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, 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 realistic, captivating, serious and thought provoking films and TV series with plots about high school, teacher, school, student, high school teacher, classroom and teacher student relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Bronx Zoo: TV 101 (1988), Dangerous Minds (1996), Rise (2018), Up on High Ground (2014), Room 222 (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 D├ęsert and Matt LeBlanc. The ...
Plot: high school, teacher, high school teacher, school life, juvenile delinquent, teenage girl, social issues, video, high school friends, teaching, teenage boy, teenager ...
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95%
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: ghetto, high school, teacher, ex soldier, high school teacher, teenager, school, teaching
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90%
 6.4
 4K
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, amateur theater, teacher, small town, stage performance, youth, teenage life, classmates, classmate, high school teacher
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, teenager, christianity, neighbor, student, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 7.6
 840
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 ...
Plot: high school teacher, social issues, high school, usa history, boss, african american, teacher, human, woman, school, american history
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: infamy, suicide attempt, school, friendship, student, high school life, high school, school life, insult, rumor, teenage pregnancy, classroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: high school, friendship, fish out of water, high school life, culture clash, teacher, school teacher, dedicated educator, power relations, idealism, innocence lost, against the odds ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 273
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: teacher, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, student, bicycle, rape, female teacher, school principal, inner city, rape victim, new job, classroom, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: high school, student, teacher, hardcase students, society, hopes, youth, couples, urban ghetto, power relations, stoners, dedicated educator ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 1K
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: social satire, revenge, high school principal, vigilantism, bullying, teacher student relationship, high school, high school teacher, school bully, boss, athlete
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 4K
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: captivating, thought provoking, emotional, entertaining
Plot: teenager, high school, fight, racism, racist, direction and purpose, social problems, social issues, society, social relations, schoolgirl, human rights ...
Place: brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 63
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: high school student, betrayal, party, murder, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, student, high school, teacher, hopes, bigger dreams
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 98
Uncommon (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jesus combined diverse people and assorted stories to change the world! Now, He wants to use you! When the students of Rosewood High School lose their theater, music and dance departments due to budgets cuts, they create their own. Struggling to ...
Style: christian film
Plot: freedom of speech, church, courtroom, religion, classroom, atheist, janitor, high school student, bible, lawyer, christian, school janitor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: office, man with glasses, high school student, pregnant, female student, conversation, female teacher, discussion, teacher, boss, high school teacher, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 9K
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, psychological, suspenseful, sexy
Plot: teacher student relationship, teacher student sex, unfaithful wife, older woman younger man relationship, oral sex, horny wife, older woman teenage boy sex, sexually dissatisfied wife, cheating wife, teenage sexuality, female masturbation, high school teacher ...
Time: year 2013
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Debating Robert Lee (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of jaded high school students sign up for a debate class taught by a tough, combative teacher from the Georgia Military Academy who teaches them that life is debate and DEBATE IS WAR.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, serious
Plot: high school, debate, high school student, racial tension, teacher, homosexual, father son relationship, competition, dysfunctional family, neglect, abuse, suicide attempt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 1K
Grange Hill (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grange Hill is a British television drama series originally made by the BBC. The show began in 1978 on BBC1 and was one of the longest-running programmes on British television when it ended its run in 2008. It was created by Phil Redmond who is also ...
Plot: teacher, school, school life, high school life, schoolboy, school teacher, student, high school friends, director, teenager, high school, teacher student relationship ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: humorous, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, teachers and students, teacher student relationship, teacher, everyday life, teenage life, rivalry, youth, idealism, social problems, society, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 85K
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: talky, serious, depressing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, student, loneliness, friendship, basketball, liberal, secret, coach, african american, ghetto, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Scandal in a Small Town (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Leda Beth Vincent lives in the small town of Shiloh and works as a cocktail waitress there. She is not too well thought of as she is nothing of a blushing virgin. But she is far from a whore and brings up her daughter Julie, a high school student, ...
Plot: small town, single mother, teacher, courtroom, mother daughter relationship, reputation, court, classroom, lawsuit, history teacher, racism, school teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 327
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, sincere, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: high school, social relations, urban ghetto, power relations, militant, ambition, social misfits, life is a bitch, high school life, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 1K
22. juli (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Denmark, Finland
Duration: 298 min.
TV show
Story: The story about the people working on July 22 2011, when a terror attack happened in Norway.
Plot: terrorism, police, teacher, newspaper, journalist, blogger, hospital, priest
Time: year 2011
Place: oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Girl, the Body, and the Pill (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A suburban high school teacher is fired from her job for teaching sex education. But she continues to give private sessions at her home to her former students leading to rumors and complications around town.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: exploitation, high school, sex education, abortion, rape, happy ending, pill, classroom, party, sex, teacher, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.4
 72K
Euphoria (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.
Style: depressing, thought provoking, captivating, serious, psychedelic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: drugs, drug addict, teenage life, sex, youth, high school, teenager, sexuality, first love, alcohol, transsexual, friends ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Manions of America (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
Story: Film starring David Soul, Kate Mulgrew, Pierce Brosnan
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, captivating, emotional
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: immigrants, american civil war, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, lovers apart, rise to the top, romance, rich and poor, lovers reunited, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 20
All About Us (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: All About Us is an American teen comedy-drama series that aired on NBC during the station's TNBC lineup from August 4, 2001 to November 10, 2001. It was produced by Peter Engel Productions.
Style: sitcom
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, female friendship, italian american, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friend
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 425
Miss Nobody (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A devout Catholic peasant girl is corrupted by two new friends when her family moves to the city. An allegory of traditional Polish values under threat from materialism and decadence in the post-Communist era.
Plot: teacher, disciple, school teacher, loneliness, church, high school, faith, country girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 3K
Teachers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Teachers is a British television comedy-drama series, created by Tim Loane and originally shown on Channel 4. The series follows a group of secondary school teachers in their daily lives. While the first series centers heavily around probationary ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, witty ...
Plot: high school, high school life, high school teacher, infidelity, teachers and students, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, lifestyle, couples, thirtysomething life, unsupportive coworkers, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, contemplative, psychological, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: chess, high school, misfit, life is a bitch, social problems, human relationship, society, dedicated educator, city, unconventional method, teachers and students, teacher ...
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%