Home schooling movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant home schooling movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good, serious, captivating and weird films and TV shows about / with home schooling, family relations, friendship, death, dysfunctional family, runaway, father daughter relationship, storytelling, father son relationship and teenager plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as home schooling: Captain Fantastic (2016), Curling (2010), Loverboy (2005), Ballast (2008), Geri Yoga (2001), Ready Jet Go! (2016), Boohbah (2003), Numberjacks (2007), The Illiterate (2013), Let's Go, Pocoyo (2005).

List of home schooling movies

Captain Fantastic (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.
Style: philosophical, intellectual, sad, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: road trip, children, capitalism, home schooling, survivalist, funeral, precocious child, suicide, teenage girl, large family, dysfunctional family, socialism ...
Place: washington state, oregon, xian
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Curling (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in a rural Quebec village in the dead of winter, Jean-François, a single father works at a deserted bowling alley at night and in a rundown motel during the day. His daughter, Julyvonne never leaves their home. Jean-François isolates her in ...
Style: realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious, gloomy
Plot: isolation, absent mother, bittersweet, single parent, family relations, parents and children, coming of age, misfit, youth, social misfits, home schooling, overprotective father ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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Loverboy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A neglected daughter becomes a possessive mother in an emotional journey into the heart and mind of a woman who loved too much.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, erotic ...
Plot: obsession, dysfunctional family, mental illness, pregnancy, parents and children, single parent, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, teenage life, babies and infants, possessiveness ...
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Ballast (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A single mother and her embattled son struggle to subsist in a small Mississippi Delta township. An act of violence thrusts them into the world of an emotionally devastated highway store owner, awakening the fury of a bitter and longstanding ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: small town, single parent, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, suicide, juvenile delinquent, robbery, poverty, society, mother son relationship, suspense ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, africa, mississippi
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Geri Yoga (2001)
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The 90-minute Geri Yoga features yoga teacher Katy Appleton presenting two warm up sections, a core Hatha yoga class, relaxation, along with an interview with Geri on yoga as a lifestyle.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: health and fitness, sport, workout, yoga, home schooling, fitness, working out
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Ready Jet Go! (2016)
Genre: Animation, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Earth science and astronomy take center stage in this animated series. Two neighborhood kids -- Sean and Sydney -- befriend the new kid on the block, Jet Propulsion, who just happens to be an alien from planet Bortron 7. Together they explore the ...
Style: educational, entertaining, thought provoking, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: science, space, training, children, space exploration, education, home schooling, child, space program, friendship, space adventure, farce ...
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Boohbah (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Boohbah was a children's television show. It premiered in 2003 on ITV in the United Kingdom, and on 19 January 2004 in the United States on PBS until 2 July 2006. It was created by Anne Wood with scripts by Alan Dapre and Robin Stevens. Anne ...
Style: educational, funny, entertaining, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: child, surrealism, magic, friendship, friends, home schooling, alien, child hero, dog, little boy, studying, part animation
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Numberjacks (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Numberjacks is a children's British television series that originally aired in the UK between 2006 and 2009. Re-runs of the episodes are shown regularly on CBeebies and occasionally on BBC2. It is produced by Open Mind Productions for the BBC ...
Style: educational, thought provoking, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mathematics, problem solving, education, heroes, satire, home schooling, training, lesson, superhero
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The Illiterate (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Ximena is illiterate; Jacqueline reads to her. Everything except a letter hidden under a wooden Buddha that Ximena won’t let her read. To know what it says, Ximena must learn to read. As Ximena learns, their relationship, thorny at first, becomes ...
Style: captivating, psychological, sincere, disturbing
Plot: illiteracy, illiterate, middle aged woman, training, changing lives, lifestyle change, education, character change, home schooling, lifestyle, uneducated, female protagonist ...
Place: chile
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Let's Go, Pocoyo (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 7 min.
TV show
Story: Pocoyo is a Spanish pre-school animated television series created by Guillermo García Carsí, Luis Gallego and David Cantolla, and is a co-production between Spanish producer Zinkia Entertainment, Cosgrove-Hall Films and Granada International. Two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: young heroes, friendship, pets, friends, little boy, escapades, anthropomorphic animal, cartoon duck, teamwork, animal human communication, cartoon dog, home schooling ...
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My Friend Rabbit (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mouse works together with his best friend Rabbit and a group of animals to solve problems.
Style: funny, captivating, light, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, friends, cartoon rabbit, cartoon mouse, mouse, animal that acts human, home schooling, training, anthropomorphic mouse, group of friends, animals, animal life ...
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The Bling Ring (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the Internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
Style: sexy, stylized, absurd, visually appealing, art film ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: heist, youth, teenage life, celebrity, juvenile delinquency, burglary, high school, teenager, coming of age, greed, high society, cheerleading ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey, israel, usa ...
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Mary and Martha (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wealthy American housewife Mary Morgan takes her bullied son George out of school for home education,including a trip to Southern Africa. Whilst in Mozambique George is bitten by a mosquito which crawls through a hole in his net and dies of malaria. ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: malaria, death of child, hospital, human spirit, hopes, redemption, dealing with death, illness, political activism, volunteer, parent child relationship, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century
Place: africa, usa, washington d.c.
