26 Best Movies Like Eighth Grade (2018)

If you enjoyed Eighth Grade we recommend 26 similar movies: Ready Player One, Blockers, The Kissing Booth, To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Climax, Love, Simon, The Miracle Season, Every Day, The Circle, Girls Trip, Wilson, Ingrid Goes West, Lady Bird, Wish Upon, Flower, The Edge of Seventeen, Paper Towns, Skam, Unexpected, The Fault in Our Stars, Red Band Society, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Now Is Good, The Social Network, Easy A, Twilight
GenreSci-fi, Action, Thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
CastBen Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Hannah John-Kamen
DirectorSteven Spielberg
Length01:58
When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his billions. A contest users are willing to kill to win.
GenreComedy
CountryUSA
CastLeslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, John Cena
DirectorKay Cannon
Length02:28
When three parents stumble upon their daughters' pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.
Genremelodrama, Comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Cast ,  ,  , Joey King
DirectorVince Marcello
Length02:42
A pretty, teenage girl, who has never-been-kissed, finds her life turned totally upside down when she decides to run a kissing booth and unexpectedly ends up locking lips with her secret crush.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastLana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish
DirectorSusan Johnson
Length01:57
A teenage girl's secret love letters are exposed and wreak havoc on her love life. What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them...all at once? Lara Jean Song Covey's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when the love letters for every boy she's ever loved-five in all-are mysteriously mailed out.
GenreThriller, Drama
CountryFrance, Belgium, USA
CastSofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub
DirectorGaspar Noé
Length00:59
In the mid 90’s, 20 urban dancers join together for a three-day rehearsal in a closed-down boarding school located at the heart of a forest to share one last dance. They then make one last party around a large sangria bowl. Quickly, the atmosphere becomes charged and a strange madness will seize them the whole night. If it seems obvious to them that they have been drugged, they neither know by who nor why. And it’s soon impossible for them to resist to their neurosises and psychoses, numbed by the hypnotic and the increasing electric rythm of the music… While some feel in paradise, most of them plunge into hell.
GenreDrama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastNick J. Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel
DirectorGreg Berlanti
Length01:49
Everyone deserves a great love story. But for Simon it's complicated: no-one knows he's gay and he doesn't know who the anonymous classmate is that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, scary and life-changing.
GenreDrama
CountryUSA
CastHelen Hunt, Erin Moriarty, William Hurt
DirectorSean McNamara
Length02:28
The film is based on the inspiring true story of West High School girls' volleyball team. After the tragic death of the school's star player Caroline "Line" Found, the remaining players must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach (Helen Hunt) in hopes of winning the state championship.
Genrefantasy, Drama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastAngourie Rice, Justice Smith, Jeni Ross
DirectorMichael Sucsy
Length02:19
16-year old Rhiannon falls in love with a mysterious spirit named “A” that inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and “A” work each day to find each other, not knowing what the next day will bring.
GenreSci-fi, Thriller, Drama
CountryUSA
CastEmma Watson, Ellar Coltrane, Glenne Headly
DirectorJames Ponsoldt
Length02:35
When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity of a lifetime. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes, begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity.
GenreDrama, Comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
CastRegina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith
DirectorMalcolm D. Lee
Length01:59
When bestselling author Ryan Pierce (Regina Hall) is invited to give a keynote speech following the publication of her new self-help book "You Can Have It All" at the annual Essence Festival in New Orleans, she asks her three college friends, whom she hasn’t seen in five years, to join her.
GenreDrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastWoody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Judy Greer
DirectorCraig Johnson
Length02:23
Harrelson stars as Wilson, a lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged misanthrope who reunites with his estranged wife (Laura Dern) and gets a shot at happiness when he learns he has a teenage daughter (Isabella Amara) he has never met. In his uniquely outrageous and slightly twisted way, he sets out to connect with her.
GenreDrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastAubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.
DirectorMatt Spicer
Length02:21
Ingrid (Aubrey Plaza) becomes obsessed with a social media star named Taylor Sloane (Elizabeth Olsen) who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to befriend Taylor, her behavior turns unsettling and increasingly dangerous.
GenreDrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastSaoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts
DirectorGreta Gerwig
Length02:34
The adventures of a student living in Northern California for a year. Saoirse Ronan stars as an artistically inclined young woman trying to define herself in the shadow of her mother (Laurie Metcalf) and searching for an escape route from her hometown of Sacramento.
GenreHorror, fantasy, Thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
CastJoey King, Ryan Phillippe, Ki Hong Lee
DirectorJohn R. Leonetti
Length01:54
When a 17 year old girl (Joey King) is given a mysterious music box, her wishes start coming true. But she slowly discovers there’s a ‘bloody price’ attached to each new wish.
