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.
Plot: school, teacher student relationship, parent child relationship, christmas, teacher, scientist, violence, snow, gun, domestic violence, coach, suicide attempt, wrestler, teenage girl, wrestling, taxi driver, doctor, parenthood, communism, corruption, female protagonist, boy, rebellion, physicist, fear ...
Time: year 1991, year 1983, year 1984
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia

Most similar movies to The Teacher

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, touching and semi serious films with plots about husband wife relationship, father son relationship, doctor, teacher, manipulative behavior, father daughter relationship and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres. Some movies like The Teacher: Cosy Dens (1999), Oldies but Goldies (2012), Divided We Fall (2000), Identity Card (2010), Up and Down (2004). 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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, tragicomedy
Plot: coming of age, politics, youth, teenage life, parents and children, innocence lost, political unrest, generation gap, communism, society, family relations, electric shock ...
Time: 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: czech republic, prague, europe, central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: audition, teacher, retirement home, parent child relationship, vanity, female bully, egocentrism, bossy woman, female antagonist, aging, rebellion, old age ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: surreal, uplifting, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, village, pregnancy, survival, idealism, couple relations, human spirit, village life, against humanity, wartime life, fugitives, war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 30s, year 1945, 1940s ...
Place: europe, poland, germany, france, belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.5
 874
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: teenager, gym, teenage boy, emigration, communism, 15 year old, gym teacher, friendship between boys, communist, coming of age
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 6.9
 2K
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: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, psychological ...
Plot: racism, reunion, family gatherings, immigrants, couple relations, crimes, dealing with death, babies and infants, crime, love and romance, parents and children, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, thailand, romania, slovakia, czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.0
 201
The Great Thaw (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Plot: brick, american abroad, manipulative behavior, pension, seductive woman, drunken woman, snooker, seductive behavior, class reunion, chalet, instructor, emigrant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.0
 125
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: horse, tourist, artist, underage drinking, coming of age, virgin, long haired male, exhibitionist, ambition, school bus, man with glasses, subway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 43K
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, sincere, tense, captivating
Plot: avalanche, family vacation, swedish, undressing, marriage, friendship between men, friendship, strong female character, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Garden of Children (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two people deal with their problems
Plot: manipulative woman, responsibility, parenthood, rabbit, underage smoking, social worker, rebel, nipples visible through clothing, athlete, telegram, competition, breaking a window ...
Place: prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 240
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: road movie
Plot: teenage boy, road trip, sleeping bag, policewoman, crying male, passive aggressive woman, taking off shoes, passive aggressive behavior, forest, garage, virgin, coming of age ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: old man, class differences, bet, love hate relationship, billionaire, suicide attempt, repeated event, male male hug, counting money, man wearing glasses, manipulative behavior, carrying someone ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 165
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: unfaithful wife, bus, poetry, death of husband, eavesdropping, teacher student relationship, female vomiting, loneliness, self pity, manipulative behavior, learning the truth, gramophone ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.5
 345
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 ...
Plot: lost dog, snow, airport, bare breasts, brother brother relationship, cigarette smoking, yacht, missing person, female nudity, tattoo, boat, underage drinking ...
Place: central europe, prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.1
 136
Terrorist (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Style: tragicomedy, dark humor
Plot: old age, psychological manipulation, biker, biblical reference, smoking in bed, worker, emotional abuse, murder, girl, corruption, small town, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: hysterical woman, critic, gas mask, colleague colleague relationship, fired from a job, woman slaps man, egoism, hysterical outburst, neighbor neighbor relationship, selfish woman, topless woman, hand injury ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
 148
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 ...
Plot: cancer, cancer patient, chemotherapy, emigration, old friends, alzheimer's disease, mime, dispute, grudge, student, father daughter relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 2010s
Place: czech republic, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 371
Honeymoon (2013)
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: eyeglasses, photographer, marriage, bathtub, 13 year old, husband wife relationship, male nudity, teenage boy, flashback, wedding, wine, incognito ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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.
Plot: dance scene, male friendship, locked door, overheard conversation, presumed dead, newborn, traumatic experience, german abroad, end of war, man wearing glasses, communist, father daughter reunion ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1939, year 1945, year 1944
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.7
 614
Bombay Dreams (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ebba and her friend Camilla go looking for her mother in India.
Plot: adoptive mother, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, friendship, swimming, hospital, swimming pool, taxi, male nudity, teenage boy, birth mother, interracial adoption ...
Place: bombay india, stockholm sweden, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 756
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 ...
Plot: literature, school, student, teacher, school principal, hidden, taking a selfie, high school, cat, classroom, minister, sleeping ...
Place: paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Snake Brothers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Brothers Grass and Cobra Snake, in their late and early thirties respectively, live in a small Czech town not far from Prague. Coming from a disfunctional family, they both feel unable to build up a life to be satisfied with. Grass, unemployed and ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, hospital room, pointing a gun at someone, perjury, darts, manipulative person, urination, vomiting, urinating on someone, tv set, fired from a job, lack of money ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: sincere, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: school, friendship, coming of age, high school, teenage life, love and romance, couples, teenage love, youth, family relations, friends, high school life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Should a Schoolgirl Tell? (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Schoolgirl Josefine learns from an early age to use sex to gain advantages. The school's gym teacher is arrested and accused of indecent behavior but the court dismisses the case when Josefine uses her female charm on the jurors.
Style: sexy
Plot: erotic dream, gloves, sex in public, prostitution, housekeeper, manipulation, photo shoot, garage, 16 year old, cheating wife, drawing, attic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Impossible Years (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trouble in suburbia: psychiatrist's teenage daughter gets arrested for demonstrating on a college campus--holding a sign with a "dirty word" written on.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: college life, psychiatrist, society, nothing goes right, teenage life, parents and children, cons and scams, love and romance, down on your luck, youth, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 493
Ice Mother (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, France, Slovakia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After her husband's death, Hana lives on alone in the family villa. Her two sons visit her with their families, but these visits frequently end in quarrels. When Hana meets Brona, a hardy fellow, inured to winter swimming, a new world opens ...
Plot: family tradition, man in swimsuit, boiler room, collector, grandmother grandson relationship, husband wife conflict, soup, competition, school bully, gramophone, swimmer, hospital room ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 302
Photographer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is freely inspired by the life and work of Jan Saudek, who is probably the most well-known Czech photographer internationally and has indisputably been involved in the development of international photography. He has exhibited and sold his ...
Plot: vulgar language, intrigue, twin brother, female villain, female antagonist, ambitious woman, obese woman, large breasts, playing guitar, drunken man, jealous woman, manipulative woman ...
Time: 1990s
Place: prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 98K
Burnt (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
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, exciting, talky, emotional ...
Plot: cooking, chef, restaurant, kitchen, redemption, career, happy ending, manipulative behavior, abused woman, drug addict, mentor, love ...
Place: new orleans, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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
Plot: ss officer, foosball, sitting in a tree, reading a letter aloud, father son relationship, underwater scene, holocaust survivor, masseuse, wedding party, answering machine, translator, singing in a car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, sentimental, touching, inspirational
Plot: single father, terminal illness, stuntman, parenting, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, absent mother, single parent, childhood, child custody, learning the truth, abandoned by mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 342
Insect (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Dung Beetle is late, the Parasite is asleep and Mrs Larva is more interested in her knitting than the director’s instructions. It’s clear: this amateur theatre company has a long way to go before they can perform their version of The Insect ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: maggot, metamorphosis, wannabe, seductive behavior, consumerism, drinking from the bottle, misanthropy, repeated event, close up of mouth, hysterical outburst, seductive woman, drinking from a bottle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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