Most Popular "Middle School" Titles

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year










































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »







Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Boyhood (I) (2014)

R | 165 min | Drama

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
100 Metascore

The life of a young man, Mason, from age 5 to age 18.

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Elijah Smith

2. Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
68 Metascore

A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.

Writer: Dan Fogelman | Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone

3. Mostly Ghostly (2008 Video)

PG | 93 min | Family, Fantasy, Horror

4.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Based on the successful book series by R.L. Stine, Max Doyle finds he has a few friends living in his house that only he can see.

Writers: Pat Proft, Richard Correll, R.L. Stine | Director: Richard Correll | Stars: Madison Pettis, Sterling Beaumon, Luke Benward, Brian Stepanek

4. Super 8 (2011)

PG-13 | 112 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
72 Metascore

During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.

Writer: J.J. Abrams | Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler, Joel Courtney

5. Let Me In (2010)

R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
79 Metascore

A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.

Writers: Matt Reeves, John Ajvide Lindqvist | Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Cara Buono

6. Family Matters (1989–1998)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Long-running "Perfect Strangers" spin-off series centering on the Winslow family and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel.

Creators: William Bickley, Michael Warren | Stars: Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White, Kellie Shanygne Williams, Darius McCrary

7. Sleepover (2004)

PG | 89 min | Comedy

5.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
33 Metascore

Four best friends, desperate to improve their social status, enter into an all-night scavenger hunt against the popular clique in their school.

Writer: Elisa Bell | Director: Joe Nussbaum | Stars: Alexa PenaVega, Mika Boorem, Scout Taylor-Compton, Jane Lynch

8. Role Models (2008)

R | 99 min | Comedy

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
61 Metascore

Wild behavior forces a pair of energy drink reps to enroll in a Big Brother program.

Writers: Timothy Dowling, W. Blake Herron, Paul Rudd, David Wain, Ken Marino | Director: David Wain | Stars: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

9. Aquamarine (2006)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
51 Metascore

Two teenage girls discover a mermaid in their beach club's swimming pool.

Writers: John Quaintance, Jessica Bendinger, Alice Hoffman | Director: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum | Stars: Emma Roberts, Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque, Sara Paxton, Jake McDorman

10. Flipped (2010)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
45 Metascore

Two eighth-graders start to have feelings for each other despite being total opposites. Based on the novel "Flipped" by Wendelin Van Draanen.

Writers: Rob Reiner, Andrew Scheinman, Wendelin Van Draanen | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Madeline Carroll, Callan McAuliffe, Rebecca De Mornay, Anthony Edwards

12. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
56 Metascore

The adventures of a teenager who is fresh out and in Middle School, where he has to learn the consequences and responsibility to survive the year.

Writers: Jackie Filgo, Jeff Filgo, Gabe Sachs, Jeff Judah, Jeff Kinney | Director: Thor Freudenthal | Stars: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris, Steve Zahn

13. Bride Wars (2009)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
24 Metascore

Two best friends become rivals when they schedule their respective weddings on the same day.

Writers: Greg DePaul, Casey Wilson, June Diane Raphael | Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway, Candice Bergen, Bryan Greenberg

14. Bad Teacher (2014– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

5.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Centers on a sexy, foul-mouthed divorcée who becomes a teacher to find her next husband.

Creator: Hilary Winston | Stars: Ari Graynor, Sara Gilbert, Ryan Hansen, Sara Rodier

15. Bully (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
74 Metascore

A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America.

Writers: Cynthia Lowen, Lee Hirsch | Director: Lee Hirsch | Stars: Ja'Meya Jackson, Kelby Johnson, Lona Johnson, Bob Johnson

16. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
54 Metascore

School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer?

Writers: Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky, Jeff Kinney | Director: David Bowers | Stars: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Devon Bostick, Steve Zahn

17. Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

PG | 112 min | Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
72 Metascore

A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee.

Writer: Doug Atchison | Director: Doug Atchison | Stars: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Keke Palmer, Curtis Armstrong

18. Unfabulous (2004–2007)

Comedy

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Add a Plot

Creator: Sue Rose | Stars: Emma Roberts, Malese Jow, Raja Fenske, Emma Degerstedt

19. The Clique (2008 Video)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A young girl tries to fit in with a clique of popular middle school girls after moving into the guest house of one of their homes.

Writers: Lisi Harrison, Liz Tigelaar | Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Elizabeth McLaughlin, Ellen Marlow, Sophie Anna Everhard, Samantha Boscarino

20. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
51 Metascore

Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.

Writers: Gabe Sachs, Jeff Judah, Jeff Kinney | Director: David Bowers | Stars: Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris

21. Valentine (2001)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

4.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
18 Metascore

Five women are stalked by an unknown assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day

Writers: Tom Savage, Donna Powers, Wayne Powers, Gretchen J. Berg, Aaron Harberts | Director: Jamie Blanks | Stars: Denise Richards, David Boreanaz, Marley Shelton, Jessica Capshaw

22. I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A mother falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.

