Most Popular "School Play" 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. Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Writer: Richard Curtis | Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

2. 21 Jump Street (2012)

R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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

A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.

Writers: Michael Bacall, Jonah Hill, Patrick Hasburgh, Stephen J. Cannell | Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller | Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Brie Larson

3. The Sixth Sense (1999)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
64 Metascore

A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.

Writer: M. Night Shyamalan | Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

4. The Addams Family (1991)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Fantasy

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

Con artists plan to fleece the eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long lost Uncle Fester.

Writers: Charles Addams, Caroline Thompson, Larry Wilson | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Dan Hedaya

5. High School Musical (2006 TV Movie)

TV-G | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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

Troy and Gabriella - two teens who are worlds apart - meet at a karaoke contest and discover their mutual love for music.

Writer: Peter Barsocchini | Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel

6. Unfaithful (2002)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

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

A New York suburban couple's marriage goes dangerously awry when the wife indulges in an adulterous fling.

Writers: Claude Chabrol, Alvin Sargent, William Broyles Jr. | Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Olivier Martinez, Erik Per Sullivan

7. Lolita (1962)

TV-14 | 152 min | Drama, Romance

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

A middle-aged college professor becomes infatuated with a fourteen-year-old nymphet.

Writer: Vladimir Nabokov | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell

8. Lolita (1997)

R | 137 min | Drama, Romance

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

A man marries his landlady so he can take advantage of her daughter.

Writers: Vladimir Nabokov, Stephen Schiff | Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Dominique Swain, Melanie Griffith, Frank Langella

9. Rushmore (1998)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
86 Metascore

The extracurricular king of Rushmore preparatory school is put on academic probation.

Writers: Wes Anderson, Owen Wilson | Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, Seymour Cassel

10. 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

11. Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Music

4.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
33 Metascore

A teenage girl is convinced that her home city revolves around her until her family packs up and moves to the suburbs, where she finds herself competing for attention.

Writers: Dyan Sheldon, Gail Parent | Director: Sara Sugarman | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Megan Fox, Adam Garcia, Glenne Headly

12. Teen Wolf (1985)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
25 Metascore

A struggling high school student with problems discovers that his family has an unusual pedigree when he finds himself turning into a werewolf.

Writers: Jeph Loeb, Matthew Weisman | Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Michael J. Fox, James Hampton, Susan Ursitti, Jerry Levine

13. Stepmom (1998)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

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

A terminally-ill mother has to settle on the new woman in her ex-husband's life, who will be their new stepmother.

Writers: Gigi Levangie, Jessie Nelson, Steven Rogers, Karen Leigh Hopkins, Ronald Bass | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris, Jena Malone

14. Parenthood (1989)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
82 Metascore

The Buckman family is a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse.

Writers: Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Ron Howard | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards

15. Hop (2011)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
41 Metascore

E.B., the Easter Bunny's teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band. In LA, he's taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car.

Writers: Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, Brian Lynch | Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Russell Brand, James Marsden, Elizabeth Perkins, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting

16. Jersey Girl (2004)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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

After his career is sidelined from an unexpected tragedy and a personal blowup, a single man must take care of his precocious daughter.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Raquel Castro, Betty Aberlin

17. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Approved | 105 min | Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
77 Metascore

A just-divorced man must learn to care for his son on his own, and then must fight in court to keep custody of him.

Writers: Avery Corman, Robert Benton | Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander, Justin Henry

18. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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

When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and one brother's wife hurtling towards a shattering climax.

Writer: Kelly Masterson | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney, Marisa Tomei

19. Notes on a Scandal (2006)

R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller

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

A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.

Writers: Patrick Marber, Zoe Heller | Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench, Andrew Simpson, Tom Georgeson

20. Zoom (2006)

PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Family

4.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
26 Metascore

Former superhero Jack is called back to work to transform an unlikely group of ragtag kids into superheroes at a private Academy.

Writers: Adam Rifkin, David Berenbaum, Jason Lethcoe | Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Tim Allen, Courteney Cox, Chevy Chase, Spencer Breslin

21. The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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

Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen, only to find their relationships -- both old and new -- begin to resemble 21st century versions of her novels.

