She transfers to a new school, where she makes friends with Janis and Damian. Her new pals advise her to avoid the Plastics, an A-list, well-liked, vulgar, and attractive group led by Regina George and featuring Gretchen and Karen. Cady immediately falls in love after meeting Aaron Samuels. When Regina learns about this, she decides to exact retribution by grabbing Aaron and hanging him in front of Cady. Damian, Cady, and Janis are currently plotting to degrade Regina’s position. Cady, on the other hand, starts to resemble the Plastics as she spends more time with them.

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9. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)

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Director- Susan Johnson

Written By- Sofia Alvarez

Lara Jean Covey, a teenager, leads a typical, monotonous high school existence up until some surprising letters are sent to all of her old crushes. These were private love letters that were only intended for her to read, but one day her sister Kitty decided to share them in an effort to make Lara Jean’s life more fascinating. At school, when these lads begin to approach her about their letters, her life is thrown into chaos. These boys include Peter Kavinsky, her arch-enemy Gen’s lover, and Josh, who also happens to be her neighbour and the boyfriend of her older sister Margot. Lara Jean discovers herself and perhaps even a meaningful connection through a series of extremely bizarre incidents.

10. The Half Of It (2020)

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Written and Directed By- Alice Wu

Senior Ellie Chu is torn between staying behind to support her father Edwin or moving out to attend a far-off college. One that is difficult because she has no friends and is silent while thinking about everything. If not, there is no one to tell. Paul, however, alters that. Since Edwin doesn’t generate enough money, Ellie writes papers for a significant number of her classmates in order to supplement her income. Paul wants Ellie to assist him in writing a love letter to Aster Flores rather than his essay because he is aware of this. Someone who is already dating the most popular guy at school might think that the son of the neighbourhood sausage shop is a decent option. In order to romance Aster, Ellie and Paul work together, but as things become more difficult, they also become messy.