Movies like The Teacher 2016

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The Teacher
Original name: Učiteľka
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.
Plot: school, manipulative woman, teacher, watching television, violence, passive aggressive woman, passive aggressive behavior, violent man, egocentrism, emotional blackmail, outburst, female bully, lamp, complaint, classmate classmate relationship, one day time span, toilet, taxi, cigarette smoking, snow, scientist, hysterical outburst, seductive woman, egoism, fired from a job ...
Time: year 1984, year 1991, year 1983
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
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Divided We Fall
Comedy, Drama, War
Czech Republic
120 min.
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Colour It Yellow
Comedy, Drama
India
157 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, clever, touching and humorous films with plots about husband wife relationship, father son relationship, teenage boy, school, crying, teacher and coming of age mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres. Some movies like The Teacher: Cosy Dens (1999), Up and Down (2004), Divided We Fall (2000), House of D (2004), Garden of Children (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cosy Dens
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by ...
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Up and Down
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Milan and Goran are two criminals who smuggle illegal immigrants. One night after they complete a smuggle, they discover that one of the immigrants has left a baby behind. Milan and Goran decide to sell the baby to Lubos and Eman, who are ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, touching ...
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Divided We Fall
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution.
Style: surreal, serious, disturbing, realistic, touching ...
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House of D
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the present, artist Tom Warshaw recalls his traumatic coming of age. As a 13-year-old growing up in New York City in 1973, Tom hangs out with Pappass, a mentally disabled man. With Tom's mother battling depression after the death of her ...
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Place: new york, europe, france, usa, new jersey ...
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Garden of Children
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two people deal with their problems
Plot: orphan, revolt, broken window, postman, grave, punishment, high school student, 17 year old, birthday party, coming of age, chopping wood, domineering father ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Story: A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, dark, harsh ...
Audience: teens
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The Adventures of Sebastian Cole
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
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Identity Card
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Hořká komedie režiséra Ondřeje Trojana Občanský průkaz na motivy stejnojmenné knihy Petra Šabacha sleduje osudy čtveřice dospívajících mladíků, jejich přátel, lásek a rodičů od okamžiku, kdy v patnácti letech dostanou ...
Plot: teenage boy, teenager, gym, communism, emigration, communist, gym teacher, 15 year old, coming of age, friendship between boys
Place: czechoslovakia
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
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Saved!
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage Mary Cummings, who has "been Born Again her whole life," is about to enter her senior year at American Eagle Christian High School near Baltimore with her Fundamentalist Christian friends Hilary Faye and Veronica, the three of whom ...
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   29%
 
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The Great Thaw
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Plot: class reunion, snooker, estranged son, passive aggressive woman, passive aggressive behavior, estranged daughter, blood on face, older man younger woman relationship, urination, sex scene, underwater scene, fight ...
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Oldies but Goldies
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bitter-sweet comedy about two people who wish to live life to the full despite their age. Ota is a retired high-school teacher and at this point in life has various foibles that complicate life for his son and daughter-in-law. Moreover, he has a ...
Style: road movie
Plot: retirement home, audition, teacher, parent child relationship, egocentrism, selfish woman, bullying, old woman, self pity, immaturity, bully, actress ...
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System:   35%
    User:   28%
 
What We Did on Our Holiday
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Doug and Abi and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug's father Gordie's birthday party. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are ...
Style: tense, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, kids
Plot: family, divorce, dysfunctional family, holiday, death, parents and children, kids and family, cancer, breakup, children, police investigation, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, london, england
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System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
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Burnt
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.
Style: entertaining, inspirational, clever, exciting, bad ending ...
Plot: redemption, cooking, food, vengeance, revenge, mentor, chef, restaurant, happy ending, betrayal, cook, dialogue ...
Place: new orleans, london
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    User:   31%
 
