Most Popular "Detention" Titles
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1. Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
R | 89 min | Comedy
A sendup of all the teen movies that have accumulated in the past two decades.
Votes: 80,085 | Gross: $37.88M
2. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A pretty, popular teenager can't go out on a date until her ill-tempered older sister does.
Votes: 221,189 | Gross: $38.18M
3. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 98,442 | Gross: $118.82M
4. The Breakfast Club (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Votes: 255,765 | Gross: $38.10M
5. Carrie (2013)
R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Votes: 107,879 | Gross: $35.27M
7. Carrie (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror
Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
8. The Guest (I) (2014)
R | 100 min | Mystery, Thriller
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: 62,651 | Gross: $0.32M
9. That's My Boy (2012)
R | 116 min | Comedy
While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's wedding.
Votes: 70,439 | Gross: $36.93M
10. Freaky Friday (2003)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other's life for one freaky Friday.
Votes: 96,307 | Gross: $110.22M
11. The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl.
Votes: 96,253 | Gross: $75.07M
12. Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend.
Votes: 23,830 | Gross: $31.62M
14. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Benjamin Gates must follow a clue left in John Wilkes Booth's diary to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Writers: Marianne Wibberley, Cormac Wibberley, Gregory Poirier, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Jim Kouf, Oren Aviv, Charles Segars | Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Jon Voight
Votes: 182,629 | Gross: $219.96M
15. Lemonade Mouth (2011 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 103 min | Drama, Family, Music
Five high school kids, Olivia, Wendall, Stella, Charlie, and "Mo", meet in detention and start a band based off the lemonade vending machine outside the detention room.
16. Bratz (2007)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Music
During their first year of high school, four best girlfriends face off against the domineering student body president who wants to split them up into different social cliques.
Votes: 14,842 | Gross: $10.01M
18. Elephant (2003)
R | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent.
Votes: 70,692 | Gross: $1.23M
19. Rendition (2007)
R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller
A CIA analyst questions his assignment after witnessing an unorthodox interrogation at a secret detention facility outside the US.
Votes: 47,124 | Gross: $9.66M
21. SPL: Kill Zone (2005)
Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A near retired cop and his unit are willing to put down a crime boss at all costs while dealing with a replacement inspector who is getting in their way. Meanwhile, the crime boss sends his top assassin to kill the cops.
22. The Conspirator (2010)
PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Drama, History
Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Votes: 23,650 | Gross: $11.54M
23. The Visitor (I) (2007)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama
A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Votes: 37,259 | Gross: $9.42M
24. House of D (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
By working through problems stemming from his past, Tom Warshaw, an American artist living in Paris, begins to discover who he really is, and returns to his home to reconcile with his family and friends.
Votes: 7,464 | Gross: $0.37M
25. Detention (2011)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention.
26. Assassination of a High School President (2008)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
At a Catholic high school, the popular girl teams up with a sophomore newspaper reporter to investigate a case of stolen SAT exams. Once the duo target their suspects, a larger conspiracy is unearthed.
27. Evil (2003)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
Erik is expelled from school for fighting. He ends up at a private boarding school where the senior students control the young ones. Erik finds a friend in Pierre, his room mate. The story ... See full summary »
Votes: 30,107 | Gross: $0.02M
28. An American Affair (2008)
R | 93 min | Drama
In 1963, during the swirl of glamour and intrigue that turned President John F. Kennedy's Washington into Camelot, a lonely 13-year-old Catholic school boy comes of age.
29. White Heat (1949)
Not Rated | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn
30. The Road to Guantanamo (2006)
R | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, War
Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.
Votes: 10,418 | Gross: $0.32M
31. Coldwater (2013)
104 min | Drama, Thriller
A teenage boy is sent to a juvenile reform facility in the wilderness. As we learn about the tragic events that sent him there, his struggle becomes one for survival with the inmates, counselors, and the retired war colonel in charge.
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of a new romance.
Votes: 3,504 | Gross: $1.98M
33. Pink Zone (2014)
90 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When a group of young delinquents, carrying a deadly virus for women, attacks a girls high school, the spoiled reckless daughter of a powerful local man has to collaborate with her cruel schoolmates to get out before she gets infected.
34. Punishment Park (1971)
R | 88 min | Drama, Thriller
"Punishment Park" is a pseudo-documentary purporting to be a film crews's news coverage of the team of soldiers escorting a group of hippies, draft dodgers, and anti-establishment types ... See full summary »
35. Dance of the Dead (2008)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror
On the night of the big High-School Prom, the dead rise to eat the living, and the only people who can stop them are the losers who couldn't get dates to the dance.
36. Bad Kids Go to Hell (2012)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
On a stormy Saturday afternoon, six students from Crestview Academy begin to meet horrible fates as they serve out their detentions. Is a fellow student to blame, or perhaps Crestview's alleged ghosts are behind the terrible acts?
37. Canis Canem Edit (2006 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Jimmy Hopkins is a bad kid with a principle he don't hurt the good he's put in the worst school in the country Bullworth Academy and he must help the good and hurt the bad but he's only 15.
Writers: Dan Houser, Jacob Krarup, Hugh Michaels, John Zurhellen, Greg Johnson, Ayana Osada, Nick Giovannetti, Dan Van Zant, Mike Zoccano, Sanford Santacroce | Directors: Greg Bick, William DeVizia, John Zurhellen | Stars: Gerry Rosenthal, Peter Vack, Matt Bush, John Lavelle
38. A World Apart (1988)
PG | 113 min | Drama
A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,142 | Gross: $2.33M
39. In the Name of God (2007)
168 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two brothers, both artistes, experience major changes at the hands of Islamic fundamentalists and the U.S. Government; while their female cousin is abducted, forced to marry, and sexually molested.
42. Catch Me If You Can (1989)
PG | 106 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A hotshot car racer persuades the class president of a small Minnesota high school to gamble on illegal car races to raise money for their school facing closure.
43. Tales from the Neverending Story (2001– )
375 min | Drama, Family, Adventure
Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But ... See full summary »
45. In My Country (2004)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
Langston Whitfield is a Washington Post journalist. His editor provocatively sends him to South Africa to cover the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings, in which the perpetrators ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,173 | Gross: $0.16M
46. Freaky Friday (1995 TV Movie)
86 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Annabelle and Ellen both have a hard time getting along with each other. One day on Friday the 13th. They both wear the magical necklaces that switches both of their bodies for a day.
48. Love in Thoughts (2004)
89 min | Drama, Romance
A posthumous look at the last days of Guenther's life as he, his best friend, and his sister let loose on a four-day binge of alcohol, drugs, and sex.
49. Just Peck (2009)
90 min | Comedy, Family
When Michael Peck's overbearing parents force him to compete in the Science Fair, he thinks he can shock everyone. Instead, Peck finds teen angst might be cliché, but it still sucks.