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, Rushmore, Superbad, American Graffiti, But What If This Is Love?, Grease, Rebel Without a Cause, School's Out, Everybody Dies But Me, The Geographer Drank His Globe Away.

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

Genre
Country
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:34

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?

Rushmore (1998)
Markimdb: 7.7
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.

Superbad (2007)
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.

American Graffiti (1973)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

A couple of high school graduates spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.

But What If This Is Love? (1961)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:42

High school students Ksenya and Boris are in love but all the world id against them. Could they fight it and will the first love win?

Grease (1978)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?

Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
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.

School's Out (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance

Pierre Hoffman joins a prestigious school as a substitute teacher and soon notices, among some of his students, an unjustified hostility and a spark of violence in their eyes. Is it because the unspeakable tragedy they have just experienced? Is it because they seem to be extraordinarily gifted children? Is it because they have lost all hope for the future? From curiosity to obsession, Pierre will try to unlock their secret.

Everybody Dies But Me (2008)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:20

One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which rapidly becomes the most important moment ever in their universe, and looks like the ideal way to escape their daily lives...

The Geographer Drank His Globe Away (2013)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:05

Victor Sluzhkin signs on as a teacher of geography in a secondary school in his native Perm (in the Urals) and gets lost in a haze of hard vodka, desperate love for a nymphet-like student and the stress of educating teenagers. Geographer, as the students immediately dub Sluzhkin, attempts to escape from the grueling, dull, stultifying reality of Russia's provincial life in a rafting tour to the Urals. Accompanied by wild, adventure-seeking adolescents, faced with the numerous grim surprises of the nature, Geographer is poised to find himself and his own truth.

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Mean Girls (2004)
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.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:22

Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.

Class of 1984 (1982)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Andy is a new teacher at a inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. There is metal detectors at the front door and everything is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and Stegman will stop at nothing to protect his turf and drug dealing business.

Lady Bird (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:34

A California high school student plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York.

21 Jump Street (2012)
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.

The Class (2007)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama
CountryEstonia
Duration01:39

An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.

The Class (2008)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:08

Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.

The Breakfast Club (1985)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, 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.

Pretty in Pink (1986)
Markimdb: 6.8
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.

We'll Live Till Monday (1968)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:46

Ilya Semenovich Melnikov is a history teacher in an ordinary Soviet high school. He is a very good teacher and his students and colleagues treat him with a great deal of respect. However, Melnikov faces a lot of difficulties in his work. In particular, everybody at school is spreading rumors about Natalya Sergeyevna, an Enlish language teacher and a former student of Melnikov, being in love with him. Exhausted by his mental suffering, Melnikov asks the principal to allow him to quit his job. At the end of the week that is to become the last week of Melnikov's teaching career the students of his class write an in-class essay on how they understand happiness. Svetlana Mikhailovna, their Russian teacher, is shocked by what one of the students wrote in her essay, nevertheless, she allows her to read it in front of the class. The other students express support of their classmate. Melnikov gets involved in the conflict, after which he reconsiders his decision to quit...

Dead Poets Society (1989)
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.

Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.

Easy A (2010)
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.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:56

A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.

Bad Teacher (2011)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy
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.

Elephant (2003)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Argentina, Jordan
Duration01:21

Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. The film chronicles the events surrounding a school shooting.

Dazed and Confused (1993)
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.

Only the Strong (1993)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:39

Former Green Beret Louis Stevens returns to his hometown of Miami after completing military service in Brazil, only to learn that his old high school has become a haven for gangs and drug dealers. After Stevens uses his capoeira skills to kick several drug dealers off of the school property, Kerrigan, one of Stevens' old teachers, sees the impact that Stevens has on the students. Kerrigan gives him the task of teaching Capoeira to a handful of the worst at-risk students at the school.

Detachment (2011)
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.

The Substitute (1996)
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.




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