Movies like The Teacher

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The Teacher (2017)
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The Teacher (2017)
Original name: Les Grands Esprits
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 underprivileged suburb, he finds himself confronted to his own limits and to the upheaval of his values and certainties.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: teacher, school, literature, classroom, teacher student relationship, teenage love, teenage boy, school principal, student, teaching the ways of the world, teenager, cat, party, hospital, sleeping, kiss, legal, latin, high school, cake, snowing, minister, cannabis, school expulsion, selfie ...
Place: paris france, versailles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, captivating and touching films with plots about school, teacher, classroom, teacher student relationship, friendship, coming of age and youth mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Teacher: The New Kid (2015), Peppermint Soda (1977), Tit for Tat (1978), Miss Stevens (2016), Suck Me Shakespeer 3 (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The New Kid (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Benoit is the new kid at a junior high school. He's bullied by a gang of arrogant boys who make things difficult for him. Determined not to be pushed around, Benoit organizes a big party and invites the whole class. But on the night of the ...
Style: light, feel good, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage boy, self confidence, teenage love, new student, school, classroom, teacher student relationship, party, rivalry, strong female character, scandinavian girl ...
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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: contemplative, touching, sincere, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, school, high school, coming of age, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, family relations, couples, friends, human nature, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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76%
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Tit for Tat (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Professor Herceg struggling with difficulties, it is not easy to determine how students conveyed knowledge, and even harder to avoid the hatred of the disciples, and sympathy for the students. Arrival of television in school, a poll about the new ...
Plot: high school, school, high school teacher, drawing, journalist, photographer, female nudity, tv show, false accusation, parent, teacher, parents ...
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64%
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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: light, humorous, captivating, feel good, sincere
Plot: teacher student relationship, road trip, flirting, teacher, student, coming of age, remote control, drinking alcohol, lie, drinking, friendship, female director ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Suck Me Shakespeer 3 (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.
Style: humorous, twists and turns, dark humor, feel good
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: teacher, motivation, school, classroom, female boss, teenager, high school, teacher student relationship, friendship, teenage life, society, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, munich germany
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To Miss with Love (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a new teacher (Sharla Cheung) arrives, she finds herself caught up in the affairs of the students from her class. Jimmy Lin is harbouring an unrequited crush on childhood friend Athena Chu. However, he is too shy to reveal his feeling to her ...
Plot: dedicated teacher, coming of age, female teacher, school uniform, prank, birthday, crush, farce, student, cigarette smoking, classroom, new teacher ...
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48%
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The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young girl is frustrated by her over-protective mom. At school, she meets another fearless little girl that is going to have a big influence on her.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: best friends, parents and children, family life, couple relations, couples, friends, friendship, little girl, profanity, bittersweet, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
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47%
Stanley Ka Dabba (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Stanley studies in the all-boys Holy Family High School in Andheri East, Mumbai. While his class-mates bring their own tiffin-boxes, Stanley does not do so on the pretext that his mother is away. His friends share their food with him, much to the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, family, social relations, power relations, teachers and students, elementary school, teacher student relationship, teacher, student, youth, performance, soccer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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47%
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Whole New Thing (2005)
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: touching, sentimental, humorous, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, teachers and students, school, coming out, coming of age, gender, love and romance, high school, sexual relations, college, youth, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
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45%
Games of Love and Chance (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The life of a band of teenager in a suburb near Paris. But instead of showing what would be the "urban legend" of this kind of poor suburb (violence, rapes...), Abdelatif Kechiche shows us what's the daily life of those guys: not much ...
Style: slang, semi serious, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: suburbs, rehearsal, school, theater, teacher, romance, couples, looking for love, falling in love, fall in love, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dead Poets Society (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.
Style: philosophical, intellectual, uplifting, sentimental, motivational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teachers and students, boarding school life, teacher, literature, poetry, dedicated educator, poet, philosophy, student, professor, suicide, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: vermont, new england, usa, harvard university
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41%
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The Teacher (2016)
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, captivating, tense, allegory ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, school, teacher, parent child relationship, manipulative behavior, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, female protagonist, boy, colleague colleague relationship, doctor, scientist ...
Time: year 1983, year 1991, year 1984, 80s
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
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41%
The Evening Dress (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Like many of her classmates, 12 year old tomboy Juliette has a crush on Mrs. Solenska, a teacher distinguished by stylish attire and an uninhibited, provocative classroom demeanor. Juliette's fascination turns into all-consuming obsession, ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, lesbian interest, gay love, teenage love, teenage girl, tomboy, school, school teacher, suicide attempt, teacher, obsession, obsessive love ...
