Schoolyard fight movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant schoolyard fight movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, serious, humorous, semi serious and feel good films and TV shows about / with schoolyard fight, bully, youth, school, father son relationship, bullying, friendship, coming of age, vengeance and teacher plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as schoolyard fight: The Karate Kid (1984), Three O'Clock High (1987), Tom Brown's Schooldays (1971), Bless Me, Ultima (2012), Ginger Meggs (1982), Love at 16 (2004), Alan & Naomi (1992), Zapped Again! (1990), Second Coming (2014), Detention (2011).

List of schoolyard fight movies

The Karate Kid (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: karate, teaching the ways of the world, martial arts, human spirit, teenager, underdog, teenage life, sport, coming of age, ambition, wise man, opponent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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Three O'Clock High (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A high school nerd, Jerry Mitchell (Siemaszko) is assigned to write a piece for the school paper about new boy Buddy Revell (Tyson), who is rumored to be a psychopathic nutcase. When Jerry accidentally touches Buddy, he says that they must fight in ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, bullying, bully, coming of age, disorder, college life, high school life, college, nothing goes right, journalism, youth, schoolyard fight ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
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Tom Brown's Schooldays (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: Tom Brown's Schooldays is a 1971 television serial adaptation of the Thomas Hughes novel of the same name. It was originally shown on the BBC1 Sunday tea time slot, which often showed adaptations of classic novels aimed at a family audience. ...
Plot: bullying, corporal punishment, schoolyard fight, coming of age, bully, bully comeuppance, boys' school
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Bless Me, Ultima (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a village in New Mexico, the life of young farm boy Antonio is dramatically changed when an old medicine woman joins his household. This affecting coming-of-age tale recounts Antonio's experiences to reveal the spiritual conflict in his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, disturbing
Plot: friendship, village, introspection, war, youth, elderly, social relations, village life, human nature, good versus evil, coming of age, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: new mexico, usa
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Ginger Meggs (1982)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ginger Meggs (Paul Daniel) is a young "Dennis the Menace" who first appeared in Australian comic strips in 1921. In this film meant for the pre-teen set, Ginger is constantly getting himself in trouble in spite of his good intentions -- at ...
Plot: lying on bed, birthday, boy with glasses, blonde child, runaway, town hall, diamonds, red hair, mother daughter relationship, warning, acrobat, microphone ...
Time: 1930s
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Love at 16 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, Cyprus
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Somewhere in the Greek provinces, in the '80s. The story revolves around a group of 15-year-olds. The main characters of that group, ALEXIS and ANTIGONI, as well as their parents, their relatives and friends are depicted in the movie, creating ...
Plot: best friend, fair, grandparents, kiss, dream, peeping tom, teenager, coming of age, forest, schoolyard fight, voyeur, knife wound ...
Time: 80s
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Alan & Naomi (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Naomi, a young refugee from Nazi-occupied Paris, moves into Alan Silverman’s building in New York, he does his best to avoid her. But despite Naomi's strange behavior and the language barrier, they slowly develop a deep and touching ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, sincere, emotional, touching ...
Plot: world war two, family relations, haunted by the past, friendship, post traumatic stress disorder, coming of age, against humanity, dealing with death, youth, battles, friends, misfit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: new york, usa
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Zapped Again! (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new kid moves into school, making enemies with the affluent societies and joining the beleaguered Science Club. But when an old potion is discovered to confer telekinetic power he gets the chance to get his own back, as well as having a bit of fun ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, sex comedy, sexy
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, telekinesis, teenage life, college, nudity (full frontal - brief), loss of virginity, silly humor, profanity, misfit, youth, mad scientist, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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Tales from the Neverending Story (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 375 min.
TV show
Story: Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But when his mother dies suddenly, Bastian's limitless ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, fantasy world, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, danger, youth, escapades, empress ...
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Second Coming (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married, middle-class London couple are shocked when they seem to have been blessed — or cursed — with an immaculate conception.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, family life, family problems, realism, marriage, husband wife relationship, couples, baby, psychiatrist, working class, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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Detention (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As a killer named Cinderhella stalks the student body at the high school in Grizzly Lake, a group of co-eds band together to survive while they're all serving detention.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, high school, youth, social relations, imaginary, cheerleader, time machine, survival, teenage life, delusion, love triangle, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, year 1992, year 2003 ...
