School movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant school movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, semi serious, entertaining, touching, realistic and exciting films and TV shows about / with school, friendship, youth, high school, teenage life, friends, coming of age, teenager, destiny and family plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
school movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as school: Wild Child (2008), Vampire Academy (2014), Teen Wolf (2011), Flipped (2010), House of Anubis (2011), Gossip Girl (2007), Bad Teacher (2011), St. Trinian's (2007), My Hero Academia (2016), Winx Club (2004).

List of school movies

Wild Child (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rebellious 16 year old Poppy from Mailibu is sent to an English boarding school. Realising her Father isn't coming back to rescue her she tries to get expelled.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: school, boarding school, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, teenager, boarding school life, prank, love and romance, teenage girl, fish out of water, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, california, london, canada
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, touching, twists and turns, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, witch, chosen one, school, wizards and magicians, friendship, supernatural ability, magical, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, best friends, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1991, year 1992, 1990s
Place: england, europe
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Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, danger, academy, school, supernatural ability, good versus evil, rivalry, best friends, youth, supernatural, friends, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, scenic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, school, chosen one, supernatural ability, young heroes, magical, boarding school life, prophecy, best friends, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, year 1996, 1990s ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
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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: touching, suspenseful, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, teenage love, high school, teenage life, 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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Flipped (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, love and romance, school, first love, neighbor, childhood sweetheart, adolescence, teenage life, high school life, teenage boy, youth ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1957 ...
Place: usa, michigan
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House of Anubis (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: House of Anubis is a jointly Nickelodeon British, American, and Belgian mystery television series based on the Dutch-Belgian television series Het Huis Anubis aired in the Netherlands and Belgium. The series was created by Hans Bourlon and Gert ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: boarding school life, school, friends, disappearance, teenage life, young heroes, investigation, boarding school, riddles and clues, youth, suspicion, popularity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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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, teenage love, youth, friends, love triangle, school, gossip and rumors, party, high school, lifestyle, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Bad Teacher (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job and her students is forced to return to her job to make enough money for a boob job after her rich fiancé dumps her.
Style: not serious, funny, humorous, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, teachers and students, incompetence, irresponsible, unsupportive coworkers, farce, female teacher, school teacher, love and romance, colleague colleague relationship, psychological manipulation, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, new jersey
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St. Trinian's (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When their beloved school is threatened with closure should the powers that be fail to raise the proper funds, the girls scheme to steal a priceless painting and use the profits to pull St. Trinian's out of the red.
Style: witty, humorous, funny, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: boarding school, school, family relations, rivalry, youth, teenage life, teachers and students, friendship, boarding school life, cons and scams, strong female character, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london
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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, heroism, high school, super villain, friendship, super strength, rivalry, training, society, child prodigy, child ...
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Winx Club (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 25 min.
Story: In a magical universe, witches, warriors begin fighting in the name of good .vs. evil! At a magic school, five teenage girls are selected to defend the universe with their magic.
Style: semi serious, exciting, light, entertaining, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, teenage life, school, superhuman powers, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
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Wolfblood (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Being a teenager is hard enough. Being a Wolfblood teenager is ten times more complicated. 14 year old Maddy loves her abilities - heightened senses, being faster, stronger and more graceful - but hates the secrets that come with them.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, superhuman powers, supernatural, teenage life, danger, human becomes animal, classmates, young heroes, teenage love, school, supernatural ability, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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Cool Kids Don't Cry (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adaptation of one of Benelux most famous children's novels. Tough prime school girl Akkie loves soccer and can be a real bully. Love is the only thing she's scared of. When Akkie is diagnosed with Leukemia, she has to fight for her life. ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, youth, life is a bitch, school, hopes, family, social relations, soccer, first kiss, cancer, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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As Told by Ginger (2000)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: As Told by Ginger focuses on middle schooler Ginger Foutley who, with her friends, tries to become more than a social geek.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: school, popularity, everyday life, best friends, teenage life, friendship, youth, family life, lifestyle, siblings relations, parents and children, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magical, chosen one, friendship, school, witch, wizards and magicians, boarding school life, boarding school, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, dragon, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, 1990s, year 1995
Place: england, europe, london
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Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, mind bending, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: missing child, time travel, corpse, investigation, disappearance, time machine, school, small town, police station, cave, family relations, loss of father ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, 80s, contemporary
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The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural ability, school, magic, supernatural power, fantasy world, danger, magician, student, betrayal, college, society, depression ...
Place: new york
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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, biting, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, high school, friendship, friends, murder, teenage life, investigation, parents and children, youth, teen angst, family relations, crimes ...
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Kamisama Kiss (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Nanami was just a normal high school girl down on her luck until a stranger’s lips marked her as the new Land God and turned her world upside down. Now, she’s figuring out the duties of a deity with the help of Tomoe, a reformed fox demon who ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, master and servant, supernatural, life turned upside down, school, imaginary, supernatural romance, teenage life, spirit, youth, high school life, parallel world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 20 min.
Story: Normal high school kids by day, protectors of Paris by night! Miraculous follows the heroic adventures of Marinette and Adrien as they transform into Ladybug and Cat Noir and set out to capture akumas, creatures responsible for turning the people of ...
Style: sincere, sweet, captivating, feel good, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, friendship, good versus evil, school, magic, partners, supernatural ability, female protagonist, teenage girl, superheroine, unrequited love, heroine ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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Your Name (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, school, memory loss, destiny, supernatural, romance, evacuation, death, race against time, body swapping, friendship, star crossed lovers ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, high school life, school, best friends, couples, coming of age, teenage life, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, high school, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
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Gifted (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.
Style: inspirational, touching, sweet, realistic, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: child prodigy, mathematics, school, friendship, uncle niece relationship, genius, childhood, cat, teacher, prize, redemption, custody battle ...
Time: year 1998
Place: florida, california
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Vampire Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Cross Academy is an elite boarding school with two separate, isolated classes: the Day Class and the Night Class. On the surface, Yuuki Cross and Zero Kiryuu are prefects of the academy, and attempt to keep order between the students as classes ...
Style: captivating, serious, surreal, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, school, supernatural, rivalry, imaginary, academy, forbidden love, memory loss, deadly, protecting from truth, interracial relations, friendship ...
Place: asia, japan
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Teen Wolf (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a shy teenager's new-found powers help him score at basketball - and with the popular girls - he has some pretty hairy decisions to make.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: coming of age, high school, werewolf, school, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, friends, buddies, surfing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, california
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Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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, thought provoking, sincere, inspirational, touching
Plot: school, middle school, family, bullying, friendship, family relations, deformity, child, halloween, fight, father son relationship, hospital ...
Place: pennsylvania, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
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The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, school, lesbian, friendship, fall in love, high school life, parents and children, high school, lesbian couple, teenage love, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
Place: kindergarten
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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When 17-year-old Makoto Konno gains the ability to, quite literally, "leap" backwards through time, she immediately sets about improving her grades and preventing personal mishaps. However, she soon realises that changing the past ...
Style: touching, twists and turns, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, friendship, changing the past or future, school, supernatural ability, student, teenage love, teenage girl, supernatural, high school, love, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
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Say "I love you." (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Friends suck, and trusting someone is just setting yourself up. That's the lesson Mei Tachibana learned after her heart was ripped out and only a shell was left where a girl used to be. But unlike so many, she found an easy solution: ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: school, teenage love, fall in love, friendship, haunted by the past, friends, social relations, teenage life, love and romance, high school life, meaningful kiss, freak ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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