Bullying movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bullying movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, tense, melancholic and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with bullying, friendship, youth, bully, high school, violence, school, teenager, classroom and coming of age plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bullying: Wonder (2017), After Lucia (2012), Carrie (2013), Before I Fall (2017), Let the Right One In (2008), A Silent Voice (2016), Cyberbully (2011), The World of Kanako (2014), The Gift (2015), The Wave (2008).

List of bullying movies

 8.0
 135K
Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, thought provoking, sincere, touching
Plot: middle school, school, bullying, happy ending, friendship, father son relationship, family, family relations, deformity, hospital, fight, mask ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 6K
After Lucia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Alejandra and her dad Roberto have just moved to town. She is new at school, he has a new job. Starting over is sometimes complicated when you have left so much behind.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: bullying, high school life, society, teenage life, social decay, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, high school, humiliation, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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 5.9
 131K
Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, prom, supernatural ability, humiliation, bullying, social misfits, high school, teenage life, supernatural, graphic violence, revenge, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 6.4
 45K
Before I Fall (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.
Style: meditative, bad ending, suspense, touching, mumblecore ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night
Plot: time loop, teenager, female protagonist, teenagers, redemption, strong female character, bullying, friendship, saving a life, suicide, female friendship, car rollover ...
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Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, captivating, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, friendship, loneliness, bullying, hidden identity, deadly creature, bully, youth, immortality, mysterious character, vampire human love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1700s, year 1982, 18th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 8.2
 41K
A Silent Voice (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Shouya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shouko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shouya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shouko and Shouya ...
Style: inspirational, touching, sincere, romantic, biting ...
Plot: sign language, deaf, friendship, high school, redemption, bullying, coming of age, suicide attempt, suicide thoughts, deafness, bully, single mother ...
Place: japan
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 5.5
 12K
Cyberbully (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman tries to help her teenage daughter when she becomes the victim of online bullying.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: betrayal, computers and web, bully, bullying, teenage life, rumor, high school, suicide attempt, social awkwardness, social misfits, intrigue, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The World of Kanako (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Showa Fujishima is a former detective. One day, his daughter Kanako, who is a model student, disappears. To find his daughter, he investigates more carefully into his daughter's life. He quickly realizes that his daughter is no saint, but there ...
Style: suspense, captivating, enigmatic, psychological
Plot: bullying, secret life, drug abuse, police corruption, father daughter relationship, missing person, juvenile delinquent, dysfunctional family, addiction, emotional manipulation, suicide, investigation ...
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 7.0
 136K
The Gift (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.
Style: psychological thriller, twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: stalker, bullying, bully, secrets, revenge, paranoia, husband wife relationship, past, stalking, lie, manipulative person, friendship ...
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, california
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 7.6
 101K
The Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A school teacher discusses types of government with his class. His students find it too boring to repeatedly go over national socialism and believe that dictatorship cannot be established in modern Germany. He starts an experiment to show how easily ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, based on true events, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, teachers and students, experiment, nazism, high school, dictatorship, teacher, bullying, suicide, against humanity, dictator, anarchist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, california
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In a Better World (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.
Style: emotional, bleak, disturbing, touching, depressing ...
Plot: father son relationship, friendship, bully, loneliness, bomb, divorce, bullying, kids in trouble, marital problem, moral dilemma, small town, anger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sudan, denmark, europe, africa, london ...
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Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. This is the story of his fight to break free.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, sincere, harsh, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, social misfits, violence, bullying, teenage life, bully, bomb, death threat, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, social problems, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, tokyo
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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, friends, high school, popularity, youth, high school life, haunted by the past, disappearance, gossip and rumors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 7.3
 84K
Submarine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar ...
Style: witty, semi serious, surreal, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, loss of virginity, teenage love, love and romance, virginity, bullying, adolescence, high school life, first sex, parents and children, crumbling marriage, school ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, britain
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Dead Man's Shoes (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soldier returns home to his small town and exacts a deadly revenge on the thugs who tormented his dimwitted brother while he was away.
Style: tense, bleak, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: punishment, gang, bullying, execution, humiliation, anger, cruelty, drug abuse, revenge, vigilantism, heroes, ex military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 7.0
 10K
The Tribe (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ukraine, Netherlands
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Deaf mute Sergey enters a specialized boarding school for deaf-and-dumb. In this new place, he needs to find his way through the hierarchy of the school’s network dealing with crimes and prostitution, the Tribe. By taking part of several ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mute or deaf, prostitute, misfit, boarding school, juvenile delinquency, abortion, bullying, strong sexual content, gang, crime, crimes, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine
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 7.1
 191
Monstar (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Story: Monstar is a 2013 South Korean television series starring Yong Jun-hyung, Ha Yeon-soo, and Kang Ha-neul. It aired on music channel Mnet from May 17 to August 2, 2013 every Friday at 21:50 for 12 episodes. The drama is about how a group of teenagers ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: love triangle, bullying, high school, music band, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, musician, friendship, singer, teacher, fame, fictional band ...
