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We Rank the 10 Best High School Movie Cliques of ALL TIME

What makes a clique click? THREE THINGS: the clothes, the cars, and the comebacks. And sometimes an evil mastermind ringleader. So four. Four things. We’re here to guide you through the most famous cliques in the history of high school movies—from the groups we wish would give us a ride home to the ones we’d just as soon avoid out of fear of verbal wedgies (that’s YOU, Gretchen Weiners). So please, put down your kale chips, wipe your mouth of kale chip residue, and allow us to present to you our scientific ranking of the most famous cliquery in all of film.