Disney Plus: 10 best 90s movies to stream now

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1999 Drew Barrymore and David Arquette star in the movie “Never Been Kissed.”
1999 Drew Barrymore and David Arquette star in the movie “Never Been Kissed.” /

3. Never Been Kissed

Never Been Kissed is one of a growing number of ’90s teen movies available to stream, and Disney Plus is the place to find it.

What it’s about: Drew Barrymore stars as Josie, who gets to recreate her high school experience when her boss sends her on an undercover gig. It’s her first shot at jumping from her position as a copy editor to, hopefully, one day realizing her dream of being a reporter. But there’s just one problem: Josie has no idea how to be part of the “in” crowd in high school. She never did.

While pretending to be a student, Josie starts to develop what would be an inappropriate relationship with her English teacher if she were actually a student; but she’s an adult, so the only person who thinks that falling for one other might be wrong is Sam (the teacher). The whole concept is admittedly problematic on a number of levels, yet you will still find yourself rooting for Josie to get her man—especially when she very publicly admits that she has, as the title of the film suggests, never been kissed and wants her first kiss to be with Sam.

Why you should watch it on Disney Plus: Drew Barrymore is amazing as Josie; and in spite of everything that might be wrong or far-fetched about Never Been Kissed, there’s still a lot that the film gets right about a girl’s high school experience. It’s a messy romantic comedy with far more heart than it has any right to have.