Movies and TV shows like The Bronx Zoo

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The Bronx Zoo (1987)
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The Bronx Zoo (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bronx Zoo is a 1987 NBC drama series directed by Allan Arkush and Paul Lynch. It lasted two seasons before cancellation.
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, high school, high school teacher, student, criminal, poverty, boss, urban setting
Place: bronx new york city, new york

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Most similar movies to The Bronx Zoo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, disturbing and psychological films and TV series with plots about teacher, high school, teachers and students, school, teacher student relationship, student and high school teacher mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Bronx Zoo: Dangerous Minds (1996), TV 101 (1988), Rise (2018), Room 222 (1969), The Red and the Blue (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dangerous Minds (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dangerous Minds is an American drama television series that aired on ABC network between September 1996 and March 1997. The series is based on the motion picture film, Dangerous Minds. Annie Potts stars in the lead role originated by Michelle ...
Plot: teachers and students, ghetto, high school, teacher, ex soldier, high school teacher, school, teaching, teenager
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95%
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TV 101 (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: TV 101 is an American drama series that aired on CBS from 1988 until 1989. The series stars Sam Robards, Brynn Thayer, Leon Russom and Andrew Cassese. Other notable cast members include Stacey Dash, Teri Polo, Alex Désert and Matt LeBlanc. The ...
Plot: high school, teacher, high school teacher, teaching, teenage boy, high school friends, social issues, teenager, juvenile delinquent, teenage girl, high school life, videotaping ...
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70%
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Rise (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A working class high school drama department and the students come alive under a passionate teacher and family man whose dedication to the program galvanizes the entire town.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school teacher, theatre play, gay, teacher, small town, school teacher, youth, teenage life, teachers and students, school club, teacher student relationship ...
Place: pennsylvania
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62%
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Room 222 (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Room 222 is an American comedy-drama television series produced by 20th Century Fox Television. The series aired on ABC for 112 episodes from September 17, 1969 until January 11, 1974. The show was broadcast on Wednesday evenings at 9:00 for its ...
Style: sitcom, humorous
Plot: high school, education, teachers and students, african american, teacher, school, usa history, social issues, high school teacher, human, boss, woman ...
Time: 60s, 70s
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59%
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The Red and the Blue (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of a teacher and his students, set in an Italian high school.
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: teachers and students, high school teacher, teacher, student, teenager, adolescence, school, teacher student relationship, schoolgirl, high school life, middle school, school teacher ...
Place: italy
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51%
Up the Down Staircase (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sylvia Barrett is a rookie teacher at New York's inner-city Calvin Coolidge High: her lit classes are overcrowded, a window is broken, there's no chalk, books arrive late. The administration is concerned mainly with forms and rules ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: teacher, education, high school, dedicated educator, racism, business, english teacher, school teacher, culture clash, friendship, high school life, fish out of water ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jungle Fish 2 (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A beautiful high school student, who is the top student of her class, mysteriously dies. Six of her friends who graduated from the same elementary school attempts to track down the reasons for her death by communicating in real time. While the six ...
Plot: school, friendship, infamy, suicide attempt, high school, high school life, friend, teacher, student, rumor, teenage pregnancy, insult ...
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47%
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Black Dog (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Ko Ha-Neul dreamed of becoming a teacher, due to a teacher who helped her when she was young. Ko Ha-Neul now begins work as a temporary teacher at a private high school. While working there, she interacts with many people, including teachers Park ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, school, school teacher, female teacher, high school life, society, high school teacher, workplace, female protagonist, teacher student relationship, coworker ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Up on High Ground (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A likable college psychology student is tested daily with his roomies, one in friendship, and the other on patience as a third wheel freeloader. A contemporary life effort in the psychological, even pathological, and pretty typical day of students ...
Plot: school, high school, roommate, christianity, neighbor, christian, student, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Boston Public (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Boston Public is an American drama television series created by David E. Kelley and broadcast on Fox. It centered on Winslow High School, a fictional public high school located in Boston, Massachusetts. The show was named for the real public school ...
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, humorous, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teachers and students, teacher, teenage life, everyday life, youth, rivalry, idealism, social problems, society, struggle, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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43%
Dragon Zakura (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A struggling lawyer, Kenji Sakuragi, takes a position at private school Tatsuyama Gakuen to pay off his debts. Kenji decides to try to turn this hopeless school into one of the elite institutions in Japan to help rejuvenate his career. His barometer ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: exam, high school student, high school, unconventional method, friendship, teacher, teacher student relationship, high school life, teaching the ways of the world, ambition, basic training, teenager ...
Place: tokyo
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42%
The Republic of Sarah (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Faced with the destruction of her town at the hands of a greedy mining company, rebellious high school teacher Sarah Cooper utilizes an obscure cartographical loophole to declare independence. Now Sarah must lead a young group of misfits as they ...
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: protest, social relations, teacher, showdown, society, social activist, mutiny, school teacher, teachers and students, fighting the system, school, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
East Side/West Side (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: East Side/West Side is an American drama series starring George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, and later on, Linden Chiles. The series aired for only one season and was shown Monday nights on CBS. TV Guide ranked it #6 on their 2013 list ...
Plot: social worker, urban setting, controversy, social problems, interracial relations
Place: new york
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41%
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Teacher (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An unflinching portrayal of trauma as a contagion passed between people and generations, set within the prism of modern suburbia. The film follows the downward spiral of a high school English teacher as he goes to disturbing lengths to protect his ...
Plot: athlete, bullying victim, school bully, boss, social satire, high school principal, high school teacher, bullying, teacher student relationship, vigilantism, revenge, high school
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Knights of the South Bronx (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A business man decides that he wants to teach school in the inner city and chooses a tough school in the South Bronx. He teaches the children how to play the game of chess, and along the way they learn a lot about life.
