Most Popular High School Movies and TV Shows
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- Release Year
1. The Politician (2019– )
42 min | Comedy, Drama
Payton Hobart, a student from Santa Barbara, has known since age seven that he's going to be President of the United States. But first he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School.
4. Avengers: Endgame (2019)
IIA | 181 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos' actions and restore balance to the universe.
Votes: 737,529 | Gross: $858.37M
6. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A young woman, destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures, deals with her life fighting evil, with the help of her friends.
7. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The lives, loves, dangers and disasters in the town, Mystic Falls, Virginia. Creatures of unspeakable horror lurk beneath this town as a teenage girl is suddenly torn between two vampire brothers.
8. Back to the Future (1985)
(Banned) | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 1,016,199 | Gross: $210.61M
9. Defending Jacob (2020)
402 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The limited drama series is a gripping, character-driven thriller based on the 2012 New York Times best selling novel of the same name by William Landay. An assistant DA's world is shattered when his beloved son gets charged with murder.
15. Teen Wolf (2011–2017)
41 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
An average high school student and his best friend get caught up in some trouble causing him to receive a werewolf bite. As a result they find themselves in the middle of all sorts of dramas in Beacon Hills.
17. One Tree Hill (2003–2012)
60 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Half-brothers Lucas and Nathan Scott trade between kinship and rivalry both on the basketball court and in the hearts of their friends in the small, but not so quiet town of Tree Hill, North Carolina.
19. Clueless (1995)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other.
Votes: 174,537 | Gross: $56.63M
23. Smallville (2001–2011)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville, Kansas.
24. Mean Girls (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Votes: 321,982 | Gross: $86.06M
25. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart.
Votes: 364,462 | Gross: $31.49M
26. It Chapter Two (2019)
IIB | 169 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.
Votes: 184,471 | Gross: $211.59M
27. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
IIA | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.
Votes: 304,671 | Gross: $404.52M
29. Cape Fear (1991)
II | 128 min | Crime, Thriller
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
Votes: 167,062 | Gross: $79.10M
32. Fantastic Four (2015)
IIA | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. The four must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.
Votes: 148,083 | Gross: $56.12M
33. The Guest (I) (2014)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.
Votes: 87,602 | Gross: $0.32M
34. Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
IIA | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Following the events of Avengers: Endgame (2019), Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.
Votes: 298,108 | Gross: $390.53M
39. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
IIA | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A seasoned FBI agent pursues Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and a legal prosecutor.
Votes: 791,582 | Gross: $164.62M
41. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
IIA | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.
Votes: 489,162 | Gross: $334.20M
42. The Outsiders (1983)
PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama
The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.
Votes: 72,821 | Gross: $25.60M
45. The Karate Kid (1984)
126 min | Action, Drama, Family
A boy and his mother move to California for a new job. He struggles to fit in, as a group of karate students starts to bully him for dating a rich girl from their clique. It's up to the Japanese landlord, Miyagi, to teach him karate.
Votes: 168,252 | Gross: $90.82M
46. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018–2020)
60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.
50. Pretty Little Liars (2010–2017)
44 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while also investigating the disappearance of their best friend.