A lot of things are screwed up in this world. It is plagued by prejudices that make people do heinous acts on one another. If there is one thing that can assure the better future for this world, it is the children. But even they aren’t safe. Leave alone the countries like Syria that are suffering because of meaningless wars, the children in developed countries like the USA aren’t safe either. The cases of school shootings have recently become more repetitive, and this has brought the attention of the people towards slack gun laws that exist in the country. What’s worse is when the perpetrator of these shootings are people who haven’t even properly crossed the line between adolescence and adulthood.
Considering the sensitivity of the subject, sometimes it feels like Hollywood is trying to steer clear of making any film on it. Maybe, they don’t want to risk any wrong portrayals that might hurt the sentiments of people. But, time and again, some filmmakers have to dared to poke this subject. Following is the list of top films about school shootings ever. You can watch some of these best school shooting movies on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime. The list includes Columbine High School shooting movies.
14. Zero Day (2003)
Based on the Columbine High School massacre of 1999, this film shows the story of two boys as they videotape their intentions and the subsequent planning of attacking the school. As the countdown for the day, which they name as “zero-day”, begins, their video diary is filled with their thoughts on the things that happen to them along the way and the things they wish to do.
13. Beautiful Boy (2010)