Writers: Robin Swicord, Karen Joy Fowler | Director: Robin Swicord | Stars: Kathy Baker, Hugh Dancy, Amy Brenneman, Maria Bello

22. Losing Isaiah (1995)

R | 111 min | Drama

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

The natural and adoptive mothers of a young boy are involved in a bitter, controversial custody battle.

Writers: Seth Margolis, Naomi Foner | Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Jessica Lange, Halle Berry, David Strathairn, Cuba Gooding Jr.

23. Suck Me Shakespeer (2013)

119 min | Comedy

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

A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.

Writer: Bora Dagtekin | Director: Bora Dagtekin | Stars: Elyas M'Barek, Karoline Herfurth, Katja Riemann, Jana Pallaske

24. The Object of My Affection (1998)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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

A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.

Writers: Stephen McCauley, Wendy Wasserstein | Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd, Kali Rocha, Lena Cardwell

25. Envy (2004)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

4.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
31 Metascore

A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.

Writer: Steve Adams | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Rachel Weisz, Amy Poehler

26. Pretty Persuasion (2005)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

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

A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.

Writer: Skander Halim | Director: Marcos Siega | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Ron Livingston, James Woods, David Wagner

27. Spud (2010)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

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

It's South Africa 1990. Two major events are about to happen: The release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it's Spud Milton's first year at an elite boys only private boarding school.

Writers: Donovan Marsh, John Van De Ruit | Director: Donovan Marsh | Stars: John Cleese, Troye Sivan, Jamie Royal, Sven Ruygrok

28. Rocket Science (2007)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

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

Looking for answers to life's big questions, a stuttering boy joins his high school debate team.

Writer: Jeffrey Blitz | Director: Jeffrey Blitz | Stars: Reece Thompson, Anna Kendrick, Nicholas D'Agosto, Utkarsh Ambudkar

29. Dare (2009)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
54 Metascore

A drama centered around three high school seniors - an aspiring actress, her misfit best friend, and a loner - who become engaged in an intimate and complicated relationship.

Writer: David Brind | Director: Adam Salky | Stars: Emmy Rossum, Zach Gilford, Ashley Springer, Cady Huffman

30. Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)

R | 118 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

3.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A girl once possessed by a demon finds that it still lurks within her. Meanwhile, a priest investigates the death of the girl's exorcist.

Writer: William Goodhart | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Richard Burton, Linda Blair, Louise Fletcher, Max von Sydow

31. Millions (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
74 Metascore

Ethics, being human and the soul come to the fore when a 7-year old finds a bag of Pounds just days before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of.

Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Alex Etel, James Nesbitt, Daisy Donovan, Lewis McGibbon

32. Anne of Avonlea (1987 TV Movie)

230 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Anne Shirley accepts a teaching position at a girls boarding school in a town dominated by a rich and belligerant family determined to make her life miserable.

Writers: Lucy Maud Montgomery, Kevin Sullivan | Director: Kevin Sullivan | Stars: Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Wendy Hiller, Frank Converse

33. Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

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

At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.

Writers: Philippe Falardeau, Evelyne de la Chenelière | Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron, Danielle Proulx

34. In Dreams (1999)

R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

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

Claire Cooper dreams strange things from time to time. One night, she dreams about a little girl being taken away by a stranger, right in her neighbourhood. When her own daughter Rebecca is... See full summary »

Writers: Bari Wood, Bruce Robinson, Neil Jordan | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Annette Bening, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Sagona, Aidan Quinn

35. Adoration (2008)

R | 100 min | Drama

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

For his French-class assignment, a high school student weaves his family history in a news story involving terrorism, and goes on to invite an Internet audience in on the resulting controversy.

Writer: Atom Egoyan | Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Devon Bostick, Rachel Blanchard, Louca Tassone, Kenneth Welsh

36. Porky's II: The Next Day (1983)

R | 98 min | Comedy

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

The naughty high schoolers of Angel Beach High now seek revenge on a group of KKK religious fanatics and corrupt politicians who want to shut down their Shakespeare production after they cast a Seminole transfer student in the lead.

Writers: Roger Swaybill, Alan Ormsby, Bob Clark | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Dan Monahan, Wyatt Knight, Mark Herrier, Roger Wilson

37. You Are Not Alone (1978)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

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

Two precocious boys explore their sexuality at boarding school.

