Movies about school

List of the best movies about the school, selected by visitors to our site: F*&% the Prom, Z-O-M-B-I-E-S, Sierra Burgess Is a Loser, Boarding School, Gifted, Wonder, The Kissing Booth, Eighth Grade, Candy Jar, Shazam!
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F*&% the Prom (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation

Maddy and Cole were inseparable friends until high school started and Maddy became the most popular girl on campus. When she starts feeling lonely and heartbroken, she reconnects with Cole and the duo conspire to destroy the ultimate teen popularity contest

Z-O-M-B-I-E-S (2018)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genremelodrama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersZombie, Teens
PlaceSchool

Students from Zombietown are transferred to a high school in a suburban town preoccupied with uniformity, traditions and pep rallies.

Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
PlaceSchool
StyleNetflix, For girls, For single girls, Cute

A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected romance when the most popular girl in high school and the biggest loser must come together to win over their crushes.

Boarding School (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Difficult teens
PlaceSchool
StyleTense, Heavy

When troubled 12-year-old Jacob Felsen is sent away to boarding school, he enters every kid’s worst nightmare: a creepy old mansion, deserted except for six other teenage misfits and two menacing and mysterious teachers. As events become increasingly horrific, Jacob must conquer his fears to find the strength to survive.

Gifted (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersGeniuses, Childrens, Parents, Family
PlaceSchool
StyleDeep Meaning, Light, Cute, Inspirational, Touching

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

Wonder (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8)
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:15
CharactersFamily
PlaceSchool
StyleMakes me think, Soulful

The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

The Kissing Booth (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:42
CharactersFriends, Teens
PlotMotorcycles, Love, First love
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StyleFor girls, Netflix, By books, Light

When teenager Elle's first kiss leads to a forbidden romance with the hottest boy in high school, she risks her relationship with her best friend.

Eighth Grade (2018)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Photographers
PlotInternet, Social Media, Technology
PlaceSchool
StyleLight

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.

Candy Jar (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersTeens, Single mothers
PlotRivalry, Death
PlaceSchool
StyleNetflix

Dueling high school debate champs who are at odds on just about everything forge ahead with ambitious plans to get into the colleges of their dreams.

Shazam! (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
Duration02:12
CharactersTeens, Superhero, Family, Pupils
PlotSuperpowers, Adventure
PlaceSchool
TimeNew Year
StyleDC

A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.

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Look Away (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersLosers, Sisters, Teens
PlotSupernatural, Revenge
PlaceSchool

A timid and reclusive 18-year-old high school student is alienated by her parents and ruthlessly rejected by her peers. Desperate and isolated, she confides in her own reflection — and in the mirror she finds her imagined evil twin, someone who supports her, encourages her and knows all her secret desires. When the “girls” trade places, repressed sexuality and a ferocious violence erupt with a dangerous sense of freedom.

Hichki (2018)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:23
CharactersTeachers, Strong women, Difficult teens
PlaceSchool
StyleCute, Fascinating

Hichki is a story about a woman who turns her most daunting weakness into her biggest strength. Naina Mathur (Rani Mukerji) is an aspiring teacher who suffers from Tourette Syndrome. After several interviews and numerous rejections, she lands her dream job as a full-time teacher in one of the most elite schools in the city. However, she soon realises that the class she has been assigned comprises of defiant and impish students who can't seem to keep out of trouble. Despite a few initial hiccups, Naina must do whatever she can to ensure that her students realise their true potential, and defy all the odds against them.

To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.2)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersTeens
PlotFirst love
PlaceSchool
StyleNetflix, By books, Cute

Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to every boy she's ever fallen for are mysteriously mailed out.

Love, Simon (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersGay, Teens
PlaceSchool

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.

The Hate U Give (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, crime
Duration02:07
CharactersPoor
PlotDeath, Political, Weapon
PlaceSchool, Ghetto, Party

Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two very different worlds as she tries to speak her truth.

My Friend Dahmer (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrehorror, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersSerial killers
PlotDivorce
PlaceSchool

Jeffrey Dahmer struggles with a difficult family life as a young boy. During his teenage years he slowly transforms, edging closer to the serial killer he becomes.

The Outcasts (2017)
Mark4 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
PlaceSchool

After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.

Adventures in Public School (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrecomedy
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:52
CharactersLosers
PlotFirst love
PlaceSchool, Party
TimeGraduation

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

Bixler High Private Eye (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreadventure
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotAdventure, Investigation
PlaceSchool

Teenage detective Xander DeWitt is the new kid at Bixler Valley High, and he's there to unravel the biggest mystery of his life- the truth about his missing father. But in order to crack this case, Xander must learn to work with a partner- fearless investigative reporter Kenzie Messina.

Fist Fight (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersTeachers
PlotFight
PlaceSchool, USA

When one school teacher gets the other fired, he is challenged to an after-school fight.

