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 realistic, humorous, serious, scary, suspenseful and harsh films and TV shows about / with camp, youth, summer camp, teenage life, mentor, friendship, dialogue, adaptation, runaway and transformation plots mostly in Comedy, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as camp: Defiance (2008), Friday the 13th (1980), Happy Campers (2001), Holes (2003), Band Camp (2005), Old Dogs (2009), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), The Final Girls (2015), Campfire Tales (1997), Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010).

List of camp movies

 7.2
 129K
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, rough ...
Plot: jewish, camp, holocaust, russian, survival, war, escape, self sacrifice, forest, partisan, rebellion, nazism ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1941
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, russia
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 6.5
 104K
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, rough, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, camp, maniac, serial killer, revenge, danger, teenager, fear, axe, lake, gory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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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, sentimental, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, teenage life, camp counselor, rivalry, youth, friends, buddies, parody, counselor, summer, summer camp, sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa
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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: sexual, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: camp, summer camp, college, lake, bikini, teenager, summer, voyeur, love, teenage life, gays and lesbians, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.0
 69K
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: humorous, touching, feel good, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, camp, treasure, destiny, theft, warden, misfit, digging, curse, judge, family, adventure ...
Time: 1900s, 1960s, 19th century, 1850s, 1890s
Place: texas, latvia, usa
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 5.1
 63K
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for sex, camp, prank, hidden camera, teenage life, buddies, youth, fish out of water, friends, music band, marching band, teen sex comedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan
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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, feel good, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: camp, best friend, family, family relations, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, brother sister relationship, comic violence, competition, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vermont, new york
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Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, surreal, sentimental, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: childhood sweetheart, orphan, island, first love, social misfits, teenage love, search, disappearance, depression, adolescence, camp, search party ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: new england, usa, england
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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, parody, slasher, characters killed one by one, film within a film, sacrifice, gory, teenager, unlikely friendships, survival, serial killer, virgin ...
Time: year 1957, 80s
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, summer camp, slasher, camp, sociopath, anti hero, serial killer, murder, police officer killed, who done it, mysterious character, rich and poor ...
Time: 80s
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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: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: urban legend, ghost, danger, youth, legends and myths, crimes, deadly, supernatural, camp, campfire story, time loop, mysterious man ...
Time: 90s
Place: cross country
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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: feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, summer camp, camp, musician's life, ambition, rivalry, friendship, friends, underdog, youth, love and romance ...
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: sincere, serious, offbeat, cynical, realistic
Plot: camp, impossible love, seduction, nutrition, overweight, nightclub, diet, physical appearance, power relations, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, kenya
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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: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, camp, geek, social relations, teenage life, humiliation, singer, popularity, youth, virginity, supportive friend, picked on ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, murder, slasher, psychopath, psycho killer, who done it, investigation, camp, deadly, gory, teenage life, danger ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, summer, summer camp, friendship, humiliation, youth, bully, popularity, staff, social relations, graduation, college graduate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, 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, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, slasher, summer camp, camp, prostitute, serial killer, stalking, axe, hospital, psychopath, prank, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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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, realistic, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, camp, rivalry, prank, toothpick, ketchup, french fries, underdog, coming of age, friends, mischievous children, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
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 7.0
 34K
Ravenous (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Upon receiving reports of missing persons at Fort Spencer, a remote Army outpost on the Western frontier, Capt. John Boyd investigates. After arriving at his new post, Boyd and his regiment aid a wounded frontiersman who recounts a horrifying tale ...
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: soldier, survival, cave, army, fort, isolation, moral dilemma, cannibalism, camp, haunted by the past, human nature, confined ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1840s
Place: california, usa
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The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 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: suspenseful, rough, scary, psycho film, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, stalking, slasher, psychopath, wilderness, in the woods, youth, deadly, gory, fugitives, camp ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
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 8.1
 330K
Stand by Me (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: childhood, friendship, coming of age, youth, adventure, innocence, camp, cult, courage, teenager, death, dream ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959, 80s
Place: oregon, usa
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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, surfing, youth, teenage life, psychopath, serial killer, friends, party ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: italy, europe, florence
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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: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bloody ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, danger, serial killer, murder, in the woods, back from the dead, death, human monster, camp counselor, gory, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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 6.5
 21K
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: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, emotional
Plot: cult, childhood trauma, suicide, supernatural, brothers, brother brother relationship, camp, haunted by the past, time loop, social relations, life & death, danger ...
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Barbie in Rock 'N Royals (2015)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 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, inspirational, sweet, captivating
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: princess, barbie doll, misunderstanding, camp, friendship, music band, standoff, contest, performance
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 7.8
 170K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, leadership, danger, space station, betrayal, young heroes, rivalry, post apocalypse, rebellion, against the rules, youth, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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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: atmospheric, stylized, scary, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, revenge, camp, zombie, disfigurement, inspector, doctor, organ, mask, mute, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: scotland yard, egypt
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Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put ...
Style: humorous, scary, funny, bloody, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, survival, danger, strip club, apocalypse, friendship, virus, small town, gory, teenager, parody, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
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 5.2
 26K
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: summer camp, teenage love, cinderella story, camp, family, singing, teenager, fall in love, love and romance, friends, lifestyle, rock star ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
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, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: summer school, friends, friendship, camp, nanny, coming of age, summer camp, summer, club, family, school, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: connecticut, new york
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