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41%
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Mumu (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story a rescue, the rescue of a bad brat's life in the post-WWII period. In 1947, Roger reaches 11 years old. He's a kid badly loved, mischievous and specializes in silly things to do. He is sent to a small boarding school in a small ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Plot: boarding school, teachers and students, school, hardcase students, mischievous children, boarding school life, family relations, social relations, disorder, village, rebellion, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, contemporary, 21st century, 40s
Place: france, europe
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40%
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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, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, teenage girl, missing son, rescue, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, mother son relationship, alimony, card playing, court ...
Place: brittany
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38%
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Mrs. Hyde (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mrs. Géquil is an eccentric teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she feels different. Will she now be able to keep the powerful and dangerous Mrs. Hyde ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, captivating, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: teacher, high school, husband wife relationship, transformation, sleepwalking, female protagonist, laboratory, classroom, lightning, jekyll and hyde, woman wearing a towel, self immolation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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Small Change (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Various experiences of childhood are seen in several sequences that take place in the small town of Thiers, France. Vignettes include a boy's awakening interest in girls, couples double-dating at the movies, brothers giving their friend a ...
Style: sincere, feel good, sentimental, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: child abuse, mischievous children, childhood, children, school, teacher, siblings relations, friendship, love and romance, youth, coming of age, single parent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
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37%
Serial Teachers (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: With only 12 percent of its pupils obtaining their baccalaureate, Jules Ferry High School is the worst school in France. The Inspector of Schools has already exhausted all the conventional means to raise standards at the school and he has no choice ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, feel good, captivating
Plot: teachers and students, high school, youth, high school life, school teacher, school, teenage life, silly humor, hardcase students, disorder, teenager, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Miss Impossible (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They’re all nuts. Her parents, who want to send her off to boarding school. Her new teacher, who expects her to read impossibly old books. Her fellow band members, who make her sing ridiculous lyrics and dress her up in a frilly white dress for ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, sentimental, touching
Plot: school, female protagonist, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, teenager, teacher student relationship, best friend, classmate, classmate classmate relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship ...
Place: paris france
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Memories (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Romain is 23 years old. He would like to be a writer, but for now, it is night porter in a hotel. His father is 62 years old. He retires and pretends to fuck. His roommate is 24 years old. He thinks only one thing: to seduce a girl, any and all ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, introspection, aging, golden years, family relations, past, night watchman, disappearance, love, homecoming, hopes, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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Unexpected (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An inner-city high school teacher discovers she is pregnant at the same time as one of her most promising students and the two develop an unlikely friendship while struggling to navigate their unexpected pregnancies.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, teachers and students, dedicated educator, society, teenage pregnancy, intergenerational friendship, teenage girl, high school, teacher student relationship, power relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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34%
Once in a Lifetime (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a true story. In Léon Blum high school in Créteil (France), a history teacher decides to have her weakest 10th grade class take a national history competition. This will change them.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, sincere, semi serious
Plot: high school, ambition, dedicated educator, teachers and students, teenage life, contests and competitions, youth, contest, power relations, female director, playing soccer, rival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, brussels belgium, brussels
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34%
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The Class (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.
Style: sincere, psychological, melancholic, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, school, school life, self discovery, workplace, social relations, interracial relations, society, teenage life, french, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, morocco, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Colossal Youth (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When his dream girl returns to school a hopeless romantic teen tries to win her heart, until he hits rock bottom and realizes his true love has been there all along.
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, unrequited love, friendship, teenage crush, prank, death of friend, father figure, party, high school, heartache, teen romance, drunkenness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Angus (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angus is a large, pathetic 14 year old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of one Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: friendship, prank, school, public humiliation, teenage life, misfit, teenage love, love and romance, high school, nothing goes right, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
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32%
Words and Pictures (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, rivalry, teacher, school, painter, art, romance, fall in love, workplace romance, battle, arrogance, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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31%
Everybody's Doing It (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Angela and Travis consider having sex for the first time just as their high school starts up an abstinence education program. Making matters worse, a "good girl" collects abstinence pledges from students and blows the whistle on Angela and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, lifestyle, buddies, youth, battle of the sexes, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, politics, sexual relations, school ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Adventures in Public School (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A socially awkward home-schooled kid forces his way into public-school against his suffocating but loving mother's wishes.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teenage boy, high school, misfit, first love, classroom, school principal, party, coming of age, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, condom, prom ...
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30%
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Boundaries (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Single mom Laura, along with her awkward 14 year-old son Henry is forced to drive Jack, her estranged, care-free pot dealing father across country after he's kicked out of yet another nursing home.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, thought provoking
Plot: marijuana, road trip, estranged father, grandfather grandson relationship, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage boy, dating, dog, single mother, school, boy ...
Place: california, seattle washington, san francisco, los angeles, seattle
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30%
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The Good Life (1996)
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: sexual, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, prostitute, coming of age, prank, dealing with death, hopes, youth, love and romance, loss of virginity, teenage life, parents and children, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, madrid
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30%