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, feel good, realistic, romantic, semi serious and sweet films and TV shows about / with high school, teenager, youth, teenage life, teenage girl, high school life, friendship, school, college and coming of age plots mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as high school: Clueless (1995), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Mean Girls (2004), The Breakfast Club (1985), 17 Again (2009), A Cinderella Story (2004), The DUFF (2015), Bring It On (2000), The Princess Diaries (2001), Easy A (2010).

List of high school movies

 6.9
 213K
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, romantic, witty, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, fashion, opposites attract, popularity, teenager, teen romance, youth, teenage life, couples, teenage love, love and romance, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa
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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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 7.1
 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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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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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
 199K
17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
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, entertaining, romantic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, teenage life, popularity, family, high school life, family relations, parents and children, adult as child, wish come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s, 2000s ...
Place: new jersey, california, los angeles
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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: romantic, feel good, modern fairy tale, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, romance, cinderella story, cinderella, teenage love, teenage girl, fall in love, teenage life, happy ending, teen romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
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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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 6.1
 96K
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: feel good, humorous, sweet, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, cheerleading, teenager, teenage girl, dancing, hip hop, popular girl, initially antagonists, believe in yourself, sport, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: florida, california, usa, san diego california
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The Princess Diaries (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of ...
Style: feel good, touching, fairy tale, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: teenager, high school, princess, cinderella story, teenage life, royalty, royal family, teenage love, fish out of water, manners, heir, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, europe, usa, pacific ocean
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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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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: romantic, sweet, light, touching, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: high school, first love, love letter, high school student, love and romance, pretend relationship, youth, teenage girl, teen romance, happy ending, couples, teenage boy ...
Place: scotland
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 5.4
 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: entertaining, light, touching, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, youth, popularity, prom, teenage life, teenage girl, social relations, ghost, high school life, supernatural, jousting, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: 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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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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 7.2
 552K
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, funny, ridiculous, buddy comedy, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: high school, undercover cop, working undercover, high school life, partners against crime, geek, party, buddy cop, drug dealer, police investigation, friendship, sarcasm ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2012 ...
Place: 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, sweet, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: cheerleader, high school, cheerleading, dancing, high school life, hip hop, teenager, school, friendship, sport, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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, humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: high school, teenage love, prom, friendship, high school hunk, high school life, love and romance, romance, teenager, couples, teenage life, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
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 6.8
 71K
The First Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, ...
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, teenager, first love, romance, teenage love, first sex, youth, teenage life, virgin, love, love and romance, virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, california, usa
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 7.0
 115K
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, youth, high school life, first love, self discovery, teen romance, birthday, nerd ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: illinois, california, usa
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 4.7
 7K
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, girls' night
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, prankster, coming of age, youth, friends, school expulsion, power relations, college, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Never Been Kissed (1999)
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, touching, romantic, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: high school, prom, friendship, journalist, teenager, teacher, journalism, popularity, humiliation, undercover, romance, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, usa
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 6.6
 142K
Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: captivating, suspenseful, tense, biting, exciting ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, investigation, murder, small town, youth, friendship, teenage life, school, friends, love and romance, family secret, love triangle ...
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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, modern fairy tale, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, high school, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, pop star, school, youth, evil stepmother, love affair, dancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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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 6.3
 138K
Freaky Friday (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, family outing ...
Plot: body swapping, high school, mother daughter relationship, teenager, child as adult, wedding, switching bodies, switching roles, soul transference, adult as child, mother daughter conflict, generation gap ...
Time: 2000s, 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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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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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, emotional, depressing, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, terminal illness, cancer, friendship, dying, coming of age, adolescence, leukemia, friends, school, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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