10 best movies like Shazam! (2019)

Movies similar to Shazam! (2019): Instant Family, 3Below: Tales of Arcadia, The Darkest Minds, Power Rangers, Logan, Z-O-M-B-I-E-S, Boarding School, Crystal Sky of Yesterday, Swinging Safari, El Angel.

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Instant Family (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, drama
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Orphans
StyleKind, Soulful, Cute

When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight.

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.

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.

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.

Logan (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersSuperhero, Mutant
PlotSuperpowers, Chase, Road adventures, Survival
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleIncredible, Exciting, Fascinating, Gloomy, Unexpected ending, Tense

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.

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.

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.

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.

Swinging Safari (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration02:01
CharactersTeens, Family, Whale
PlaceParty, Beach, Australia

1975: A 200-ton blue whale gets washed up on a local beach and the kids think it’s the biggest thing that’s ever happened in Australia. Behind closed doors, the Mums and Dads of a quiet suburban street are going to celebrate in their own special way, by joining the sexual revolution and throwing a wife-swapping key party. And like the rotting whale, it’s all about to go spectacularly wrong.

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.

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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.

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.

Eighth Grade (2018)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Photographers
PlotInternet, Social Media, Technology
PlaceSchool
StyleLight

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.

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.

Murder Mystery (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy, detective
Duration02:43
CharactersDetectives, Billionaires, Family
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Death, Money
PlaceYachts
StyleFor relax, Netflix, Fascinating

After attending a gathering on a billionaire's yacht during a European vacation, a New York cop and his wife become prime suspects when he's murdered.

Fighting with My Family (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
Duration02:28
CharactersFamily
PlotAdventure
StyleExciting, Action

Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ones behind and face this new cutthroat world alone. Paige's journey pushes her to dig deep and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

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.

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.

Good Boys (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, adventure
Duration03:19
CharactersTeens, Friends, Pupils
PlotAdventure, Growing up
PlaceSchool, Party
StyleLight

A group of young boys on the cusp of becoming teenagers embark on an epic quest to fix their broken drone before their parents get home.

Bixler High Private Eye (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreadventure
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotAdventure, Investigation
PlaceSchool

Teenage detective Xander DeWitt is the new kid at Bixler Valley High, and he's there to unravel the biggest mystery of his life- the truth about his missing father. But in order to crack this case, Xander must learn to work with a partner- fearless investigative reporter Kenzie Messina.

Love, Simon (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersGay, Teens
PlaceSchool

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's fallen for online.

The Kissing Booth (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:42
CharactersFriends, Teens
PlotMotorcycles, Love, First love
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StyleFor girls, Netflix, By books, Light

When teenager Elle's first kiss leads to a forbidden romance with the hottest boy in high school, she risks her relationship with her best friend.

To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.2)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersTeens
PlotFirst love
PlaceSchool
StyleNetflix, By books, Cute

Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to every boy she's ever fallen for are mysteriously mailed out.

Venice Is Not in Italy (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
Duration01:29
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Mothers
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Relationship, Dancing, Motorcycles, Holidays
PlaceItaly

Emile is fifteen. He lives in Montargis, between a sweet-crazy father and a mother who has always dyed his hair blond, because, it seems, he is more beautiful like that. When the girl who pleases him more than anything invites him to Venice for the holidays, he is overjoyed. Only problem, his parents decide to accompany him - This is the story of a teenager born into an unclassifiable family, the story of a first love, miraculous and fragile. This is the story of an initiatory and incredible journey where life often takes unawares, but where Venice, it will be at the rendezvous.

K-12 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantasy
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Girlfriends, Pupils
PlotParenting
PlaceSchool, USA

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.

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.

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.

Grease Live (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
CharactersTeens
PlotAdventure, Love triangle, Rivalry
PlaceSchool, USA

After enjoying a holiday romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High, where she must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies.

Good Kids (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersTeens, Pupils, Students
PlotDancing
PlaceSchool, Party, USA

Four high school students look to redefine themselves after graduation.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Belgium, United Kingdom
Duration02:44
CharactersWizards, Childrens, Family, Teens, Orphans
PlotMagic, Time travel, Adventure, Travel
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Gothic

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

Deadpool (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:59
CharactersSuperhero, Mutant, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Love, Slavery, Fidelity
PlaceNew York, USA
StylePopular, By comics, Exciting

Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

Sing Street (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Singers, Musicians, Mothers, Pupils
PlotLove, Relationship, Art
PlaceSchool, Ireland

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.

