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, parent child relationship, teacher student relationship, 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 ...
Time: year 1984, year 1991, year 1983
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia

Most similar movies to The Teacher

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about father son relationship, coming of age, teacher, school, teenage boy, husband wife relationship and family relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and War genres. Some movies like The Teacher: Cosy Dens (1999), Up and Down (2004), Divided We Fall (2000), Oldies but Goldies (2012), The Great Thaw (2008). 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 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, coming of age, youth, family relations, innocence lost, political unrest, teenage life, politics, society, generation gap, communism, domineering father ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s, year 1967
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, central europe, czechoslovakia
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System:   95%
    User:   81%
 
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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: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, couples, family relations, babies and infants, crime, immigrants, dealing with death, couple relations, racism, adoption, reunion, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, germany, prague, czech republic, romania ...
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System:   65%
    User:   74%
 
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, disturbing, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, idealism, nazi, jewish, german, jews, nazis, prejudice, village, wartime, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, tokyo, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   51%
 
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, bullying, selfish woman, old woman, hysteria, hitchhiker, female hysteria, coming of age ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
 4.0
 193
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, older man younger woman relationship, urination, fight, blood on face, underwater scene, sex scene ...
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System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
 4.1
 85
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, reunion, puberty, first sexual experience, head injury, sexual desire ...
Time: year 1989
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System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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
Plot: coming of age, friendship, drinking, prank, revenge, teenager, clergy, drugs/alcohol, catholicism, adolescence, coming-of-age, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
 7.0
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House of D
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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 ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, adolescence, childhood, best friends, coming-of-age, mentally challenged, teacher, runaway, mentor, mental illness, death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: new york, europe, france, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
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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:   39%
    User:   45%
 
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, drugs/alcohol, suburban life, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   37%
 
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 646
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
Peppermint Soda
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: friendship, school, teenage love, teenage life, coming of age, high school, love and romance, youth, family relations, human nature, siblings relations, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
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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, communist, communism, emigration, gym teacher, 15 year old, friendship between boys, coming of age
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
 8.0
 30K
C.R.A.Z.Y.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A story of two love affairs. A father's love for his five sons. And one son's love for his father, a love so strong it compels him to live a lie. That son is Zac Beaulieu, born on the 25th of December 1960, different from all his brothers, ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, gay, childhood, sexuality, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, storytelling, redemption, catholicism, homosexuality, family drama, coming-of-age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: canada, quebec, holy land, israel, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
Garden of Children
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two people deal with their problems
Plot: chopping wood, domineering father, flower, selfish woman, teenage protagonist, breakup, rival, high school teacher, coach, school teacher, orphan, revolt ...
Place: prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
Welcome to the Dollhouse
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An unattractive 7th grader struggles to cope with suburban life as the middle child with un-attentive parents and bullies at school.
Style: bleak, dark humor, realistic, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, bullying, school, friendship, kidnapping, teacher, adolescence, loneliness, childhood, social misfits, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, high school, drinking, teenager, drugs/alcohol, coming-of-age, hospital, dysfunctional family, relationships, parents and children, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: england, new york, europe, usa, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   33%
 
Whole New Thing
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Socially isolated by his parents (Rebecca Jenkins, Robert Joy), an androgynous teen (Aaron Webber) enrolls in high school and develops a crush on his male teacher (Daniel MacIvor).
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, school, gays and lesbians, friendship, college, coming out, parents and children, high school, sexual relations, teachers and students, teenage love, college life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
 7.0
 159
Ene bene
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: drunken man, dance scene, fountain, comedy of manners, unfaithful husband, loss of husband, unfaithful wife, eavesdropping, gramophone, drunken woman, obituary, manipulative behavior ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
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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
Plot: high school, christianity, gay, pregnancy, virginity, friendship, coming of age, jewish, christian, religion, teenager, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   30%
 
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, feel good, semi serious, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
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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, restaurant, chef, happy ending, betrayal, cook, dialogue ...
Place: new orleans, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
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 ...
Plot: marijuana, wilderness, drugs/alcohol, self discovery, storytelling, adoption, eccentric family, violent, fish out of water, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   34%
 
Antonia's Line
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her. There, Antonia settles down and joins a tightly-knit but unusual community. Those around ...
Style: touching, intellectual, semi serious, reflective, realistic ...
Plot: philosophy, village, friendship, storytelling, love, countryside, death, lesbian, feminism, single parent, village life, women ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   28%
 
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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, sentimental, semi serious, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   26%
 
 7.0
 30K
Igby Goes Down
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: clever, realistic, witty, talky, intellectual ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, mental illness, addiction, depression, storytelling, drinking, cancer, heavy metal, parents and children, adolescence, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, connecticut, manhattan new york city, new york, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   28%
 
 6.6
 7K
Lonesome Jim
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Failing to make it on his own, 27-year-old Jim moves back in with his parents and deals with crippling family obligations.
Style: touching, semi serious, gloomy, depressing, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, depression, drinking, drugs, hospital, introspection, drugs/alcohol, loneliness, divorce, drug abuse, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   30%
 
Art School Confidential
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.
Style: clever, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, artist, drinking, art, gay, college, coming of age, obsession, ambition, mentor, creativity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
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: serious, clever, realistic, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, love affair, romance, love triangle, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, love and romance, couples, family relations, golden years ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, tuscany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
Should a Schoolgirl Tell?
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.
Plot: rivalry, park, strong female character, boy, listening to music, bathtub, flashback, teenager, sensuality, pornography, lesbian interest, dominatrix ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   31%
 
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