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 psychological, serious, disturbing, realistic, sad and weird films and TV shows about / with bullying, teenager, bully, coming of age, youth, friendship, high school, school, teenage girl and violence plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
bullying movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as bullying: Cyber Bully (2011), Let the Right One In (2008), A Monster Calls (2016), Carrie (2013), Wonder (2017), A Silent Voice (2016), Trust (2010), Ben X (2007), Girl From Nowhere (2018), Better Days (2019).

List of bullying movies

Cyber Bully (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, sad, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, family outing ...
Plot: bullying, high school, suicide attempt, betrayal, bully, teenage life, teen angst, rumor, popularity, socially awkward, social misfits, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: 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, sweet, dark ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, bullying, supernatural, loneliness, coming of age, snow, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, child vampire, friendship, murder, child, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 18th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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A Monster Calls (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A boy imagines a monster that helps him deal with his difficult life and see the world in a different way.
Style: touching, emotional, dark fantasy, compassionate, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: bullying, monster, childhood, loneliness, terminal illness, life & death, imagination, courage, single mother, nightmare, boy, adaptation ...
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Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
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, splatter, slasher, scary ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: bullying, high school, prom, suspense, telekinesis, social misfits, mother daughter relationship, humiliation, supernatural ability, teacher, supernatural, dead teenager ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: inspirational, uplifting, touching, thought provoking, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: bullying, school, child, friendship, middle school, father son relationship, happy ending, truancy, family relations, deformity, fight, hospital ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania
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A Silent Voice (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama
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: anime, touching, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: bullying, teenager, deaf, sign language, disability, high school, friendship, japanese school, japanese schoolgirl, coming of age, suicide attempt, teenage girl ...
Place: japan
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Trust (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, controversial, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: sexual abuse, teenager, investigation, father daughter relationship, bullying, child abuse, rape and revenge, internet, innocence lost, child sexual abuse, teenage girl, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, california, usa, cleveland ohio, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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Ben X (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harassed by bullies because of his mild autism, teen Ben (Greg Timmermans) finds refuge in an online computer game, which leads him to his virtual dream girl, Scarlite (Laura Verlinden). Together, the odd couple seeks revenge against Ben's ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, serious, stylized, sad ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: autism, bullying, asperger's syndrome, communication problem, escape from reality, internet, mental illness, faked death, computer, suicide, computer game, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium, brussels
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Girl From Nowhere (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious, clever girl named Nanno transfers to different schools, exposing the lies and misdeeds of the students and faculty at every turn.
Style: atmospheric, serious, harsh, slasher, psychological ...
Plot: school, bullying, social issues, social problems, vigilantism, death, betrayal, teenager, revenge, high school, violence, redemption ...
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Better Days (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A bullied teenage girl forms an unlikely friendship with a mysterious young man who protects her from her assailants, while she copes with the pressures of her final examinations.
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, tense, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: bullying, romantic relationship, friendship, grownups, love and romance, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, social problems, dishonesty, murder, love ...
Place: china
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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: psychological, disturbing, tense, rough, bleak ...
Plot: revenge, gang, bullying, brutality, vengeance, mental illness, vigilantism, anger, gangsters, twists and turns, cruelty, justice ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe
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And Then I Go (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two teenage outsiders are demoralized daily at school, until an idea for vengeance offers them a terrifying release.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspenseful, psychological, thought provoking, disturbing
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, best friends, teenage boy, bullying, school shooting, tragedy, police, revenge, friendship between boys, best friend, boy, school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
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Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An unattractive 7th grader struggles to cope with suburban life as the middle child with un-attentive parents and bullies at school.
Style: disturbing, realistic, cynical, controversial, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, misfit, bullying, dysfunctional family, youth, school, suburbs, teenager, social outcast, childhood, high school, humiliation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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The Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: school shooting, vengeance, society, humiliation, youth, friendship, social relations, life is a bitch, friends, teenage life, social misfits, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century
Place: estonia, europe
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Look Away (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A timid and reclusive 18-year-old high school student is alienated by her parents and ruthlessly rejected by her peers. Desperate and isolated, she confides in her own reflection — and in the mirror she finds her imagined evil twin, someone who ...
