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, semi serious, romantic, entertaining and feel good films and TV shows about / with high school, youth, teenage life, teenager, high school life, friendship, school, bullying, teacher and coming of age plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as high school: Mean Girls (2004), Easy A (2010), The DUFF (2015), Teen Spirit (2011), Pretty Little Liars (2010), 17 Again (2009), 21 Jump Street (2012), Riverdale (2016), Teen Wolf (2011), Another Cinderella Story (2008).

List of high school movies

 7.0
 297K
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: feel good, humorous, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, fish out of water, popularity, teenager, rivalry, manipulation, stereotypes, betrayal, student, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, california
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 7.1
 326K
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: teens, teen comedy, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenage life, teenage love, notoriety, adolescence, parents and children, friends, love and romance, high school life, youth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
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 6.5
 71K
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, high school life, adolescence, teenager, best friends, friends, friendship, social relations, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 5.6
 6K
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, humorous, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, ghost, afterlife, social relations, popularity, teenage life, youth, family, high school life, prom, supernatural, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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: secret, friendship, high school, blackmail, haunted by the past, threat, best friends, disappearance, youth, gossip and rumors, family, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 6.4
 165K
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, one more chance, wish come true, family relations, youth, teenage life, family, high school life, basketball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1989, future ...
Place: new jersey, california
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 7.2
 473K
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, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, party, partners against crime, high school life, parody, working undercover, undercover cop, police investigation, misfit partners, popularity, friendship, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012 ...
Place: usa
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 7.4
 81K
Riverdale (2016)
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: captivating, biting, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, high school, friendship, investigation, teenage life, friends, youth, murder, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, crimes ...
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 7.7
 114K
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, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, teenage love, teenage life, high school, school, life turned upside down, supernatural, high school life, team, friends, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, california, japan, france
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, school, orphan, siblings relations, love affair, youth, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Genre: 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, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: first love, love and romance, high school, happy ending, teenage girl, youth, couples, sister sister relationship, high school student, love letter, teen romance, teenage boy ...
Place: scotland
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 7.6
 41K
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: humorous, realistic, light, not serious, ironic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, loser, friends, classmates, self esteem, high school life, student, popularity, gossip and rumors, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, high school life, friendship, couples, high school hunk, friends, couple relations, prom, buddies, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico
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 5.3
 3K
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, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, youth, family, wish come true, imaginary, social relations, obedience, step siblings, dance, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, romantic, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, immortality, werewolf, teenage life, dangerous attraction, love and romance, youth, high school, small town, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1860s, 19th century, 2010s ...
Place: virginia, usa
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 7.5
 34K
Keith (2008)
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: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, opposites attract, high school, adolescence, first love, youth, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, romance, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Secret Circle (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After her mother dies in a fire, Cassie Blake moves in with her grandmother in the beautiful small town of Chance Harbor, Washington. As Cassie gets to know her high school classmates, including sweet-natured Diana and her boyfriend Adam, brooding ...
Style: serious, captivating, mysterious, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, small town, teenage life, high school, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, classmates, supernatural ability, youth, small town life, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
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 5.9
 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, serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, friendship, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, rivalry, teenage love, heroes, friends, youth, good versus evil ...
Place: maryland
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 8.1
 197K
13 Reasons Why (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After a teenage girl's perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.
Style: serious, thought provoking, emotional, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: suicide, high school, teenage girl, loss of friend, guilt, human relationship, depression, loss of daughter, suicidal, loss, parent child relationship, loss of loved one ...
Place: usa
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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, clever, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage love, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, teachers and students, coming of age, high school life, misfit, friendship, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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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, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, fall in love, high school, opposites attract, teenage life, love and romance, romance, youth, high school hunk, teenager, school dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
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 7.4
 138K
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, realistic, talky, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: betrayal, popularity, youth, gossip and rumors, teenage love, friends, love triangle, school, high school, party, lifestyle, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Chloe King is looking forward to celebrating her birthday with her friends and single mother, just like every other year... that is until she starts developing heightened abilities and discovers she's being pursued by a mysterious figure. Chloe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, high school, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, life turned upside down, teenage life, chase, chases and races, disorder, mysterious character, youth, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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 6.8
 154K
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: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, opposites attract, teenage love, fashion, couples, popularity, teenage life, youth, high school life, shopping mall, coming of age, classmates ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa, los angeles, 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: humorous, romantic, witty, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen comedy ...
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, high school, teenage love, love and romance, fall in love, high school life, teenage life, boyfriend, party, couples, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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 6.1
 7K
Radio Rebel (2012)
Genre: 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: teenage love, high school, high school life, teenage life, secret identity, youth, prom, high school hunk, best friends, radio show, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle
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Never Back Down (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 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, rough, suspenseful, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: athlete and trainer, high school, youth, power relations, boxing, teenage life, martial arts, rivalry, duel, championship, rage, fist fighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: florida, usa, brazil, tokyo
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 5.4
 17K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, not serious, ironic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school life, high school, undercover, teenage life, youth, hidden identity, secret agents, friends, danger, teenager, rivalry, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, berlin germany, moscow russia, chechnya
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You'll Get Over It (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family.
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, high school, teenage love, friendship, love and romance, youth, teenage life, lifestyle, high school life, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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My Hero Academia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: People are not born equal, a realization that 4-year-old Midoriya Izuku faced when bullied by his classmates who had unique special powers. Izuku was one of the rare cases where he was born with absolutely no unique powers. This did not stop Izuku ...
Style: exciting, sincere, comic, humorous, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, school, high school, friendship, super villain, heroism, super strength, rivalry, training, child prodigy, society, child ...
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