Camp movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant camp movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, scary, serious, suspenseful and melancholic films and TV shows about / with camp, youth, teenage life, summer camp, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, brutality, vengeance and storytelling plots mostly in Comedy, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as camp: Happy Campers (2001), The Final Girls (2015), Defiance (2008), Friday the 13th (1980), Campfire Tales (1997), Beaver Falls (2011), Camp (2013), The Burning (1981), Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010), Paradise: Hope (2013).
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Defiance (2008)
Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
USA
137 min.
 7.2
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Summer Camp Island (2018)
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
USA
 7.6
The Darkest Minds (2018)
Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
104 min.
 5.6

List of camp movies

Happy Campers (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Chaos and rampant hormones reign when teenage counselors are left in charge during their summer-camp director's absence.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, college, summer, lake, bikini, love, voyeur, teenager, summer camp, buddies, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Psychotic Angela is itching to do what she does best: slaughter dozens of teenage campers. As luck would have it, the previous site of her murders has been renamed and converted into an experimental summer camp meant to bring together privileged and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, slasher, psychopath, summer camp, police officer killed, murder, serial killer, anti hero, sociopath, wilderness, gory, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s
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Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Follows the counselors and campers on their first day at Camp Firewood in the summer of 1981.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, camp, rivalry, camp counselor, youth, parody, summer camp, summer, counselor, sex, buddies, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: maine, usa
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The Final Girls (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.
Style: absurd, satirical, humorous, bloody, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, slasher, film within a film, characters killed one by one, parody, sacrifice, gory, teenager, unlikely friendships, chase, survival, virginity ...
Time: year 1957, 80s
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 7.2
 127K
Defiance (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in ...
Style: epic, realistic, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: jewish, holocaust, camp, survival, rebellion, partisan, russian, forest, war, self sacrifice, escape, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, russia
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Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, cult, camp, serial killer, revenge, drowning, teenager, knife murder, mystery killer, maniac, cabin ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Campfire Tales (1997)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Anthology of famous, scary urban legends done with a modern twist.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: urban legend, ghost, danger, youth, crimes, legends and myths, deadly, camp, supernatural, mute or deaf, campfire story, mysterious man ...
Time: 90s
Place: cross country
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 7.9
 2K
Beaver Falls (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Story: Beaver Falls is a British comedy-drama that follows a trio of Oxford Brookes University graduates who managed to deceitfully get jobs at Beaver Falls, an elitist American summer camp for the beautiful teenage offspring of California's rich and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, summer camp, summer, drugs/alcohol, buddies, coming of age, teenage life, youth, friends, social relations, friendship, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 7.3
 2K
Camp (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Off the grid and miles from civilization, Little Otter Family Camp has summer fun for everyone. Parents decompress over gin and tonics while their kids run wild, and teenage counselors fall in and out of love. Mackenzie Granger is the camp owner and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, camp, geek, teenage life, youth, coming of age, friends, social relations, virginity, picked on, popularity, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.5
 13K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, sadistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, murder, summer camp, camp, slasher killer, hospital, serial killer, revenge, psycho killer, extreme violence, campfire story, maniac ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mitchie can't wait to go back to Camp Rock and spend the summer making new music with her friends and superstar Shane Gray. But the slick new camp across the lake, Camp Star, has drummed up some serious competition — featuring newcomers Luke ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, summer camp, rivalry, musician's life, ambition, camp, contests and competitions, friendship, love and romance, youth, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Paradise: Hope (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hope, the third film in the PARADISE TRILOGY, tells the story of the 13-year-old Melanie. While her mother (Teresa) travels to Kenya, Melanie spends her holiday in the Austrian countryside at a strict diet camp for overweight teenagers. Under the ...
Style: offbeat, serious, sincere, realistic, cynical
Plot: camp, physical appearance, nutrition, overweight, diet, nightclub, seduction, impossible love, coming of age, doctor, teenager, desire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, kenya
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Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's summer camp as usual at Camp Manabe where the kids torment each other for fun while the underpaid camp staff provides as little supervision as possible. Greedy camp owner Frank and junior partner Ronnie do their best to keep everyone in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, dark humor, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, slasher, murder, camp, forest, barbed wire, bully, psycho killer, psychopath, burned alive, amateur detective, wilderness ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
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 6.2
 17K
Meatballs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tripper is the head counselor at a budget summer camp called Camp Northstar. In truth, he's young at heart and only marginally more mature than the campers themselves. Tripper befriends Rudy, a loner camper who has trouble fitting in. As ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, camp, toothpick, ketchup, french fries, prank, teenage life, underdog, rivalry, coming of age, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
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Psycho Beach Party (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Spoof of 1960's Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films. A not-so-innocent girl in 1960's Malibu becomes the first girl surfer at Malibu Beach, only she suffers from dissociative identity disorder and occasionally ...
