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, romantic, feel good and serious films and TV shows about / with teenage life, high school life, high school, youth, teenager, friendship, friends, social relations, coming of age and teenage love plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Estonia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as high school life: Mean Girls (2004), Victorious (2010), The DUFF (2015), She's All That (1999), Faking It (2014), High School Musical (2006), LOL (2008), A Walk to Remember (2002), Rebelde Way (2002), Teen Wolf (2011).

List of high school life movies

 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, teenage life, popularity, fish out of water, teenager, stereotypes, rivalry, manipulation, betrayal, student, party ...
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, teachers and students, lifestyle, teenage life, singer, music, family, love and romance, musician's life, siblings relations ...
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, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenage life, teenager, high school life, high school student, best friends, popularity, friends, adolescence, teenagers, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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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, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, bet, high school life, fall in love, teenager, cinderella story, social misfits, romance, teen romance, teenage life, young lovers, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, 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, friends, high school, teenage life, female friendship ...
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, teenage love, high school, basketball, couple relations, teenage life, music, friendship, sport team, family relations, hopes, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, usa, 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 love, teenage life, 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, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, opposites attract, true love, first love, high school life, fall in love, coming of age, teenage life, terminal illness, romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
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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, feel good, sentimental, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school life, teenage love, friendship, boarding school life, teachers and students, love and romance, music band, teenage life, social relations, boarding school, music, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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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, teenage life, first love, friendship, high school life, adolescence, friends, social misfits, high school, teenagers, classmates ...
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, teenage love, supernatural, supernatural power, life turned upside down, school, youth, high school life, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, california, japan, france
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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: teenage life, high school life, teenager, youth, undercover, high school, secret agents, friends, danger, hidden identity, rivalry, mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, berlin germany, chechnya, moscow russia
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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, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, teenage life, drug abuse, recovery, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, realistic ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, cross dressing, teenager, high school life, high school, tomboy, hidden identity, sport, twins, roommate, lookalikes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, campus, london, new jersey
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 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
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: teenage love, secret identity, high school, high school life, teenage life, youth, prom, high school hunk, best friends, radio show, friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle
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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, best friends, youth, teenage life, family relations, high school, buddies, coming of age, sitcom, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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: first love, high school life, gossip and rumors, first sex, youth, high school, boyfriend, high school hunk, prom, teenage life, teenage girl, friendship between girls ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: new york, usa, connecticut
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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, teenage love, teachers and students, introspection, 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, high school, vampire human love, dangerous attraction, youth, immortality, werewolf, teenage life, supernatural romance, love and romance ...
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, high school life, best friends, school, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, couples, wooing, love and romance, high school, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
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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, rivalry, high school life, good versus evil, heroes, youth, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, young heroes ...
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, teenage life, notoriety, popularity, adolescence, teenage love, coming of age, youth, friends, virginity, love and romance, teenage girl ...
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, vengeance, humiliation, psychic, supernatural ability, classmates, teacher ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future, year 1979, near 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, girls' night, teen drama, family outing
Plot: secret, youth, high school, blackmail, friendship, best friends, threat, haunted by the past, disappearance, gossip and rumors, murder, friends ...
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, juvenile delinquency, social decay, youth, friendship, high school life, humiliation, society, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia, europe
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 7.4
 142K
Gossip Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, ...
Style: witty, stylized, talky, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, popularity, betrayal, friends, youth, love triangle, high school, party, gossip and rumors, lifestyle, love and romance, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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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, teenage love, love triangle, supernatural, high school life, good versus evil, friendship, youth, high school, supernatural romance, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.4
 10K
Geek Charming (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dylan Schoenfield is the pink princess of the upscale Los Angeles Woodlands Academy. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new it bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her Serge Sanchez bag into a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, opposites attract, popularity, high school life, high school, youth, friendship, friends, social relations, love and romance, beauty pageant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: romantic, humorous, witty, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, unlikely couple, fall in love, teenage love, love and romance, high school life, teenage life, boyfriend, teenager, party, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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Liv and Maddie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The exploits of identical twins Liv, a former television star back home in Wisconsin and in the process of adding movie star to her credits, as well as beginning to focus on her music career, and Maddie, an outstanding student and basketball ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: popularity, high school life, teenage life, twins, youth, social relations, rivalry, high school, actress, supportive parent, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
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