As it’s once again time to hit the books, get inspired and take a load of with these back-to-school inspired movies and shows.
Skins (The Roku Channel)
Skins is a British television series that follows the lives of a group of teenagers in South West England. The teens navigate life, struggling to find happiness as they grow due to questionable parenting and teachers who act more like friends than authority figures.
Akeelah and the Bee (Crave)
Akeelah, an 11 year-old spelling enthusiast from south Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee despite her mothers objections. Powered by overwhelming support from her community, Akeelah’s dream may come to fruition after all.
On My Block (Netflix)
Four street savvy best friends navigating their way through high school together, which isn’t always easy. With danger ever present in South Central LA, the teens attempt to find love, happiness and stay out of trouble.
High School Musical (Disney+)
Centered on basketball star Troy Bolton and academically gifted Gabriella Montez, this classic teen musical romance finds two very different people building a connection after getting roles in the school musical, threatening East High’s social order.
Booksmart (Prime Video)
In this coming-of-age comedy, best friends Amy and Molly realize on the night of their high school graduation that all their hard work and determination has let the fun of being in high school slip away. The girls set out to pack four years worth of adventure into one eventful night.
Bring It On (STARZ)
Kirsten Dunst, a first time cheerleading squad captain, is aiming to win a sixth consecutive national title. But when the squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from another school, they must scramble to compete at this year’s championships.
Source: Official Roku Website