Tags: movies like Eighth Grade (2018) - full list
|Mark||9.4 (imdb: 5.4)|
|Characters||Teens, Students, Demons|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Death|
|Style||By books, Disturbing|
Tessa Young is a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart. Entering her first semester of college, Tessa's guarded world opens up when she meets Hardin Scott, a mysterious and brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself -- and what she wants out of life.
|Mark||6.6 (imdb: 5.9)|
|Style||Kind, Bright, Vivid|
When nice-guy Jeremy Martin puts on mysterious virtual reality glasses at the mall, he suddenly loses his “inside voice” and starts spouting every thought he has out loud. Making matters worse, Jeremy is running for student council president against his classmate Milly, who is full of great ideas to improve the school. Desperate to get back to normal, Jeremy and his sister Victoria must figure out how to convince his brain that he can speak up for himself.
|Mark||3 (imdb: 3)|
|Plot||Internet, Social Media, Technology, Supernatural, Death|
|Style||Disturbing, Tense, Unexpected ending|
Julia, an online vlogger from Germany, comes to the US to visit her cousin Hannah. Upon her arrival, Julia falls fatefully ill, prompting Hannah's suspicion of the strange and sudden illness. When unusual happenings start taking place in her home, Hannah begins a relentless internet search to discover the cause. She comes across Julia's vlog entries and finds herself immersed deep in the web - too deep - in a place where terror knows no end.
|Mark||7.4 (imdb: 5.1)|
|Genre||horror, thriller, fantasy, drama|
|Characters||Teens, Difficult teens|
Kit, a troubled girl, is sent to the exclusive Blackwood boarding school, where she discovers that only four other female students have been admitted to learn the four pillars of knowledge under the ominous wing of the mysterious headmistress Madame Duret.
Camille's life as a lonely suburban teenager changes dramatically when she befriends a group of girl skateboarders. As she journeys deeper into this raw New York City subculture, she begins to understand the true meaning of friendship as well as her inner self.
|Mark||5.6 (imdb: 7.9)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, family, cartoon|
|Characters||Brother and sister, Aliens, Teens, Bodyguards|
|Style||For children, Netflix|
After crash-landing on Earth, two royal teen aliens on the run struggle to blend in with humans as they evade intergalactic bounty hunters.
|Mark||7.6 (imdb: 6.1)|
|Style||Womens in main roles, Fascinating|
Dora, a girl who has spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, now must navigate her most dangerous adventure yet: high school. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego, and a rag tag group of teens on an adventure to save her parents and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost Inca civilization.
|Mark||8.6 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, melodrama, family|
The life of 14-year-old Lilith is similar to that of a normal teenager, but there is a peculiarity: she is the daughter of the devil and lives with him in hell. Because she is totally bored there and also wants to have fun and explore the world, she makes a pact with her father: she is allowed to go to earth for a week - but she has to convert a good person to evil there. If she succeeds in this challenge, she may stay on earth forever, otherwise she'll be waving a hell of a boring job in the bookkeeping of the underworld.
|Genre||drama, crime, biography|
|Characters||Friends, Teens, Difficult teens, Thieves, Serial killers, Presidential|
|Plot||Dancing, Money, Motorcycles, War, Political|
|Place||School, Israel, Egypt|
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1971. Carlos Robledo Puch is a 19-year-old boy with an angelic face, but a vocational thief as well, who acts ruthlessly, without remorse. When he meets Ramón, they follow together a dark path of crime and death.
|Mark||6.4 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Style||Heavy, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing|
Laura Collins, single mom to daughter Sarah, has had a history of rocky relationships, so when Sarah begins dating the popular and charismatic Rob Tennison, Laura is thrilled with what she sees. But when it becomes increasingly clear that Rob has a darker, possessive side, Laura lives in a state of denial about her daughter’s relationship until Sarah goes missing. Laura must find the will to fight for justice for Sarah when a case against Rob is brought to trial and presided over by a powerful judge.
|Mark||6.6 (imdb: 5.7)|
|Characters||Teens, Difficult teens|
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.
|Mark||9.2 (imdb: 5.7)|
After a disease kills 98% of America's children, the surviving 2% develop superpowers and are placed in internment camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes her camp and joins a group of other teens on the run from the government.
|Mark||7.8 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Growing up|
Two popular teen boys, best friends since childhood, discover their lives, families, and girlfriends dramatically upended after an unexpected incident occurs on the night of a 17th birthday party.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 6.1)|
|Genre||thriller, comedy, detective|
|Characters||Hired assassins, Teens, Dogs, Gay, Students, Teachers|
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.
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Girlfriends, Pupils|
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.
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Parents|
|Plot||Political, Parenting, Adoption|
|Style||Makes 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.
|Mark||8.6 (imdb: 5.8)|
|Country||China, Canada, USA|
|Plot||Fulfillment of desires|
After being uprooted by his parents' separation and unable to fit into his new hometown, a teenager stumbles upon a magical app that causes his social media updates to come true.
|Mark||6.4 (imdb: 5.8)|
|Characters||Teens, Single mothers|
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.
|Mark||9.4 (imdb: 6.5)|
|Plot||Volleyball, Sports, Dancing|
|Style||Inspirational, For girls|
After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship!
|Mark||7.8 (imdb: 6.2)|
|Characters||Tough guys, Teens, Teachers, Heroes|
|Plot||Fight, Rivalry, Martial Arts|
|Style||Exciting, For men|
A soldier-turned-high school teacher uses unusual methods to reach to a class of poor students, while dealing with a greedy entrepreneur and his gang of fighters as well as the government.
