Prank movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant prank movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, entertaining, cult film, feel good and clever films and TV shows about / with prank, disorder, youth, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), runaway, teenager, mentor, dialogue and storytelling plots mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as prank: Wild Child (2008), Dirty Deeds (2005), Dennis the Menace (1993), Mean Creek (2004), The Parent Trap (1961), Revenge of the Nerds (1984), Love Me If You Dare (2003), Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989), The Graveyard (2006), Home Alone (1990).

List of prank movies

 6.1
 49K
Wild Child (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rebellious 16 year old Poppy from Mailibu is sent to an English boarding school. Realising her Father isn't coming back to rescue her she tries to get expelled.
Style: feel good, sweet, semi serious, ridiculous, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: boarding school, girls' boarding school, teenager, boarding school life, school, friendship, teenage girl, teenage life, rich kid, youth, popularity, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, malibu california, europe, california, london ...
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 5.8
 8K
Dirty Deeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An American Pie-like teen comedy in which a high school senior tries to become the first student in years to complete the Dirty Deeds, an outrageous series of challenges that must be completed by the Homecoming banquet at 9 a.m.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: prank, cheerleader, high school, challenge, vandalism, bully, friends, rivalry, lifestyle, masturbation, stadium, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california
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Dennis the Menace (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: mischievous children, prank, family, friendship, nothing goes right, when the parents are away, neighbor, children, suburbs, criminal, runaway, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
Style: realistic, touching, talky, harsh, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, friendship, youth, juvenile delinquency, high school life, friends, kids in trouble, lifestyle, teenage life, teenager, coming of age, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.2
 31K
Mean Creek (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenagers living in small-town Oregon take a boat trip for a birthday celebration. When they get an idea to play a mean trick on the town bully, it suddenly goes too far. Soon they're forced to deal with the unexpected consequences of their ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: prank, kids in trouble, bully, birthday, unsupportive friend, boat, friends, small town, friendship, guilt, drowning, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon
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The Parent Trap (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, parents and children, family relations, summer camp, mischievous children, family life, reunion, family, single parent, summer, prank, love and romance ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1961
Place: california, boston, massachusetts, london
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Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: prank, college, student life, teenage life, youth, misfit, rivalry, friends, disorder, nerds, underdog, pursuit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
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Love Me If You Dare (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As adults, best friends Julien and Sophie continue the odd game they started as children -- a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts. While they often act out to relieve one another's pain, their game might ...
Style: heartbreaking, dark humor, sexy, feel good, surreal ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: youth, french, best friends in love, prank, love hate relationship, friendship, destiny, love hate, romance, game, best friends, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, belgium, paris france
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Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Penn & Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he has someone threatening his life so that he "wouldn't sweat the small stuff," each of them begins a series of pranks on the ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, absurd, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: prank, murder, prankster, danger, crimes, psychopath, stalking, deadly, faked death, creativity, brutality, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city, egypt
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 3.2
 801
The Graveyard (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six friends go to the Placid Pines Cemetery to play hide and seek in the tombs. When a "harmless" prank ends in the accidental death of one of the group, the prankster goes to prison. Five years later the friends meet up in the cemetery ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, surprise ending, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly, prank, teenage life, vengeance, slasher, gory, cemetery, reunion, blood, sex, startled, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.6
 483K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, light, not serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, child protagonist, home invasion, kids and family, youth, neighbor, danger, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, france ...
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 3.9
 770
Stag (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ken Andrews (Faison) has been the orchestrator of the hazing pranks at all of his buddies' stags - elaborate, hilarious pranks that have left many emotional scars and a few physical ones. And now today is Ken's stag! He nervously awaits ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, prank gone wrong, stripper, midlife crisis, friends, sexual content, drugs/alcohol, silly humor, profanity, buddies, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.6
 64K
Joy Ride (2001)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: truck driver, murder, kidnapping, radio, prank, vengeance, psychopath, cat and mouse, deathtrap, road trip, trap, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: colorado, new jersey, wyoming, nebraska, san antonio texas ...
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 5.1
 6K
Tormented (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film centers on Darren Mullet, a bullied asthmatic, driven to suicide by his tormented life - ignored by his parents, ridiculed by his teachers and bullied at school. He returns from the dead to pay his teenage tormentors a final visit.
