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10 Entertaining Back to School Movies

Are you starting to get the back-to-school blues? Let Back-to-School Movies help you conquer them. The back-to-school season also means hanging out with friends, football season, and a fresh chance to reinvent yourself, in addition to cramming for exams and suffering through dull lectures in class.

One of the best parts about school-related films is that they frequently emphasize self-improvement and new beginnings.


Despite the fact that some of them take place on the last day of school, they all celebrate some of our favorite aspects of a new school year – new friendships, lifelong memories, and personal progress – in amusing, nostalgic, and emotional ways.

Let's get this started. Here are entertaining back-to-school movies that will make you ready to hear the bell ring in no time.

Back to School Movies

To All the Boys I've Loved Before.

Lara Jean's peaceful high school existence is thrown upside down when her secret love letters are accidentally addressed to each of her five crushes.

An eminently pleasant teen rom-com with a slew of fantastic pop music. You'll fall in love with Lana Condor's portrayal of Lara Jeans. Every member of the audience will be able to identify with the characters and drama in the film. 

A shy adolescent girl who has never been in a romantic relationship enjoys writing love letters to her crushes when their feelings reach a peak. This film is unlike any other cliche teen romance film. Jenny Han's book has been faithfully adapted into a film. This is a must-see film with unforgettable characters. | Stream on Netflix 

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller (Actors)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

This is a story about what it's like to be a high school student. Charlie's letters are singular and unique, amusing and tragic, and more intimate than a diary. It's possible that we don't know where he lives. It's possible that we don't know to whom he's writing. We only know the world he lives in

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This movie will make you smile, cry and laugh.

High School Musical
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale (Actors)

High School Musical

A popular high school athlete and an intellectually talented girl get cast in the school musical and form a bond that upsets the social order at East High.

It is, however, more than a film; it is a time capsule. Even if it wasn't the movie's initial intent, it does something considerably more astounding than simply entertaining. This movie will make you dance and sing because every song they sing will stick in your mind.

Pitch Perfect
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson (Actors)

Pitch Perfect

Beca (Anna Kendrick), a college student, understands she doesn't want to be a part of a clique, but that's exactly what she finds herself in when she starts at her new school. When Beca is thrust into a group of mean, lovely, and simply crazy women, she discovers that the only thing they have in common is their ability to sing well together. 

In a battle to the top of collegiate music contests, she pulls the women of the ensemble out of their comfort zone of traditional arrangements and into a realm of astounding harmonic combinations. If you are fond of musical movies,  this one fits you.

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Tall Girl

This movie is about Jodi, a 6-foot-1 teen, who wants to overcome her fears after years of slouching through life and becomes entangled in a high school love triangle.

This will help you conquer your insecurities and anxiety about being different at school which almost everyone in high school experiences. | Stream on Netflix

Easy A
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, Amanda Bynes (Actors)

Easy A

The story goes when a girl overhears Olive and her best friend's conversation about losing her virginity to one of the college lads. Her story quickly spreads like wildfire throughout the entire campus.

It's a great movie to cheer you up, especially if you're a female who has previously been given a terrible name or anything.

Night School
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Rob Riggle (Actors)

Night School

Get ready to laugh and be determined to go to school with this comedy movie. The story goes when a group of high school dropouts is forced to attend night school in the hopes of passing the GED exam and completing their education.

Kissing Booth

This rom-com movie will make you fall in love and at the same time enjoy being at school. 

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The story is about Elle's first kiss that leads to a forbidden romance with the hottest boy in school, she puts her best friend's relationship at risk. | Stream on Netflix

Work It

A clever but clumsy high school girl resolves to make herself — and a ragtag group of misfits — into dancing champions in order to get into her dream institution.

This movie is inspiring, authentic, and incredible. This film not only celebrates accomplishment but also depicts the difficulties that people (particularly teens) experience in pursuing their goals. | Stream on Netflix

Sierra Burgess is a Loser

This movie is about a virtual relationship that blossomed between a brilliant but unpopular youngster and a lovely jock who thinks he's chatting to a stunning cheerleader after he receives a wrong-number text.

If you have low self-esteem, this movie will boost your confidence and will remind you that whatever you look like, there’s always someone who will love you. | Stream on Netflix

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