Movies like School's Out

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School's Out (2018)
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School's Out (2018)
Original name: L'Heure de la sortie
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Pierre Hoffman joins St Joseph’s College to stand in for a young French teacher who threw himself from the window of his classroom. But he soon starts noticing strange behaviour from his Year 10 class.
Style: avant garde, ambiguous ending, enigmatic, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: teen suicide, substitute teacher, school trip, french countryside, bullying, high school, teenager, teacher student relationship, ambiguity, student, ecology, alarm, danger, environment, dancing, school, gay, cat, party, teacher, suicidal, violence, investigation, forest, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry

Most similar movies to School's Out

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tense, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about murder, investigation, danger, death, cigarette smoking, teenager and crying mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like School's Out: Savage (2018), In the House (2012), Class Trip (1998), Summerfield (1977), Firstborn (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Savage (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It's summer, somewhere in the Dordogne, young people disappear. The wildest rumors circulate, we are talking about a feline prowling. Laura, seeks to elucidate the mystery and meets Paul, a strange writer who attracts him as much as he scares ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: missing person, police, camping, murder, sex scene, flashback, mysterious stranger, suspicion, danger, crimes, friendship, death ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.4
 29K
In the House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, witty, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: teacher, high school, privacy invasion, manipulation, manipulations, mind game, teacher student relationship, voyeurism, obsession, teenager, writers, desire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.8
 1K
Class Trip (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A schoolboy Nicholas always worries about something. When he goes on a school skiing trip, all his visions and nightmares take him over.
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, family relations, friends, babies and infants, youth, deadly, crimes, danger, mystery, ghost, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.9
 284
Summerfield (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When teacher Simon arrives in a small, secluded village to take over the local school, he is surprised to discover that his predecessor has disappeared without a trace - and that nobody seems too concerned about it. As Simon probes deeper into the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: blood, secret, disappearance, bridge, disease, island, student, teacher, discovery, small village, mystery, tenant ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.3
 2K
Firstborn (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Because he's the oldest, Jake has been the man of the house, since his parents divorce. When Mom starts seeing Sam, who always seems to be trying some new way to get rich quick, and declares he's the man of the house now, Jake puts up with ...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, rough, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, single parent, chase, school, family in danger, dysfunctional family, woman in danger, teenager, little brother, murder, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Curse of Downers Grove (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Downers Grove looks like your average suburban neighborhood -- but Downers Grove has a disturbing secret.... For the past eight years, one senior from every high school graduating class has met a bizarre death right before graduation ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: curse, high school, murder, graduation, teenager, party, violence, father son relationship, jealousy, attempted rape, survival, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The River King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after discovering from the boy's girlfriend, Carlin, that he was ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, disturbing, suspense
Plot: mystery, investigation, uncover truth, murder, school, deadly, teenager, dishonesty, danger, life is a bitch, student life, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 4K
Spoor (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland, Germany, Czech Republic, Sweden, Slovakia, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A story about Janina Duszejko, an elderly woman, who lives alone in the Klodzko Valley where a series of mysterious crimes are committed. Duszejko is convinced that she knows who (or what) is the murderer, but nobody believes her.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, touching, dark humor ...
Plot: animal rights, environmental issues, murder mystery, murder investigation, strong female character, senior citizen, poacher, murder, hunting, environmental issue, nature, small town ...
Place: central europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Hidden Face (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, twist ending, suspense, tense ...
Plot: missing person, couples, isolation, infidelity, jealousy, bunker, secret room, disappearance, strong sexual content, police investigation, missing woman, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, spain, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 402
The Word (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Days before the end of the school year, Liliana gives Janek an ultimatum, giving him 24 hours to either prove his love for her or forget about her altogether.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: teenage love, obsession, teenage life, high school life, youth, revenge, jealousy, rivalry, murder, betrayal, danger, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The World of Kanako (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Showa Fujishima is a former detective. One day, his daughter Kanako, who is a model student, disappears. To find his daughter, he investigates more carefully into his daughter's life. He quickly realizes that his daughter is no saint, but there ...
Style: suspense, captivating, enigmatic, psychological
Plot: bullying, secret life, drug abuse, police corruption, father daughter relationship, missing person, juvenile delinquent, dysfunctional family, addiction, emotional manipulation, suicide, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 102K
Stoker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Style: psychological, bleak, gothic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mysterious character, family relations, antisocial behavior, under the surface, masturbation, family problems, danger, parents and children, funeral, estate, youth, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Heroes of Evil (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three teenagers, brought together from bullying, indulge in petty theft, sex and drugs. They inevitably realize they can resort to violence to take revenge on everyone who has humiliated them: students, teachers and other outcasts. One of them ...
Style: suspense, touching, tense, psychological, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: revenge, bullying, adolescence, juvenile delinquency, underage drinking, attempted murder, teenage sex, prostitute, theft, friends, male friendship, homophobic slur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 3K
Black Tide (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dany, the Arnault family’s teenage son has disappeared. The case is assigned to François Visconti, a world-weary and disillusioned detective whose wife has just left him. The policeman investigates to find the missing teenager while he is ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: father son relationship, police officer, alcoholic, forest, disappearance, mother daughter relationship, missing child, investigation, search, kidnapping, suspicion, danger ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 72K
