Movies like The Teacher 2016

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The Teacher (2016)
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The Teacher (2016)
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.
Style: touching, melancholic, tense, captivating, non-linear, allegory
Plot: teacher student relationship, school, teacher, parent child relationship, manipulative behavior, husband wife relationship, scientist, doctor, female protagonist, boy, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, blackmailer, psychological manipulation, colleague colleague relationship, christmas, violence, family relations, snow, hospital, gun, domestic violence, coach, masturbation, suicide attempt ...
Time: year 1983, 80s, year 1991, year 1984
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe

Most similar movies to The Teacher

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, touching and realistic films with plots about husband wife relationship, father son relationship, family relations, father daughter relationship, teacher, teenage boy and dog mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres. Some movies like The Teacher: Cosy Dens (1999), Provincial Actors (1979), Up and Down (2004), Divided We Fall (2000), Oldies but Goldies (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cosy Dens (1999)
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 ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, political unrest, parents and children, politics, society, youth, bittersweet, generation gap, communism, innocence lost, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968, year 1967
Place: czech republic, prague, europe, central europe, czechoslovakia
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100%
Provincial Actors (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is set in a small town near Warsaw, to which a young and coming director comes to produce a classic play (Wyspianski "Wyzwolenie") with a modern vein. Everyone in the production gets his usual stereotypical role, but the aging ...
Plot: female director, male in bathtub, wig, shared bed, power struggle, husband wife relationship, topless woman, female psychopath, arrogance, worker, communism, rehearsal ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Up and Down (2004)
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: humorous, clever, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, racism, family relations, reunion, adoption, terminal illness, parents and children, black market, society, love and romance, crimes, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, thailand, germany, czech republic, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Divided We Fall (2000)
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: disturbing, touching, uplifting, surreal, compassionate ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, human spirit, survival, wartime life, against humanity, idealism, nazi occupation, couple relations, dishonesty, society, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: europe, poland, germany, moscow russia, belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Oldies but Goldies (2012)
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: teacher, audition, retirement home, parent child relationship, theater, actress, egoism, hitchhiker, vanity, female protagonist, father son relationship, hysteria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Teacher (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Teacher in the most prestigious highschool in the country, François enjoys the life he’s always known, in the intellectual and bourgeois society of Paris. Trapped in a situation where he’s forced to accept a job in a school of a tough ...
Style: sincere, captivating, humorous, touching
Plot: teacher, classroom, literature, school, teacher student relationship, teenage love, teenage boy, school principal, student, teaching the ways of the world, selfie, school expulsion ...
Place: paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Tiger Theory (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The last drop for Jan's resolution is the voluntary death of his father-in-law, whose strength and patience ran dry. Grandma made decisions about Grandpa's life, old age as well as the funeral. Jan is sure that he and his wife Olga are on ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: bossy woman, selfish woman, eavesdropping, castration, manipulation, sexist, bribe, parrot, cow, manipulative woman, goat, marijuana ...
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
That Trip We Took with Dad (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Romania, Hungary, Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Romania, 1968. Two very different brothers. Mihai is a secret police informant, Emil is a dedicated dissident. When they have the opportunity to have their ailing father’s eyes operated on in East Germany, the three set out on a moving odyssey.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, touching, road movie
Plot: road trip, cold war, family relations, father son relationship, fight, brother brother relationship, arrested, politics, doctor, death of father, female director, language barrier ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Pretty Persuasion (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Style: dark humor, realistic, biting, cynical, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: false accusation, manipulation, high school, adolescence, sexual harassment, dishonesty, lifestyle, teachers and students, rejection, high school life, teenager, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Force Majeure (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, France, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While holidaying in the French Alps, a Swedish family deals with acts of cowardliness as an avalanche breaks out.
Style: neurotic, humorous, captivating, sincere, tense
Plot: avalanche, family vacation, swedish, marriage, friendship, husband wife relationship, introspection, strong female character, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship between men, undressing ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
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Day Off (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Day Off (French: Mercredi, folle journée !) is a 2001 French drama film directed by Pascal Thomas.
Style: feel good, touching, light, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, teenage girl, missing son, rescue, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage boy, mother son relationship, interlinked stories, shoplifter, parents ...
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Pupendo (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Artist Bedřich Mára (Bolek Polivka) is unable to find much secure work due to his public antagonism toward the ruling Communist Party. He has a wife and two children. Life begins to change when art historian Alois Fábera (Jiři Pecha) begins ...
Style: realistic, captivating, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family life, survival, life is a bitch, political unrest, down on your luck, communism, performer's life, husband wife relationship, teenager, boy, little boy, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s
Place: czech republic, europe, central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.0
 214
The Great Thaw (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Plot: sex scene, chalet, 18 year old, snooker, drunken man, pension, seductive woman, reunion, emigrant, photographer, bus, manipulative woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 369
Family Film (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovenia, France, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple embark on an early vacation. Left alone, their children cut loose until the boy gets caught for skipping school and things take an unexpected turn. Boasting exquisite camera work, the film is also unforgettable for its wholly original ...
Style: poignant, sincere, melancholic, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lost dog, family relations, shipwreck, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, family tragedy, marital crisis, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, boat ...
