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 sexy films and TV shows about / with high school life, high school, teenage life, teenager, youth, friendship, teenage girl, school, romance and love and romance plots mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as high school life: Faking It (2014), The DUFF (2015), Radio Rebel (2012), Teen Wolf (2011), She's the Man (2006), Barely Lethal (2015), Mean Girls (2004), Pretty Little Liars (2010), High School Musical (2006), The Breakfast Club (1985).

List of high school life movies

 7.3
 15K
Faking It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
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: realistic, humorous, not serious, sitcom, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, high school life, lesbian relationship, high school, best friends, youth, popularity, teenage life, gossip and rumors, friends, high school hunk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austin texas, usa
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, first love, youth, adolescence, teenage love, high school life, shyness, suicide, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1991, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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 6.4
 94K
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: feel good, funny, ridiculous, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, school, high school life, youth, teenage life, adolescence, friendship, coming of age, stereotypes, high school student, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 5.8
 10K
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, family outing, pre-teens ...
Plot: high school, teenager, high school life, teenage life, teenage love, youth, first love, prom, secret identity, popularity, shyness, high school hunk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
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 7.7
 145K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
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: touching, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, supernatural ability, high school, high school life, peril, team, friends, life turned upside down, teenage life, supernatural power, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, california, japan, france
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 6.3
 159K
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, romantic, funny, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenager, high school, romance, cross dressing, teenage love, tomboy, sport, soccer, teen romance, high school life, hidden identity, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: london, new jersey, usa
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 5.4
 22K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, 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, entertaining, ironic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenager, teenage life, youth, female agent, female spy, adolescence, high school life, hidden identity, tough girl, undercover, high school, child spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, moscow russia, berlin germany, chechnya
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 7.1
 377K
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: light, feel good, funny, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, popularity, teenage girl, teenage life, high school life, fish out of water, adolescence, school, popular girl, vengeance, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: africa, california, usa, illinois
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Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: high school, high school life, blackmail, lesbian, threat, gossip and rumors, haunted by the past, best friends, teenage life, friendship, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
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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: romantic, humorous, feel good, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, disney, music, happy ending, basketball, couple relations, teen romance, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, usa, utah
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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: talky, humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick, date night ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, youth, teenage angst, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage love, introspection, goth, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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 7.0
 388K
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, teen sex comedy, sexy, witty, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, teenage girl, youth, high school life, teenage life, adolescence, teenage love, love and romance, classmate, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2010s
Place: california, xian, usa, florida
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The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, teen drama
Plot: vampire, supernatural, love triangle, high school, werewolf, vampire human love, witch, supernatural romance, immortality, dangerous attraction, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 1860s ...
Place: virginia, usa
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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: romantic, touching, sentimental, sad, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids ...
Plot: romance, teenager, opposites attract, terminal illness, love and romance, first love, cancer, true love, teenage love, fall in love, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
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 5.9
 96K
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, romantic, sweet, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, romance, opposites attract, bet, fall in love, teen romance, teenage love, youth, teenage girl, high school, high school life, prom ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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 7.7
 79K
One Tree Hill (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional small town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, this teen-driven drama tells the story of two half brothers, who share a last name and nothing else. Brooding, blue-collar Lucas is a talented street-side basketball player, but his ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school life, teenage life, high school, friendship, couple relations, teenage love, girlfriend, friends, basketball, high school sweetheart, family relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
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 7.4
 172K
Gossip Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: romantic, witty, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, popularity, gossip and rumors, teenage love, high school life, friends, youth, love triangle, lifestyle, adolescence, betrayal, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 8.1
 25K
Daria (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Daria Morgendorffer lives with her stressed-out, career-fixated parents, Helen and Jake, and her relentlessly cute and popular little sister, Quinn. Daria and her fellow outcast and best friend, Jane Lane, attend Lawndale High School where they are ...
Style: clever, witty, cynical, adult animation, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sarcasm, social misfits, loner, antisocial behavior, high school life, teenage life, everyday life, adolescence, school, intelligence, society, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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 4.3
 56K
LOL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, ...
Style: romantic, light, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, high school life, youth, mother daughter relationship, best friends, high school, teen romance, happy ending, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, chicago illinois, france
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LOL (Laughing Out Loud) (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, sexy, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, youth, high school, high school life, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, self discovery, hopes, optimism, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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, witty, light, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: high school, teenager, romance, opposites attract, initially antagonists, teenage life, unlikely couple, youth, fall in love, teen romance, love and romance, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, washington state, washington d.c., usa
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 7.7
 3K
Rebelde Way (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, boarding school life, friends, teenage love, love and romance, boarding school, teenage life, friendship, youth, music, music band, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
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John Tucker Must Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his ...
Style: romantic, funny, humorous, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: womanizer, high school, high school life, teenage love, teenager, teen romance, cheerleading, teenage girl, romance, school, vengeance, popularity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, portland oregon
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 5.0
 5K
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, captivating, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, youth, teenager, social relations, wish come true, family, teen romance, step siblings, magic spell, half brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: funny, entertaining, humorous, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teacher, high school life, high school, teachers and students, fish out of water, school, robbery, romance, cons and scams, crimes, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 18th century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Say "I love you." (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Friends suck, and trusting someone is just setting yourself up. That's the lesson Mei Tachibana learned after her heart was ripped out and only a shell was left where a girl used to be. But unlike so many, she found an easy solution: ...
Style: touching, emotional, shoujo, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friends, high school life, fall in love, friendship, school, teenage life, first love, troubled past, love and romance, youth, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Recovery Road (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school life, addiction, youth, best friends, hopes, recovery, rehabilitation, teenage life, drug abuse, life is a bitch, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Intergalactic warrior Star Butterfly arrives on Earth to live with the Diaz family. She continues to battle villains throughout the universe and high school, mainly to protect her extremely powerful wand, an object that still confuses her.
Style: exciting, captivating, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: princess, adventure, teenage life, friendship, good versus evil, family relations, magic wand, youth, high school life, family, magical girl, parents and children ...
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Fruits Basket (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Tohru Honda is 16 year old orphaned girl who gets invited to live in the house of her classmate, the handsome boy Sohma Yuki, and his cousins, 16 year old Kyo and 27 year old Shigure. However, these young men and parts of the rest of their family ...
Style: exciting, touching, shoujo, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: friendship, friends, high school life, love and romance, everyday life, loss of family member, teenage love, youth, transformation, first love, accident, teenage life ...
Place: japan, asia
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 5.1
 10K
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage love, high school hunk, love and romance, wooing, teenage life, youth, nightlife, lifestyle, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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