Movies about students

Movies about students
List of the best youth movies about the life of students selected by visitors to our site: Women, A Vacation in Thailand, Frontera, From Me to You, The Midwife, Anti Matter, Step Sisters, Lake Placid: Legacy, My Friend Dahmer, Colonia.

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

Women (2021)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Iceland, United Kingdom
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Students, Teachers
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Hostage, Stockholm syndrome
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Disturbing

A small town detective while investigating the disappearance of a local woman comes across an unassuming Sociology professor who is hiding a secret life.

A Vacation in Thailand (2018)
Mark
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryKazakhstan
Duration01:00
CharactersStudents, Friends
PlotAdventure
PlaceThailand
TimeVacation
StyleFor a group of friends

A bunch of Kazakh students gets in trouble during vacation in Thailand and they are going to re-discover the meaning of friendship and trust.

Frontera (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, western
CountryUSA
CharactersHorses, Snipers, Teachers, Students, Criminals
PlotInvestigation, Death, Water, False accusations
PlaceSchool, Deserts, USA, Small cities
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

After crossing the border illegally for work, Miguel, a hard-working father and devoted husband, finds himself wrongfully accused of murdering a former sheriff’s wife. After learning of his imprisonment, Miguel’s pregnant wife tries to come to his aid and lands in the hands of corrupt coyotes who hold her for ransom. Dissatisfied with the police department’s investigation, the former sheriff tries to uncover the truth about his wife’s death and discovers disturbing evidence that will destroy one family’s future, or tear another’s apart.

From Me to You (2010)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryJapan
Duration02:08
CharactersTeachers, Musicians, Students, Fathers, Housewives
PlotLove, Baseball, Curses, Shopping
PlaceSchool, Cemetery
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, To cry

Sawako Kuronuma, called Sadako by her classmates for her resemblance to the character from Ring, has always been feared and misunderstood because of her appearance. There are rumors that Sawako can see ghosts and curse people. However, despite her appearances, she is a sweet and timid girl who longs to be able to make friends with everyone and be liked by everyone else. When her idol, popular boy Kazehaya, begins talking with her, everything changes. She finds herself in a new world, trying to make friends and talking to different people and she can't thank Kazehaya enough for giving her these opportunities. Slowly, but surely, a sweet love is blossoming between the two as they will overtake any circumstance or clear obstacles in their way.

The Midwife (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:03
CharactersFamily, Students, Friends, Lovers, Surgeons
PlotLove, Soccer, Gambling, Poker, Relationship
PlaceTrains, Paris, France, Hospitals
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense, Touching

Claire is a midwife and has devoted her life to others. At a moment when she is preoccupied by the imminent closure of the maternity clinic where she works, her life is further turned upside down when Béatrice, her father's former mistress, turns up on the scene. Béatrice is a capricious and selfish woman, Claire's exact opposite.

Anti Matter (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersStudents
PlotExperiments, Teleportation, Chase, Mystery, Conspiracies
StyleUnexpected ending

A scifi-noir take on Alice in Wonderland. Oxford PhD student, Ana finds herself unable to build new memories following an experiment to generate and travel through a wormhole. The story follows her increasingly desperate efforts to understand what happened, and to find out who—or what—is behind the rising horror in her life.

Step Sisters (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersStudents
PlotDancing, Competitions, Rivalry
PlaceCollege
StyleNetflix, Light, Inspirational, Worth watching

Jamilah has her whole life figured out. She's the president of her black sorority, captain of their champion step dance crew, is student liaison to the college dean, and her next move is on to Harvard Law School. She's got it all, right? But when the hard-partying white girls from Sigma Beta Beta embarrass the school, Jamilah is ordered to come to the rescue. Her mission is to not only teach the rhythmically-challenged girls how to step dance, but to win the Steptacular, the most competitive of dance competitions. With the SBBs reputations and charter on the line, and Jamilah's dream of attending Harvard in jeopardy, these outcast screw-ups and their unlikely teacher stumble through one hilarious misstep after another. Cultures clash, romance blossoms, and sisterhood prevails as everyone steps out of their comfort zones.

