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, touching, entertaining, feel good and exciting films and TV shows about / with school, youth, friendship, teacher, high school, teenage life, family, storytelling, teenager and coming of age plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as school: Flipped (2010), Matilda (1996), Bad Teacher (2011), Wild Child (2008), Vampire Academy (2014), Gifted (2017), Winx Club (2004), Teen Wolf (2011), School of Life (2005), Cool Kids Don't Cry (2012).

List of school movies

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, fairy tale, twists and turns, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, fantasy world, wizards and magicians, school, chosen one, witch, magic, supernatural ability, magical, curses spells and rituals, wizards ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 1992, year 1991 ...
Place: england, europe
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, school, witch, magical, chosen one, young heroes, wizards, boarding school life, supernatural ability, prophecy, magic, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.7
 81K
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: first love, teenage love, fall in love, love and romance, school, teen romance, teenage boy, teenage life, adolescence, childhood sweetheart, crush, neighbor ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 1950s, contemporary ...
Place: usa, michigan
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 6.9
 129K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
Style: humorous, feel good, fairy tale, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: school, telekinesis, little girl, young heroes, adventure, eccentric family, teachers and students, parents and children, child prodigy, supernatural ability, child abuse, mischievous children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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 5.6
 193K
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: funny, not serious, humorous, feel good, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, female teacher, teachers and students, selfish woman, farce, incompetence, irresponsible, profanity, flirting, arrogance, unsupportive coworkers, hung over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, new jersey
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 6.1
 49K
Wild Child (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, 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: feel good, sweet, semi serious, ridiculous, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: boarding school, girls' boarding school, teenager, boarding school life, school, friendship, teenage girl, teenage life, rich kid, youth, popularity, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, malibu california, europe, california, london ...
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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, atmospheric, twists and turns, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, friendship, school, witch, boarding school, supernatural ability, magic, curses spells and rituals, contests and competitions, dragon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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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, vampire comedy, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, vampire human love, academy, best friends, school, youth, good versus evil, rivalry, supernatural, friends, female vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
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 7.6
 99K
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, sweet, touching, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: child prodigy, genius, school, childhood, mathematics, uncle niece relationship, teacher, girl, child custody, friendship, family, happiness ...
Time: year 1998
Place: florida, boston, california
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 6.1
 4K
Winx Club (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: light, exciting, entertaining, semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, school, youth, friends, imaginary, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, teenage life, rivalry ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
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 7.6
 125K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
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, serious, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, supernatural ability, high school, teenage love, supernatural power, teenage life, transformation, youth, life turned upside down, teen romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mexico, japan, france
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Genre: Action, 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, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, best friends, young heroes, supernatural ability, prophecy, boarding school life, school, wizards, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1996, year 1995 ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
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School of Life (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At Fallbrook Middle School, the annual student-elected Teacher of the Year award is held. And every year for the last 43 years Norman Warner or most fondly called Stormin' Norman Warner has won the award. Now that he has died, the burden of ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: school, goofy hero, rivalry, small town life, teacher, friends, father son relationship, teachers and students, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, high school life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Great Demon King in the Back Row (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Ichiban Ushiro no Dai Maō, also known as Demon King Daimao, is a Japanese light novel series written by Shotaro Mizuki and illustrated by Souichi Itō, published by Hobby Japan under their HJ Bunko imprint. The first volume was published on ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, light, captivating ...
Plot: school, harem, schoolgirl, demon, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, danger, violence, female nudity, imaginary, magic, romance ...
Time: future
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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: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: terminal illness, life is a bitch, school, youth, teenage love, hopes, social relations, family, leukemia, soccer, first kiss, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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 6.9
 115K
Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: tense, biting, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, youth, small town, murder, friendship, love triangle, friends, school, murder investigation, gang, teenage life, family secret ...
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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, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, teenage love, school, love and romance, youth, family relations, best friends, friends, parents and children, high school life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
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 7.6
 45K
Elite (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When three working class kids enroll in the most exclusive school in Spain, the clash between the wealthy and the poor students leads to tragedy.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, emotional, sexy, intense ...
Plot: teenage sex, new school, classmate, sex scene, school, jealousy, friendship, female nudity, youth, seduction, society, love and romance ...
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House of Anubis (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
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: light, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: boarding school life, boarding school, friends, young heroes, school, youth, investigation, riddles and clues, teenage life, disappearance, high school, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe
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Princess Protection Program (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil dictator threatens to take over the kingdom, Princess Rosalinda gets put into the Princess Protection Program. She is taken under the wing of General Joe Mason, an agent from the agency, and his daughter, Carter, who works after school ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: princess, teenager, school dance, teenage life, school, youth, royal family, friendship, high school, family, best friends, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, california, canada
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 140K
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, sincere, thought provoking, touching
Plot: middle school, school, bullying, happy ending, friendship, father son relationship, family, mask, family relations, deformity, child, fight ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania
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 8.4
 191K
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: romantic, touching, surprise ending, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, body swapping, time travel, school, love, girl, star crossed lovers, supernatural, schoolgirl, boy, destiny, friendship ...
Place: japan, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 5K
Maid Sama! (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Misaki Ayuzawa is the first female student council president at a once all-boys school turned co-ed. She rules the school with strict discipline demeanor. But she has a secret—she works at a maid cafe due to her families circumstances. One day the ...
Style: shoujo, humorous, romantic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, school, teenage love, fall in love, maid, high school, romance, teenage life, workplace, rich and poor, unlikely relationship, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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 8.3
 151K
Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.
Style: sexy, light, dark humor, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teen drama, teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage sex, first sex, teenage sexuality, gay teenager, best friends, gay, school, couples, classmate, teenage life, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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 7.1
 3K
Playful Kiss (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 66 min.
TV show
Story: Playful Kiss is a 2010 South Korean romantic-comedy television series, starring Jung So-min and Kim Hyun-joong. It aired on MBC from September 1 to October 21, 2010 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes. It is based on the Japanese ...
Style: light, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: school, teenage love, first love, youth, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, arrogance, love and romance, unlikely couple, teenage life, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: At Kamome Academy, rumors abound about the school's Seven Mysteries, one of which is Hanako-san. Said to occupy the third stall of the third floor girls' bathroom in the old school building, Hanako-san grants any wish when summoned. Nene ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, fairy tale
Plot: spirit, school, mystery, romance, student, boy, friendship, creature, adventure, supernatural, girl, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, semi serious, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, teenage life, cinderella, love and romance, school, pop star, youth, singing, dancer, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.
Style: twists and turns, stylized, exciting, gothic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, good versus evil, friendship, young heroes, supernatural ability, witch, chosen one, school, magic, boarding school life, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1993, year 1994 ...
Place: europe, england
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Assassination Classroom (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The students of class 3-E have a mission: kill their teacher before graduation. He has already destroyed the moon, and has promised to destroy the Earth if he can not be killed within a year. But how can this class of misfits kill a tentacled ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, humorous, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, education, school, friendship, murder, monster, underdog, death wish, classroom, superhuman, assassination, government agent ...
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 7.6
 3K
Wolfblood (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, supernatural, human becomes animal, superhuman powers, teenage life, heroes, wolf, classmate, supernatural ability, high school, curses spells and rituals, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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