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 entertaining, humorous, cult film, realistic, feel good and funny films and TV shows about / with camp, teenager, dialogue, runaway, mentor, youth, friendship, summer camp, catastrophe and brutality plots mostly in Comedy, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
camp movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as camp: Indian Summer (1993), Friday the 13th (2009), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), The A List (2018), It Takes Two (1995), Meatballs (1979), The Great Outdoors (1988), Paradise: Hope (2013), The Baby-Sitters Club (1995), Camp Dread (2014).

List of camp movies

Indian Summer (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of childhood friends, now in their thirties, reunite at Camp Tamakwa. Only a few of the original campers show up, but they still have a good time reminiscing. The people share experiences and grow while at the camp. They are dismayed to ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: camp, friendship, childhood, childhood sweetheart, weekend, honest, summer camp, reunited friends, mentor, group of friends, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: canada, ontario canada, california
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Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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: slasher, scary, intense, bloody, exciting ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, adult
Plot: psychopath, camp, forest, serial killer, masked killer, murder, lake, death, vengeance, torture, massacre, revenge ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, surreal, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, date night, teens
Plot: children, coming of age, island, camp, boy scout, first love, youth, adolescence, journey, search party, orphan, social misfits ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: new england, usa, plymouth, england
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The A List (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Romance, rivalry and radical mystery collide as a group of teens attend a remote island sleepaway camp in this suspenseful, supernatural drama.
Style: disturbing, colourful, scenic, dark, captivating
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: camp, teenager, friendship, summer camp, bbc, rivalry, nature, popularity, society, relationships, misfit, high school ...
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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: sweet, feel good, funny, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, orphan, children, summer camp, adoption, parents and children, single parent, camp, single father, wedding, switching places ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, london, manhattan new york city
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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: funny, humorous, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: camp, summer camp, coming of age, teenager, youth, rivalry, nerd, mentor, friends, mischievous children, rich and poor, high school ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
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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: slasher, scary, bloody, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, camp, teenager, summer camp, blonde, decapitation, murder, killer, fear, teenage life, who done it, youth ...
Time: 80s
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The Great Outdoors (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, absurd, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: camp, family vacation, raccoon, bear, wilderness, holiday, family relations, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, friendship, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, california, usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin
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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: sincere, serious, realistic, cynical, art house ...
Plot: overweight, camp, teenage crush, older man younger woman relationship, impossible love, youth, physical appearance, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, teenage girl, discipline ...
Time: 21st century
Place: austria, kenya
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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: humorous, light, feel good, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick, family outing ...
Plot: friendship, teenager, camp, coming of age, nanny, children, babysitting, childhood, teenage life, parents and children, nothing goes right, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: connecticut, new york
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Camp Dread (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The “Summer Camp” horror trilogy was one of the most popular franchises of the 1980s. However, the decade ended and so did director Julian Barrett’s career. Now Barrett plans to resurrect his gory series via a modern reboot patterned after ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: camp, contests and competitions, murder, suspense, filmmaker, violence, survival, fictional reality show, summer camp, youth, serial killer, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
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: scary, suspenseful, slasher, atmospheric, psychotronic ...
Plot: revenge, serial killer, camp, murder, curse, doctor, disfigurement, monster, cult, obsession, tragic hero, master villain ...
Time: 1920s, 70s, 20th century
Place: scotland yard, london, egypt
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Barbie in Rock 'N Royals (2015)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When royal Princess Courtney trades places with famous rock star Erika, two worlds collide while both learn to appreciate new friends and experiences.
Style: light, sweet, captivating, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: princess, barbie, camp, rock, friendship, rock music, music, friends, misunderstanding, rivalry, music band, teamwork ...
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Camping (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Plastic surgeon Michel Saint-Josse is on his way to Spain where he hopes to spend a stress-free holiday in a luxury hotel with his teenage daughter Vanessa. When his car breaks down near a camping, Michel accepts the offer of help from an extrovert ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: camp, friendship, beach, nothing goes right, disorder, family relations, buddies, resort, fish out of water, snobbism, husband wife relationship, vacation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Xanadu (1980)
Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A beautiful muse inspires an artist and his older friend to convert a dilapidated auditorium into a lavish rollerskating club.