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Uptown Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive she learns what it means to be an adult while ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: nanny, friendship, family relations, self discovery, lifestyle, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, eviction, youth, disorder, precocious child, shopping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Speed Racer (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, Australia, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Speed Racer is the tale of a young and brilliant racing driver. When corruption in the racing leagues costs his brother his life, he must team up with the police and the mysterious Racer X to bring an end to the corruption and criminal activities. ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: car race, race, car chase, hotshot hero, family, family relations, obstacle, ambition, contests and competitions, supportive parent, family problems, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
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The Power Within (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Stan Dryer, a teen, afraid to even ask a girl to the prom, finds courage and extreme martial arts skill when he is given a ring by an old man he tried to save from a group of attackers. The ring is a mate to a ring stolen by a double dealing art ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: good versus evil, martial arts, heroes, youth, escapades, anti heroes, rivalry, danger, heroic mission, survival, teenage life, anti hero ...
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The New Kids (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.
Style: rough, captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: gang, amusement park, small town, kidnapping, orphan, school dance, bully, pursuit, redneck, bullying, teenager, decapitation ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
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My Bodyguard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Clifford Peach (Chris Makepeace), an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully (Matt Dillon) terrorizes his classmates and extorts their lunch money. Refusing to pay up, Clifford ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: high school, friendship, gang, hotel, basketball, motorcycle, bodyguard, bully, coming of age, hopes, lifestyle, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california
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The Little Kidnappers (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Loosely based on a '50's movie of the same name, it tells the story of two young orphan boys who travel by themselves from the Old country to join their father's family in Canada. There they encounter their stern disciplinarian ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: orphan, family relations, missing child, kidnapping, baby, beach, countryside, family problems, innocence lost, adoption, crime, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: canada, nova scotia
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The Kid (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, redemption, imaginary, unfulfillment, changing the past or future, family, cynic, indifference, youth, estrangement, hopes, friends ...
Time: 60s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Jack Frost (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: reincarnation, snowman, christmas, family, holiday, redemption, disorder, friends, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, family life ...
Place: colorado, denver colorado
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Hope Floats (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, starting over, romance, family relations, family problems, infidelity, couples, hopes, fall in love, couple relations, parents and children, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, chicago illinois, united states, usa, new jersey ...
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Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Austria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter struggle to make their way through the aftermath of the Balkan war.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: support group, parents and children, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, depression, family relations, single parent, parent child relationship, post war, female protagonist, child abuse, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia, sarajevo, europe, bosnia herzegovina
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Explorers (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from director Joe Dante, who combines keen humor, warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists. In their makeshift ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, alien, friendship, bullying, spacecraft, dream, laboratory, adventure, family, alien encounter, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington d.c.
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The Day the World Ended (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A school psychologist investigates the death of a student's mother and finds the boy believes he is the son of an alien being.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: small town, supernatural, mysterious character, psychopath, apocalypse, deadly creature, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, space travel, murder, psychiatrist ...
Place: usa, new york, nevada
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The Chocolate War (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A surreal portrait of a Catholic Private School and its hierarchy. A new student must submit to the bizarre rituals of his peers and the expectations of the school's administration by selling chocolates.
Style: surreal, tense, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, catholic school, catholic, student, boxing, chocolate, high school life, society, underdog, gang, youth, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
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Sixty Million Dollar Man (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stephen Chow plays a rich playboy who is blown up by a mafia boss when he flirts with the boss's girl. Through a series of circumstances his professor makes him a synthetic (robotic) body that allows him to change into a variety of "Mrs. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: school, farce, gangsters, superhero, switching roles, vengeance, imaginary, heroes, danger, androids and robots, crimes, rivalry ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong
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Least Among Saints (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A haunted soldier just back from war and a boy who has never known peace in his home life embark on a life-changing journey as they become unlikely friends — and one another’s last shot at redemption.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, family problems, escapades, redemption, boy, orphan, journey, crimes, danger, obsessive quest, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind ...
Style: exciting, captivating, fairy tale, inspirational, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: schoolboy, magic, sword, knight, teenage protagonist, evil woman, excalibur, friends, lifesaver, destiny, chivalry, final battle ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: britain, london
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The Book of Henry (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Naomi Watts stars as Susan, a single mother of two, working as a waitress in a small town. Her son, Henry, is an 11-year-old genius who not only manages the family finances but acts as emotional support for his mother and younger brother. When Henry ...
Style: touching, emotional, sad, captivating, serious
Plot: boy genius, child prodigy, suicide, single mother, mother son relationship, brain tumor, small town, precocious child, genius, book, dancing, death of brother ...
Place: new york state
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Sing Street (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: music band, musician's life, friendship, youth, singing, teenage life, music, school, singer, family, coming of age, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: ireland, london, england
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This Is England (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.
Style: rough, bleak, emotional, stylized, harsh ...
Plot: skinhead, racism, childhood, social problems, gang, crimes, vandalism, juvenile delinquency, xenophobia, adolescence, life is a bitch, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: england, europe, northern england, woodstock
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