Soy Luna (2016)
Mark10
Genrecomedy, family, music
CountryArgentina
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Friends
PlaceSchool, Mexico

Luna leads a happy life in Mexico where she enjoys skating. Her life change overnight when a wealthy woman offers Luna's parents a job in Argentina and also to pay an elite school for Luna. Luna and her family moves to Argentina. She should start a new life, makes new friends, but soon she discovers the Jam & Roller, a rollerskating club, where she can not only prove her talent on wheels, but also on the stage singing. And that's not all, Luna is adopted and her parents have never kept her adoption a secret. However, Luna is suddenly overtaken by her past after moving to Argentina.

DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration03:57
CharactersSuperhero, Friends, Lifeguards, Superhero team, Superhero
PlotDisasters, Time machine, Adventures
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating

When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat — one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known?

The Good Boy (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:12
CharactersTeens, Fathers, Family
PlotInvestigation, Holidays
PlaceSchool, Russia
StyleTo cry

Contemporary Moscow. Ninth-grader Kolya falls in love with a beautiful young teacher at his high school. The most beautiful girl in the senior class falls in love with him. How will he make his way through this triangle?

Tomorrow When the War Began (2016)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, family, military
CountryAustralia
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Friends, Pupils
PlotMystery, Hiking trip, Adventure
PlaceAustralia

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.

Doctor Strange (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersWizards, Doctors, Superhero
PlotSuperpowers
PlacePortals to other worlds
StyleMarvel

After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.

The Glass Castle (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersFamily, Dogs, Demons
PlotDancing
PlaceSchool
TimeNew Year

A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire state, and her selfish, nonconformist mother who has no intention of raising a family, along with her younger brother and sister, and her other older sister. Together, they fend for each other as they mature in an unorthodox journey that is their family life.

Gifted (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersGeniuses, Childrens, Parents, Family
PlaceSchool
StyleDeep Meaning, Light, Cute, Inspirational, Touching

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

The Mick (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration03:22
CharactersTeens, Parents, Sisters, Babysitting, Friends, Mothers, Nephews, Family
PlotLove, Relationship, Parenting
PlaceSchool, USA, Mansions
StyleLight

Mackenzie "Mickey" Murphy is a hard-living, foul-mouthed, cigarette-smoking woman who moves to affluent Greenwich, CT to raise the spoiled kids of her wealthy sister who fled the country to avoid a federal indictment. She quickly learns what the rest of us already know - other people's children are awful.

Wish Upon (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:54
CharactersLosers, Teens
PlotFulfillment of desires, Damn things, Curses
PlaceSchool
StyleTense

A teenage girl discovers a box with magical powers, but those powers comes with a deadly price.

The Dark Tower (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Military
PlotSuperpowers, Adventure, Disasters, Skirmishes
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleTense

The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

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.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersTeens, Friends, Crocodiles
PlotComputer games, Adventure, Fight, Survival
PlaceNature, Jungle

The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.

Go North (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Mothers, Pupils
PlotTime travel, Disasters, Love, Death, Survival, Chase, Pursuit
PlaceSchool
TimeFuture

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.

Justice League (2017)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration02:18
CharactersSuperhero, Amazons, Friends, Aliens, Superhero
PlaceMountains
StyleDC

Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans consisting of Barry Allen, Arthur Curry and Victor Stone to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and the Parademons who are on the hunt for three Mother Boxes on Earth.

Dismissed (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Pupils
PlaceSchool
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

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

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada, France, United Kingdom, India
Duration02:28
CharactersSuperhero, Teens, Parents, Friends, Pupils
PlotFidelity
PlaceSchool

Two mischievous kids hypnotize their mean elementary school principal and turn him into their comic book creation, the kind-hearted and elastic-banded Captain Underpants.

Jasper Jones (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration02:13
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Family, Friends
PlotLove, Investigation
PlaceSchool, Forest

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.

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.

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