He finally texts her and the two fall madly in love. What it's about: Next-door neighbors Nicole (post-Clarissa Melissa Joan Hart) and Chase (pre-Entourage Adrian Grenier) grow apart as they grow up, but reunite in the name of getting back at their respective exes and ultimately fall for each other in spite of their scheming. " (Bonus: Their kiss was also Natalie Wood's first on-screen kiss! Despite their saying many gorgeous, Shakespearian things to each other, it ends in tragedy. But also: The "morning after," when the early sun's filtering in and they're rolling around in the white sheets. But it's Ethan Embry's Preston, who's pined for popular girl and newly single Amanda (Jennifer Love Hewitt) that gives the movie its heart. After some adorable off-screen banter and kissing noises, he gives her an orgasm, which earns the movie some major bonus points. While serving community service at the arts high school he was caught vandalizing, his dance ability helps win him entrance into the school and the heart of the tightly wound "traditional" dancer Nora (Jenna Dewan). Moment that made you melt: Jake Ryan, whose name must be said in full for ever and ever, is standing outside the church after Sam's sister's disaster of a wedding in a sweater vest and waves to her, much to believe her disbelief. ) star as sisters Kat (Stiles) and Bianca (Oleynik), whose overprotective father at first won't let them date and then modifies his rule so that the younger, more outgoing Bianca can only date once standoffish Kat has a boyfriend.
Moment that made you melt: That epic, playful mud fight.
—Anne Helen Petersen What it's about: A high school mathlete, Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens), and basketball superstar, Troy (Zac Efron), get paired up at karaoke on New Year's Eve while on their respective family vacations and part ways at midnight, thinking they'll never see each other again...
UNTIL (in true Grease fashion) Gabriella unexpectedly winds up transferring to Troy's school and both are torn between their cliques and their love of "the theater."Moment that made you melt: When Troy almost walks off the stage on that fateful karaoke night during "Start of Something New," thinking Gabriella wouldn't want to sing with him and then is taken aback by her angelic voice.
—Jaimie Etkin What it's about: Alvin (Nick Cannon) only wants to be popular.
Moment that made you melt: Clad in their underwear, Sam and Suzy dance to a Françoise Hardy record on her brother’s portable player, first separately and then closer. ” First forays into sex have never looked so quirkily adorable. They send her off to get reformed at a reparative therapy facility for teens called True Directions where she meets the angsty Graham (Clea Duvall).
Sam goes in for a kiss, and after Suzy asks, “Can you French kiss? Though Graham initially rejects everything Megan stands for, soon, they fall in love. What it's about: Shy freshman Charlie (Logan Lerman) is welcomed by stepsiblings Sam (Emma Watson) and Patrick (Ezra Miller) and their close-knit band of misfits.Austin and his friends start a school-wide search to find the girl behind the mask. What it's about: This one's complicated, but a love triangle develops between three friends who come of age at a mysterious, secluded boarding school and are destined to lead brief lives. What it's about: Spoiled wild child and congressman's daughter Nicole (Kirsten Dunst) falls for a working-class Mexican-American straight-A student named Carlos (Jay Hernandez) and a clash of cultures ensues. What it's about: Torrance (Kirsten Dunst again! Their lips meet just as "She Loves Me" by Stephen Duffy swells and it’s all kinds of wonderful, right down to the shot of Stoltz's grease-covered hand on Masterson’s hip.Moment that made you melt: When Austin, in the final huddle of the big football game, leaves the field and runs into the crowd to kiss Sam. Kathy (Carey Mulligan) and Tommy (Andrew Garfield) think that their true love might win them an exception to the rule that would separate them forever. (Note: This has nothing to do with the Hanson song of the same name that is also fantastic in its own right.)Moment that made you melt: That montage of Nicole and Carlos' adorable honeymoon stage set to David Gray's "This Year's Love" that includes Carlos bonding with a puppy on the beach with only his head sticking out of the sand. ) tries to lead her cheerleading squad to victory; Cliff (Jesse Bradford) hates cheerleading; through a series of excellent musical choreography montages, they figure out their love for each other. —Alison