Cady (Lindsay Lohan) enters high school for the first time in Mean Girls (2004), after being brought up in the African bush by her zoologist parents, and comes into conflict with her new peers when she falls for the ex-boyfriend of the schools most popular girl.
In Save the Last Dance (2001) the dream of Sara (Julia Stiles) is to become a world class ballerina, but when her mother dies she has to join her estranged father in Chicagos gritty south side. An outcast until she meets Derek (Sean Patrick Thomas), both find a chance to fulfil their dreams and fall in love.
Clueless (1995) sees Cher (Alicia Silverstone) take dowdy new girl Tai (Brittany Murphy) under her wing as she attempts to tech her how to be a Betty. But its Cher who needs the lessons in love when Christian (Justin Walker) and Josh (Paul Rudd) come on the scene.