Movies about school

List of the best movies about the school, selected by visitors to our site: Easy A, Bring It On: Fight to the Finish, All Cheerleaders Die, Sex Ed, The Grad Job, Detachment, School of Rock, School Of Life, The Wave, Front of the Class.

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Easy A (2010)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersTeens, Students, Friends

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.

Bring It On: Fight to the Finish (2009)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrecomedy, sport
CharactersCheerleader, Teens, Friends, Losers
PlotLove, Rivalry, Hip Hop

Christina Milian stars as sassy cheer captain Lina Cruz, whose world is turned upside-down when her family moves from the urban streets of East Los Angeles to the sunny beach town of Malibu. At her new school, Lina clashes with Avery, the ultra-competitive all-star cheer captain, while also falling for Avery's super-cute brother, Evan.

All Cheerleaders Die (2013)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CharactersCheerleader, Zombie, Teens, Witch
PlotRivalry, Revenge, Supernatural, Body exchange

When tragedy rocks Blackfoot High, rebellious outsider Maddy Killian shocks the student body by joining the cheerleading squad. This decision drives a rift between Maddy and her ex-girlfriend Leena Miller — a loner who claims to practice the dark arts. After a confrontation with the football team, Maddy and her new cheerleader friends are sent on a supernatural roller coaster ride which leaves a path of destruction none of them may be able to escape. Remake of their own 2001 feature film.

Sex Ed (2014)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersTeachers, Losers
PlaceSchool, Small cities

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.

The Grad Job (2014)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.4)

Teenagers, in their last year of High School, steel the subjects of the Baccalaureate from the education exam division in order to succeed at the exam.

Detachment (2011)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.7)
CharactersTeachers, Parents, Pupils, Losers
PlotParenting, Depression
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleMakes me think, Depressive, Touching, Gloomy

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.

School of Rock (2003)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersTeachers, Musicians, Rockers, Students, Singers, Guitarists
PlotContests, Music, Uprising, Cheating
PlaceSchool, New York

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.

School Of Life (2005)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryCanada, USA

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.

The Wave (2008)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrethriller, drama

A school teacher discusses types of government with his class. His students find it too boring to repeatedly go over national socialism and believe that dictatorship cannot be established in modern Germany. He starts an experiment to show how easily the masses can become manipulated.

Front of the Class (2008)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.1)

"Front of the Class" is based on the true story of Brad Cohen -- played in the movie by Jimmy Wolk -- who, "after being challenged by Tourette's syndrome from a very young age, defies all odds to become a gifted teacher

Lean On Me (1989)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
CharactersTeachers, Teens
PlotOn real events
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Heavy

When principal Joe Clark takes over decaying Eastside High School, he's faced with students wearing gang colors and graffiti-covered walls. Determined to do anything he must to turn the school around, he expels suspected drug dealers, padlocks doors and demands effort and results from students, staff and parents. Autocratic to a fault, this real-life educator put it all on the lin

Stand and Deliver (1988)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.3)
CharactersTeachers, Teens
PlotOn real events
PlaceSchool, Los Angeles
StyleTouching, Heavy, Soulful, Makes me think, To cry, Gloomy

Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods to try and turn gang members and no-hopers into some of the country's top algebra and calculus students.

Freaks of Nature (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CharactersVampire, Zombie, Aliens, Heroes, Teens
PlotSupernatural, Apocalypse, Alien invasion
PlaceSchool, Small cities

In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.

The Faculty (1998)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy, detective
CharactersAliens, Teachers, Teens, Teachers
PlotAlien invasion, Fight
PlaceSchool, USA, Small cities
StyleDisturbing, Tense, Fascinating

When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet! As mind-controlling parasites rapidly begin spreading from the faculty to the students' bodies, it's ultimately up to the few who are left – an unlikely collection of loners, leaders, nerds and jocks – to save the world from alien domination.

Teen Spirit (2011)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CharactersTeens, Family
PlotSupernatural, Rivalry, Life after death, Ghosts
StyleTouching, Light

The story is about Amber, a mean popular girl who gets electrocuted and dies and is not allowed to enter into heaven unless she helps the least popular girl in school become Prom Queen within a week, but things do not go as planned.

The Perfect Teacher (2010)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
PlotObsession, Love triangle, Seduction
PlaceSchool, College

A spoiled, selfish teenager becomes infatuated with her teacher. She befriends his daughter as a way of worming her way into the family, and sets about manipulating every aspect of his life.

Bad Teacher (2011)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.6)
CharactersTeachers, Teens
PlotWar, Intrigue

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.

The Ron Clark Story (2006)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
PlotOn real events
PlaceSchool, New York, USA

Matthew Perry is real-life inspiration Ron Clark, a passionate and innovative teacher who leaves his small hometown to teach in one of Harlem's toughest schools. But to break through to this students, Clark must use unconventional methods, including his ground-breaking classroom rules, to drive them toward their potential.

The Karate Kid (1984)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, family, sport
CharactersTeens, Friends, Family
PlotMartial Arts, Rivalry, Motorcycles
PlaceSchool, Los Angeles
StyleTouching, Fascinating, To cry

Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than self-defense. Armed with newfound confidence, skill and wisdom, Daniel ultimately faces off against his tormentors in this hugely popular classic underdog tale.

A Walk to Remember (2002)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.4)
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Adventure, Chase, Intrigue, Cancer, First love
PlaceSchool, Deserts, Korea
StyleTouching, Soulful, To cry, Inspirational, Romantic

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.