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: slasher, school, high school, prank, suicide, drowning, vengeance, ghost, teenage life, revenge, friendship, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.4
 16K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stalking, slasher, murder, camp, serial killer, summer camp, prank, violence, burned alive, youth, danger, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new york state
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House of the Witch (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of high-school kids set out to play a Halloween prank at an abandoned house, but once they enter they become victims of a demonic witch who has set her wrath upon them.
Style: disturbing, bleak, scary, enigmatic
Plot: haunted house, halloween, witch, prank, fear, teenager, survival, youth, danger, supernatural power, one night, african american ...
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 7.7
 2K
Fonejacker (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Fonejacker is a British comedy programme broadcast on E4 featuring a series of prank calls involving a number of different characters performed by British Iranian television actor Kayvan Novak. It first appeared in May 2006 and became a full series ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: prank, artist, mistaken identity, life turned upside down, obnoxious boss, disorder, salesman, dishonesty, odd couple, mind game, partners, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england
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 5.4
 2K
Demoted (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What go around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross)
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, workplace situations, rebelliousness, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, silly humor, obnoxious boss, rivalry, partners, buddies, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 23K
Needful Things (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A mysterious new shop opens in a small town which always seems to stock the deepest desires of each shopper, with a price far heavier than expected.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: small town, devil, prank, murder, pain, desire, manipulation, occult, sheriff, chaos and mayhem, deal with the devil, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, europe, usa, england, turkey
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The House on Sorority Row (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a seemingly innocent prank goes horribly wrong, a group of sorority sisters are stalked and murdered one by one in their sorority house while throwing a party to celebrate their graduation.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: prank, psychopath, murder, slasher, attic, serial killer, sorority, student life, siblings relations, who done it, school, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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 6.2
 46K
Baby's Day Out (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby ...
Style: light, humorous, not serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: babies and infants, mischievous children, kidnapping, lost child, stupidity, chase, danger, missing child, escapades, adventure, nothing goes right, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 5.6
 13K
Don't Hang Up (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An evening of drunken prank calls becomes a nightmare for a pair of teenagers when a mysterious stranger turns their own game against them.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: prank, teenager, mysterious stranger, telephone call, terror, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, party, revenge, stalker, drunk ...
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Fool Britannia (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Fool Britannia is a hidden camera sketch series which has aired since 1 September 2012 on ITV. Fool Britannia sees Dom Joly surprising unexpected members of the public with pranks. The first series aired for eight episodes. The second series is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: prank, hidden identity, dishonesty, silly humor, disorder, practical joke, hidden camera, reality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 5.7
 24K
Jawbreaker (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 3 of Reagan High School's most popular girls pretend to kidnap their friend by shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. Now the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, absurd, cynical ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: high school, prom, popularity, murder, popular girl, friendship, prank, accidental killing, fashion, teenager, bullying, polaroid ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 6.5
 89K
Bad Grandpa (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 86-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his 8 year-old grandson, Billy.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: grandparent and grandchild, prank, on the road, funeral, goofy hero, cross dressing, elderly, irresponsible, disorder, drugs/alcohol, road trip, vandalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, nebraska, st. louis missouri, tennessee
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 6.5
 12K
Dutch (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: To get to know his girlfriend's son, a man volunteers to pick him up from a prep school....only to learn that her son's not the nicest kid.
Style: road movie, feel good, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: road trip, prank, boarding school, reluctant partners, mischievous children, partners, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, social differences, culture clash, parents and children, working class ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, london, australia
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 5.0
 585
WTF (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Rémi Gaillard is the real character of the World network, troll, provocateur, one of the biggest-selling comic actor in Europe. One and a half milliards of viewing and millions of fans. A day came, and he decided to steady down: got married, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, desire for fame, buddies, rising to stardom, ambition, disorder, fictional reality show, escapades, sex, computers and web, friends, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (1994)
Genre: Animation, Family, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three young monsters — Ickis, Oblina and Krumm — attends an institute for monsters under a city dump and learn to frighten humans.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, offbeat, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: monster, school, prank, friends, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, anti hero, anti heroes, escapades, imaginary, disorder, misfit ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
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 4.6
 12K
College (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: college, fraternity, prank, lifestyle, frat party, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, friendship, nerd, chaos and mayhem, disorder, vomiting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Impractical Jokers: The Movie (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a humiliating high school mishap from 1992 that sends the Impractical Jokers on the road competing in hidden-camera challenges for the chance to turn back the clock and redeem three of the four Jokers.
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: prankster, prank, childish behavior, friends, rivalry, family relations, youth, love and romance, bully, lifestyle, party, high school ...
Time: contemporary
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