Best new High School & Teen movies in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & Cinema List)

The Vore's Film staff selects the top best high school movies of 2018 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, Niki Caro & Miroslav Slaboshpitsky our new high school genre directors? The main focus is on international art house & American and British indie cinema.

The 80’s sure were the heydays of the great high school movies. Think of ‘The Breakfast Club’ or ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’. Recently, the genre seems to have reinvented itself though.

New high school movies in 2018

Top movies up for release in 2018


Best high school movies of 2017

Top rated 2017 high school movies

  • Polaroid

    DIRECTOR: Lars Klevberg
    CAST: Kathryn Prescott, Madelaine Petsch, Javier Botet, Grace Zabriskie

    A high school student stumbles upon a mysterious polaroid camera. Everyone's who's picture is taken, awaits the same dark fate. Read more

    RATING: 77/100

    RELEASE DATE: August 25th, 2017

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  • Lady Bird

    DIRECTOR: Greta Gerwich
    CAST: Saoirse Ronan Lucas Hedges Jake McDorman

    After receiving wide-spread acclaim for acting in some of the best indies of the last couple of years, Greta Gerwich decided it was time to get behind the camera. With stunning results; Lady Bird is one of the funniest and cleverest coming-of-age films I've seen in a long time. Saoirse Ronan is absolutely perfect as Christine McPherson, a troubled teenager rebelling against her divorced mother and her catholic school. Read more

    RATING: 90/100

    RELEASE DATE: September 1st, 2017

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Best high school movies on Netflix or DVD in 2018

2010's best rated high school movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  • The Perks of being a wallflower

    DIRECTOR: Stephen Chbosky
    CAST: Logan Lerman Emma Watson Ezra Miller

    One of the most acclaimed Drama films on high school; two seniors take the responsibility of showing the reality and beauty of the world to a new comer as they welcome... Read more

    RATING: 8.0/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 12th, 2012

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  • Boyhood

    DIRECTOR: Richard Linklater
    CAST: Ellar Coltrane Patricia Arquette Ethan Hawke

    An epic endeavour that defines the passion of movie making; the story highlights the life of a boy as he transforms from a young kid into a college lad; all the years of... Read more

    RATING: 79/100

    RELEASE DATE: August 15th, 2014

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  • The Edge of Seventeen

    DIRECTOR: Kelly Fremon Craig
    CAST: Hailee Steinfeld Haley Lu Richardson Blake Jenner

    High school is not a fair chapter in Nadine's life and to add even more dismay to her already underwhelming experience her best friend has started dating her older... Read more

    RATING: 75/100

    RELEASE DATE: February 14th, 2016

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  • Plemya

    DIRECTOR: Myroslav Slaboshpytskyi
    CAST: Hryhoriy Fesenko Yana Novikova Rosa Babiy

    At a special school for deaf mute children, a new boy finds if fairly difficult to adapt and adjust with other similar children as he struggles against their meaningless... Read more

    RATING: 71/100

    RELEASE DATE: September 11th, 2014

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  • Palo Alto

    DIRECTOR: Gia Coppola
    CAST: Emma Roberts James Franco Jack Kilmer

    The story delves into the struggles and dreams of adolescence; a close group of adolescents living in Palo Alto have to struggle through various aspects of their lives as... Read more

    RATING: 63/100

    RELEASE DATE: May 9th, 2014

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  • Simon Werner a Disparu

    DIRECTOR: Fabrice Gobert
    CAST: Jules Pélissier Ana Girardot Audrey Bastien

    A thrilling high school murder mystery; a high school in the suburbs of Paris experiences an event of thrilling mishaps as students start disappearing one after the other... Read more

    RATING: 6.4/100

    RELEASE DATE: September 22nd, 2010

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  • The Myth of the American Sleepover

    DIRECTOR: David Robert Mitchell
    CAST: Claire Sloma Marlon Morton Amanda Bauer

    Four youngsters who seek thrill and affection start navigating the wonderful avenues of suburban Detroit in order to find there share of love and adventure. Read more

    RATING: 6.3/100

    RELEASE DATE: April 7th, 2011

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