Ferris Bueller breaks the teen-comedy mold by being cool under fire, always having a plan, and being comfortably in love with his girlfriend.
This high-school flick about different cliques getting along set the tone for John Hughes' career, and spawned the Brat Pack.
Sean Penn is unforgettable as Jeff Spicoli, but Jennifer Jason Leighâ€™s turn as as the sexually curious and inexperienced Stephanie is classic.
Molly Ringwald suffers through an epic and hilarious day of high school embarassments (her crush intercepts a racy note about him).
At least one apple pie was harmed during the making of this movie, the one that coined the term â€œMILF.â€
It captures the '70s right down to the nitty-gritty details: Legal drinking at 18 and girls pulling on skin-tight jeans with pliers.
Raw and ribald in an unabashedly juvenile way, Porky's spawned a brand-new genre: The teen-sex comedy.
Molly Ringwaldâ€™s misfit character rises above all of her uppity high school's "richie kids" and gets popular boy, Blane (Andrew McCarthy).
Queen bee Cher (Alicia Silverstone) may be materialistic, but her big heart is obvious to hunky step-bro Paul Rudd.
As Llyod and Diane, John Cusack and Ione Skye are thoughtful and three-dimensional lovebirds, proving all teens aren't sex crazed.