When you are in high school yourself, it is really interesting to go through a few movies set in high school. Not only can you relate to it a lot more, but you can point out which aspects were glamorized and which things they hit right on the spot. Movies set in high school are just really refreshing flicks with coming of age stories that never get old, so here are a few that you can check out at your leisure.
1. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
If you want something raw, real and tragic, this movie should be number one on your list. Unlike many other movies set in high school, The Perks of Being a Wallflower doesn’t glamorize high school but instead shows the dark side of what can happen. It is a story about a young introvert named Charlie who experiences the magical highs and crushing lows of growing up. It’s a modern masterpiece with moving characters and story lines.