Cliches of Teen Movies Essay
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It seems that America craves these movies; from Ten Things I Hate About You to She’s All That to Drive Me Crazy, teens have flocked to the theaters to see the same movie plot merely with different characters. Although these films do not contain much acting talent, their scripts are strikingly similar to those of Shakespeare. For instance, O is a modern Othello and Crazy/Beautiful is merely Romeo and Juliet in a high school setting. It is pathetic how many teenagers excitedly watch and enjoy movies such as Save the Last Dance and Never Been Kissed , yet they shun classics like Othello and Romeo and Juliet.
Almost all teen movies have the same plot; once you have seen one, you have seen them all. Guy sees girl. Guy gets girl. Guy and girl fall in love. An altercation occurs to break that love. Guy and girl fall in love again. Hollywood is attempting to make it seem as if events like these frequently occur in high schools. However, every teen can testify that situations like these are not very probable. Teenagers should not waste their money on movies which