10 best movies like Love, Simon (2018)

Movies similar to Love, Simon (2018): Alex Strangelove, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, My Best Friend, Broken, The Seminarian, Moonlight, Girlhood, Bad Teacher, Center of My World, I Am Number Four.

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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.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotGrowing up, Relationship

A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the unforgettable friends that help us through life.

My Best Friend (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
Duration01:58
CharactersGay, Friends, Teens
PlotRelationship

Lorenzo is a teenager who lives in Patagonia. One day his family receives in his house to Caíto, the son of some friends who are going through a serious family situation and can not take care of him. He is a complicated kid and has difficulty adapting to the new home. Despite the differences, a unique friendship arises between them. Each has much to learn from the other. Caito, still with his things, has that share of rebellion that Lorenzo needs to break the strict molds in his head and to let his most repressed instincts and passions flow. Home life becomes chaotic but vital and engaging. Caíto is much more than a troublesome boy: he is someone who forces Lorenzo's parents to reopen a dark chapter of their past that they would rather not remember.

Broken (2012)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:27
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Pupils
PlotBetrayal, Cheating, False accusations
PlaceSchool, England
StyleTouching

Three suburban English families' lives intertwine with tragic consequences.

The Seminarian (2010)
Mark4.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersTeens, Parents, Mothers, Friends
PlotLove, Religious, Relationship
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTouching, Fancy

The Seminarian is a story about Ryan, a closeted gay student in his final semester of seminary studies. Despite his school's hostile stance towards homosexuality, Ryan has two gay classmates - Gerald and Anthony - in whom he secretly confides. He is also close to his religiously devout mother who, as things stand, is unaware of his sexual orientation. Ryan needs to complete a solid theological thesis in order to continue doctoral work at the university of his dreams. As he works on his thesis 'The Divine Gift of Love,' Ryan begins a relationship with Bradley - a guy he has met on the Internet who seems perpetually unable to commit himself. Ryan confides in Gerald and Anthony, only to learn about their romantic struggles as well. Consequently, Ryan questions his views on God's gift of love.

Moonlight (2016)
Mark1 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersTeens, Gay
PlotMoney
PlaceUSA

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

Girlhood (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.9)
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Girlfriends
PlaceSchool, Ghetto
StyleTo cry

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.

Bad Teacher (2011)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersTeachers, Teens
PlotWar
PlaceSchool

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.

Center of My World (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama, family
CountryGermany, Austria
Duration02:07
CharactersTeens, Gay
PlotFirst love

A strange family: 17-year-old Phil lives with his mother and twin sister in an old mansion on the outskirts of town. When he returns from summer camp, the mood in the mansion has soured somehow. Phil doesn’t worry about it, hanging out with his best friend Kat instead. When he starts to feel attracted to a mysterious new student at school, Phil is plunged into emotional turmoil only exacerbated by the trouble at home.

I Am Number Four (2011)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Pupils, Friends
PlotLove, Relationship, Pursuit, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleExciting

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.

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Everything, Everything (2017)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Relationship

A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.

BPM (Beats per Minute) (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:54
CharactersTeens, Gay
PlotLove, Investigation
PlaceFrance, Paris, Laboratory

Paris, in the early 1990s: a group of young activists is desperately tied to finding the cure against an unknown lethal disease. They target the pharmaceutical labs that are retaining potential cures, and multiply direct actions, with the hope of saving their lives as well as the ones of future generations.

Skate Kitchen (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
Duration01:54
CharactersTeens, Skaters
PlotSocial Media
PlaceParty
StyleFor girls

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.

Giant Little Ones (2019)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama
Duration02:23
CharactersTeens, Gay
PlotLove, Relationship, Growing up
PlaceSchool
StyleFascinating

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.

The Perfect Date (2019)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
Duration02:46
CharactersTeens
PlotRelationship, Date
StyleLight

No beau? No problem! To earn money for college, a high schooler creates a dating app that lets him act as a stand-in boyfriend.

Mario (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
Duration02:12
CharactersGay, Teens
PlotSports, Soccer

Two young gay soccer players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love.

How to Be Really Bad (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CharactersDemons, Teens
PlotLove
PlaceSchool

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.

Triple Dog (2010)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:33
CharactersTeens, Girlfriends, Friends
PlotMystery, Investigation
PlaceSchool

On the night of a sleepover, a group of teenage girls venture out in a competitive game of challenging dares. As the antics escalate, and the dares become more extreme, the girls unravel the truth behind a former student's rumored suicide.