Place: korea
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The Heroes of Evil (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three teenagers, brought together from bullying, indulge in petty theft, sex and drugs. They inevitably realize they can resort to violence to take revenge on everyone who has humiliated them: students, teachers and other outcasts. One of them ...
Style: suspense, touching, tense, psychological, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: revenge, bullying, adolescence, juvenile delinquency, underage drinking, attempted murder, teenage sex, prostitute, theft, friends, male friendship, homophobic slur ...
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50 Ways of Saying Fabulous (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shot in and around the central Otago communities of Omakau, Ophir and Alexandra, A coming-of-age film that centers on overweight 12-year old Billy who is not interested in being a farmer and doesn't care for Rugby. His escape is the fantasy ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, countryside, bullying, rugby, sexual awakening, teenage life, teenage love, social misfits, youth, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, year 1975
Place: new zealand
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 5.6
 1K
Drown (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Len is a Surf Lifesaving champion, a legend in the cloistered surf club just like his father. When the younger, faster, and fitter Phil arrives at the club, Len’s legendary status starts to crumble. Then Len sees Phil arriving in the company of ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Plot: lifeguard, gay, swimming, drowning, jealousy, gay slur, bullying, beach, gay love, drug use, insecurity, machismo ...
Place: sydney australia
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The Wild Life (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Belgium, France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On a tiny exotic island, Tuesday, an outgoing parrot lives with his quirky animal friends in paradise. However, Tuesday can't stop dreaming about discovering the world. After a violent storm, Tuesday and his friends wake up to find a strange ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: bullying, parrot, desert island, castaway, island, talking to an animal, pirate, storm, cat, anthropomorphism, salvation, survival ...
Time: 18th century
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 5.8
 6K
The Firm (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1980s, Dom is a teenager who finds himself drawn into the charismatic world of football 'casuals,influenced by the firm's top boy, Bex. Accepted by the gang for his fast mouth and sense of humor, Dom soon becomes one the boys. ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: bullying, gang, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, crimes, society, working class, police, hooliganism, football, vandalism, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england
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 7.8
 5K
Sunny (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Na-mi, a transfer student, becomes a laughingstock on her first day of school because of her strong southern dialect. Six girls jump in to help the new kid adapt to the new environment, and the girls come to call their circle of friends ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: reunion, high school, bullying, best friends, youth, social relations, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, strong female presence, friendship, classroom, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 80s
Place: asia, korea
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 5.9
 33K
The New Guy (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenagers, friendship, teenage love, starting over, goofy hero, high school life, high school, misfit, buddies, lifestyle, bullying, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, los angeles
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 6.8
 18K
Kidulthood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.
Style: serious, rough, tense, dark, realistic ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, school, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, gang, social decay, friendship, teenage love, bullying, lifestyle, hardcase students, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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 5.5
 67K
Unfriended (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While video chatting one night, six high school friends receive a Skype message from a classmate who killed herself exactly one year ago. A first they think it's a prank, but when the girl starts revealing the friends' darkest secrets, ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, skype, ghost, internet, vengeance, death, high school life, youth, violence, dead teenager, one night, bullying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014, year 2013
Place: usa
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Measure of a Man (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bullied teen experiences a turning point summer in which he learns to stand up for himself.
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, light
Plot: teenager, summer vacation, bullying, first love, coming of age, summer job, summer camp, self discovery, society, grownups, family relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa
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 7.1
 5K
Being 17 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, disturbing, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt teen, lgbt, gay son, first love, bullying, depression, school, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.8
 4K
Found (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marty is the ideal fifth grader. He gets good grades, listens to his teachers, and doesn't start trouble in class. But a darkness is beginning to fall over Marty's life. The kids at school won't stop picking on him, his parents just ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: serial killer, family relations, violence, murder, bullying, gas mask, decapitation, psychopath, deadly, youth, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The House That Screamed (1969)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Lilli Palmer owns and runs a school for wayward girls in France. Her absolute discipline has fostered a social order among the girls with rampant sex, lesbianism and torture the norm. Palmer also has an adolescent son (Moulder Brown) she tries to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, stylized ...
Plot: danger, boarding school, bullying, deadly, youth, society, woman in danger, obsession, secret, dark secret, humiliation, missing person ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france
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