Movies About School Shooting

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Movies About School Shooting

When it comes to Movies About School Shooting, there is no limit to the creators who explored this topic. We gathered 16 of the best ones.

Bowling for Columbine (2002)

Bowling for Columbine
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Michael Moore, starring Michael Moore, Charlton Heston, Marilyn Manson, Salvador Allende
Rated R

Bowling for Columbine is a 2002 documentary film written, produced, and directed by Michael Moore that explores the reasons behind the Columbine High School massacre in 1999 and other acts of gun violence in the United States. The film focuses on gun culture, the availability of firearms in the United States, and other related issues such as crime and media portrayals of violence. Through interviews with victims, witnesses, community leaders, and gun advocates, Moore examines the effects of the Columbine massacre and other instances of gun violence. He concludes that the root of the problem lies in America's culture of fear, which is perpetuated by the media and the government. The film also examines the influence of the National Rifle Association and its lobbying efforts to protect gun ownership rights. In the end, Moore calls for stricter gun control laws and a more inclusive, understanding society.

Let the Right One In (2008)

Let the Right One In
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Tomas Alfredson, starring Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl
Rated R

Let the Right One In is a Swedish romantic horror film directed by Tomas Alfredson. Set in the Stockholm suburb of Blackeberg in 1982, the film follows the story of a 12-year-old boy named Oskar who befriends a mysterious girl named Eli. Oskar is regularly bullied by his classmates, while Eli is a centuries-old vampire who relies on him for protection. As their friendship deepens, Oskar learns of the tragic truth behind Eli's loneliness and her need for human blood. With that knowledge, Oskar must now decide if Eli can be his friend, or if she is too dangerous to keep. Together, they form a bond of trust and love that is tested as Eli's assailant continues to hunt her down. As events take a nightmarish turn, Oskar and Eli must decide how far they are willing to go in order to stay together.

We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

We Need to Talk About Kevin
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Lynne Ramsay, starring Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller, Jasper Newell
Rated R

“We Need to Talk About Kevin” is a psychological horror-thriller film by director Lynne Ramsay, released in 2011. The movie follows the story of Eva Khatchadourian (Tilda Swinton), a mother struggling to come to terms with her teenage son Kevin’s (Ezra Miller) violent and destructive behavior. As she tries to make sense of Kevin’s actions, the movie flashes back and forth between the past and present, shedding light on the complicated relationship between Eva and Kevin, and the events leading up to his horrible crime. The film is a powerful and thought-provoking exploration of motherhood and the effects of parenting on a child's life.

Polytechnique (2009)

Polytechnique
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Denis Villeneuve, starring Maxim Gaudette, Sébastien Huberdeau, Karine Vanasse, Martin Watier
Rated Not Rated

Zero Day (2002)

Zero Day
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Ben Coccio, starring Cal Robertson, Andre Keuck, Serataren Adragna, Melissa Banks
Rated Not Rated

Home Room (2002)

Home Room
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Paul F. Ryan, starring Busy Philipps, Erika Christensen, Victor Garber, Raphael Sbarge
Rated R

Elephant (2003)

Elephant
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Gus Van Sant, starring Elias McConnell, Alex Frost, Eric Deulen, John Robinson
Rated R

Newtown (2016)

Newtown
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Kim A. Snyder, starring Gene Rosen, Syeda Suriya Ahmed, Abbey Clements, Sally Cox
Rated Not Rated

The Dirties (2013)

The Dirties
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Matt Johnson, starring Matt Johnson, Owen Williams, Padraig Singal, Ross Hill
Rated Not Rated

Beautiful Boy (2010)

Beautiful Boy
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Shawn Ku, starring Michael Sheen, Maria Bello, Kyle Gallner, Logan South
Rated R

The Life Before Her Eyes (2007)

The Life Before Her Eyes
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Vadim Perelman, starring Uma Thurman, Evan Rachel Wood, Eva Amurri, Gabrielle Brennan
Rated R

And Then I Go (2017)

And Then I Go
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Vincent Grashaw, starring Arman Darbo, Melonie Diaz, Lucy Shepard, Tony Hale
Rated Not Rated

White Rabbit (2013)

White Rabbit
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Tim McCann, starring Nick Krause, Todd McLaren, Sam Trammell, Kelcy Baker
Rated Not Rated

I'm Not Ashamed (2016)

I'm Not Ashamed
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Brian Baugh, starring Masey McLain, Ben Davies, Cameron McKendry, Terri Minton
Rated PG-13

Detention (2011)

Detention
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Joseph Kahn, starring Josh Hutcherson, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke, Dane Cook
Rated R

Hello Herman (2012)

Hello Herman
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Michelle Danner, starring Norman Reedus, Garrett Backstrom, Martha Higareda, Rob Estes
Rated TV-14

 



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