Check out these memorable, romantic, funny or even scary, proms from movies and TV shows throughout the years!
Mean Girls (2004)
The previously homeschooled Cady (Lindsay Lohan) goes from awkward new girl to queen of the Plastics and learns the ins and outs of high school cliques. In the climactic prom scene, she gives a speech remarking that everyone should be a prom king or prom queen in their hearts, rather than trying to sabotage one another.
One Tree Hill (2007)
There's so much drama in this episode, it's been dubbed "Prom Night at Hater High." Nathan's pre-prom party leads to serious fights, and Peyton and Brooke want to destroy each other. Brooke even writes the word "whore" in fluorescent on her prom dress — talk about cruel!
Prom Night (2008)
Donna and her friends have to find a way to escape a killer (a deranged high school teacher) on prom night. Will she survive, or will the night that's supposed to be the best in her life end up being the worst?
High School Musical 3 (2008)
It's senior year at East High and you know what that means: a flashy prom number in the high school musical! It will leave you singing along, "Yeah, Yeah, Yeah / Throw the cheers into the air / It's coming closer; / Time to dance, / It's our prom time, /Our night to share."
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2008)
Season 7 ends with a glam hotel prom scene, featuring a guest appearance by Natasha Bedingfield.
When it starts to rain on her prom, Tori takes control of the situation and belts out a never-before-heard song that gets the crowd pumping! Even better than the upbeat tunes? The fashion! Tori's red flirty prom gown, over-the-elbow gloves and fancy jewels were perfection!