Dismissed (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Pupils
PlaceSchool
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

A straight-edged teacher finds trouble when an honors student is willing to do anything to get an A.

Bad Genius (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountryThailand
Duration01:02
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Girlfriends
PlotMoney, Relationship
PlaceSchool, Australia

Welcome to an exam-cheating business run by Lynn, a straight-A student who gets the idea for her business after helping Grace and Pat. Grace is a prominent school activist who can’t get the grades she needs. Pat is a filthy-rich boy who believes money can buy anything. Lynn’s business skyrockets and the money starts to flood in as scores of students offer her cold hard cash in exchange for exam answers.

Good Boys (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, adventure
Duration03:19
CharactersTeens, Friends, Pupils
PlotAdventure, Growing up
PlaceSchool, Party
StyleLight

A group of young boys on the cusp of becoming teenagers embark on an epic quest to fix their broken drone before their parents get home.

The Influence (2019)
CharactersDemons
PlotSupernatural
PlaceSchool
StyleGloomy

When Queenie, the Faraday family's grandmother and oppressive matriarch, is finally laid to rest, no one could foresee the horrifying extent of her evil influence, which continues even beyond death.

Angel of Mine (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
Duration01:37
CharactersFamily, Mothers
PlotDepression
PlaceSchool
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Tense

A woman grieving over the death of her daughter loses grip of reality when she begins to think her girl may still be alive.

Share (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller
Duration02:05
CharactersTeens
PlotLost memory, Investigation
PlaceSchool, Party

After discovering a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember, sixteen-year-old Mandy must try to figure out what happened and how to navigate the escalating fallout.

Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure
Duration00:57
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotAdventure, Love, Betrayal
PlaceSchool
StyleFascinating, Action, Spectacular

Seventeen-year-old Hajime Nagumo is your average, everyday otaku. However, his simple life of pulling all-nighters and sleeping in school is suddenly turned upside down when he, along with the rest of his class, is summoned to a fantasy world! They're treated like heroes and tasked with the duty of saving the human race from utter extinction. But what should have been any otaku's wet dream quickly turns into Hajime's nightmare. While the rest of his class are blessed with godlike powers, Hajime's job, Synergist, only has a single transmutation skill. Ridiculed and bullied by his classmates for being weak, he soon finds himself in despair. Will he be able to survive in this dangerous world of monsters and demons with only a glorified blacksmith's level of strength?

K-12 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantasy
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Girlfriends, Pupils
PlotParenting
PlaceSchool, USA

Cry Baby, a strong and sensitive girl, is sent off to a disturbing sleepaway school that’s hidden underneath a grandiose façade. Luckily, she has a sweet and unapologetic best friend who sticks up for her when she gets bullied by the other students whose brains are under control by the Principal and his wicked staff. With the help of the magical friends they meet along the way, as well as an Angelic Spirit Guide, they are able to gain the strength they need to fight off the school’s belligerent patriarchal conditioning.

Dream Team (2019)
Mark6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family
Duration01:54
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Basketball
PlaceSchool, Japan
StyleExciting

The amazing story of sports commentator Stepan Vershinin, which loses its prestigious place on television. In search of a new job, he becomes part of unusual competitions.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama
Duration02:34
CharactersPoor
PlotSurvival, Hunger, On real events
PlaceSmall cities, School
StyleTo cry, Heavy

Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.

Luce (2019)
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents
PlotPolitical, Parenting, Adoption
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleMakes me think, Tense

A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.

Jasper Jones (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration02:13
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Family, Friends
PlotLove, Investigation
PlaceSchool, Forest

On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. Set over the scorching summer holidays of 1965, Charlie defeats the local racists, faces the breakup of his parents and falls head over heels in love as he discovers what it means to be truly courageous.

Patrick (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:40
CharactersLosers, Dogs, Teachers
PlotLove
PlaceSchool
StyleLight, For girls, Womens in main roles, Touching

A woman's chaotic life becomes more complicated when she inherits her grandmother's dog.

Penguin Highway (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:39
CharactersAnimals, Penguin, Teens, Cats, Scientists
PlotMystery
PlaceSchool, Trains, Beach
TimeSummer

A fourth-grader investigates the mysterious reason behind the sudden appearance of penguins in his village, which is somehow related to a power from a young woman working at a dental clinic.

Chihayafuru Part III (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, sport
CountryJapan
Duration00:34
CharactersModels
PlotCompetitions
PlaceSchool

The third installment of the Chihayafuru trilogy.

Bleach (2018)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy
CountryJapan
Duration01:39
CharactersStudents
PlotGhosts, Superpowers, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, Japan

High school student Ichigo Kurosaki lives an ordinary life, besides being able to see ghosts and the blurry memories of his mother death under strange circumstances when he was a kid. His peaceful world suddenly breaks as he meets Rukia Kuchiki, a God of Death.

