The Sweetest, Sappiest, and Most Swoon-Worthy Romantic Teen Comedies You Can Stream on Netflix
Teen rom-coms are a major movie staple. Who doesn’t feel a little sappy watching young, hopeful characters struggling to figure out love for the first time? Netflix is home to plenty of teen romantic comedies, and although their library of originals definitely has some instant modern classics, there’s more to watch than just the newest titles. From buzzy new movies to old-school classics, and ensemble comedies to LGBTQ+ flicks and more, there’s something for everyone’s here. Whether you’re hosting a movie night for you and your roommates or you’re looking for a good movie to snuggle up with alone, these romantic teen comedies are just the thing you need to add to your queue.
Ahead, we’ve rounded up the best teen rom-coms on Netflix that are packed with lots of humor and swoon-worthy romance. No matter how old you are, we guarantee these titles will put a smile on your face. Check out the best movies you can stream on Netflix, now.
– Additional reporting by Lauren Harano
High Strung Free Dance
A choreographer decides to cast a dancer and an innovative pianist in a hot new Broadway show, but when two people on set fall for each other, love is undeniably in the air.
Watch High Strung Free Dance on Netflix now.
An oldie but goodie, this 2004 flick follows a group of friends on a wild night leading up to their first day of high school. They must win a scavenger hunt to snatch the best seat on campus and to secure their social status.
Watch Sleepover on Netflix now.
Falling in love while dancing is a time-honored trope because it’s just so much fun! In this modern dance comedy starring Jordan Fisher and Sabrina Carpenter, an overachieving high school senior starts a dance troupe to pad out her résumé for college. Along the way, she discovers a real talent and love for dance, plus a sparking connection with a young choreographer.
Watch Work It on Netflix now.
This Brazilian rom-com follows a teen who doesn’t believe in love after her parent’s divorce until a pop star shows her what love really is.
Watch DJ Cinderella on Netflix now.
After a damaging video goes viral of teenage model Cora (played by Debby Ryan), she decides to pack up and spend time in Australia with her Aunt Margot (played by Genevieve Hegney). Their time together teaches them life lessons they didn’t even know they needed.
Watch Rip Tide on Netflix now.
Feel the Beat
Descendants actress Sofia Carson stars in this dance comedy as April, an aspiring performer who – after she fails to land a role on Broadway – returns home to Wisconsin, where she’s tasked with training a group of young outcasts for a major dance competition. Though she’s reluctant to do so, that changes when she learns that the competition gives her an opportunity to perform in front of Broadway producer Welly Wong, who could potentially save her dance career.
Watch Feel the Beat on Netflix now.
Noah Centineo stars in this comedy that follows a ladies man and tech genius who become roommates in college. One loves his computer and the other loves women, so together they develop a hook-up app that helps people on their new college campus where everyone can, you know, get to know each other, if you will.
Watch Swiped on Netflix now.
A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish
The Perfect Date‘s Laura Marano takes on the role of Katherine “Kat” Decker, an aspiring singer who’s stuck in the shadow of her overbearing stepmother and stepsisters. Fortunately, her seasonal job working as a singing elf at a Christmas fair brings her in contact with the handsome Nick (Runaways‘ Gregg Sulkin), who plays a Santa on the tree lot. The two hit it off, and soon Kat finds herself invited to a prestigious gala that draws the jealousy of her stepsisters. Will she be able to attend and fall for Nick? We’ll just have to wait and see!
Watch A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish on Netflix now.
Can't Hardly Wait
With graduation approaching, an entire senior class gathers at a wealthy classmate’s home for one final, epic party. Over the course of the night, several different romances start, stop, and struggle as everyone tries to figure out what they regret and what – and who – they still want.
Watch Can’t Hardly Wait on Netflix now.
Jodi has always been the tallest girl in school, leading to some major insecurities and a frustrating love life. When she falls for a handsome exchange student, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an unexpected love triangle, forcing her to realize some things about herself that she’d never thought about before.
Watched Tall Girl on Netflix now.
A teenage girl tries to make the most of her time with her longtime crush-turned-boyfriend at a beach house one summer. When a country star hiding out from the public crosses their paths, everyone’s hearts are suddenly and unexpectedly on the line.
Watch SPF-18 on Netflix now.
Two teenagers – one working-class girl, one wealthy and privileged boy – find themselves caught up with each other in a debate-team rivalry. As they both fight to get into the colleges of their dreams, they start to realize that they might have more in common than they first thought.
Watch Candy Jar on Netflix now.