Place: central europe, prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Interpreter (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 80-year-old Ali Ungar comes across a book by a former SS officer describing his wartime activities in Slovakia. He realises his parents were executed by him. He sets out to take revenge but finds instead his 70-year-old son, Georg, a retired ...
Style: road movie, contemplative, sincere, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: holocaust survivor, war criminal, road trip, old man, father son relationship, wedding party, translator, womanizer, female bartender, father daughter relationship, elderly, senior citizen ...
Time: 2010s
Place: vienna, slovakia, europe, austria, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 336
Winter Flies (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovenia, Poland, Slovakia, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mischievously self-assured Mára and somewhat eccentric Heduš set out into the frozen wastes in search of adventure – by car, naturally. After all, Mára’s turning fifteen soon. A road movie about the flies that occasionally buzz around even in ...
Style: captivating, touching, serious, humorous, road movie
Plot: road trip, teenage boy, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship between boys, false accusation, manipulation, lie, on the run, delusion, arrest, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Garden of Children (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two people deal with their problems
Plot: father son relationship, grave, loss of father, contest, dog, gift, revolt, competition, little boy, rebel, death of father, hysterical outburst ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Scopone Game (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An aging American millionairess journeys to Rome each year with her chauffeur George to play the card game scopone with destitute Peppino and his wife Antonia.
Style: tragicomedy, dark humor
Plot: mother daughter relationship, man with glasses, journalist, reporter, funeral, male female relationship, revenge, little boy, father daughter relationship, community, working class, ring ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.0
 173
Ene bene (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Alice Nellis's small-scale debut tragicomedy spotlights small-town elections. The protagonist, a university student name Jana (Theodora Remundová) who is trying to solve a troubled relationship with a married man, takes her mother's ...
Plot: listening to music, female protagonist, choice, barking dog, mother daughter relationship, cheating wife, bus, poetry, loss of father, self pity, female vomiting, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 933
Identity Card (2010)
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: communism, 15 year old, teenage boy, gym, coming of age, friendship between boys, emigration, gym teacher, group of friends, family relations, teenage protagonist, communist ...
Time: 70s
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 133
Senior Trip (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of graduating students from a midwestern high school comes to New York City on a trip to celebrate the impending end of school. The students include: Roger Ellis, an ambitious teen aiming for success in big business; David, an aspiring rock ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: tourist, horse, artist, underage drinking, shower, elevator, barking dog, apology, singer, horse riding, dog, park ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 9K
Crooklyn (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, urban, single parent, family problems, school, teenage life, couple relations, black people ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 155
Clownwise (2013)
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 ...
Style: melancholic, sentimental, captivating, humorous
Plot: old friends, rivalry, clown, comedian, actor, grudge, feud, friendship, getting home, father daughter relationship, student, dispute ...
Time: 2010s
Place: czech republic, prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 419
Home Care (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dedicated home care nurse Vlasta attends her whimsical patients in Czech wine country and lives for her husband Lada and her daughter, but one day things change and Vlasta is forced to reach outside of her comfort zone. Drama and gentle humor ...
Style: humorous, talky, disturbing, touching, sincere ...
Plot: alternative medicine, medicine, death, hospital, doctor, nurse, painter, husband wife relationship, wheelchair bound, cancer, priest, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Second Mother (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After leaving her daughter Jessica in a small town in Pernambuco to be raised by relatives, Val spends the next 13 years working as a nanny to Fabinho in São Paulo. She has financial stability but has to live with the guilt of having not raised ...
Style: touching, disturbing, emotional, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Plot: class differences, family relations, nanny, housekeeper, family problems, mother daughter relationship, parent child relationship, female protagonist, family drama, brazilian, architecture, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, sao paulo brazil, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Zahradnictv?: Rodinn? p??tel (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Melodrama set in Czech Republic during the Germain occupation.
Style: romanticism, sentimental, suspenseful, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, world war two, love triangle, secret, end of war, christian, death, baby, hospital, brother sister relationship, communist, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1939 ...
Place: europe, czech republic, czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Peppermint Soda (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School starts. A turbulent year awaits them both.
Style: realistic, semi serious, contemplative, sincere, touching ...
Plot: school, friendship, high school, coming of age, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, family relations, couples, friends, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Two Is a Family (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A man without attachments or responsibilities suddenly finds himself with an abandoned baby and leaves for London to try and find the mother. Eight years later after he and his daughter become inseparable Gloria's mother reappears.
Style: funny, feel good, touching, inspirational, sentimental
Plot: single father, parenting, terminal illness, stuntman, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, absent mother, single parent, childhood, child custody, abandoned by mother, learning the truth ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
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Miss Stevens (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school English teacher becomes a weekend chaperone for three students at a drama competition.
Style: captivating, humorous, light, feel good, sincere
Plot: teacher student relationship, road trip, flirting, teacher, student, coming of age, remote control, drinking, lie, friendship, female director, white bra ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tim Timmerman, Hope of America (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Impeached high school president, Tim Timmerman, seeks to redeem himself and get into Yale.
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, romantic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: ambition, election, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, class differences, politician, rivalry, politics, romantic rivalry, psychological manipulation, prank, university ...
Time: year 1994, 1990s, year 1995, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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