High school life movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant high school life movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, romantic and serious films and TV shows about / with high school life, teenage life, high school, youth, teenager, friendship, friends, social relations, school and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as high school life: Radio Rebel (2012), Mean Girls (2004), Victorious (2010), The DUFF (2015), Barely Lethal (2015), She's All That (1999), Faking It (2014), High School Musical (2006), LOL (2008), A Walk to Remember (2002).

List of high school life movies

 6.0
 7K
Radio Rebel (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High school senior Tara is so painfully shy that she dreads speaking to anyone in the hallways or getting called on in class. But in the privacy of her bedroom with her iPod in hand, she rocks out -- doing mock broadcasts for Miami's hottest FM ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, captivating
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, secret identity, high school life, teenage love, teenage life, youth, prom, high school hunk, best friends, female protagonist, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa
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 7.0
 306K
Mean Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, high school life, popularity, teenage life, fish out of water, teenager, rivalry, adolescence, manipulation, stereotypes, misfit, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, illinois, california
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 6.8
 17K
Victorious (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Victorious is an American sitcom created by Dan Schneider that originally aired on Nickelodeon from March 27, 2010 until February 2, 2013. The series revolves around aspiring singer Tori Vega, a teenager who attends a performing arts high school ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school life, high school, hollywood, teenage life, teachers and students, lifestyle, love and romance, singer, music, family, best friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.5
 76K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, teenager, high school life, high school student, popularity, adolescence, best friends, friends, teenagers, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 5.4
 18K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, ironic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school life, teenage life, teenager, youth, high school, undercover, secret agents, friends, hidden identity, danger, rivalry, teenage hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, berlin germany, moscow russia, chechnya
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 5.9
 79K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, bet, romance, high school life, teenager, cinderella story, youth, teen romance, social misfits, young lovers, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
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 7.4
 13K
Faking It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about two best friends who love each other -- in slightly different ways. After numerous failed attempts to become popular, the girls are mistakenly outed as lesbians, which launches them to instant celebrity status. Seduced by ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, disturbing
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, high school life, lesbian relationship, best friends, popularity, youth, high school hunk, teenage life, female friendship, friends, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
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High School Musical (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: high school life, high school, teenage love, basketball, love and romance, teenage life, couple relations, music, family relations, friendship, sport team, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: albuquerque new mexico, usa, new mexico, utah
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 6.3
 8K
LOL (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lola, a striking teenaged girl who is on the cusp of adulthood, who longs to rush into the adult world of independence, freedom and sexual exploits, but is tenaciously held back by her mother.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, high school life, youth, parents and children, high school, self discovery, love and romance, young lovers, coming of age, hopes, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, opposites attract, first love, true love, fall in love, romance, high school life, youth, coming of age, teenage life, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, adolescence, teenage life, friendship, first love, high school life, youth, teenagers, friends, shyness, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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 7.6
 117K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, teenage life, high school, youth, teenage love, supernatural, supernatural power, life turned upside down, transformation, school, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, california, japan, france
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Suck Me Shakespeer (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school life, teachers and students, teacher, fish out of water, high school, cons and scams, robbery, dishonesty, crimes, fall in love, school, release from prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future, 18th century
Place: germany
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 5.1
 3K
Zapped (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zoey is a talented dancer whose organized life is rudely disrupted when she moves in with her new step-dad and three step-brothers, until she discovers a dog-training app that can get boys to obey her every command. But she soon learns that it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, youth, wish come true, imaginary, social relations, family, step siblings, disorder, teenager, teen romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.4
 2K
