What to binge: 5 movies to watch after 'Senior Year'

Left to right, Joshua Colley, Avantika, Rebel Wilson, Michael Cimino and Jade Bender star in Netflix's "Senior Year." Image courtesy of Netflix
1 of 5 | Left to right, Joshua Colley, Avantika, Rebel Wilson, Michael Cimino and Jade Bender star in Netflix's "Senior Year." Image courtesy of Netflix

May 19 (UPI) -- Senior Year, starring Rebel Wilson, currently sits at No. 1 on Netflix's Top 10 film list with 55.94 million hours viewed after one week of release.

Wilson stars as cheerleader Stephanie who wakes up from a 20-year coma and is suddenly 37-years-old. She returns to high school to relive the senior year she never got to have and to become prom queen.


Justin Hartley, Sam Richardson, Zoë Chao, Mary Holland, Chris Parnell, Joshua Colley, Avantika, Michael Cimino, Jade Bender and Alicia Silverstone also star in the comedic film.

Here are five other films about adults returning to school to watch after viewing Senior Year.

'Night School' - Amazon Prime Video

Kevin Hart goes back to school to earn his GED in Night School. Hart's Teddy loses it all after he accidentally burns down his barbecue grill store while proposing to his girlfriend. Teddy then receives a job offer from an investment adviser friend, played by Ben Schwartz, who needs Teddy to get his GED in order to land a new job. Tiffany Haddish stars as his teacher. Rob Riggle, Romany Malco, Keith David and Fat Joe also star.


'Life of the Party' -- Amazon Prime Video, TNT

Melissa McCarthy stars as dedicated housewife Deanna, who goes back to college after her husband suddenly leaves her in Life of the Party. Deanna ends up in the same school and class as her daughter, and embraces freedom, fun and frat boys. Gillian Jacobs, Maya Rudolph, Julie Bowen, Molly Gordon, Matt Walsh, Stephen Root, Jacki Weaver, Jessie Ennis, Adria Arjona, Debby Ryan and Jimmy O. Yang also star.

'21 Jump Street' -- AMC+

Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill star as two cops who go undercover as students at a high school in 21 Jump Street. The duo are trying to bring down a synthetic drug ring and try their best to fit in with the popular kids at school. The film is based on the 1980s television series of the same name. Ice Cube, Brie Larson, Dave Franco, Rob Riggle, Ellie Kemper, Jake Johnson and Johnny Depp also star.


'Never Been Kissed' -- Disney+

Drew Barrymore is journalist Josie Geller, who goes undercover as a teenager and re-attends high school as research for a story in Never Been Kissed. Josie was bullied when she first attended high school and uses this chance to have a proper high school experience. She also falls in love with her English teacher. David Arquette, Michael Vartan, Molly Shannon, John C. Reilly, Jessica Alba, James Franco and Octavia Spencer also star.

'Billy Madison' -- Hulu

Adam Sandler is a 27-year-old immature slacker, who must head back to school in Billy Madison. Sandler stars as Billy, who is challenged to complete grades 1-12 once again to prove he is capable of running his father's successful hotel empire. Billy makes young friends along the way, but struggles to fit in or be seen as cool in high school. Darren McGavin, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Bradley Whitford, the late Norm MacDonald and the late Chris Farley also star.


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