Style: brutal, psychological, bleak, captivating, mystical ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: supernatural, female protagonist, bullying, snow, teenage life, doppelganger, parents and children, father daughter relationship, plastic surgeon, murder, high school life, prom ...
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Carrie (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, tense, intense, scary ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: bullying, vengeance, social misfits, cruelty, prom, telekinesis, revenge, abusive mother, prank, female protagonist, public humiliation, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, future, near future
Place: maine, usa
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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: erotic, sentimental, disturbing, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay relationship, gay teenager, bullying, homosexuality, gay love, first love, school, lgbt teen, friendship, male homosexuality ...
Place: france
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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, teenage girl, fish out of water, bullying, adolescence, popularity, teenage life, female protagonist, school, bad girl, jealousy ...
Time: 2000s, 80s, 21st century
Place: africa, california, usa, illinois
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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, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: bullying, ghost, suicide, teenager, internet, suspense, found footage, death, youth, high school life, dead teenager, supernatural horror ...
Time: year 2014, year 2013, 21st century
Place: usa
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Regret! (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jochem is the target of bullying. David does not participate, but he dares intervene. The class teacher also does not engage., Jochem seems to attract the harassment, which gets worse every day. One morning David feels guilty. Why did he never ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sad, captivating
Audience: family outing, teens, teen drama
Plot: bullying, friendship, bully, coming of age, youth, high school, social relations, regret, suicide, teenage boy, teacher, boy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: holland, europe
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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: tense, touching, psychological, lgbt cinema, queer cinema ...
Plot: theft, bullying, revenge, adolescence, sociopathy, homosexuality, juvenile delinquency, attempted murder, suspense, teen suicide, closeted gay, suicidal tendency ...
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Bully (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, controversial, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama, adult
Plot: sexual abuse, bullying, revenge, teenager, drugs, rape, rivalry, murder, youth, bully, male nudity, teenage sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, bronx new york city, florida
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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: bad ending, meditative, sweet, inspirational, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: time loop, teenager, female protagonist, strong female character, friendship, bullying, dying repeatedly, stereotypes, death, redemption, public humiliation, destiny ...
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The Dressmaker (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1950s Australia, beautiful, talented dressmaker Tilly returns to her tiny hometown to right wrongs from her past. As she tries to reconcile with her mother, she starts to fall in love while transforming the fashion of the town.
Style: romantic, enigmatic, satirical, colourful, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: women, fashion, bullying, dressmaker, small town, mother daughter relationship, memory, illegitimate daughter, accidental death, seamstress, femme fatale, getting home ...
Time: 50s, year 1951
Place: australia, england, milan italy, france, melbourne australia ...
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Mean Creek (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenagers living in small-town Oregon take a boat trip for a birthday celebration. When they get an idea to play a mean trick on the town bully, it suddenly goes too far. Soon they're forced to deal with the unexpected consequences of their ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, dark, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: prank, kids in trouble, small town, friendship, coming of age, bullying, vengeance, teenager, revenge, bully, guilt, childhood ...
Time: 21st century
Place: oregon
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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, harsh, suspenseful, sincere, sad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bullying, depression, school shooting, teacher, vengeance, school, social misfits, high school, teenage life, teenager, violence, childhood ...
Place: tokyo, oregon
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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: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, bullying, brother brother relationship, youth, coming of age, murder, family relations, decapitation, gas mask, violence, psychopath, boy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Cyberbully (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A chilling real-time thriller featuring a teenager, Casey, battling with an anonymous cyber-stalker.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, thrilling ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bullying, cyberbullying, teenager, computer hacker, bully, computers and web, hacker, blackmail, teenage life, social media, youth, stalking ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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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, philosophical, emotional, political, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: fascism, experiment, suicide, nazism, teacher, bullying, teachers and students, dictatorship, high school, education, against humanity, politics ...
Place: germany, california, europe
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The Mudge Boy (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Duncan Mudge, mid-teens, lives apart from his rural world populated by his distant father and rough local kids. His main companionship is a chicken left after his mother's death until the neighbor's son befriends him.
Style: disturbing, touching, serious, emotional, controversial ...
Plot: gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, lgbt teen, bullying, coming of age, gay, youth, father son relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, gay interest, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vermont
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