High school movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant high school movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, light and romantic films and TV shows about / with youth, high school, teenage life, teenager, high school life, friendship, friends, school, geek and coming of age plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as high school: The DUFF (2015), Mean Girls (2004), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), 17 Again (2009), Another Cinderella Story (2008), Clueless (1995), Easy A (2010), 21 Jump Street (2012), Teen Spirit (2011), A Cinderella Story (2004).

List of high school movies

 6.5
 80K
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, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenager, teenage life, high school life, popularity, adolescence, high school student, teenagers, friends, best friends, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 7.0
 319K
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, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, popularity, teenage life, teenager, high school life, fish out of water, adolescence, stereotypes, rivalry, manipulation, jealousy, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, illinois, california
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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, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, unlikely couple, fall in love, teenage life, teenager, love and romance, teenage love, youth, romance, high school life, wooing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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 6.3
 174K
17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, parents and children, teenage life, wish come true, high school life, cheerleader, family relations, adult as child, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s, year 1989 ...
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california
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Another Cinderella Story (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in front of him, he ...
Style: romantic, feel good, semi serious, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, teenage life, cinderella, love and romance, school, rags to riches, youth, pop star, orphan, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.8
 170K
Clueless (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, touching, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, popularity, youth, teenage love, teenage life, opposites attract, fashion, couples, teen romance, love and romance, satire, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to every boy she's ever fallen for are mysteriously mailed out.
Style: sweet, romantic, light, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, happy ending, teen romance, love and romance, couples, first love, high school student, youth, teenage girl, teenage boy, love letter, sisterhood ...
Place: scotland
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 7.1
 346K
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, coming of age, youth, teenager, teenage life, adolescence, loss of virginity, popularity, notoriety, teenage girl, teenage love, classmate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
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 7.2
 497K
21 Jump Street (2012)
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, not serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, working undercover, partners against crime, high school life, party, undercover cop, buddy cop, police investigation, misfit partners, popularity, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
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 5.5
 7K
Teen Spirit (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story is about Amber, a mean popular girl who gets electrocuted and dies and is not allowed to enter into heaven unless she helps the least popular girl in school become Prom Queen within a week, but things do not go as planned.
Style: touching, light, entertaining, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, popularity, youth, social relations, teenage life, prom, ghost, supernatural, high school life, imaginary, family, jousting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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A Cinderella Story (2004)
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, sentimental, romantic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, high school, fall in love, cinderella, teenager, opposites attract, teenage life, youth, teen romance, happy ending, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
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 7.6
 121K
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, serious, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, supernatural, supernatural power, high school, teenage love, teenage life, youth, life turned upside down, high school life, school, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, california, japan, france
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High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, friendship, high school life, prom, couples, couple relations, friends, buddies, high school hunk, love and romance, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
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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, supernatural, love triangle, werewolf, vampire human love, high school, dangerous attraction, immortality, teen romance, supernatural power, youth, supernatural romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 19th century ...
Place: virginia, usa
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 4.8
 6K
Expelled (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Felix (Cameron Dallas) is a legendary prankster who gets expelled from his high school and, with his friend’s help, stops at nothing to hide it from his parents.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, friends, youth, coming of age, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, friendship, teenage love, rivalry, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, high school life, young heroes, prophecy, heroes ...
Place: maryland
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Bring It On: Fight to the Finish (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Christina Milian stars as sassy cheer captain Lina Cruz, whose world is turned upside-down when her family moves from the urban streets of East Los Angeles to the sunny beach town of Malibu. At her new school, Lina clashes with Avery, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, cheerleader, cheerleading, teenage love, high school hunk, contests and competitions, siblings relations, youth, lifestyle, teenage life, rivalry, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, malibu california, florida, los angeles
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 7.0
 107K
Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: tense, biting, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, youth, friends, small town, friendship, murder, love triangle, crimes, teenage life, family relations, investigation, danger ...
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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, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, teenager, teachers and students, introspection, teenage love, high school life, friendship, rebelliousness, youth, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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 6.0
 8K
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: kids, pre-teens
Plot: high school life, teenage love, high school, secret identity, youth, teenage life, prom, first love, popularity, high school hunk, female protagonist, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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 7.4
 147K
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, talky, stylized, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school, popularity, youth, love triangle, lifestyle, betrayal, love and romance, friends, gossip and rumors, party, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A transfer student at a rough high school tries joining the cheer-leading squad and finds that she not only has to face off against the head cheerleader, but also against her former school in preparation for a cheer-off competition.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, slang ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, high school, cheerleading, sport, school, friendship, fish out of water, rivalry, hip hop, dance, dancing, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Every Witch Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The series follows 14-year-old Emma Alonso, as she moves to Miami and her life turns upside-down. Not only does she discover that she is a witch, she also has a crush on the boy next door, Daniel. But Daniel’s ex-girlfriend Maddie, who is an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, light
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, supernatural ability, fall in love, chosen one, single parent, youth, family relations, family, parents and children, imaginary, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, 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: friendship, blackmail, threat, best friends, high school, popularity, friends, youth, haunted by the past, high school life, disappearance, gossip and rumors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 5.1
 4K
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, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, youth, wish come true, social relations, imaginary, teen romance, family, step siblings, disorder, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Never Back Down (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rebellious Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground fight Scene at his new high school, after receiving threats to the safety of his friends and family Jake decides to seek the mentoring of a veteran fighter who trains him for one final ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: athlete and trainer, high school, martial arts, power relations, teenage life, youth, boxing, rivalry, duel, sport, rage, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, florida, brazil, tokyo
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 6.2
 76K
Sky High (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: young heroes, high school, superhero, friendship, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, heroes, parents and children, coming of age, best friends, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, high school, chosen one, supernatural, vampire slayer, supernatural ability, vampire human love, monster, double life, supernatural romance, prophecy, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 19th century ...
Place: california, usa
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 6.0
 85K
Bring It On (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that's sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, sentimental ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, high school, rivalry, sport, friendship, sport team, hip hop, ambition, initially antagonists, teenager, competition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida, california, usa, san diego california
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 7.5
 42K
Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, light, not serious, ironic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, loser, adolescence, high school life, youth, classmate, self esteem, friends, popularity, classmates ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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