Lake Placid: Legacy (2018)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersAnimals, Monsters, Crocodiles, Students, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Death, Weapon, Computers, Chase
PlaceIslands, Forest, Lake, Laboratory
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A group of young explorers discover a secret area hidden from all maps and GPS devices. When they reach the center of the lake, they discover an abandoned facility that houses one of the largest, and deadliest apex-predators known to man.

My Friend Dahmer (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersDogs, Teens, Serial killers, Students, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, UFO, Friendship, Weapon
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

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.

Colonia (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryGermany, France, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:05
CharactersDogs, Military, Students, Soldier
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Revolution, Religious
PlacePrison, Aircraft
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Touching

A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:34
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Students, Poor
PlotOn real events, Survival, Fate, Hunger, Radio
PlaceSchool, Africa, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Heavy, Depressive

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

Lover for a Day (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:19
CharactersStudents, Friends, Lovers
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Breakup, Love with age difference
PlaceFrance
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Depressive, Disturbing

The story of a father, his 23-year-old daughter who goes back home one day because she has just been dumped, and his new girlfriend, who is also 23 and lives with him.

Museo (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryMexico
Duration01:54
CharactersStudents, Actors
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Friendship
PlaceMexico
TimeNew Year
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think

Mexico, 1985. Juan and Wilson, two perennial Veterinary students, perpetrate an audacious heist in the National Museum of Anthropology, running away with a loot of more than hundred invaluable pieces of Mayan art, unaware of the consequences of their outrageous act.

Guilt (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersStudents, Lawyers, Sisters
PlotInvestigation, Jealousy
PlaceLondon
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Tense

When Natalie’s sister Grace becomes the prime suspect in her roommate Molly’s murder and popular target for the press and in social media, Natalie leaves her life in Boston and heads to London to defend her. With the help of an ethically questionable ex-pat lawyer Stan Gutterie, Natalie starts to question how innocent her sister may really be as more ugly truths start to come out.

Barry (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersStudents
PlotOn real events
PlaceNew York
StyleNetflix, Serious

A biopic of Barack Obama set during his time as a college student in New York City.

Raw (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium, Italy
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gay, Cannibals, Students
PlacePrison, School, Party
StyleAtmospheric

In Justine’s family everyone is a vet and a vegetarian. At 16, she’s a gifted teen ready to take on her first year in vet school, where her older sister also studies. There, she gets no time to settle: hazing starts right away. Justine is forced to eat raw meat for the first time in her life. Unexpected consequences emerge as her true self begins to form.

Les Misérables (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:38
CharactersPolice, Students, Orphans, Poor
PlotLove, Investigation, Revolution, Uprising
PlaceFrance
Time19th century
StyleFascinating, Tense, Epic, Serious

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.

The Bridge (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersStudents
TimeNew Year
StyleLight

Karen Kingsbury's The Bridge is the sweeping tale of Molly Callens (Findlay) and Ryan Kelly (Nash), two young students who share a profound friendship their first semester in college, a time that becomes the defining moment of their lives.

The Bye Bye Man (2017)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:22
CharactersMonsters, Demons, Killers, Students
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceParty, USA
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

When three college students move into an old house off campus, they unwittingly unleash a supernatural entity known as The Bye Bye Man, who comes to prey upon them once they discover his name. The friends must try to save each other, all the while keeping The Bye Bye Man's existence a secret to save others from the same deadly fate.

Smiley (2012)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Hackers, Monsters, Serial killers
PlotComputers, Chase, Internet, Fear
PlaceCollege, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Heavy, Serious

After learning of an urban legend in which a demented serial killer named SMILEY can be summoned through the Internet, mentally fragile Ashley must decide whether she is losing her mind or becoming Smiley's next victim.




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