Style: not serious, witty, satirical, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, beach, revenge, surfer, serial killer, friends, teenage life, psychopath, surfing, party, youth ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: europe, florence, italy
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Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, slasher, danger, in the woods, serial killer, back from the dead, death, murder, gory, camp counselor, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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 6.5
 15K
The Endless (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.
Style: suspense, emotional, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: cult, childhood trauma, suicide, brothers, supernatural, brother brother relationship, camp, haunted by the past, life & death, life is a bitch, social relations, human nature ...
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The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Famous organist Anton Phibes is horribly disfigured in an automobile accident while rushing to the side of his sick wife and presumed to be dead. Once Phibes learns that his wife died on the operating table, he is convinced the doctors are ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: murder, revenge, camp, serial killer, inspector, mute, doctor, organ, mask, vengeance, zombie, disfigurement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: scotland yard, egypt
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 5.1
 61K
Band Camp (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The original American Pie characters have moved on, except for Sherman and Jim Levenstein's still understanding dad. Steve Stifler's little brother Matt wants to join his brother's business (the hit it big Girls Gone Wild) and after ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for sex, camp, hidden camera, prank, summer camp, buddies, music band, marching band, teenage life, youth, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa
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 5.1
 25K
Camp Rock (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Mitchie gets a chance to attend Camp Rock, her life takes an unpredictable twist, and she learns just how important it is to be true to yourself.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: summer camp, teenage love, cinderella story, family, camp, fall in love, love and romance, friends, lifestyle, musician's life, singing, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hawaii
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The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the story about seven very different best friends, and one summer that will bring them together like never before.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, date night, kids
Plot: summer school, friends, camp, friendship, summer, club, coming of age, nanny, family, school, summer camp, young lovers ...
Time: 90s
Place: connecticut, new york
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Addams Family Values (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to ...
Style: gothic, humorous, macabre, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nanny, eccentric family, halloween, uncle, baby, femme fatale, farce, family life, parody, sibling relationship, danger, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hawaii
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 5.8
 17K
It Takes Two (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Identical 9-year-olds from very different backgrounds: orphaned Amanda and wealthy Alyssa meet at summer camp and decide to switch places -- and play matchmaker between Alyssa's dad, Roger, and the kind social worker who cares for Amanda.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, orphan, family, mischievous children, single parent, fall in love, summer camp, social worker, siblings relations, social differences, switching roles, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
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 5.4
 34K
Old Dogs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years; their Manhattan public relations firm is on the verge of a huge business deal with a Japanese company. With two weeks to sew up the contract, Dan gets a surprise: a woman ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, toilet humor ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: camp, best friend, family, comedy of errors, parents and children, nothing goes right, fish out of water, partners, family relations, disorder, friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont
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Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Angela Baker, a psychotic transsexual, escapes from a mental hospital and surfaces at a summer camp as a counselor who lectures her teenage charges on proper moral behavior. Those teens who break her strict rules -- from the camp chatterbox or a ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, summer camp, camp, serial killer, murder, psychopath, gory, mystery, teenage life, who done it, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s
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Prom Night II (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Hamilton High's Prom Queen of 1957, Mary Lou Maloney is killed by her jilted boyfriend, she comes back for revenge 30 years later. Bill Nordham is now the principle of Hamilton High and his son is about to attend the prom with Vicki ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, slasher, ghost, murder, prom, revenge, camp, possession, school principal, infidelity, teenager, exorcism ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
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Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, high school life, rock, high school, rebellion, camp, music, college, fighting the system, buddies, college life, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
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The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Toxie finds he has nothing to do as a superhero, as he has ridden his city of evil. So he decides to go to work for a major corporation, which he discovers may be the evilest of all his adversaries.
Style: humorous, offbeat, rough, psychotronic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, camp, gory, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, parody, fighting crime, righting the wronged, heroes, imaginary, supernatural, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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Grand Theft Auto (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: car chase, camp, dynamite, car accident, nothing goes right, on the road, gangsters, police chase, odd couple, romance, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: las vegas, usa
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Nine Miles Down (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Hungary, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Sahara desert, a sandstorm batters a deserted drilling station. A security patrolman, battles through the high winds to investigate why all contact with the station has been lost. Originally built for gas exploration, and then abandoned, the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, scary, psychological
Plot: isolation, investigation, desert, hallucination, geologist, mystery, confined, mysterious character, delusion, missing person, scientific research, camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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