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, cannabis, school expulsion, selfie, joke ...
Place: paris france, versailles

Most similar movies to The Teacher

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, touching and captivating films with plots about school, teacher, classroom, teacher student relationship, teenage boy, friendship and teenage girl 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), Mrs. Hyde (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, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage boy, self confidence, new student, school, teenage love, classroom, party, teacher student relationship, rivalry, kiss, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, sentimental, touching, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: school, friendship, coming of age, high school, teenage love, couples, teenage life, lifestyle, human nature, high school life, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 251
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, boss, classroom, false accusation, parent, high school teacher, drawing, tv show, teenage girl, female nudity, teenage boy, teacher student relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: 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, adultery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, disturbing, humorous, captivating
Plot: teacher, high school, husband wife relationship, laboratory, sleepwalking, transformation, classroom, female protagonist, lightning, jekyll and hyde, public school, blackboard ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: family life, parents and children, best friends, couple relations, friends, couples, little girl, friendship, elementary school, coming of age, youth, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, touching, sentimental, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, teachers and students, school, coming out, coming of age, gender, love and romance, friendship, college, teenage life, high school, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, family, social relations, power relations, teachers and students, teacher student relationship, student, teacher, elementary school, youth, classroom, calendar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, non-linear ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, school, teacher, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, manipulative behavior, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, psychological manipulation, colleague colleague relationship, blackmailer, boy ...
Time: year 1983, year 1991, year 1984, 80s
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, tomboy, teacher, school, teenage girl, suicide attempt, school teacher, obsession, forbidden love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: sentimental, intellectual, philosophical, uplifting, motivational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, boarding school life, poetry, dedicated educator, poet, literature, suicide, student, private school, youth, professor ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: vermont, new england, usa, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, realistic ...
Plot: youth, suburbs, rehearsal, school, theater, teacher, couples, looking for love, romance, fall in love, falling in love, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, suspense, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, missing son, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, teenage girl, rescue, father daughter relationship, mother son relationship, fashion show, realtor, sheep ...
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: uplifting, sincere, serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: child abuse, mischievous children, childhood, children, school, teacher, siblings relations, love and romance, fall in love, teachers and students, friends, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, school teacher, high school life, school, teenage life, silly humor, hardcase students, youth, disorder, classroom, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: twists and turns, humorous, dark humor, feel good
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: teacher, school, friendship, youth, teenage life, society, rise to the top, adventure, mentor, twists & turns, motivation, criminal as protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: sincere, touching, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, teachers and students, dedicated educator, society, intergenerational friendship, teenage girl, teenage pregnancy, high school, teacher student relationship, power relations, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 785
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, captivating, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: parents and children, golden years, family relations, aging, introspection, night watchman, disappearance, past, love, homecoming, hopes, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 33K
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, social relations, self discovery, workplace, interracial relations, society, teenage life, french, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, morocco, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, rivalry, school, painter, teacher, art, romance, workplace romance, fall in love, battle, battles, arrogance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: misfit, high school, teenage boy, school principal, classroom, party, coming of age, first love, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, astronomy, tattoo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, thought provoking, captivating, light
Plot: marijuana, road trip, estranged father, grandfather grandson relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage boy, sister sister relationship, single mother, school, dating, dog, boy ...
Place: california, los angeles, seattle, san francisco, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
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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, sentimental, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, coming of age, friendship, teenage love, destiny, prank, family relations, friends, couples, death in the family, teenage life, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 10K
Dirty Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, on the road, high school, coming of age, teenager, family problems, teenage life, gay slur, female protagonist, reputation, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 5K
The Student (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Veniamin, a teenager in the midst of a mystical crisis, has his mother, schoolmates and entire high school turned upside down by his questions. - Can girls go to their swimming classes in bikinis? - Does sex education have a place in school? - ...
Style: complex, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: religion, teacher, violence, student, school, classroom, praying, anger, faith, bible, high school, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, talky ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, teenager, teachers and students, introspection, teenage love, high school life, friendship, rebelliousness, youth, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Renaissance Man (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Danny DeVito plays an advertising man who is slowly sliding downhill. When he is fired from his job in Detroit, he signs up for unemployment. One day they find him a job; Teaching thinking skills to Army recruits. He arrives on base to find that ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teachers and students, unemployment, soldier, self discovery, underdog, military, instructor, misfit, hopes, military life, unlikely friendships, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: detroit, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
 79K
Flipped (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: first love, teenage love, fall in love, love and romance, teen romance, adolescence, school, teenage life, neighbor, teenage boy, crush, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 50s, 21st century ...
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
 316
Acne (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: At the age of 13, Rafael Bregman has already lost his virginity, but has never kissed a girl. With his pimple-riddled face, his dysfunctional family, and a lowered self-esteem, getting this much anticipated first kiss proves trickier than expected. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage sexuality, school, prostitute, family relations, teenage boy, youth, society, sexual awakening, tennis, disco, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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