Movies like School's Out

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School's Out (2018)
 6.5
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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, ambiguity, student, ecology, alarm, teacher student relationship, danger, environment, dancing, school, gay, cat, party, teacher, suicidal, violence, investigation, forest, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

Most similar movies to School's Out

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspenseful, suspense and psychological films with plots about murder, investigation, danger, death, telephone call, teenager and violence 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: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: missing person, police, camping, flashback, murder, sex scene, mysterious stranger, suspicion, crimes, danger, death, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.4
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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, odd, enigmatic, witty, disturbing ...
Plot: teacher, high school, teen angst, privacy invasion, writers, student, school, teacher student relationship, manipulation, high school life, manipulations, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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, psychological, gloomy, 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 ⇓
59%
 6.8
 295
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: disappearance, bridge, island, secret, disease, student, discovery, teacher, small village, mystery, crutches, man with glasses ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, woman in danger, family in danger, school, family relations, single parent, chase, teenager, little brother, parents and children, family in crisis, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, woman in danger, psychiatrist, amnesia, domestic violence, psychology, obsession, life turned upside down, doctors and patients, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s, year 2007 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, suspense, disturbing
Plot: mystery, investigation, uncover truth, murder, school, deadly, teenager, dishonesty, danger, law enforcement, student life, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspense, twist ending, enigmatic ...
Plot: missing person, disappearance, missing woman, infidelity, couples, jealousy, social isolation, captive, bunker, secret room, strong sexual content, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, spain, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, tense, depressing ...
Plot: psychopath, mother son relationship, antisocial behavior, school shooting, evil child, depression, sociopath, parents and children, family problems, family relations, estrangement, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Killing Mr. Griffin (1997)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the police arrests them all.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, tense
Plot: high school, kidnapping, power relations, deadly, crimes, amateur detective, teenage life, teachers and students, vengeance, uncover truth, murder, high school life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, enigmatic, psychological, captivating
Plot: bullying, secret life, father daughter relationship, drug abuse, police corruption, juvenile delinquent, missing person, dysfunctional family, addiction, emotional manipulation, suicide, investigation ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, psychological, captivating, slasher
Plot: curse, high school, murder, graduation, party, teenager, jealousy, father son relationship, violence, attempted rape, self defense, survival ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Come and Find Me (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When his girlfriend goes missing, David must track down her whereabouts after he realizes she's not who she was pretending to be.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: missing person, disappearance, girlfriend, apartment, double life, chase, reunion, government agent, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, photograph, neighbor, backyard ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 424
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, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, youth, revenge, jealousy, rivalry, murder, betrayal, danger, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 104K
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, antisocial behavior, under the surface, family relations, mystery, masturbation, funeral, family problems, danger, estate, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, tense, touching, psychological, gay cinema ...
Plot: revenge, bullying, adolescence, juvenile delinquency, attempted murder, underage drinking, teenage sex, theft, prostitute, sociopathy, friends, caught stealing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 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, twist ending, bleak ...
Plot: father son relationship, police officer, alcoholic, missing child, forest, disappearance, mother daughter relationship, investigation, kidnapping, search, danger, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: She’s the most beautiful, most short-sighted, most sentimental, most perplexing, most obstinate, most untrustworthy and most troubling of heroines. The lady in the car has never seen the sea. On the run from the police, she keeps telling herself ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, tense, suspense, french noir ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, car theft, sexual attraction, blonde, secretary, impersonation, uncover truth, paranoia, murder mystery, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.3
 75K
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: psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, clever, tense ...
Plot: videotaping, suicide, haunted by the past, surveillance, family in crisis, nightmare, lie, mystery, conscience, dysfunctional family, family secret, childhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sexting in Suburbia (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: moody daughters, Rachel and Dina have a close relationship. Dina tells her everything... or so Rachel thinks. When Dina suddenly commits suicide, Rachel is devastated and confused. Her search for answers as to what happened in her daughter's ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: teenage girl, bullying, bully, female friendship, suicide by hanging, death of daughter, high school, uncover truth, teen suicide, mother, blog, text messaging ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ 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, disturbing, enigmatic, captivating
Plot: novelist, female writer, teenager, summer, sea, youth, aspiring writer, love interest, aggression, writer's life, racism, shooting range ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 994
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, girlfriend, dysfunctional family, invitation, death, millionaire, danger, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 720
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, danger, high school, mysterious character, kids in trouble, misfit, rivalry, save the day, mind game, youth, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, femme fatale, disguise, female protagonist, crimes, danger, police, death, brutality, chase, nipples visible through clothing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, realistic ...
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 ⇓
34%
 8.1
 882K
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: mystery, missing person, police investigation, murder mystery, twists & turns, investigation, disappearance, missing wife, manipulation, femme fatale, infidelity, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, new york, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, tense, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, high school, death, coming of age, supernatural, hopes, youth, redemption, troubled teen, seeing dead people, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense
Plot: on the run, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, heroes, journalism, delusion, investigation, time travel, chases and races ...
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Brahms: The Boy II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Canada, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mansion, doll, evil, murder, death, violence, boy, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, devil, family, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, clergy, amateur detective, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, youth, deadly, society, danger, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%