18 Best Movies for Teens Fall 2011

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Back-to-school time also means that the fall movie season has begun. While September and October tend to bring out more adult films, November, December and the holiday season always have plenty of movies in store for all ages, including teens.

September

Dolphin Tale  (9/16) – 3D family drama starring Harry Connick Jr. and Ashley Judd.

Abduction  (9/23) – Taylor Lautner stars as a teenager who finds out that he was abducted as a baby and that the parents that have raised him are not really his.

Moneyball  (9/23) – Comedy/Drama, based on the book by Michael Lewis and the true story of Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland As, it stars Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

50/50  (9/30) – Comedy/drama about a 27 year old (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) diagnosed with cancer. Also starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Seth Rogen.

October

Real Steel  (10/7) – Science fiction film in which robots have replaced humans in boxing. Starring Hugh Jackman and Evangeline Lilly (Lost).

Footloose  (10/14) – Remake of the 1984 Kevin Bacon movie about a rebel who tries to change things in a town where dancing has been banned. Now starring Kenny Wormald.

In Time  (10/28) – Science fiction thriller about a society where nobody ages beyond 25, except for those rich enough to buy time. Starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried.

November

Puss in Boots  (11/4) – 3D animated Shrek spinoff of Puss’s early years.

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas  (11/4) – The 3rd movie in the series, this 3D comedy finds the duo estranged from one another leading very different lives and wind up on a trip to NYC.

Tower Heist  (11/4) – A heist comedy which takes place (and was filmed in) NYC starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck and Alan Alda.

Jack and Jill  (11/11) – Jack must deal with his twin sister Jill when she comes to visit and doesn’t leave. Adam Sandler plays both Jack and Jill and Katie Holmes is Jack’s wife.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1  (11/18) – The first half of the last book of the Twilight series. This half takes us from the wedding through the birth. Bella’s transformation is being saved for Part 2.

The Muppets  (11/23) – Old school Muppet musical comedy film starring Jason Segel and Amy Adams, many great cameos and even more muppets.

Hugo  (11/23) – Adapted from the children’s novel about an orphaned boy who lives between the walls of a Paris train station and looks after the clocks. Directed by Martin Scorcese.

December

Young Adult  (12/9) – From the directing and writing team of Juno, Young Adult stars Charlize Theron as a Teen Lit writer who hasn’t gotten over high school.

The Sitter  (12/9) – Comedy starring Jonah Hill as a student suspended from college who gets talked into babysitting.

Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol  (12/16) – The 4th film in the series, starring Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, Jeremy Renner and Josh Holloway (Lost).

The Adventures of TinTin  (12/23) – Motion capture 3D film based on the comic books, directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson.

See also: 
55 Best Movies for Teens 2013 
20 Movies for Teens Fall 2012
22 Movies for Teens Summer 2012 
30 Movies for Teens 2012
Christmas Movies and Hanukkah TV and Video for Teens
15 Halloween Movies for Teens

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