Military school movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant military school movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic, humorous, visually appealing and disturbing films and TV shows about / with military school, youth, family relations, school, coming of age, brutality, friendship, storytelling, teenage boy and teenager plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as military school: Cadet Kelly (2002), Taps (1981), Before the Fall (2004), The Lords of Discipline (1983), Dress Gray (1986), Combat High (1986), The Boy Soldier (1981), Brothers (2015), The Birthday (1980), The Ogre (1996).

List of military school movies

Cadet Kelly (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hyperactive teenager Kelly is enrolled into a military school when her new stepfather becomes the Commandant. At first she has problems fitting in and taking orders until she tries out for the drill team.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: military school, cadet, teenage life, teenager, fish out of water, disney, teaching the ways of the world, youth, contests and competitions, leadership, ambition, military base ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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Taps (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Military cadets take extreme measures to insure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, inspirational, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: military school, military training, military academy, coming of age, military, student, fighting the system, last stand, cadet, fight, teenager, powerful ending ...
Time: 80s
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Before the Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) – high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich enrolls. During his year in seventh ...
Style: harsh, disturbing, emotional, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: nazi, boxing, friendship, anti semitism, boarding school, nazi germany, pow, war, world war two, youth, military school, holocaust ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: germany, berlin germany, poland, new jersey, europe ...
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The Lords of Discipline (1983)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Will arrives for his last year at Military Academy, in the Deep South USA, in the 1960's. A black student, Pearce, has been accepted, for the first time and Will is asked to keep an eye out for the inevitable racism. The racists come in the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: racism, military, friendship, military school, military training, bullying, racial slur, conspiracy, humiliation, loyalty, school, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
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Dress Gray (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: When a cadet at a military academy is found dead, the assumption is it was an accident. But the autopsy reveals that's not the case and that he's a homosexual and the last person he was with someone before he died and that someone is an ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: gay, legal, vietnam war, gays and lesbians, murder investigation, lgbt, murder, false accusation, rape, military, politics, legal investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
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Combat High (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Police Academy"-style comedy set in a military school. Two errant high-school students are ordered by a judge to spend a year at a prestigious military academy, where one of the cadets finds out who is responsible for a spate of midnight ...
Style: parody, semi serious, humorous
Plot: cadet, thief, school, prank, military school, fish out of water, teenage life, college, military life, college life, friends, disorder ...
Time: 80s
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The Boy Soldier (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the 1930s a young fellow, Simon Chalumet, is sent to a military school by his overbearing father, an ex-soldier who has little sympathy for his son's more gentle temperament, or for his interest in films.
Plot: world war two, traumatic childhood, french army, military officer, french soldier, cadet, killed in action, teenage boy, border, anti war, military school, french military ...
Time: year 1939, pre world war two, 1930s
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Brothers (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 99 min.
TV show
Story: Ador is a well known and respected CIDG Police Official, with a loving family as his support. Cardo, on the other hand, loves the solitude of the mountains in the province as a SAF Trooper. Their lives take a sudden turn when Ador gets himself ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: organized crime, drug lord, police officer, police, drugs, criminal syndicate, workplace, police investigation, forensics, criminal, partners against crime, drug bust ...
Place: the philippines
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The Birthday (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The four sequences in the film cover four days in a life of young Warsaw lad in September 1938, 1939, 1943 and 1944. In the first sequence Jurek decides not to study in the Sorbonne but enlists in a Polish military school instead. In the second ...
Plot: world war two, bird, rebellion, twenty something, birthday, patriotism, resistance fighter, rich, ruins, nazi occupation, tragic event, librarian ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1943, year 1938, 1930s ...
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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The Ogre (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Frenchman Abel Tiffauges likes children, and wants to protect them against the grown-ups. Falsely suspected as child molester, he's recruited as a soldier in the 2nd World War, but very soon he is taken prisoner of war.
Style: disturbing, realistic, poignant, gloomy, allegory ...
Plot: world war two, hitler youth, nazi, war, youth, wartime life, redemption, friendship, jewish, children, idealism, survival ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: germany, japan, france, berlin germany
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Screwball Hotel (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three boys drop out of military school. They get jobs working at a hotel, but it's about to go under. They decide to help the owner raise enough money to stay in business. They prove that sex sells by holding "Miss Purity Pageant" ...
Style: sex comedy, teen comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, woman on top, female on male rape, screwball, male female relationship, teasing, friend, friendship, dropout, hotel, seduction, drug use ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida
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Young Torless (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: At a boarding school in the pre-war Austro-Hungarian Empire, a pair of students torture one of their fellow classmates, Basini, who has been caught stealing money from one of the two. The two decide that rather than turn Basini in to the school ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: bullying, coming of age, lgbt, torture, gay, thief, boarding school, traumatic childhood, boy, sex, mathematics, hypocrisy ...
Time: 1910s, pre world war one, turn of the century
Place: germany, europe, vienna
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Naughty Cadets on Patrol (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Selected criminals are being trained to fill in vacancies for police
Plot: farce, discipline, military school, mahjong, anarchy, police academy, peeping tom, undercover, boot camp
Place: taiwan
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North and South (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 561 min.
