• Teen films is a film genre targeted at teenagers and young adults.• Plots based upon the lives off all teenagers so the target audience can relate• interests of teenagers, such as coming of age, first love, rebellion, conflict with parents, teen angst, and alienation.• These subjects are presented in a glossy, stereotyped or trivialized way. Based around humour to take seriousness away.• Some teen films appeal to young males while others appeal to young females.
The Brat PackThe Brat Pack is a nickname given to a group of young actors who frequently appeared together in teen- oriented coming-of-age films in the 1980s. First mentioned in a 1985 New York magazine article, it is now usually described as the castmembers of two specific films released in 1985 – The Breakfast Club and St. Elmos Fire – although sometimes other actors areincluded. The "core" members are Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, and Ally Sheedy
Characters most widely used conventions are thestereotypes and social groups. The wide range stereotypes most commonly used include: • The Jock/Cheerleader • The Princess • The Geek/Nerd • The Rebel • The Misfit, or The Outcast• The Average Girl/Boy (the boy/girl next door) • The New Girl/Boy • The Loner • The Band Geek
Apart from the characters there are many other codes and conventions of teen film. These films are often set in or around high schools as this allows for many different social cliques to be shown. This is different in hybrid teen films, but for the classic romantic comedy teen film this is almost always the case.
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