Voldemort: Origins of the Heir (2018)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryItaly
CharactersWizards, Teens, Students, Friends
PlotRevenge, Supernatural
PlaceSchool
StyleCreepy

A fan made prequel to the Harry Potter series based on Tom Riddle and his progression to becoming The Dark Lord.

I Kill Giants (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama
CountryBelgium, United Kingdom, USA, China
Duration02:10
CharactersWizards, Giants, Psychologists
PlaceSchool

Sophia, a new high school student, tries to make friends with Barbara, who tells her that “she kills giants,” protecting this way her hometown and its inhabitants, who do not understand her strange behavior.

The 15:17 to Paris (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersTerrorists, Military, Soldier
PlotOn real events
PlaceTrains, Paris, School

In August 2015, an ISIS terrorist boarded train #9364 from Brussels to Paris. Armed with an AK-47 and enough ammo to kill more than 500 people, the terrorist might have succeeded except for three American friends who refused to give in to fear. One was a college student, one was a martial arts enthusiast and airman first class in the U.S. Air Force, and the other was a member of the Oregon National Guard, and all three pals proved fearless as they charged and ultimately overpowered the gunman after he emerged from a bathroom armed and ready to kill.

Freak Show (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersTeens
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTouching

The story of teenager Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.

Blame (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersTeachers
PlotLove, Jealousy
PlaceSchool, USA

A drama teacher's taboo relationship with an unstable student strikes a nerve in her jealous classmate, sparking a vengeful chain of events within their suburban high school that draws parallels to 'The Crucible'.

The Emoji Movie (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.2)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersFriends, Monkeys
PlotTime travel, Dancing
PlaceSchool
StyleExciting

Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada, France, United Kingdom, India
Duration02:28
CharactersSuperhero, Teens, Parents, Friends, Pupils
PlotFidelity
PlaceSchool

Two mischievous kids hypnotize their mean elementary school principal and turn him into their comic book creation, the kind-hearted and elastic-banded Captain Underpants.

Go North (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Mothers, Pupils
PlotTime travel, Disasters, Love, Death, Survival, Chase, Pursuit
PlaceSchool
TimeFuture

Set in the wake of unknown catastrophe which has resulted in an adult-free community being led by a cabal of former high school jocks. After two members set out on a dangerous journey into the unknown to find family and hope for the future, Caleb and his vicious underling Gentry follow in hot pursuit.

Dude (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersTeens
PlotDeath
PlaceSchool, Party
StyleNetflix

Four best friends negotiate loss and major life changes during the last two weeks of high school.

Zombi Child (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy
Duration01:43
CharactersZombie, Girlfriends
PlotMystery, Witchcraft, Motorcycles, Funeral
PlaceSchool, France, Paris

Haiti, 1962: A man is brought back from the dead only to be sent to the living hell of the sugarcane fields. In Paris, 55 years later, at the prestigious Légion d’honneur boarding school, a Haitian girl confesses an old family secret to a group of new friends - never imagining that this strange tale will convince a heartbroken classmate to do the unthinkable.

Wish Upon (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:54
CharactersLosers, Teens
PlotFulfillment of desires, Damn things, Curses
PlaceSchool
StyleTense

A teenage girl discovers a box with magical powers, but those powers comes with a deadly price.

Extracurricular Activities (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrethriller, comedy, detective
CharactersHired assassins, Teens, Dogs, Gay, Students, Teachers
PlotBasketball
PlaceSchool, Party

The outrageous life of Reagan Collins, a model high school student with a "killer" after-school job that involves arranging “accidents” for his classmates' parents. When seasoned police detective Cliff Dawkins starts putting the pieces together, it's a battle of wits to see if Reagan can keep business booming.

I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.8)
Genremelodrama, drama, cartoon
Duration01:00
CharactersTerminally ill
PlotRelationship
PlaceSchool, Japan
StyleTouching

Spring time in April and the last of the cherry blossoms are still in bloom. The usually aloof bookworm with no interest in others comes across a book in a hospital waiting room. Handwritten on the cover are the words: "Living with Dying." He soon discovers that it is a diary kept by his very popular and genuinely cheerful classmate, Sakura Yamauchi, who reveals to him that she is secretly suffering from a pancreatic illness and only has a limited time left. It is at this moment that she gains just one more person to share her secret. Trying to maintain a normal life as much as possible, Sakura is determined to live her life to the fullest until the very last day. As her free spirit and unpredictable actions throw him for a loop, his heart begins to gradually change.

Alex Strangelove (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersGay
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StyleNetflix

Alex Truelove is on a quest to lose his virginity, an event eagerly awaited by his patient girlfriend and cheered on with welcome advice by his rowdy friends. But Alex, a super gregarious dude, is oddly unmotivated. A magical house party throws Alex into the presence of Elliot, a hunky college guy, who pegs Alex as gay and flirts hard. Alex is taken aback but after a series of setbacks on the girlfriend front he takes the plunge and learns some interesting new facts about himself.

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