GenreComedy, Drama, crime
CountryUSA
CastZoey Deutch, Kathryn Hahn, Tim Heidecker
DirectorMax Winkler
Length02:12
Rebellious, quick-witted Erica Vandross is a 17-year-old firecracker living with her single mom, Laurie, and her mom's new boyfriend, Bob, in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. When Bob's mentally unbalanced son, Luke, arrives from rehab to live with the family, Erica finds her domestic and personal life overwhelmed. With Luke and her sidekicks Kala and Claudine in tow, Erica acts out by exposing a high school teacher's dark secret.
GenreDrama, Comedy
CountryUSA, China
CastHailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner
DirectorKelly Fremon
Length02:33
Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother Darian (Blake Jenner) starts dating her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson).
Genremelodrama, detective, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastNat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, Austin Abrams
DirectorJake Schreier
Length02:48
Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green ("The Fault in Our Stars"), PAPER TOWNS is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears--leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. The search leads Quentin and his quick-witted friends on an exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving. Ultimately, to track down Margo, Quentin must find a deeper understanding of true friendship--and true love.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryNorway
Length01:03
Skam – Shame, in English – tells the stories of the students of Hartvig Nissens school, in a reasonably wealthy middle-class suburb of capital city Oslo. The main characters differ from season to season (Eva in the first, Noora in the second and Isak in the third). Viewers can follow the characters of the show on Instagram or Facebook and stay in touch with them. Throughout the week different scenes of the following episode are posted on the Skam official website in real-time, as well as text messages between the characters. The full episode airs every friday on NRK3 and is a compilation of the clips posted previously.
GenreDrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastCobie Smulders, Anders Holm, Gail Bean
DirectorKris Swanberg
Length02:27
An inner-city high school teacher discovers she is pregnant at the same time as one of her most promising students and the two develop an unlikely friendship while struggling to navigate their unexpected pregnancies.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastShailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern
DirectorJosh Boone
Length02:13
Hazel Grace Lancaster (Shailene Woodley), a 16-year-old cancer patient, meets and falls in love with Gus Waters (Ansel Elgort), a similarly afflicted teen from her cancer support group. Hazel feels that Gus really understands her. They both share the same acerbic wit and a love of books, especially Grace's touchstone, "An Imperial Affliction" by Peter Van Houten. When Gus scores an invitation to meet the reclusive author, he and Hazel embark on the adventure of their brief lives.
GenreDrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastOctavia Spencer, Dave Annable, Griffin Gluck
DirectorJason Ensler, Dan Lerner, Tricia Brock, Griffin Dunne, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, Todd Holland, Mark Piznarski, Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum, Robert Duncan McNeill
Children and teenagers become friends in a hospital where they are all patients. Together they try to escape the sad reality to create their own world with their own codes , while the nursing staff do their best to bring them a little happiness everyday. Charlie , in a coma for several months, attending meanwhile helplessly bustle around him. He sees nothing , but he hears everything ...
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastLogan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller
DirectorStephen Chbosky
Length01:42
Socially awkward teen Charlie (Logan Lerman) is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two charismatic students become his mentors. Free-spirited Sam (Emma Watson) and her stepbrother Patrick (Ezra Miller) help Charlie discover the joys of friendship, first love, music and more, while a teacher sparks Charlie's dreams of becoming a writer. However, as his new friends prepare to leave for college, Charlie's inner sadness threatens to shatter his newfound confidence.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CastDakota Fanning, Jeremy Irvine, Paddy Considine (в титрах: PT Kommandor)
DirectorOl Parker
Length01:43
Tessa (Dakota Fanning) makes a list of things she wants to do before she passes away from leukemia. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.
GenreDrama, biography
CountryUSA
CastJesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake
DirectorDavid Fincher
Length01:56
In 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer genius Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) begins work on a new concept that eventually turns into the global social network known as Facebook. Six years later, he is one of the youngest billionaires ever, but Zuckerberg finds that his unprecedented success leads to both personal and legal complications when he ends up on the receiving end of two lawsuits, one involving his former friend (Andrew Garfield). Based on the book "The Accidental Billionaires."
Genremelodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastEmma Stone, Penn Badgley, Amanda Bynes
DirectorWill Gluck
Length01:32
Prompted by her popular best friend to spill details of her boring weekend, Olive (Emma Stone), a clean-cut teen, decides to spice things up by telling a little lie about losing her virginity. When the high-school busybody (Amanda Bynes) overhears the conversation and spreads it all over campus, Olive is suddenly notorious but for the wrong reasons.
Genrefantasy, Drama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastKristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke
DirectorCatherine Hardwicke
Length02:02
High-school student Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart), always a bit of a misfit, doesn't expect life to change much when she moves from sunny Arizona to rainy Washington state. Then she meets Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a handsome but mysterious teen whose eyes seem to peer directly into her soul. Edward is a vampire whose family does not drink blood, and Bella, far from being frightened, enters into a dangerous romance with her immortal soulmate.
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