American movies about school

List of the best American movies about the school, selected by visitors to our site: Freaky Friday, The Breakfast Club, A Walk to Remember, Adventures in Public School, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, The Fallout, Zapped, Easy A, Superbad, Dead Poets Society.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek at how the other person feels, thinks and lives.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, short
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

    When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big secret she must keep from Landon.

    Markimdb: 5.9
    Genrecomedy
    CountryCanada, USA
    Duration00:52

    A socially awkward home-schooled kid forces his way into public-school against his suffocating but loving mother's wishes.

    Markimdb: 7.5
    Genrefantasy, adventure, family
    CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
    Duration02:18

      Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – dubbed 'Dumbledore's Army' – to defend themselves against the dark arts.

      Markimdb: 7
      Genredrama
      CountryUSA

      In the wake of a school tragedy, Vada, Mia and Quinton form a unique and dynamic bond as they navigate the never linear, often confusing journey to heal in a world that feels forever changed.

      Markimdb: 5
      Genrefantasy, comedy, family
      CountryCanada, USA
      Duration01:42

      Zoey is a talented dancer whose organized life is rudely disrupted when she moves in with her new step-dad and three step-brothers, until she discovers a dog-training app that can get boys to obey her every command. But she soon learns that it isn't the cure-all she had hoped for.

      Markimdb: 7
      Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:32

        Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school board is becoming concerned, including her favorite teacher and the distracted guidance counselor. With the support of her hilariously idiosyncratic parents and a little help from a long-time crush, Olive attempts to take on her notorious new identity and crush the rumor mill once and for all.

        Markimdb: 7.6
        Genrecomedy
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:53

        High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.

        Markimdb: 8.1
        Genrecomedy, drama
        CountryUSA
        Duration02:08

        At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.

        Markimdb: 6.4
        Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:42

          On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside the body of a teenager, Mike actually has the chance to reverse some decisions he wishes he'd never made. But maybe they weren't so bad after all.

          Markimdb: 6.2
          Genremelodrama, drama
          CountryUSA

          When a hopelessly romantic high school senior falls for a mysterious new classmate, it sets them both on an unexpected journey that teaches them about love, loss, and most importantly themselves.

          Markimdb: 7.2
          Genreaction, comedy, crime
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:49

          In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are assigned to an undercover unit to infiltrate a drug ring that is supplying high school students synthetic drugs.

          Markimdb: 6.4
          Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
          CountryUSA

          When students in their high school begin inexplicably exploding (literally), seniors Mara and Dylan struggle to survive in a world where each moment may be their last.

          Markimdb: 7.7
          Genredrama
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:38

          A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long enough to form any semblance of sentient attachment.

          Markimdb: 6.1
          Genrecomedy, drama
          CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
          Duration01:34

          Rebellious 16 year old Poppy from Mailibu is sent to an English boarding school. Realising her Father isn't coming back to rescue her she tries to get expelled.

          Markimdb: 5.6
          Genrecomedy, melodrama
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:32

          Eddie lands his first teaching gig at an inner city middle school and finds his highly pubescent pupils are receiving no form of sexual education. Eddie isn't really equipped to teach them...he's not exactly experienced romantically.

          Markimdb: 6.3
          Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
          CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
          Duration01:35

          A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the other's shoes.

          Markimdb: 6.5
          Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
          CountryCanada, USA
          Duration01:50

          At Fallbrook Middle School, the annual student-elected Teacher of the Year award is held. And every year for the last 43 years Norman Warner or most fondly called Stormin' Norman Warner has won the award. Now that he has died, the burden of carrying the legacy falls into the hands of Matt Warner, the son of the late Norman Warner who has always lived in the shadow of his father.

          Markimdb: 7.6
          Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:33

          When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the teacher. However, the situation soon gets complicated when Max's new friend becomes involved with her, setting the two pals against one another in a war for her attention.

          Markimdb: 5.5
          Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, family, music
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:38

          Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the school's musical. As they reach for the stars and follow their dreams, everyone learns about acceptance, teamwork, and being yourself. And it's all set to fun tunes and very cool dance moves!

          Markimdb: 7.3
          Genredrama, biography, sport
          CountryUSA, Germany
          Duration02:16

          Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.

          Markimdb: 7.9
          Genremelodrama, drama
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:42

          A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the unforgettable friends that help us through life.

          Markimdb: 6.9
          Genredrama
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:49

          William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to a close student-teacher relationship, but results in a life lesson for Hundert that will still haunt him a quarter of a century later.

          Markimdb: 5.6
          Genrecomedy, melodrama
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:29

            A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job and her students is forced to return to her job to make enough money for a boob job after her rich fiancé dumps her.

            Markimdb: 6.6
            Genrethriller, drama
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:54

            After surviving a stabbing by a student, teacher Trevor Garfield moves from New York to Los Angeles. There, he resumes teaching as a substitute teacher. The education system, where violent bullies control the classrooms and the administration is afraid of lawsuits, slowly drives Garfield mad.

            Markimdb: 7.2
            Genredrama
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:46

            Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a startling discovery of his secret life, causing a tenuous bond between the two that could either end disastrously or provide a catalyst of hope.

            Markimdb: 7.6
            Genredrama, crime, biography
            CountryGermany, USA
            Duration02:03

            A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.

