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The list contains the best, new and most relevant high school movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, sexy, clever, semi serious and witty films and TV shows about / with high school, youth, teenage life, teenager, friendship, high school life, stereotypes, teenage girl, school and catastrophe plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, South Korea and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as high school: Mean Girls (2004), The New Guy (2002), Never Been Kissed (1999), The Faculty (1998), Pretty Little Liars (2010), LOL (2012), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), Prom Night (2008), Easy A (2010), Keith (2008).
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
USA
44 min.
 8.2
Pretty Little Liars
Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
USA
44 min.
 7.5
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Love, Simon
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
110 min.
 7.7
Zombies
Musical, Romance
USA
94 min.
 6.4

List of high school movies

 7.0
 287K
Mean Girls
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: humorous, funny, light, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, popularity, fish out of water, manipulation, adolescence, friendship, stereotypes, rivalry, betrayal, adaptation, teenager, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: africa, usa, california
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 5.9
 31K
The New Guy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, friendship, mentor, misfit, goofy hero, starting over, buddies, romance, stereotypes, stupidity, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles
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Never Been Kissed
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most ...
Style: feel good, sweet, humorous, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: high school, hidden identity, teenager, teacher, friendship, romance, stereotypes, journalist, adolescence, fall in love, prom, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, chicago illinois
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 6.5
 100K
The Faculty
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet! As mind-controlling parasites rapidly begin ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, alien invasion, transformation, small town, first contact, teenage life, danger, parasite, group of friends, paranoia, good versus evil, teachers and students ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio
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Pretty Little Liars
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: high school, best friends, friendship, haunted by the past, secret, threat, mystery, youth, bullying, blackmail, gossip and rumors, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 4.4
 50K
LOL
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: humorous, light, romantic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, high school, love and romance, best friends, friendship, teenage love, happy ending, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, parents and children, youth, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Beverly Hills, 90210
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Beverly Hills, 90210 followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in the upscale, star-studded community of Beverly Hills, California and attending the fictitious West Beverly Hills High School and, subsequently, the fictitious California ...
Style: serious, romantic, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, high school, teenage love, teenage life, siblings relations, college life, youth, social relations, love and romance, first sex, up and down relationship, lifestyle ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa, campus, california, los angeles
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 3.9
 31K
Prom Night
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, hotel, serial killer, prom, obsession, death, teacher, stalking, haunted by the past, characters killed one by one, best friends, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.1
 317K
Easy A
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: humorous, funny, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: high school, notoriety, virginity, coming of age, adolescence, lie, teenage love, gossip and rumors, teenager, sexuality, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, florida
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 7.5
 33K
Keith
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: bad ending, dramatic, realistic, sentimental, sad ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenager, terminal illness, teenagers, high school, romance, teen romance, cancer, opposites attract, adolescence, love, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.2
 103K
Jennifer's Body
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A newly possessed cheerleader turns into a killer who specializes in offing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?
Style: sexy, dark humor, scary, satirical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, supernatural, demons, curses spells and rituals, small town, teenagers, sacrifice, transformation, cannibalism, satanic ritual, seductress ...
Time: 80s
Place: minnesota
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Not Another Teen Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a bet, a gridiron hero at John Hughes High School sets out to turn a bespectacled plain Jane into a beautiful and popular prom queen in this outrageous send-up of the teen movie genre.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, high school, teenager, adolescence, stupidity, stereotypes, opposites attract, dumb, couple relations, teenage love, cheerleading, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
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 7.2
 462K
21 Jump Street
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, absurd, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: working undercover, high school, undercover cop, partners against crime, friendship, police investigation, parody, misfit partners, unlikely friendships, gunfight, foul language, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 2012, 2010s ...
Place: usa
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 7.8
 281
School 2017
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Story: A coming-of-age story about the lives of 18-year-old high school students who are valued according to their ranking in school. Despite their frustrations, they find out how to make their own way in this world that seems to be a stagnant cycle of ...
Style: emotional, romantic, buddy comedy, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, romance, coming of age, friendship, friends, teenage life, spoken inner thoughts, teenage girl, teenage boy, love affair, twists & turns, rivalry ...