Writers: Lasse Nielsen, Bent Petersen | Directors: Ernst Johansen, Lasse Nielsen | Stars: Anders Agensø, Peter Bjerg, Ove Sprogøe, Elin Reimer

38. 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

39. Nativity! (2009)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family

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

An improvised comedy based around a school nativity play.

Writer: Debbie Isitt | Director: Debbie Isitt | Stars: Martin Freeman, Marc Wootton, Jason Watkins, Ashley Jensen

40. In the Time of the Butterflies (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, History

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

In the Time of the Butterflies is inspired by the true story of the three Mirabal sisters who, in 1960, were murdered for their part in an underground plot to overthrow the government.

Writers: Julia Álvarez, Judy Klass, David Klass | Director: Mariano Barroso | Stars: Salma Hayek, Lumi Cavazos, Edward James Olmos, Mía Maestro

41. Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (1995 TV Movie)

87 min | Comedy, Family

3.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

Bratty Junior Healy is back to bring you chapter 3 in the rambunctious, slapstick Problem Child trilogy!!

Writers: Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, Michael Hitchcock | Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: William Katt, Justin Chapman, Sherman Howard, Carolyn Lowery

42. Last Ounce of Courage (2012)

PG | 101 min | Drama

4.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
11 Metascore

The son of a fallen soldier, years after his father's death, tries to reconnect with his grandfather, who is still grieving the loss of his child.

Writers: Darrel Campbell, Gina Headrick, Richard Headrick | Directors: Darrel Campbell, Kevin McAfee | Stars: Marshall R. Teague, Jennifer O'Neill, Rusty Joiner, Fred Williamson

43. The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

Unrated | 126 min | Drama, Family

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

At a big city Catholic school, Father O'Malley and Sister Benedict indulge in friendly rivalry, and succeed in extending the school through the gift of a building.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Leo McCarey | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers, William Gargan

44. Like Minds (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

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

A forensic psychologist (Collette) is tasked with determining whether or not a minor should face murder charges for killing his schoolmate.

Writer: Gregory Read | Director: Gregory Read | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Sturridge, Toni Collette, Richard Roxburgh

45. Permanent Record (1988)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When David Sinclair, a popular and talented high school student commits suicide, his best friend Chris takes over many of his responsibilities; from the school production of "HMS Pinafore" ... See full summary »

Writers: Jarre Fees, Alice Liddle, Larry Ketron | Director: Marisa Silver | Stars: Alan Boyce, Keanu Reeves, Pamela Gidley, Michael Elgart

46. Dare (2005)

Not Rated | 16 min | Drama, Short

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

High school senior Ben secretly lusts after bad boy classmate Johnny. After Ben gives Johnny a ride home one night, the boys end up in Johnny's swimming pool and have an encounter that breaks the rules and blows Ben's mind.

Writer: David Brind | Director: Adam Salky | Stars: Adam Fleming, Michael Cassidy, Marla Burkholder, Terry Guerin

47. Tumbleweeds (1999)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Comedy

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

A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom... See full summary »

Writers: Angela Shelton, Gavin O'Connor | Director: Gavin O'Connor | Stars: Janet McTeer, Kimberly J. Brown, Jay O. Sanders, Gavin O'Connor

48. Sing (1989)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama

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

A teen film about an Italian punk forced to work with an innocent Jewish girl.

Writer: Dean Pitchford | Director: Richard J. Baskin | Stars: Lorraine Bracco, Peter Dobson, Jessica Steen, Louise Lasser

49. What's Cooking? (2000)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Comedy

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

In LA's Fairfax district, where ethnic groups abound, four households celebrate Thanksgiving amidst family tensions. In the Nguyen family, the children's acculturation and immigrant parents... See full summary »

Writers: Gurinder Chadha, Paul Mayeda Berges | Director: Gurinder Chadha | Stars: Joan Chen, Julianna Margulies, Mercedes Ruehl, Victor Rivers

50. Ma vie en rose (1997)

R | 88 min | Drama

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

Ludovic is a small boy who cross-dresses and generally acts like a girl, talks of marrying his neighbor's son and can not understand why everyone is so surprised about it. His actions lead ... See full summary »

Writers: Alain Berliner, Chris Vander Stappen | Director: Alain Berliner | Stars: Georges Du Fresne, Michèle Laroque, Jean-Philippe Écoffey, Hélène Vincent