Writer: Amy Heckerling | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Saoirse Ronan, Tracey Ullman

23. Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

5.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
40 Metascore

Max Keeble, the victim of his 7th grade class, plots revenge when he learns he's moving; it backfires when he doesn't move after all.

Writers: David L. Watts, Jonathan Bernstein, Mark Blackwell, James Greer | Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Alex D. Linz, Larry Miller, Jamie Kennedy, Zena Grey

24. Rebound (2005)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

5.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
36 Metascore

An acclaimed college hoops coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.

Writers: William Wolff, Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Jon Lucas, Scott Moore | Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Megan Mullally, Breckin Meyer, Wendy Raquel Robinson

25. Spy School (2008)

PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Doubting Thomas is the story of a twelve year old boy known for telling tall tales who overhears a plot to kidnap the President's daughter. When he goes public with his story, no one believes him, and he is forced to save her on his own.

Writers: David DuBos, Mark Blutman | Director: Mark Blutman | Stars: Forrest Landis, AnnaSophia Robb, Rider Strong, Lea Thompson

26. Joe Somebody (2001)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
42 Metascore

When Joe is beat up by a co-worker in front of his daughter on "Bring Your Child To Work Day", he decides to fight back.

Writer: John Scott Shepherd | Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Tim Allen, Julie Bowen, Kelly Lynch, Greg Germann

27. The Class (2008)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
92 Metascore

Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.

Writers: Laurent Cantet, Robin Campillo, François Bégaudeau | Director: Laurent Cantet | Stars: François Bégaudeau, Agame Malembo-Emene, Angélica Sancio, Arthur Fogel

28. The Longshots (2008)

PG | 94 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

5.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
52 Metascore

The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.

Writer: Nick Santora | Director: Fred Durst | Stars: Ice Cube, Keke Palmer, Tasha Smith, Jill Marie Jones

29. The Substitute (2007)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

6th Grade gets a new substitute teacher. She wants to train the class for an international competition in Paris. But something isn't right. How is she able read kids' minds? Why is she so ... See full summary »

Writers: Ole Bornedal, Henrik Prip | Director: Ole Bornedal | Stars: Paprika Steen, Ulrich Thomsen, Jonas Wandschneider, Nikolaj Falkenberg-Klok

30. Big Bully (1996)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

4.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A writer returns to his hometown where he faces the childhood nemesis whose life he ultimately ruined, only the bully wants to relive their painful past by torturing him once again.

Writer: Mark Steven Johnson | Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Rick Moranis, Tom Arnold, Julianne Phillips, Carol Kane

31. Alabama Moon (2009)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Family

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

After the unexpected death of his survivalist father, an eleven-year-old boy raised in the Alabama wilderness must learn how to make a home in the modern world.

Writers: Watt Key, James Whittaker | Director: Tim McCanlies | Stars: Jimmy Bennett, Gabriel Basso, Uriah Shelton, Clint Howard

32. Turn the River (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
55 Metascore

A pool shark takes the ultimate gamble when she kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband.

Writer: Chris Eigeman | Director: Chris Eigeman | Stars: Famke Janssen, Jaymie Dornan, Rip Torn, Matt Ross

33. Spork (2010)

86 min | Comedy

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
54 Metascore

A colorful and foul-mouthed feature musical comedy.A film about a frizzy-haired, pink-cheeked outcast named Spork who is trying to navigate her way through the annals of junior high. When a... See full summary »

Writer: J.B. Ghuman Jr. | Director: J.B. Ghuman Jr. | Stars: Savannah Stehlin, Rodney Eastman, Robert Bradvica, Kevin Chung

34. My Gym Partner's a Monkey (2005– )

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A clerical error sends 12-year-old Adam Lyon to a middle school for zoo animals, but his best friend, Jake the Monkey, is standing by him every step of the way to help him adjust.

Creators: Tim Cahill, Julie McNally Cahill | Stars: Tom Kenny, Nika Futterman, Grey DeLisle, Rick Gomez

35. The Heart of the Game (2005)

PG-13 | 97 min | Documentary, Sport

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
74 Metascore

A documentary Roosevelt Roughriders, a girls' high-school basketball team in Seattle, and one player's fight to regain her eligibility to play.

Writer: Ward Serrill | Director: Ward Serrill | Stars: Darnellia Russell, Bill Resler, Ludacris, Devon Crosby Helms

36. Gym Teacher: The Movie (2008 TV Movie)

103 min | Comedy

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Roland ("iCarly's" Nathan Kress) is the new kid at Hamm Lake Middle School and there's just no hiding he's a super geek with no athletic ability. Dave Stewie (Emmy? Award-Nominee ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Altiere, Steven Altiere | Director: Paul Dinello | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Nathan Kress, Chelah Horsdal, Amy Sedaris

37. Valentine Road (2013)

89 min | Documentary

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

On February 12, 2008, in Oxnard, California, eighth-grade student Brandon McInerney shot his classmate Larry King twice in the back of the head during first period. When Larry died two days... See full summary »

Director: Marta Cunningham | Stars: James Bing, Jeremy Bing, Rosalie Black, Dawn Boldrin

38. Double Parked (2000)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
38 Metascore

A resourceful and high-spirited woman deals with financial distress and her asthmatic thirteen-year-old son when his life is gravely complicated by a new friendship with the son of her former drunken and abusive husband.