Willmore What it's about: In New York City's Upper West Side in the mid-'50s, there's a serious rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teen gangs of different ethnic backgrounds (the former are Polish-American and the latter are Puerto Rican). —Erica Futterman What it's about: Halley (Mandy Moore) meets Macon (Trent Ford) outside the guidance counselor's office during her senior year of high school, which is off to a rough start: Her father has moved out, her pot-smoking grandmother has moved in, and her best friend watched her boyfriend drop dead on the soccer field.When Kim asked why he did it, knowing the truth, Edward tells her, simply, that he did it. After the meeting, Gus asks Hazel if she wants to go watch a movie with him. When Andie smiles in shocked delight after figuring out who she’s been chatting with, you have to figure some of the surprise comes from wondering how the hell Blane managed to scan photos of the two of them and have them transfer so quickly on the era's technology. Still, they give Cher — and us — hope that true love exists. What it's about: Jim (James Dean) is emotional and frustrated — his parents are too controlling and the rest of the world misunderstands him, save the beautiful Judy (Natalie Wood). What it's about: The setting’s been updated to the present day in the fictional but Miamiesque Verona Beach, which isn't surprising given the sort of stylishly overblown look director Baz Luhrmann's famous for. Moment that made you melt: Young Monica and Quincy decide to make it official..Hostess treats. Moment that made you melt: Sutter and Aimee’s first big conversation and first kiss is filmed in one long, impressive take in the woods as they wander away from a party. Moment that made you melt: After a helluva night, Norah wants to kiss Nick in her father's recording studio, but all she can say is "Hi," while looking down at her feet.She does, and then sits in anguish for days waiting for Gus to call her again. Moment that made you melt: After a near-death experience with a truck during a driving lesson, Murray and Dionne reaffirm exactly how much they mean to each other. Moment that made you melt: When Jim and Judy cuddle by the fire and Judy wonders, "Is this what it's like to love somebody? But the story remains the same: Romeo (Leonardo Di Caprio) and Juliet (Claire Danes) fall in love even though they're from feuding families. It’s salty-sweet and excellent evidence that Teller and Woodley are the current king and queen of playing real teenagers, as Aimee blossoms in the light of his unexpected admiration, giggling “Oh my god, no,” when he tells her, “Amy, you’re absolutely beautiful.” —A. What it's about: A group of teens make a last-ditch attempt to find and lose love during an epic high school graduation house party. It's definitely when Landon made the telescope on Jamie's front lawn so she could see the stars from her bedroom because she was too sick to leave the house. He picks up her chin, she smiles, and eventually, they both lean in. What it's about: Tyler (Channing Tatum) is a bad boy from the streets of Philly who also happens to be an amazing dancer. What it's about: Sam Baker's (Molly Ringwald) family fucking forgets her birthday and on that no-so-sweet 16, her senior crush Jake Ryan (Michael Schoeffling) finds the sex quiz she took "anonymously" that reveals she has a huge crush on him. What it's about: In this adaptation of Taming of the Shrew, Julia Stiles and Larisa Oleynik (Alex Mack!The two start dating, though unbeknownst to Matthew, Danielle works as a porn star. What it's about: Matt (Chris O' Donnell at peak hotness) is a good, normal, Seattle kid; Casey (Drew Barrymore) is the '90s version of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl who shows up as the new kid from Chicago and beguiles him, taking them on a whirlwind emotional and physical journey before her mental illness takes over. Moment that made you melt: After taking a blow to the head from a vengeful Amber during a school dodgeball game, Tracy's comforted by Link, who tells her, "lt's not who wins — it's how you play the game" before asking her to go steady. What it's about: Best friends Lena (Alexis Bledel), Tibby (Amber Tamblyn), Bridget (Blake Lively), and Carmen (America Ferrera) find a pair of jeans that magically fit them each perfectly and use them as a way to track their separate journeys over summer break. What it's about: Awkward teen Mia Thermopolis (Anne Hathaway) discovers she's actually heir to the throne of the kingdom of Genovia and also Julie Andrews' granddaughter.