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.

Blurt! (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefamily
CharactersTeens
PlaceSchool
StyleKind, 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.

Everlasting Love (2014)
Mark6
Genredrama, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:09
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Pupils
PlotLove, Cheating, Intrigue
PlaceSchool, 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.

Keith (2008)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersTeens, Parents, Friends
PlotLove, Cars, Jealousy, Love triangle, First love
PlaceSchool, Lake

Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that Keith has something to hide. As the free-spirited Keith shows Natalie how to embrace what life offers, they grow closer -- until a secret tests the bounds of their relationship

Love at First Hiccup (2009)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Denmark
Duration01:26
CharactersTeens, Family, Mothers
PlotLove, Moving
PlaceSchool, Party

A high school romantic comedy about freshman Victor who has contracted a case of Anya-itis, (acute and incurable love passion for high school senior Anja.) And why shouldn't he?

Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Friends, Mothers, Nephews
PlotDancing, Competitions, Love, Rivalry, Hip Hop
PlaceSchool, USA

When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the schools hottest dancer, Chase, to form a crew of classmate outcasts to compete in Baltimore s underground dance battle The Streets.

Johnny Mad Dog (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, military
CountryFrance, Belgium, Liberia
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens, Military, Orphans
PlotWar, Survival
PlaceSchool, Africa

A cast of unknown performers are used in this drama about child soldiers fighting a war in an unnamed African country.

Prayers for Bobby (2009)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersGay

True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons.

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.

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.

Down a Dark Hall (2018)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:25
CharactersTeens, Difficult teens
PlotGhosts, Intrigue
StyleHeavy, Depressive

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.

The Miracle Season (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersTeens, Trainers
PlotVolleyball, Sports, Dancing
StyleInspirational, 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!

Crystal Sky of Yesterday (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genremelodrama, drama, cartoon
Duration01:18
CharactersFriends, Teens
PlotLove
PlaceSchool

The story of some senior high school students in a Chinese village, their dreams, friendships and romances.

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.

After (2019)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.4)
Genremelodrama, drama
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Students, Demons
PlotLove, Relationship, Death
PlaceCollege, Russia
StyleBy 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.

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.

Status Update (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryChina, Canada, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersTeens
PlotFulfillment of desires
StyleExciting, Fascinating

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.

The Darkest Minds (2018)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersTeens
PlotSuperpowers, Telekinesis
StyleDystopian, Disturbing

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.

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.

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.

Boy Erased (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7)
Genredrama, biography
Duration01:55
CharactersGay, Teens
PlotReligious
PlacePsychiatric hospitals

Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a gay conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.

3Below: Tales of Arcadia (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, family, cartoon
Duration02:18
CharactersBrother and sister, Aliens, Teens, Bodyguards
PlotTechnology
PlaceSchool
StyleFor 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.

Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreadventure, family
Duration02:20
CharactersTeens
PlotAdventure
PlaceJungle
StyleWomens 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.

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.7)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:10
CharactersSpecial agents, Killers, Spy, Teens, Lifeguards
PlotWeapon, Adventure, Chase, Tracking
PlacePrison, School, USA
StyleMarvel

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.

Now Is Good (2012)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:43
CharactersTerminally ill, Teens
PlotLove, Cancer
StyleTouching, 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.

Flipped (2010)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, First love
PlaceSchool
StyleBright, 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.

El Angel (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime, biography
Duration01:54
CharactersFriends, Teens, Difficult teens, Thieves, Serial killers, Presidential
PlotDancing, Money, Motorcycles, War, Political
PlaceSchool, Israel, Egypt
StyleSmart

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.

No One Would Tell (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama
Duration01:00
CharactersTeens
PlotRelationship, Revenge
PlaceSchool, Court
StyleHeavy, 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.

Big Brother (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, comedy
Duration01:43
CharactersTough guys, Teens, Teachers, Heroes
PlotFight, Rivalry, Martial Arts
PlaceSchool
StyleExciting, 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.

The Space Between Us (2017)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersTeens
PlotLove

A young man raised by scientists on Mars returns to Earth to find his father.

Power Rangers (2017)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand
Duration02:24
CharactersFriends, Teens, Superhero, Superhero
PlotSuperpowers

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.

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