            Markimdb: 7.1
            Genrecomedy, music
            CountryUSA, Germany
            Duration01:48

            Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll. The school's hard-nosed principal is rightly suspicious of Finn's activities. But Finn's roommate remains in the dark about what he's doing.

            Markimdb: 6.5
            Genredrama, biography
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:39

            Former Marine Louanne Johnson lands a gig teaching in a pilot program for bright but underachieving teens at a notorious inner-city high school. After having a terrible first day, she decides she must throw decorum to the wind. When Johnson returns to the classroom, she does so armed with a no-nonsense attitude informed by her military training and a fearless determination to better the lives of her students -- no matter what the cost.

            Markimdb: 6.7
            Genrecomedy
            CountryUSA

            After a regrettable first sexual encounter, a straight-laced high school student and her slacker best friend have 24 hours to hunt down a Plan B pill in America's heartland.

            Markimdb: 6.3
            Genreaction, comedy, crime
            CountryUSA, China
            Duration02:26

            After he reunites with an old pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.

            Markimdb: 5.1
            Genremelodrama, drama, family, music
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:00

            While attending college in Cape Town, Melea Martin feels constrained by the school's strict policies, and decides to set out on her own. Searching for a way to use her talents as a dancer and inspire the community around her, Melea rents a failing theater in order to put on a Hip-Hop Romeo and Juliet performance. But much like the Capulets and Montagues, conflicts between cast members threaten to bring the whole performance to a halt...

            Markimdb: 6.5
            Genrethriller, drama, crime
            CountryUSA
            Duration02:35

            Naomi Watts stars as Susan, a single mother of two, working as a waitress in a small town. Her son, Henry, is an 11-year-old genius who not only manages the family finances but acts as emotional support for his mother and younger brother. When Henry discovers that the girl next door has a terrible secret, he implores Susan to take matters into her own hands in this imaginative and emotional drama.

            Markimdb: 7.4
            Genrecomedy, drama
            CountryUSA
            Duration02:26

            Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.

            Markimdb: 6.5
            Genrecomedy, melodrama
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:38

              Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together they'll face the school's mean girl and remind everyone that we are all someone's DUFF… and that's totally fine.

              Markimdb: 5.4
              Genreaction, comedy
              CountryUSA
              Duration02:27

              A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.

              Markimdb: 7.2
              Genrecomedy, drama
              CountryUSA

              A nebbish high school senior and his best friends embarks on a road trip to attend the greatest music festival of the year in a last-ditch effort to win over the girl of his dreams.

              Markimdb: 7.6
              Genrecomedy
              CountryUSA
              Duration01:42

              The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum when his football coach demands he sign a "no drugs" pledge.

              Markimdb: 7
              Genrecomedy
              CountryUSA, Canada
              Duration01:37

                Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

                Markimdb: 7.7
                Genredrama
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:51

                After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems. While searching for some stability, Stark forms a bond with a disturbed classmate, Plato, and falls for local girl Judy. However, Judy is the girlfriend of neighborhood tough, Buzz. When Buzz violently confronts Jim and challenges him to a drag race, the new kid's real troubles begin.

                Markimdb: 7.6
                Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:49

                Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's fallen for online.

                Markimdb: 6.6
                Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
                CountryUSA
                Duration02:09

                On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student.

                Markimdb: 6.7
                Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:36

                Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it seems too good to be true. As Andie starts falling for Blane, she begins to realize that dating someone from a different social sphere is not easy.

                Markimdb: 5.3
                Genrehorror, comedy
                CountryUSA, Canada
                Duration01:42

                  A newly possessed cheerleader turns into a killer who specializes in offing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?

                  Markimdb: 6.4
                  Genreadventure, family, cartoon, sport
                  CountryArgentina, Spain, United Kingdom, France, USA
                  Duration01:46

                  In the small village where Amadeo lives there is no one good enough to challenge his skills at Table Football. But, while Amadeo may be a genius as a table football player in real life he's a loser. He's in love with Lara, his childhood friend, but he's so shy that he can't bring himself to confess his love for her. So he just hangs out in his quaint, timeless village. When Amadeo beats the village bully Flash at Table Football. The scene is set for an epic rivalry. Consumed with anger Flash vows to get even and 10 years later he returns as an International Superstar, a Football Icon and Galatico determined to wreak his revenge.

                  Markimdb: 6
                  Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
                  CountryUSA
                  Duration01:54

                  After he did some jobs for CIA, ex-marine John Shale is visiting his high school love Jane. She's now a teacher in Columbus High School in Miami. Soon after his arriving Jane has her knee cap broken while jogging. After that, John decides to go undercover as her substitute in high school. Very soon he finds out that gang named Kings of Destruction is terrorizing the school.

                  Markimdb: 5.7
                  Genredrama, sport
                  CountryUSA

                  A bright and determined teen who has mild cerebral palsy strives to be a wrestler on his high school's team and to win over the heart of a classmate, the girl of his dreams.

                  Markimdb: 5.5
                  Genrecomedy, adventure, family
                  CountryUSA, Canada
                  Duration01:34

                  Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy,

                  Markimdb: 7.8
                  Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, family
                  CountryUSA
                  Duration01:48

                  Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch attempt to set things straight, Marty finds himself bound for 1955 and face to face with his teenage parents -- again.




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