Rebelde Way (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rebelde Way is a Martín Fierro Award—nominated Argentine soap opera created and produced by Cris Morena. It originally aired from 26 May 2002 to 18 December 2003. The series was broadcast in many countries worldwide, including Peru, Germany, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school life, teenage love, friendship, boarding school life, love and romance, music band, teachers and students, youth, music, boarding school, friends, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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Recovery Road (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Maddie is a teenage girl dealing with addiction who has a reputation as a party girl who doesn’t think she has a problem, until she’s confronted one day by her school guidance counselor and is forced to choose between expulsion and rehab. Maddie ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school life, addiction, youth, best friends, hopes, alcohol, teenage life, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, drug abuse, recovery, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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I Didn't Do It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Ultra-competitive fraternal twins Lindy and Logan Watson, together with their four best friends, navigate their freshman year of high school. Each episode begins with a comedic "what just happened?" situation as Lindy and Logan each spin ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, twins, siblings relations, youth, best friends, teenage life, family relations, high school, sitcom, coming of age, friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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 6.3
 138K
She's the Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Viola Johnson is in a real jam. Complications threaten her scheme to pose as her twin brother, Sebastian, and take his place at a new boarding school. She falls in love with her handsome roommate, Duke, who loves beautiful Olivia, who has fallen for ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, cross dressing, teenager, high school life, tomboy, high school, hidden identity, sport, twins, roommate, romance, lookalikes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, campus, london, new jersey
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 7.3
 16K
Star-Crossed (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Emery was 6 years old, an alien spacecraft crash-landed in her small town. Whether they came in peace or with more sinister intentions didn't matter: a fierce battle erupted as humans fought for control over their new rivals, an alien ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural romance, benign alien, forbidden love, alien encounter, teenage life, teenage love, high school life, popularity, fall in love, newcomer, unlikely couple, love and romance ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Carrie Diaries (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Before she was a fashion icon, before her column in the New York Star, before Mr. Big, Carrie Bradshaw was an innocent 16-year-old girl living in suburban Connecticut.
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school life, gossip and rumors, youth, first love, high school, teenage girl, first sex, high school hunk, boyfriend, teenage life, prom, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: new york, connecticut, usa
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The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, talky ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, kids
Plot: teenager, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, teachers and students, introspection, teenage love, high school life, friendship, coming of age, rebelliousness, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl, who bears a striking resemblance to the beautiful but ruthless vampire they knew and loved in 1864.
Style: romantic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, vampire human love, high school, dangerous attraction, youth, teen romance, werewolf, immortality, supernatural romance, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 19th century ...
Place: virginia, usa
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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, parents and children, love and romance, school, high school life, best friends, youth, coming of age, wooing, couples, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
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 7.2
 118
Split (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Follows Ella Rosen who discovers her identity, as a half-vampire, half-human, when she starts at Green High whose principal is secretly the head of 'The Order of the Blood' an order which is devoted to cleansing the world of vampires.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, teenage love, love triangle, high school life, good versus evil, friendship, supernatural romance, high school, youth, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.3
 9K
Picture This (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bookish and unpopular Mandy finds her luck finally changing when Drew, the school hottie, invites her to the year's biggest party. But with being grounded and Drew's ex-girlfriend bent on thwarting her, Mandy may be destined to remain a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school life, wooing, high school hunk, high school, teenage life, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, family relations, nightlife, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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 5.7
 5K
Avalon High (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disney Channel's production of Julie Sherman Wolfe's screenplay adaptation of the popular novel Avalon High by Meg Cabot. Elaine "Ellie" Harrison has just moved from Minnesota to Annapolis, Maryland while her parents take a year ...
Style: exciting, feel good, twists and turns, entertaining, serious
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, friendship, teenage love, wizards and magicians, rivalry, good versus evil, high school life, youth, heroes, young heroes, legends and myths ...
Place: maryland
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 7.1
 335K
Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenage life, adolescence, notoriety, popularity, coming of age, teenage girl, teenage love, friends, love and romance, virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
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 7.4
 154K
Carrie (1976)
Genre: Horror
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abusive mother, high school life, rage, prom, social misfits, teenage life, cruelty, vengeance, humiliation, psychic, supernatural ability, classmates ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, near future, year 1979, future
Place: usa
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Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night, family outing
Plot: secret, threat, blackmail, best friends, high school, friendship, haunted by the past, youth, disappearance, teenage life, gossip and rumors, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 7.9
 14K
The Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: vengeance, social misfits, teenage life, life is a bitch, social decay, juvenile delinquency, youth, friendship, society, high school life, humiliation, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia, europe
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