Place: korea
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Wish Upon a Star
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Alexia Wheaton hasn't been herself lately. Neighter has her 15-year-old sister Hayley. In fact they've been each other. Alexia becomes fashion-challenged Hayley and she in turn becomes styling Alexia and the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: high school, body swapping, switching roles, sisters, teenage life, fish out of water, family, sister sister relationship, self discovery, wish come true, women, sibling relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, hawaii
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 6.5
 68K
The DUFF
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, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage life, high school life, teenagers, adolescence, stereotypes, youth, unlikely friendships, best friends, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, suspenseful, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, high school, chosen one, supernatural ability, vampire slayer, danger, best friends, teenage love, save the world, teenager, double life, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: california, usa, campus
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 5.9
 121K
Carrie
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, revenge, high school, social misfits, mother daughter relationship, bullying, prom, gory, humiliation, supernatural, religious, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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 5.5
 21K
Jawbreaker
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 3 of Reagan High School's most popular girls pretend to kidnap their friend by shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. Now the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, absurd, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, friendship, murder, accidental killing, prank, popularity, bullying, fashion, prom, school, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Dance of the Dead
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With Prom only hours away, the usual suspects of Cosa High (Cheerleaders, geeks, bad boys and the happy-go-lucky student council alike) are preoccupied with the annual rituals of teendom. On the night of the big dance when the dead unexpectedly rise ...
Style: dark humor, entertaining, scary, bloody, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, high school, gory, survival, supernatural, violence, apocalypse, save the day, virus, transformation, post apocalyptic, prom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.7
 123K
Glee
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Glee is an American teen musical comedy-drama television series that airs on the Fox network in the United States. It focuses on the reconstituted William McKinley High School glee club, New Directions, which competes on the show choir competition ...
Style: stylized, humorous, inspirational, sentimental, rockumentary ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, outcast, desire for fame, singing, choir, teenage life, contests and competitions, performance, musician's life, ambition, gay teenager, music band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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 7.0
 343K
American Pie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all ...
Style: humorous, funny, sexual, gross out humor, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night
Plot: virginity, coming of age, teenager, looking for sex, adolescence, teen sex comedy, high school, teenage sexuality, male nudity, friendship, graduation, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: michigan, usa
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A Cinderella Story
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Montgomery is a tomboyish, unpopular girl at school. She has been text messaging a somebody named Nomad for a few months and he asks her to meet him at the Halloween dance at 11:00 in the middle of the dance floor. The only problem is, she must ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, teenager, high school, romance, opposites attract, teenage love, fall in love, stereotypes, orphan, internet, american football player, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Pretty Persuasion
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Style: realistic, dark humor, disturbing, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: manipulation, high school, teenager, teacher, revenge, teachers and students, false accusation, adolescence, dishonesty, stereotypes, sexual harassment, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
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 6.4
 132K
She's the Man
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, funny, humorous, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: cross dressing, teenager, high school, hidden identity, switching roles, romance, teenage love, tomboy, soccer, fake identity, sport, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, london, new jersey, campus
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 5.5
 82K
The Hot Chick
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Not only is Jessica Spencer the most popular girl in school -- she is also the meanest. But things change for the attractive teen when a freak accident involving a cursed pair of earrings and a chance encounter at a gas station causes her to switch ...
Style: witty, humorous, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, high school, switching roles, gender bending, teenage life, friends, dumb, high school life, stupidity, love and romance, family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s, 1st century b.c.
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 5.4
 38K
Teeth
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dawn is an active member of her high-school chastity club but, when she meets Tobey, nature takes its course, and the pair answer the call. They suddenly learn she is a living example of the vagina dentata myth, when the encounter takes a grisly ...
Style: dark humor, satirical, scary, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, revenge, brutality, justice, body transformation, sexual abuse, virginity, rape, teenage life, sexuality, dysfunctional family, gory ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.4
 133K
Gossip Girl
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: realistic, stylized, talky, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage love, school, youth, friends, popularity, gossip and rumors, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lifestyle, friendship, wealth, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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A Walk to Remember
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: sentimental, romantic, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenager, romance, opposites attract, love, true love, first love, terminal illness, high school, friendship, cancer, life changing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: north carolina
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 6.8
 37K
Ginger Snaps
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of two outcast sisters, Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and Brigitte (Emily Perkins), in the mindless suburban town of Bailey Downs. On the night of Ginger's first period, she is savagely attacked by a wild creature. Ginger's wounds ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, scary, rough, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, obsession, transformation, death, sisters, high school, coming of age, blood, teenager, gory, violence, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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