Style: feel good, humorous, campy, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: disco, dancing, nightclub, camp, magic, artist, muse, music, partners, supernatural, fall in love, mural ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, santa monica california
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The Final Girls (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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: slasher, parody, humorous, scary, bloody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, serial killer, summer camp, camp counselor, virginity, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, survival, camp, satire, characters murdered one by one, scream queen ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1987, year 1957
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Holes (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Stanley's family is cursed with bad luck. Unfairly sentenced to months of detention at Camp Green Lake, he and his campmates are forced by the warden to dig holes in order to build character. What they don't know is that they are digging ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, curse, desert, friendship, interracial romance, disney, camp, destiny, treasure, false accusation, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, 1850s, 20th century, 60s
Place: texas, latvia, usa
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Camp Rock (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: romantic, humorous, melancholic, semi serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: teenager, disney, summer camp, teenage girl, love and romance, fall in love, teenage love, camp, cinderella story, teen romance, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: hawaii, china
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MASH (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Style: satirical, humorous, talky, witty, funny ...
Plot: military, nurse, satire, camp, anti war, surgeon, sexism, american football, dark humor, war, korean war, surgery ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: korea, canada, north korea, vietnam, south korea
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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: sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: summer camp, rivalry, camp, teenage life, artists and showbiz, ambition, music band, teenage love, singing competition, friendship, friends, underdog ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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, funny, parody, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, eccentric family, halloween, nanny, dysfunctional family, farce, camp, husband wife relationship, thanksgiving, youth, power relations, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hawaii
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The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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: slasher, suspenseful, psychotronic, bloody, splatter ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, serial killer, stalking, revenge, summer camp, survival, camp, murder, voyeurism, youth, forest, evil man ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, new york, new york state
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The Way Back (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Poland, India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film ...
Style: realistic, rough, epic, inspirational, serious ...
Plot: survival, escape, prison escape, freedom, war, wilderness, world war two, journey, desert, gulag, pow, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: himalaya, russia, poland, germany, ussr ...
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The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fugitives, murder, psychopath, camping, stalking, backwoods, serial killer, youth, camp, insanity, suspense, rage ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
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Psycho Beach Party (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
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: slasher, parody, campy, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: surfer, beach, surfing, camp, serial killer, murder, dark humor, brutality, revenge, friends, youth, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: malibu california, italy, europe, florence
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Nobody Sleeps In The Woods Tonight (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The movie begins innocently enough - a group of technology addicted teenagers finds themselves in an off-line camp. However hiking in the woods with no smartphone in sight will not go as planned. They will have to fight for their lives against ...
Style: slasher, splatter, stylized, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basement, camp, forest, suspense, camping, rage, lake, machete, first love, friendship, monster, track down ...
Place: poland
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Deep Rooted Evil (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Poland, UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Six friends plan a weekend getaway to "Camp Happy Dream" despite the campsite being plagued by a deadly urban legend. As legend has it, a machete-wielding park ranger named Sparrow, brutally murdered two people in fit of jealous rage, and ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: camp, murder, camping, teenager, friend, nightmare, chase, peril, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, hunting, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: realistic, breathtaking, dramatic, scenic, tense ...
Plot: survival, mountain, mountaineer, climbing, mountain climbing, natural disaster, stranded, snow, beautiful scenery, man versus nature, forces of nature, disaster ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century
Place: mount everest, himalaya, nepal, asia, texas
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Turtles Can Fly (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Turtles can fly tells the story of a group of young children near the Turkey-Iran border. They clean up mines and wait for the Saddam regime to fall.
Style: sincere, rough, bleak, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: childhood, blind character, war, refugee, orphan, children, coming of age, camp, child, anti war, muslim, children in wartime ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: kurdistan, iran, middle east, iraq, california ...
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Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.
Style: slasher, scary, bloody, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, friday the thirteenth, murder, masked killer, camp, lake, summer camp, psychopath, summer, serial teen killer, supernatural, torture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
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