Writers: Stephen Kinsella, Paul Solberg | Director: Stephen Kinsella | Stars: Callie Thorne, Bill Sage, Noah Fleiss, Rufus Read

39. Whole New Thing (2005)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
54 Metascore

After years of being home schooled by hippie parents, Emerson is enrolled at his local high school. The intelligent and androgynous youth confounds his classmates and captures the attention of his English teacher. The teacher-student relationship leads to problems for everyone involved.

Writers: Amnon Buchbinder, Daniel MacIvor | Director: Amnon Buchbinder | Stars: Aaron Webber, Robert Joy, Rebecca Jenkins, Daniel MacIvor

40. American Teacher (2011)

81 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
60 Metascore

Weaving interviews of policy experts and startling facts with the lives and careers of four teachers, American Teacher tells the collective story by and about those closest to the issues in... See full summary »

Directors: Vanessa Roth, Brian McGinn | Stars: Erik Benner, Neil Cavuto, Matt Damon, Linda Darling-Hammond

41. Straightlaced: How Gender's Got Us All Tied Up (2009)

67 min | Documentary

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A powerful documentary about the lives of teens and young adults as seen through the gender lens. Approaching society's ideas and ideals of gender through clothes, sexuality, sports, dance,... See full summary »

Director: Debra Chasnoff

42. The Tin Soldier (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

5.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A boy trying to cope with his father's death much-needed guidance when his new toy soldier springs to life. Soon he gets caught in the mixed between two gangs at war with each other.

Writers: Hans Christian Andersen, Patrick J. Clifton | Directors: Jon Voight, Gregory Gieras | Stars: Trenton Knight, Jon Voight, Ally Sheedy, Dom DeLuise

43. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part I: The Beginning Story (2012)

Not Rated | 130 min | Animation, Fantasy, Mystery

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: Gen Urobuchi, Alex Von David | Directors: Yukihiro Miyamoto, Akiyuki Shinbo, Alex Von David | Stars: Aoi Yuki, Chiwa Saito, Eri Kitamura, Kaori Mizuhashi

44. Nerd Wars! (2011)

Not Rated | 30 min | Short, Comedy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Prepare to laugh with the whole family as Alfonso & Marty, two competitive 6th grade nerds, face off in an epic after-school battle! Starring Michael Manuel Pena, Nathaniel Pena, Alfonso ... See full summary »

Writers: Willie Pena, Michael Manuel Peña | Director: Willie Pena | Stars: Michael Manuel Peña, Nathaniel A. Pena, Alfonso Freeman, Lia Marie Johnson

45. It's Elementary: Talking About Gay Issues in School (1996)

80 min | Documentary

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The groundbreaking film that addresses anti-gay prejudice by providing adults with practical lessons on how to talk with children about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people. Part of The Respect for All Project.

Writer: Debra Chasnoff | Directors: Debra Chasnoff, Helen Cohen | Star: Bob Smith

46. Shadow Zone: The Undead Express (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Horror

5.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A teen obsessed with horror films befriends a vampire who leads him to a whole coven of vampires that hide beneath the New York subways.

Writers: J.R. Black, Roy Sallows | Director: Stephen Williams | Stars: Ron Silver, Chauncey Leopardi, Natanya Ross, Tony T. Johnson

47. Necessary Parties (1988 TV Movie)

96 min | Family, Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Fourteen-year-old Chris Mills goes to court to prevent his parents from ending their marriage.

Writers: Barbara Dana, Alan Arkin | Director: Gwen Arner | Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Taylor Fry, Julie Hagerty, Geoff Pierson

48. Hourou Musuko (2011– )

25 min | Animation, Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Yoshino and Shuichi are two friends, both starting at a new school, both starting puberty, and both trans-gendered. This series follows them as they come out and find acceptance.

Stars: Yui Horie, Asami Seto

49. Redboy 13 (1997)

93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A minor masterpiece of the surreal--Austin Chronicle__Redboy 13 is a cold war movie spoof with a Jame Bondian atmosphere. Roy Brown plays Redboy 13, an adolescent agent called from ... See full summary »

Writer: Marcus van Bavel | Director: Marcus van Bavel | Stars: Robert Logan, Devon Roy-Brown, Charlie Schmidt, Tito Villalobos Moreno

50. Adina's Deck (2007)

27 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Three tech-savvy 8th-grade girls try to help their friend who's been cyber bullied. When popular girl, Skye receives threatening emails, text messages and voice-mails, her best friend ... See full summary »

Writer: Jason Azicri | Directors: Jason Azicri, Debbie Heimowitz | Stars: Amelia Varni, Kelcie Stranahan, Ciera Trussell, Greg Cala