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Sassy Pants (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Desperate to get out from under her overprotective mother, a home-schooled teen runs off to live with her dad, and forms a bond with his much-younger boyfriend.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, queer cinema
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenage girl, dysfunctional family, family relations, mother daughter relationship, older man younger man relationship, parents and children, eccentric family, disorder, workplace, follow your dream, hopes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Style: inspirational, uplifting, touching, thought provoking, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: bullying, school, child, friendship, middle school, father son relationship, happy ending, truancy, family relations, deformity, fight, hospital ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania
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Movie 43 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film is composed of multiple comedy shorts presented through an overarching segment titled "The Pitch", in which Charlie Wessler, a mad screenwriter, is attempting to pitch a script to film executive Griffin Schraeder. After revealing ...
Style: parody, funny, not serious, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, irreverence, youth, teenage life, gross out humor, stupidity, society, toilet humor, escapades, buddies, dishonesty, satire ...
Time: year 1959, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new york
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So B. It (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young girl named Heidi who lives with her mentally disabled mother, travels across the country to find out about her and her mothers past.
Style: sad
Plot: forest, female friendship, police officer, cemetery, casino, memory, swing, police station, secret, cat, father son relationship, panic attack ...
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The Snowman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Sweden, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman.
Style: serious, surprise ending, exciting, neo noir, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, snowman, clue, snow, investigation, police investigation, police detective, winter, doctors, missing woman, kidnapping ...
Time: year 2006, 2000s, 2010s, year 1989, year 1945 ...
Place: norway, oslo norway
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Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the rumored whereabouts of Osama bin Laden are revealed, the CIA readies a team of seasoned U.S. Navy SEALs for the mission of a lifetime. Despite inconclusive evidence that bin Laden is inside the compound, and ignoring the possible ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, military, navy seal, manhunt, heroic mission, government agency, wanted, mastermind, once in a lifetime opportunity, murder, terrorist group, top secret ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s, 21st century
Place: pakistan, usa, middle east
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A Half of Life (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This tragic love story relates ten decisive years in the life of the great Romantic poet Friedrich Hölderlin, played by a young Ulrich Mühe.
Plot: home schooling, writers, fired from the job, friendship, friend, husband wife relationship, erotica, love, mental illness, sex, wealth, teacher ...
Place: germany, german democratic republic, switzerland, east germany, frankfurt germany
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Castle of Purity (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of a disciplined and sexually driven man who keeps his family isolated in his home for years to protect them from the “evil nature” of human beings while inventing (with his wife) rat poison.
Style: controversial, cult film
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, family relations, brother sister incest, misogynist, rat, domestic violence, prostitution, hypocrisy, salesman, adultery, young love ...
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Cannibal Taboo (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Cannibal Taboo tells the story of Janet, a young woman raised in the wilds of Africa who is rescued by explorer Cliff Hendricks. When Cliff contracts a rare blood disease, Janet must leave her jungle ways to care for her husband and their four ...
Style: tense, disturbing, surprise ending, sexploitation film
Plot: dysfunctional family, cult, exploitation, domineering mother, human sacrifice, ritual sacrifice, murder, family secret, mother son relationship, religious cult, occult, kids and family ...
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You're Ugly Too (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After her mother’s death, Stacey moves with her uncle Will to a remote region in the Irish midlands. As the two cautiously get to know each other, they have to deal with the dark shadows of the past.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: haunted by the past, starting over, going straight, odd couple, youth, hopes, coming of age, partners, dysfunctional relationship, uncle niece relationship, bereavement, probation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland
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Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Alex, Justin and Max Russo are not your ordinary kids - they're wizards in training! While their parents run the Waverly Sub Station, the siblings struggle to balance their ordinary lives while learning to master their extraordinary powers.
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, not serious, sitcom ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenager, teenage life, high school, teenage girl, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, witch, youth, supernatural, children, brother brother relationship, family relations ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Power up with six incredible teens who out-maneuver and defeat evil everywhere as the Mighty Morphin Power Ranger, But this time the Power Rangers may have met their match, when they face off with the most sinister monster the galaxy has ever seen.
Style: futuristic, stylized, humorous, super sentai, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, power rangers, childhood, ninja, good versus evil, martial arts, vengeance, apocalypse, teenager, violence, weapons, fight ...
Time: 90s, prehistory, prehistoric times
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The Last Exorcism (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After years of performing “exorcisms” and taking believers’ money, Reverend Marcus travels to rural Louisiana with a film crew so he can dispel what he believes is the myth of demonic possession. The dynamic reverend is certain that this will ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, dark, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, religion, exorcism, found footage, supernatural, demon, suspense, demonic possession, satanic cult, evil spirit, devil, preacher ...
Time: 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, southern usa, california
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Suicide Club (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When 54 high school girls throw themselves in front of a subway train it appears to be only the beginning of a string of suicides around the country. Does the new all-girl group Desert have anything to do with it? Detective Kuroda tries to find the ...
Style: psychological, surreal, disturbing, atmospheric, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, cult, conspiracy, death, police investigation, violent, surrealism, high school, brutality, macabre, hacker, student ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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The Brothers Solomon (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, ironic, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, farce, dumb, eccentricity, goofy hero, misfit, sexual attraction, family relations, love and romance, brother brother relationship, socially awkward, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
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Astro Boy (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy (Atom) is a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he had lost. Unable to fulfill his creator's expectations, Astro embarks on a journey in search ...
Style: exciting, humorous, anime, futuristic, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: robot, androids and robots, androids, children, superhero, family in danger, evil force, goodhearted, giant, good versus evil, transformation, destiny ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan
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The Astronaut Farmer (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an astrophysicist with a rocket in his barn - one he's built and wants to ...
Style: touching, feel good, intense, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: nasa, astronaut, hopes, family relations, farm, space, rocket, obsessive quest, space travel, ambition, fbi, suspense ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
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