For some kids, the end of summer means the loss of freedom and an end to sleeping late. For others, it means a chance to go shopping for school supplies! Pens, notebooks, folders, and (if you’re old enough to remember the ’80s) a Trapper Keeper.
Sure, school sucks hard at times, but it’s also a great opportunity for comedy. At least, Hollywood thinks so.
Our picks for best back-to-school comedies (most recent to oldest):
- Bad Teacher (2011)
- Easy A (2010)
- Superbad (2007)
- Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
- Mean Girls (2004)
- Election (1999)
- Clueless (1995)
- Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
- The Breakfast Club (1985)
- Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
All month long, Movie Smackdown! is saluting the back-to-school mentality by featuring some classic comedies set in high school and college. And we want you – our loyal Smackheads – to vote on your favorite movie.
Tell your friends and classmates to vote early and often. We’ll post the results at the end of the month.