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: chess, school, teacher, youth, misfit, ambition, against the odds, high school life, lifestyle, hopes, teachers and students, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, bronx new york city
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37%
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ROOKIES (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Koichi Kawato is the new Japanese Literature teacher at the ill-famed Futakotamagawa high school, whose baseball club is composed of thugs and bullies who have been suspended for a year from all school competitions, for causing a brawl during an ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, captivating
Plot: baseball, high school sports, baseball player, school, sport team, teacher student relationship, school teacher, ambition, sport, coping, high school teacher, school club ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7K
Grand Army (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Five students at the largest public high school in Brooklyn take on a chaotic world as they fight to succeed, survive, break free and seize the future.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, entertaining, emotional, queer cinema
Plot: teenager, high school, gay, fight, society, social problems, lgbt, coming of age, schoolgirl, righting the wronged, relationship problems, social relations ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Paper Chase (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Critically lauded drama about the life and pressures of a group of students at a prestigious Eastern law school, with a strict and domineering contract-law professor named Charles Kingsfield, who alternately inspires and terrifies the students.
Style: talky, intellectual, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: law school, lawyer, college, power relations, social relations, campus, social activist, coming of age, youth, legal, ambition, college life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Teacher of the Year (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Surrounded by the eccentric faculty of Truman High School, Mitch Carter wins the California Teacher of the Year award and immediately receives a tempting offer that may force him to leave his job.
Plot: teacher, student, teacher student relationship, office, high school teacher, female teacher, conversation, high school student, female student, discussion, high school, robotics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Violation of Sarah McDavid (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sarah McDavid, an idealistic young teacher, takes a job in a rough high school where she is eventually attacked and raped in her classroom after school hours and decides to buck the school system in an attempt to make schools safer for students and ...
Plot: rape, marriage proposal, female protagonist, school, teacher, student, assault, high school, teenage boy, teenage girl, high school teacher, teacher student relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Bel-Air (2022)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The journey of a book smart teen whose life is forever transformed when he moves from the streets of west Philadelphia to live with his relatives in one of LA’s wealthiest suburbs.
Style: sitcom, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: black family, teenage life, changing lives, social problems, lifestyle, rich and poor, criminal, society, new life, black cast, high school, teenager
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
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A Teacher (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 248 min.
TV show
Story: Claire Wilson, a young teacher at a suburban Texas high school, begins an affair with her student, Eric Walker. But their relationship accelerates faster than anticipated and the permanent damage becomes impossible to ignore.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspenseful, psychological, sexy
Plot: teacher student sex, older woman teenage boy sex, older woman younger man relationship, older woman teenage boy relationship, age difference, oral sex, teacher student relationship, horny wife, older woman younger man sex, teacher student romance, teenage boy, teenage sexuality ...
Time: year 2013
Place: texas
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34%
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Halls of Anger (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An all-black inner city school has to become an integrated school. Few dozen white kids are transfered there, but the black students are aggressively opposed to this. The school then approaches a tough black teacher for help.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere, bleak
Plot: racial issues, juvenile delinquent, high school, power relations, urban ghetto, militant, social relations, ambition, youth, social misfits, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Second Call (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: 5 teachers deal with terrible conditions in public schools but renew everyday their faith on the work they do.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, queer cinema
Plot: teacher, school, high school life, teachers and students, fighting the system, social problems, school teacher, workplace situations, coworker, teacher student relationship, workplace, lgbtq ...
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Explosive Generation (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Peter Gifford is a likable, dedicated schoolteacher that teaches a senior life skills class. When student Janet Sommers brings up the topic of sex and dating, he asks students to write questions on the topic, and will cover them in the next class. ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, psychotronic
Plot: teacher, high school, hopes, hardcase students, society, dedicated educator, youth, high school life, school, teachers and students, urban ghetto life, teenage life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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School (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: When successful businesswoman Katya's daughter tries to commit suicide, she becomes an economics teacher in order to be closer to her daughter and understand what the kids are up to at school. At the same time, Alex, a new English teacher, ...
Style: romantic, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teachers and students, first sex, school, youth, friendship, teenager, social relations, manipulation, teenage love, family relations, teenage life, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ukraine
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32%
The Queen's Classroom (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Queen's Classroom is a live-action Japanese television drama about Maya Akutsu, a new teacher at Hanzaki Elementary School who strives for perfection and punishes her students in unorthodox manners. A 12 year old student, Kazumi Kanda, has ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: school, female teacher, life is a bitch, female protagonist, relationship problems, teacher student relationship, teachers and students, high school life, teacher, relationships
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Critical Thinking (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a true story from 1998, five Latino and Black teenagers from the toughest underserved ghetto in Miami fight their way into the National Chess Championship under the guidance of their unconventional but inspirational teacher.
Style: motivational, psychological, captivating, thought provoking, contemplative
Plot: chess, social problems, misfit, high school, life is a bitch, human relationship, society, dedicated educator, city, unconventional method, teacher, new teacher ...
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Inferno (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 61 min.
Story: "Inferno" is a story about classmates from school: Anka, Inga and Xena. During the prom, two girls murder a third - considered the most beautiful of them. The film is based on real events. The creators are trying to find answers to the ...
Plot: hopes, teacher, murder, party, student, bigger dreams, school teacher, teenage girl, high school, high school student, youth, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Half Nelson (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: depressing, talky, emotional, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teacher, drugs, teachers and students, loneliness, friendship, addiction, student, ghetto, drug addiction, school, existentialism, secret ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%