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: school, teacher student relationship, teacher, parent child relationship, manipulative behavior, husband wife relationship, scientist, doctor, female protagonist, boy, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, blackmailer, coworker relationship, psychological manipulation, colleague colleague relationship, christmas, violence, family relations, snow, hospital, gun, domestic violence, coach, masturbation ...
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, touching, captivating and melancholic films with plots about husband wife relationship, family relations, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, teacher, teenage boy and school mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Teacher: Cosy Dens (1999), Provincial Actors (1979), Up and Down (2004), Divided We Fall (2000), Umbrella (2016). 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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, tragicomedy ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, political unrest, teenage life, innocence lost, parents and children, bittersweet, youth, politics, society, generation gap, communism ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, 1960s, year 1968
Place: europe, czech republic, prague, 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, man in bathtub, power struggle, female psychopath, wig, razor blade, emotional blackmail, taking a pill, inferiority complex, bossy wife, egocentrism, clothed female naked male ...
Place: poland
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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: psychological, touching, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, racism, family relations, reunion, adoption, parents and children, terminal illness, black market, crimes, society, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: slovakia, prague, burma, czech republic, thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: touching, disturbing, uplifting, surreal, compassionate ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, human spirit, survival, wartime life, against humanity, idealism, nazi occupation, couple relations, society, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: europe, poland, germany, czechoslovakia, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: humorous, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: teacher, school, literature, teacher student relationship, teenage love, teenage boy, school principal, student, classroom, teaching the ways of the world, school expulsion, ministry ...
Place: paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Umbrella (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexander Way, a secondary school teacher with a fractured personal life, finds himself attempting to rescue a woman from a violent sexual attack. Alexander finds himself overpowered, beaten & taken to hospital. Jesiah Jarvus, a famous British ...
Style: touching, captivating, psychological, sentimental
Plot: marriage, school, family relations, injury, father son relationship, cancer, violence, father daughter relationship, teacher, husband wife relationship, doctor, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, road movie
Plot: road trip, cold war, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, fight, arrested, family relations, death of father, doctor, politics, female director, taking a shower ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, biting, cynical, stylized, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: false accusation, manipulation, high school, adolescence, sexual harassment, dark humor, lifestyle, dishonesty, teachers and students, rejection, high school life, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Identity Card (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
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 ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, group of friends, friendship between boys, teenager, communist, communism, coming of age, teenage boy, teenage protagonist, emigration, youth, friendship ...
Time: 70s
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Force Majeure (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, France, Norway, Denmark, Italy
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, tense, sincere
Plot: family vacation, avalanche, swedish, husband wife relationship, marriage, friendship, introspection, mother daughter relationship, friendship between men, father son relationship, strong female character, undressing ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, semi serious, humorous
Plot: family life, survival, political unrest, life is a bitch, down on your luck, communism, performer's life, secretly observing, sculpture, game, school principal, director ...
Time: 80s
Place: czech republic, europe, central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, captivating, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, teenage girl, rescue, missing son, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, mother son relationship, elementary school, ex husband ex wife relationship, gambling debt ...
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: sentimental, melancholic, poignant, sad, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lost dog, family relations, brother sister relationship, shipwreck, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, marital crisis, family tragedy, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, underage drinking ...
Place: central europe, prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, melancholic, sincere, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: holocaust survivor, war criminal, road trip, old man, wedding party, father son relationship, womanizer, translator, senior citizen, father daughter relationship, elderly, female bartender ...
Time: 2010s
Place: slovakia, vienna, austria, czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.0
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The Great Thaw (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Plot: hitchhiking, reunion, chalet, 18 year old, teenage girl, snooker, old man, alcoholic, high school teacher, instructor, twin, actress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Tiger Theory (2016)
Genre: Adventure, 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: unusual plot structure, feel good, light, humorous
Plot: bossy woman, husband wife relationship, female antagonist, misogyny, death of father, psychiatrist, university, father son relationship, dark humor, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, domestic violence ...
Place: prague, central europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 715
Barefoot (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Story of a small boy is forced to move out of Prague during World War 2 to a small village of Slavonice where he meets the rest of his family. He needs to make new friends and get used to a new life which is immensely different from what this city ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, sentimental, touching, suspense ...
Plot: social outcast, family relations, end of war, countryside, death, world war two, aunt nephew relationship, boy, husband wife relationship, child protagonist, father hits son, abusive father ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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
Plot: failed expectations, stabbing, bossy woman, shaving, neighbor neighbor relationship, crying man, pregnant woman, ring, working class, widower, airport, wheelchair bound ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Garden of Children (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two people deal with their problems
Plot: father son relationship, teenage boy, telegram, escape, boy, knitting, rival, nipples visible through clothing, high school student, athlete, postman, unfaithful girlfriend ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Green Butterflies (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mateo is an intelligent boy who falls in love with Daniel, but when everyone reveals that relationship, Mateo is at a crossroads, and he will have to decide between fighting his adversities or giving up everything, even his life.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, gay slur, abusive father, humiliation, secret, dysfunctional family, sexual tension, friend, suicide, father son relationship, childhood trauma, gym teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: mother daughter relationship, self pity, librarian, teacher, cheating wife, obituary, election, decision, rebellion, poetry, death of husband, comedy of manners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 348
School Is Over (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Agathe Langlois, Parisian until the end of the nails well varnishes, is delighted: she is going to be confirmed as a professor of English. The happiness of the good news will not last as she learns that she is deployed to the countryside.
Style: feel good, psychological, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: moving, teacher, school, sister sister relationship, teenage boy, boss, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, fish out of water, mental illness, classmate classmate relationship, countryside ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brussels, paris france, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 10K
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, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, urban, single parent, family problems, teenage life, couple relations, school, black people ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 135
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, vomiting, taxi, teenager, teenage girl, actor, virgin, bully, closeted homosexual ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, architecture, loneliness, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, sao paulo brazil, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 159
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: captivating, melancholic, sentimental, humorous
Plot: old friends, clown, actor, rivalry, comedian, grudge, feud, friendship, estranged daughter, female nudity, defector, male nudity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: czech republic, prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Oldies but Goldies (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
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, light, contemplative, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: parent child relationship, family relations, female antagonist, antagonist as protagonist, unpunished antagonist, bossy woman, egocentrism, humiliation, female protagonist, father son relationship, vanity, egoism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 429
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: disturbing, touching, talky, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: alternative medicine, medicine, death, hospital, patient, healer, wheelchair bound, physician, wedding ceremony, wedding, funeral, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
What a Man Wants (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two couples' windy comedy movie that is more dangerous than typhoons in Jeju Islands.
Plot: depressed man, family relations, widower, old man, traumatic experience, cook, visitor, karaoke, polyamory, text message, brother sister relationship, white lie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: touching, sincere, sentimental, humorous, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, school, high school, coming of age, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, family relations, friends, human nature, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%