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Humboldt County
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Peter is a medical student about to graduate and begin his residency. When his professor fails him, he winds up in bed with an actress and singer named Bogart rolling through Los Angeles. He accompanies her to the redwoods of northern California, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Dodgeball
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Story: An adaptation of a best-selling novel by Michal Viewegh is a comedy about friendship, fateful loves, beauty and ugliness, alcohol, and the search for human happiness. The plot revolves around three friends - Jeff, Skippy and Tom - whose ups and ...
Plot: friendship, teacher student relationship, high school reunion, classmates, love, sexism, midlife crisis, puberty, reunion, head injury, school bully, sexual desire ...
Time: year 1989
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Rocket Science
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hal, a 15-year-old high-school student with a minor yet socially alienating (and painful) disability: he stutters uncontrollably. Determined to work through the problem, Hal opts for an extreme route he joins the school debating team, which sends ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adolescence, teenager, drinking, teacher, spelling bee, teenage life, male nudity, bullying, coming-of-age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
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Thumbsucker
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin, a teenager boy, throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, addiction, drugs, drug addiction, depression, loneliness, youth, teenager, drinking, self discovery, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
Zahradnictv?: Rodinn? p??tel
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Melodrama set in Czech Republic during the Germain occupation.
Plot: male nudity, poem, love triangle, gift, strong female character, horse, boy, prayer, horse riding, listening to music, flashback, knife ...
Time: year 1945, year 1944, 1930s, year 1939, 1940s
Place: central europe
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System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
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Hesher
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young boy has lost his mother and is losing touch with his father and the world around him. Then he meets Hesher who manages to make his life even more chaotic.
Style: bleak, serious, dark humor, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: depression, death, violence, bullying, death in the family, revenge, storytelling, drugs/alcohol, drinking, life & death, friendship, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   31%
    User:   35%
 
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Juno
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, teenager, small town, coming of age, parenthood, abortion, high school, friendship, folk, virginity, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
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System:   30%
    User:   28%
 
The Chumscrubber
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, bleak, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, kidnapping, high school, coming of age, teenager, drinking, death, suburban life, drugs/alcohol, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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System:   30%
    User:   36%
 
Wassup Rockers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of trouble with the police, jealous boyfriends, and nervous ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere
Plot: punk, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, rock, friends, society, youth, buddies, social misfits, social differences, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles
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System:   30%
    User:   32%
 
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The Good Life
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This humorous movie charts the life of a 14-year-old (Tristan) as he deals with some major issues in his life. At the beginning of the movie, he has already decided to dedicate his life to writing and losing his virginity (while his parents are away ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: dealing with death, prank, friendship, self discovery, looking for sex, parents and children, coming of age, teenage love, midlife crisis, teenage life, prostitute, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
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System:   30%
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Beauty in Trouble
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marcela can't bear Jarda any longer, so she threatens divorce and takes the kids to her mom's, whose husband is a creep. While Marcela is there, Jarda is jailed, because he is part of a gang steeling cars and they get caught in the act. ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, romance, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, love and romance, couples, family relations, golden years ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, tuscany, italy
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System:   29%
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The Mighty
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This tells the story of a strong friendship between a young boy with Morquio's syndrome and an older boy who is always bullied because of his size. Adapted from the novel, Freak the Mighty, the film explores a building of trust and friendship. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, disability, imagination, loneliness, best friends, unlikely friendships, mentor, bullying, childhood, social misfits, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, ohio, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   25%
 
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Honeymoon
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A wedding is supposed to be a joyous occasion, but things can go awry. When an uninvited guest turns up at the church and later at the reception as well, the newly-weds’ day turns sour. Shadows of the past can blight the most sumptuous of banquets ...
Plot: wedding, newlyweds, bully, wedding day, human ashes, male in bathtub, father in law son in law relationship, role playing, taking a bath, moral dilemma, fatherhood, redheaded woman ...
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System:   28%
    User:   26%
 
One Last Thing...
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Dylan is dying of cancer. When a charitable organization offers to grant Dylan his final wish, the teen has a surprising request: to meet supermodel Nikki Sinclair. Much to his mother's dismay, Dylan, with the help of his best ...
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, realistic, emotional, humorous
Plot: unlikely couple, terminal illness, drugs/alcohol, urban, youth, buddies, single parent, follow your dream, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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System:   28%
    User:   32%
 
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Clownwise
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Finland, Luxembourg, Slovakia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Once a hugely popular clown trio, Oskar, Max, and Viktor are now living very different lives. The intense fight that ended their friendship has left them on bad terms for over 40 years. Max is battling colon cancer, Viktor's wife is losing a ...
Plot: ex husband ex wife relationship, older man younger woman relationship, illness, obesity, actor, clown, czech, old friends, chemotherapy, cancer patient, cancer, alzheimer's disease ...
Time: 2010s
Place: czech republic, prague czech republic
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System:   28%
    User:   30%
 

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The Dressmaker
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1950s Australia, beautiful, talented dressmaker Tilly returns to her tiny hometown to right wrongs from her past. As she tries to reconcile with her mother, she starts to fall in love while transforming the fashion of the town.
Style: romantic, melancholic, colourful, enigmatic, light ...
Plot: small town, revenge, betrayal, bullying, memory, cross dressing, fashion, women, dressmaker, secrets, exile, accused of murder ...
Time: 1950s
Place: australia, england
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A California high school student plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York.
Style: interesting
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Time: 2000s, year 2003, year 2002
Place: usa, california
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System:   27%
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