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, light and feel good films and TV shows about / with high school, youth, teenage life, high school life, teenager, friendship, coming of age, school, teenage love and popularity plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as high school: Mean Girls (2004), 17 Again (2009), The DUFF (2015), Easy A (2010), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Teen Wolf (2011), 21 Jump Street (2012), The Vampire Diaries (2009), Clueless (1995), Awkward. (2011).

List of high school movies

 7.0
 306K
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, light, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, high school life, popularity, teenage life, fish out of water, teenager, rivalry, adolescence, manipulation, stereotypes, misfit, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, illinois, california
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 6.3
 169K
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, date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: high school, body swapping, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, wish come true, one more chance, teenage life, family relations, high school life, adult as child, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989, 2000s, future ...
Place: new jersey, california
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 6.5
 76K
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, funny, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, teenager, high school life, high school student, popularity, adolescence, best friends, friends, teenagers, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 7.1
 335K
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, youth, teenage life, adolescence, notoriety, popularity, coming of age, teenage girl, teenage love, friends, love and romance, virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
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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, humorous, witty, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, fall in love, unlikely couple, teenage life, youth, teenage love, love and romance, high school life, boyfriend, teenager, wooing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, usa
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 7.6
 117K
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 life, high school, youth, teenage love, supernatural, supernatural power, life turned upside down, transformation, school, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, california, japan, france
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 7.2
 483K
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, parody, party, working undercover, partners against crime, high school life, undercover cop, buddy cop, police investigation, misfit partners, popularity, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 2010s, 2000s ...
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: romantic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, vampire human love, high school, dangerous attraction, youth, teen romance, werewolf, immortality, supernatural romance, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 19th century ...
Place: virginia, usa
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 6.8
 160K
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, touching, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, teenage love, couples, popularity, teenage life, fashion, youth, friends, family relations, love and romance, classmates ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa, los angeles, california
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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, light, romantic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, first love, happy ending, love and romance, couples, youth, teenage girl, high school student, teen romance, sister sister relationship, teenage boy, love letter ...
Place: scotland
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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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, high school life, friendship, couples, prom, friends, couple relations, buddies, high school hunk, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
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 7.5
 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, high school life, youth, self esteem, friends, classmates, popularity, student, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, friendship, teenage love, wizards and magicians, rivalry, good versus evil, high school life, youth, heroes, young heroes, legends and myths ...
Place: maryland
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 6.0
 7K
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, captivating
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, secret identity, high school life, teenage love, teenage life, youth, prom, high school hunk, best friends, female protagonist, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa
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 7.1
 100K
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: captivating, tense, biting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friends, youth, small town, friendship, teenage life, murder, love triangle, investigation, danger, parents and children, crimes ...
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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, humorous, light, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, popularity, youth, social relations, ghost, prom, teenage life, supernatural, family, afterlife, high school life, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, fall in love, high school, opposites attract, cinderella, teenage life, teenager, youth, love and romance, high school hunk, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
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 5.1
 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, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, youth, wish come true, imaginary, social relations, family, step siblings, disorder, teenager, teen romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage life, teenage love, love and romance, cinderella, school, pop star, siblings relations, rags to riches, orphan, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, teen drama, girls' night, family outing
Plot: secret, threat, blackmail, best friends, high school, friendship, haunted by the past, youth, disappearance, teenage life, gossip and rumors, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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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, suspenseful, rough, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: athlete and trainer, high school, martial arts, power relations, youth, teenage life, boxing, rivalry, duel, championship, fist fighting, rage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: florida, usa, brazil, tokyo
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 7.6
 5K
The Heirs (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Heirs follows a group of privileged, elite high school students as they are groomed to take over their families' business empires. These wealthy students seem to have everything under control–except their love lives. Kim Tan is heir to the ...
Style: romantic, humorous, intense, emotional, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, rich and poor, love and romance, teenage love, family business, heir heiress, youth, teenage life, social differences, romance, love triangle, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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 7.4
 142K
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: teens, girls' night, teen drama, date night
Plot: youth, teenage love, popularity, high school, friends, love triangle, betrayal, party, gossip and rumors, lifestyle, love and romance, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, 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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, talky ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, kids
Plot: teenager, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, teachers and students, introspection, teenage love, high school life, friendship, coming of age, rebelliousness, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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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: enigmatic, mysterious, twists and turns, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, teenage life, witchcraft, teenage love, high school, curses spells and rituals, youth, classmates, small town, supernatural power, supernatural ability ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
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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, realistic, feel good, humorous, 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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 7.6
 88K
Love, Simon (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's ...
Style: touching, emotional, sweet, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt, homosexuality, coming out, gay lead character, gay relationship, lgbt teen, love, parent child relationship, closeted homosexual, high school ...
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 7.4
 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, opposites attract, teenage life, teenagers, first love, high school, youth, love affair, adolescence, romance, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Princess Diaries (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 111 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, humorous, touching, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: cinderella story, princess, teenager, high school, manners, teenage love, fish out of water, teenage life, popularity, royal family, teaching the ways of the world, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco, europe, usa, pacific ocean
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, supernatural ability, fall in love, chosen one, single parent, youth, supernatural, family, parents and children, family relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa
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