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List of All High School Movies

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Updated May 11, 2020 629k views 155 items

High school movies are the greatest examples of the angst of the teenage experience plus the turmoil of virgin sexual frustrations. This high school movies list includes   the best high school films ever made. Most of these also fall under the teen chick flicks category. All high school movies are listed and sortable by director, actor, or title of the high school movie. You can even rate the high school films listed and import them into your own HS movies list.

School movies set in high schools account for some of the best performances by adults playing teens ever captured on the big screen. From Danny and Rizzo in Grease to pretty much all the members of The Breakfast Club, there are myriad movies about high school that you can have a peek at if you want to relive your high school experience or just think about how awful other people's adolescences were.
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