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, feel good, cult film, funny and entertaining films and TV shows about / with prank, teenager, disorder, youth, dialogue, vengeance, mentor, storytelling, runaway and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Comedy, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as prank: Wild Child (2008), Carrie (1976), Mean Creek (2004), The Burning (1981), Dennis the Menace (1993), Dutch (1991), Home Alone (1990), Revenge of the Nerds (1984), Nanny McPhee (2005), Joy Ride (2001).

List of prank movies

 6.1
 57K
Wild Child (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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, ridiculous, sweet, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: boarding school, teenager, teenage girl, girls' boarding school, school, friendship, teenage life, youth, popularity, girls' school, boarding school life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, malibu california, europe, california, london ...
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 7.4
 185K
Carrie (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, tense, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: telekinesis, bullying, abusive mother, prom, social misfits, revenge, cruelty, high school life, prank, vengeance, rage, teen angst ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future, year 1979, near future
Place: maine, usa
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 7.2
 32K
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: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, dark ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: kids in trouble, friendship, coming of age, prank, bully, bullying, small town, teenager, vengeance, unsupportive friend, guilt, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon
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 6.3
 19K
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: summer camp, serial killer, prank, revenge, stalking, survival, burned alive, youth, voyeurism, evil man, violence, insanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new york state
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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, funny, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: mischievous children, family, children, problem child, prank, when the parents are away, runaway, childhood, neighbor, happy ending, nothing goes right, troublemaker ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s, 20th century
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, talky, harsh, touching, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenager, coming of age, youth, prank, friendship, juvenile delinquency, dark humor, adaptation, friends, high school life, kids in trouble, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.5
 13K
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, light, entertaining, feel good, funny ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: road trip, prank, mischievous children, boarding school, thanksgiving, culture clash, working class, holiday, unlikely friendships, reluctant partners, partners, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: london, chicago illinois, usa, australia
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 7.7
 558K
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: funny, humorous, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, family, children, home alone, youth, when the parents are away, child protagonist, kids and family, home invasion, precocious child ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york, france ...
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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: feel good, humorous, sex comedy, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nerd, college, sex, prank, teenager, sorority, student life, teenage life, college freshman, high school, nudity (full frontal - brief), bullying ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, tucson arizona
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 6.6
 76K
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, sweet, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: witch, magic, nanny, childhood, mischievous children, adventure, family, parents and children, single father, curses spells and rituals, family relations, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.6
 69K
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, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, truck driver, murder, stalker, stupidity, paranoia, road trip, psychopath, truck, cat and mouse, brother brother relationship, prank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, colorado, salt lake city utah, nebraska, wyoming ...
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 6.1
 51K
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, funny, humorous, not serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: babies and infants, mischievous children, stupidity, kidnapping, chase, escapades, prank, nothing goes right, child abduction, missing child, adventure, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 5.7
 9K
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: sexy, humorous, romantic, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: high school, cheerleader, bully, prank, stereotypes, teenager, friends, rivalry, lifestyle, nudity (full frontal - brief), challenge, cheerleading ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california
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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, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: family, twins, summer, summer camp, mischievous children, divorce, family life, parents and children, family relations, youth, single parent, teenage girl ...
Time: 60s, year 1961
Place: california, massachusetts, boston, london
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 5.6
 43K
Fist Fight (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When one school teacher gets the other fired, he is challenged to an after-school fight.
Style: entertaining, funny, light, buddy movie, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school teacher, foul language, prank, teacher, last day of school, school bully, bullying, revenge, mentor, school, dumb ...
Place: tokyo
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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: feel good, heartbreaking, surreal, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: french, youth, best friends in love, love hate relationship, friendship, game, first love, friends, love story, friends in love, love, prank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, belgium
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 5.5
 15K
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, scary, suspenseful, slasher, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, teenager, home invasion, mysterious stranger, stalker, murder, terror, threat, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prank telephone call, death threat ...
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 3.4
 9K
Smiley (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After learning of an urban legend in which a demented serial killer named SMILEY can be summoned through the Internet, mentally fragile Ashley must decide whether she is losing her mind or becoming Smiley's next victim.
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, urban legend, college, prank, masked killer, stalker, murder, mysterious character, psychopath, library, paranoia, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 3.2
 860
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: slasher, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, vengeance, teenage life, serial killer, cemetery, rivalry, youth, confined, psychopath, violence spree, woman in danger, female nudity ...
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, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, prankster, bully, childish behavior, friends, rivalry, family relations, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
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: bleak, disturbing, scary, enigmatic
Plot: witch, halloween, haunted house, prank, fear, survival, youth, supernatural power, abandoned house, wrath, teenager, teenage girl ...
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 5.1
 6K
Tormented (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
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, slasher, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, revenge, bullying, ghost, bully, serial killer, suicide, school, prank, vengeance, dead teenager, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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April Fool's Day (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The new "April Fool's" revolves around a party given by two rich siblings for their friend. Tragedy strikes when a friend falls over a balcony and dies. One year later, the teens responsible for the accident become the targets of a ...
Style: slasher, scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: characters killed one by one, prank, serial killer, murder, psychopath, who done it, uncover truth, nightlife, crimes, faked death, conspiracy, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
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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, surreal, absurd, twists and turns, thought provoking ...
Plot: prank, magic, murder, creativity, brutality, prankster, psychopath, dark humor, crimes, stalking, faked death, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: egypt, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
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 5.4
 8K
Clifford (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his brother asks him to look after his young son, Clifford, Martin Daniels agrees, taking the boy into his home and introducing him to his future wife, Sarah. Clifford is fixated on the idea of visiting a famed theme park, and Martin, an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, melancholic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family, prank, father son relationship, amusement park, family relations, adult as child, parents and children, fish out of water, disorder, nothing goes right, eccentric family, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: hawaii, los angeles, antarctica, usa, san francisco
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 4.0
 837
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, light, feel good
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, female nudity, prank gone wrong, stripper, midlife crisis, friends, silly humor, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, buddies, bachelor party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
Is relevant ?
 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: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: prank, mistaken identity, dishonesty, mind game, life turned upside down, crimes, disorder, workplace romance, obnoxious boss, cons and scams, odd couple, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 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: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, silly humor, rivalry, rebellion, obnoxious boss, buddies, partners, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Horror
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, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: monster, prank, halloween, school, friends, teaching the ways of the world, teachers and students, escapades, disorder, misfit, surrealism, library ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 4.5
 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, light, not serious, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: college, fraternity, frat party, high school, lifestyle, prank, friendship, nerd, teenage life, teenager, chaos and mayhem, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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