TV show
Story: Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: american civil war, love and romance, foe turned friend, slavery, military, friendship, espionage, family feud, military base, best friends, love triangle, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 1840s, 1860s
Place: usa, new york
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Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: adventure, alien, chosen one, distopia, space wars, training, young heroes, intelligence, prodigy, space and aliens, child prodigy, space battle ...
Time: future
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Private Romeo (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Romeo and Juliet has never been more provocative than in this contemporary all-boy staging. Writer/director Alan Brown transfers the setting from fair Verona to a high school military campus where a small group of boys from rival schools act out the ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, true love, gays and lesbians, gay love, gym, boys love, young lovers, rivalry, forbidden love, cadet, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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If.... (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film is a caustic portrait of a traditional English boys’ boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three ...
Style: disturbing, surreal, sexy, political, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, school shooting, private school, coming of age, boarding school, boys' school, school, violence, social satire, teacher, teenager, satire ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, california
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Igby Goes Down (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: depressing, cynical, suspense, humorous, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, mental illness, addiction, dysfunctional family, depression, existentialism, dark humor, teenage life, eccentric family, eccentricity, character study, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, chicago illinois, new york, connecticut, manhattan new york city ...
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Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, neurotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, siblings relations, prodigy, dark humor, teenage life, suburbs, suburban life, youth, social satire, dysfunctional family, family problems, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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Child's Play 3 (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight years have passed since the events of the second film. Chucky has been resurrected once again and seeks revenge on Andy, his former owner, who is now a teenager enrolled in military school.
Style: slasher, scary, bloody, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: serial killer, killer doll, evil doll, doll, supernatural, ghost, afterlife, monster, youth, vengeance, murder, haunted house ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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The Mirror (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, surreal, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, childhood, surrealism, poetry, memory, winter, stream of consciousness, mirror, levitation, life philosophy, russian, life & death ...
Time: year 1935, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, ussr, tokyo, moscow russia, europe ...
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Damien: Omen II (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Since the sudden and highly suspicious death of his parents, 12-year-old Damien has been in the charge of his wealthy aunt and uncle (Lee Grant and William Holden). Widely feared to be the Antichrist, Damien relentlessly plots to seize control of ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspense, suspenseful, sinister ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, evil child, supernatural, 666, killer child, raven, boy, antichrist, demon, blond boy, good versus evil, demonic possession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: israel, wisconsin, chicago illinois
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Tetro (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Argentina, Spain, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their ...
Style: psychological, intense, clever, enigmatic, talky ...
Plot: road trip, family relations, creativity, dysfunctional family, adaptation, art, confession, family secret, musician, haunted by the past, solitude, psychology ...
Time: future
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, latin america, usa, new york ...
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Avenging Angelo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, France, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman who has recently discovered that she is the daughter of Angelo, a major mafia boss, decides to wreak vengeance when he is killed by a hitman. She's aided by his faithful bodyguard, with whom she soon falls in love.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, neo screwball comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, one man army, hidden identity, vengeance, love and romance, unlikely partners, crimes, dangerous attraction, parents and children, assassination attempt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily
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Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School (1988)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Scooby, Shaggy and Scrappy Doo are on their way to a Miss Grimwood's Finishing School for Girls, where they have been hired as gym teachers. Once there, however, they find that it is actually a school for girl ghouls.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: scooby doo, cartoon dog, female vampire, mummy, school, adventure, ghost, supernatural, amateur detective, friendship, rescue, partners ...
Time: 80s
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The Barber of Siberia (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia, France, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Douglas is a foreign entrepreneur, who ventures to Russia in 1885 with dreams of selling a new, experimental steam-driven timber harvester in the wilds of Siberia. Jane is his assistant. On her travels, she meets two men who would change her life ...
Style: romantic, fairy tale, emotional, touching, harsh ...
Audience: date night
Plot: imperial russia, life, love story, romance, life philosophy, destiny, exile, unfulfilled love, russian, soldier, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: russia, siberia, moscow russia
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Sherlock Holmes (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A Russian crime drama series, based on the Sherlock Holmes detective stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Style: intellectual, atmospheric, semi serious, exciting, entertaining
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, private detective, friendship, teamwork, mystery, power relations, mixed martial arts, clue, who done it, verbal byplay, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london
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Slapstick (Of Another Kind) (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A rich, beautiful couple give birth to deformed alien twins who, when their heads are together, are the smartest kids on the planet.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: twins, father daughter relationship, secret, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, servant, deformity, farce, intelligence, sadist, colonel, midget ...
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Up the Academy (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This puber-comedy is a kind of mixture between 'Animal House' and 'Police Academy'. Four boys are sent, for different reasons, to a the Sheldon R. Wienberg military academy. The life of dicipline asks a lot of the four geeks. Of ...
Style: humorous, sexy, parody, sex comedy, rough ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, school, high school, looking for sex, greed, natural disaster, military, island, gangsters, lone hero, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 70s
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The Stepfather (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Michael Harding (Penn Badgley) returns home from military school to find his mother (Sela Ward) happily in love and living with her new boyfriend, David (Dylan Walsh). As the two men get to know each other, Michael becomes more and more suspicious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crimes, manic, twists and turns, family in danger, youth, psychopath, murder, uncover truth, torture, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, oregon, portland oregon, salt lake city utah
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