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Pupils|
|Plot||Love, Cheating, Intrigue|
|Place||School, Spain, Small cities, Lake|
Each day after work, Carlos, a language school teacher, frequents the heady surroundings of his local cruising ground. One evening he encounters a teenage boy from his class named Toni, and the two engage in a brief sexual tryst. As the relationship between teacher and student begins to develop, some dark truths emerge about the young man and his mysterious group of friends.
|Genre||horror, action, thriller|
|Characters||Wizards, Teens, Scientists|
|Plot||Internet, Fear, Supernatural|
|Place||Mexico, Parallel worlds, USA|
V/H/S: VIRAL's segments include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ritual, and a sinister, shadowy organization that is tracking a serial killer. The segments are tied together by the story of a group of fame-obsessed teens following a violent car chase in LA that unwittingly become stars of the next internet sensation.
|Mark||7.2 (imdb: 7)|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Parents, Family, Friends, Neighbors, Mothers, Fathers, Pupils|
|Plot||Love, Jealousy, Relationship|
|Place||School, Russia, Moscow|
Alex glides his mouse tenderly over online images of Vika. He has been smitten ever since he saw her with her friends and cannot get her out of his head. Now he has found Vika’s profile online and has learned a lot about her. Vika has no idea about any of this. She is beyond Alex’s reach because her school and block of flats are enemy territory for him. Alex nonetheless sneaks into a disco at her school and plucks up the courage to ask her to dance. Incensed by the intruder, the other boys give Alex a beating.
|Mark||6.6 (imdb: 6.5)|
|Genre||fantastic, comedy, drama, family|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Friends, Journalists, Lovers, Losers|
|Plot||Love, Ghosts, Revenge, Relationship, Betrayal, Death|
|Place||Aircraft, Moscow, Russia, School|
An aircraft designer becomes a ghost after a sudden death. Now he needs to engage a help of seven-grader in order to finish all his unaccomplished tasks.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.9)|
Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in the gang, hoping that this will be a way to freedom.
|Mark||4.6 (imdb: 6)|
|Characters||Teens, Friends, Gay, Pupils|
The bitter fight for supremacy between the three most popular girls at North Gateway High takes an unexpected turn when their classmate, Tanner, is outed and becomes the school’s first openly gay student. The trio races to bag the big trend in fashion accessories, the Gay Best Friend, while Tanner must decide whether his skyrocketing popularity is more important than the friendships he is leaving behind.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 7.7)|
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Plot||Love, First love|
|Style||Bright, Vivid, Kind, Cute, Deep Meaning, Worth watching, Touching|
When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
|Mark||8.2 (imdb: 5.6)|
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.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 6.1)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller, adventure|
|Characters||Teens, Aliens, Pupils, Friends|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Pursuit, Supernatural|
A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly normal teen John Smith never gets too comfortable in the same identity, and along with his guardian, Henri, he is constantly moving from town to town. With each passing day, John gains a stronger grasp on his extraordinary new powers, and his bond to the beings that share his fantastic fate grows stronger.
|Mark||8.8 (imdb: 7.1)|
|Characters||Terminally ill, Teens|
|Style||Touching, To cry|
A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 7.6)|
|Country||France, Germany, Turkey, Qatar|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Sisters, Friends, Neighbors|
|Place||School, Turkey, Village|
In a Turkish village, five orphaned sisters live under strict rule while members of their family prepare their arranged marriages.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 4.2)|
|Genre||thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Parents, Mothers, Pupils|
|Plot||Time travel, Disasters, Love, Death, Survival, Chase, Pursuit|
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.
|Mark||7.4 (imdb: 5.9)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, adventure|
|Country||USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand|
|Characters||Friends, Teens, Superhero, Superhero|
Saban's Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it’s too late, band together as the Power Rangers.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 6.5)|
|Genre||thriller, drama, detective|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Family, Friends|
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.
|Genre||thriller, comedy, drama|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Girlfriends|
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.
|Mark||8 (imdb: 7.7)|
|Genre||action, comedy, adventure, crime|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
|Characters||Special agents, Killers, Spy, Teens, Lifeguards|
|Plot||Weapon, Adventure, Chase, Tracking|
|Place||Prison, School, USA|
The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 8)|
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama, music|
|Country||Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Parents, Singers, Musicians, Mothers, Pupils|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Art|
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.
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Friends, Orphans, Nephews|
|Plot||Love, Loneliness, Parenting, Fidelity|
After the death of the mother of twelve Kohl sent to an orphanage. Valentine is taking him from there. This lonely old woman is his dear aunt, with whom he had never been acquainted. Kohl is waiting for his older brother to come after him after his release from prison, and they will return home together.
|Mark||9.6 (imdb: 5.9)|
|Plot||Internet, Social Media, Supernatural, Depression|
When a 20-something finds a cache of hidden files on his new laptop, he and his friends are unwittingly thrust into the depths of the dark web. They soon discover someone has been watching their every move and will go to unimaginable lengths to protect the dark web.