Cach? (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A married couple is terrorized by a series of videotapes planted on their front porch.
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, clever, tense ...
Plot: videotaping, suicide, haunted by the past, surveillance, family in crisis, nightmare, lie, mystery, conscience, dysfunctional family, family secret, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 2K
The Workshop (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Antoine has agreed to follow a writing workshop where some young people in insertion must write a black novel with the help of Olivia, a recognized novelist. The work of writing will bring to life the working-class past of the city. Its shipyard is ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, disturbing, captivating
Plot: novelist, female writer, teenager, summer, sea, youth, aspiring writer, love interest, aggression, writer's life, abandoned warehouse, death threat ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 708
1-Ichi (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: We follow Ichi during his high school years. Mr. Dai is the best fighter in school... whenever he fights Ichi is there and has a huge smile on his face. Mr. Dai thinks that Ichi is laughing at him but in fact he enjoys watching the violence that ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, dark humor, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, danger, high school, mysterious character, kids in trouble, misfit, youth, mind game, rivalry, save the day, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 970
Long Lost (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Seth receives a mysterious letter inviting him to spend the weekend at a secluded mansion in the country, he soon realizes the people inside the house may know him better than he knows himself.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: taboo, mansion, weekend, luxury, temptation, dysfunctional family, girlfriend, invitation, death, millionaire, danger, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 834K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mystery, police investigation, missing person, murder mystery, investigation, disappearance, twists & turns, missing wife, manipulation, femme fatale, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The White Orchid (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy and reserved, Claire Decker, 30ish, is a part-time investigator for Social Services. Typically, she solves cases where senior citizens have died alone, leaving no indication of who must handle their estate. This time however, Claire is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: investigation, murder, femme fatale, disguise, neo noir, female protagonist, crimes, danger, police, brutality, death, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 3K
Storm (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: DD is a smug fellow, almost 30 years of age, who can manage all by himself. At least that's what he thinks. However, a strange woman - Lova - enters his life, hunted by evil men who want to hurt her. Against his will, DD is forced into a series ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense
Plot: on the run, good versus evil, adventure, danger, rivalry, escapades, heroes, journalism, investigation, delusion, gory, time travel ...
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 702
Non-Stop (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mysterious emotional thriller about a woman who, after being left at the altar, has a brief liaison with a handsome stranger on a plane which ultimately puts her – and everyone else on the flight – in terrible danger.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: airplane, mystery, danger, dangerous attraction, disappearance, false identity, theft, ritual, missing person, losing-it hero, woman in danger, knife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Circle of Friends (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Maggie returns to her hometown to dedicate a scholarship in her late husband's name. While there, she reconnects with old friends and comes to believe that her husband's death is tied to the mysterious deaths of several old classmates..
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, old friends, homecoming, mystery, crimes, deadly, school, career woman, seduction, small town, investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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A Teacher's Obsession (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A high-school English teacher becomes dangerously obsessed with a star athlete who needs academic help.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: teacher student relationship, high school, teacher, manipulative woman, female protagonist, lesbian subtext, couples, society, danger, female student, female teacher, lesbian interest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 1K
Lights Out (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: March 1992, in a small town in the suburbs of Paris. During an alcohol fueled party, teenagers discover a body hidden in the bushes of a forest. A body that seems lifeless. Two weeks earlier. Simon, a 16 year-old teenager, has not shown up for ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, tense, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing child, investigation, youth, crimes, small town, teenage life, high school life, murder, suburbs, high school, social relations, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Megachurch Murder (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After popular and charismatic megachurch leader Hamilton Spears commits suicide, his teenage daughter Hannah's life goes off the rails. The only thing keeping her together is her new boyfriend, Oliver. When she finds evidence pointing to a ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, clergy, uncover truth, amateur detective, crimes, society, deadly, dishonesty, youth, danger, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No one seemed to care about Jamie Marks until after his death. Hoping to find the love and friendship he never had in life, Jamie’s ghost visits former classmate Adam McCormick, drawing him into the bleak world between the living and the dead.
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, psychological, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, high school, death, coming of age, supernatural, youth, hopes, redemption, troubled teen, imaginary, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 3K
Too Late (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Explores the tangled relationship between a troubled private investigator and the missing woman he's hired to help find.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, tense, enigmatic
Plot: private investigator, murder, neo noir, neo-noir, missing woman, stripper, strip club, danger, uncover truth, dissection, couples, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Sisterhood of Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teenage girl says she's the victim of a secret network called The Sisterhood of Night, a quiet suburban town becomes the backdrop for a modern-day Salem witch trial.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: small town, mystery, investigation, social relations, crimes, life is a bitch, teenage life, society, danger, dishonesty, strong female presence, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 101K
The Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A school teacher discusses types of government with his class. His students find it too boring to repeatedly go over national socialism and believe that dictatorship cannot be established in modern Germany. He starts an experiment to show how easily ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, based on true events, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, teachers and students, experiment, nazism, high school, dictatorship, teacher, bullying, suicide, against humanity, dictator, anarchist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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