Mandatory Staff Picks: The Best Back-to-School Movies

The weather has cooled. The leaves are changing color. It’s back-to-school time! Some of us have already graduated into the real world (and desperately wish we hadn’t). Others are still students, but coronavirus has ruined this nostalgic season with hybrid or distance learning. Gone are the days when we got all excited to purchase actual school supplies (Trapper Keepers FTW), don a new school outfit, and board the bus with trepidation. Since we can’t turn back the clock (or fast-forward to when COVID-19 is no longer a thing), we’ll have to rely on Hollywood to stoke that back-to-school excitement. These are the best back-to-school movies. Watch ’em and learn.

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