Movies about schoolchildren

Movies about schoolchildren
List of the best movies about schoolchildren selected by visitors to our site: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, School's Out Forever, Fallen, The Main Event, I'm Not Ashamed, An Elephant Sitting Still, Tigers Are Not Afraid, Silver Linings Playbook, Мама навсегда, Student A.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Teens, Pupils, Friends, Losers
PlotLife, Friendship, First love, Family life
StyleSoulful, By books, Touching

School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer?

School's Out Forever (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Viruses
TimePost apocalypse
StyleBy books

No sooner has 15-year-old Lee Keegan been expelled from his private school than an apocalyptic event wipes out most of the world's population. With his father dead and mother trapped abroad, Lee is given one instruction: go back to school. But safety and security at St. Mark's School for Boys is in short supply. Its high walls can't stop the local parish council from forming a militia and imposing marshal law, while inside the dorms the end of the world is having a dangerous effect on his best friend and his unrequited crush on the school nurse isn't helping him concentrate on staying alive.

Fallen (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Pupils
PlotLove, Death
StyleExciting, Light, To cry, Fascinating, Tense

Lucinda Price is sent to a reform academy under the assumption that she has killed a boy. There, she meets two mysterious boys, Cam and Daniel, to whom she feels drawn to both. But as the love triangle unfurls, it is Daniel that Luce cannot keep herself away from, and things begin to take a darker turn when she finds out his true identity.

The Main Event (2020)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, family, sport
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotSuperpowers, Friendship, Magic Items, Competitions, Rivalry
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

After discovering a magical mask, an 11-year-old aspiring wrestler enters a competition to become the next WWE superstar by using special powers from a magical mask.

I'm Not Ashamed (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, biography
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes, Cars, Friendship, Death

Based on the inspiring and powerful true story and journal entries of Rachel Joy Scott- the first student killed in the Columbine high school shooting in 1999.

An Elephant Sitting Still (2018)
Markimdb: 7.8
CharactersDogs, Pupils, Hermits, Poor
PlaceChina, Asia
StyleSoulful, Heavy, Touching, Serious

In the northern Chinese city of Manzhouli, they say there is an elephant that simply sits and ignores the world. Manzhouli becomes an obsession for the protagonists of this film, a longed-for escape from the downward spiral in which they find themselves.

Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, crime
CharactersTeens, Mafia, Gangsters, Teachers, Demons
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Death, Supernatural, Weapon
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Serious

A dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war.

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeachers, Pupils
PlotLove, Passion, Obsession, Mental disorders, Depression
StyleRomantic, To cry, Fancy, Touching

After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.

Мама навсегда (2018)
CharactersTeachers, Pupils

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Student A (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotComputer games, Friendship
StyleDorama, Touching, Serious

Being bullied at school and suffering violence at home, Mi-rae, a middle school loner, lives on the border between reality and fantasy. The only places she feels restful are the computer game world, and the would in the novel she writes in her notebook. As her classmates Baek-hap and Tae-yang come close to Mi-rae, she gradually opens up her mind to them. In the meantime, the computer game service is terminated, and the world in her novel also disappears, leading Mi-rae to face a tough reality again.

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Dismissed (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Teachers, Pupils, Alcoholics
PlotChess, Abduction, Fight, Investigation, Death
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Disturbing

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

Hunky Dory (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Students, Pupils
PlaceSchool, England
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

Musical film about the trials and tribulations of an idealistic drama teacher as she tries to put on the end of year show.

Tomorrow When the War Began (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, adventure, family, military
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Pupils, Friends
PlotAdventure, Mystery, Hiking trip
StyleFascinating, Serious

This dramatic adventure series tells the story of a group of teenagers who are separated from their families following an invasion of their country, a conflict they never saw coming.

Loving (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Pupils, Friends, Parents
PlotLove, Passion, Jealousy
StyleRomantic, Touching

Laura and Carlos love each other as if every day was the last, and perhaps that first love intensity is what will tear them apart a year later.

Go North (2017)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Pupils, Parents, Mothers
PlotLove, Survival, Disasters, Time travel, Death

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.

Summer '03 (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotLove, Relationship, Love triangle, Love at first sight, Funeral
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating

A 16-year-old girl and her extended family are left reeling after her calculating grandmother unveils an array of secrets on her deathbed.

Detachment (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
CharactersTeachers, Pupils, Losers, Parents
PlotDepression, Parenting
PlaceSchool, USA
StylePsychological problems, Gloomy, Makes me think, Touching, Depressive

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.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Harry Potter, Pupils, Friends
PlotMagic, Fighting Evil, Mystery, Ghosts, Damn things
PlaceSchool, Forest, England

Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills.

Sing Street (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Musicians, Family, Pupils
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Music, Motorcycles
PlaceSchool, Trains, England, Ireland, Metro
StyleTouching, Serious

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Turn Me On, Dammit! (2011)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersTeens, Pupils

In Skoddeheimen, Norway, 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.