Teacher movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant teacher movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, interesting, talky, clever and dramatic films and TV shows about / with teacher, mentor, school, youth, storytelling, friendship, childhood, teacher student relationship, runaway and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as teacher: Pay It Forward (2000), Pretty Little Liars (2010), Half Nelson (2006), Notes on a Scandal (2006), October Sky (1999), Suck Me Shakespeer 3 (2017), The Chorus (2004), Suck Me Shakespeer (2013), Warrior (2011), Coach Carter (2005).

List of teacher movies

 7.2
 105K
Pay It Forward (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Like some other kids, 12-year-old Trevor McKinney believed in the goodness of human nature. Like many other kids, he was determined to change the world for the better. Unlike most other kids, he succeeded.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: teacher, single parent, childhood, disfigurement, child's point of view, good deed, injustice, addiction, school, life philosophy, parents and children, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, family outing
Plot: secret, high school, friendship, best friends, haunted by the past, youth, blackmail, disappearance, threat, family, gossip and rumors, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 7.2
 79K
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, realistic, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, basketball, liberal, student, african american, drug abuse, loneliness, friendship, high school, bicycle, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
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Notes on a Scandal (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.
Style: sexual, psychological, sentimental, realistic, tense ...
Plot: age difference, teachers and students, obsession, forbidden love, blackmail, loneliness, teacher, secret, lesbian, infidelity, dangerous attraction, journal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.8
 72K
October Sky (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes, and eventually became a NASA scientist.
Style: exciting, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: follow your dream, teacher, small town, against the odds, generation gap, nasa, teenage life, satellite, friendship, rocket, coal mine, student ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: west virginia, mine, usa
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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: dark humor, feel good, humorous, twists and turns
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: teacher, school, youth, rise to the top, teenage life, society, mentor, adventure, twists & turns, friendship, singing in a car, female teacher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, munich germany
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 7.9
 50K
The Chorus (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in 1940's France, a new teacher at a school for disruptive boys gives hope and inspiration.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: boarding school life, boarding school, music, teachers and students, teacher, friendship, singer, childhood, musician, children, rebellion, youth ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, england
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Suck Me Shakespeer (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 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, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school life, teachers and students, teacher, high school, school, fish out of water, cons and scams, crimes, stripper, drugs/alcohol, robbery, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century, future
Place: germany
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 8.2
 389K
Warrior (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine ...
Style: emotional, serious, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, fist fighting, contests and competitions, sport, teacher, martial arts, training, ambition, mixed martial arts, warrior, exercise, coach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, atlantic city new jersey, iraq
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 7.3
 106K
Coach Carter (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: basketball, athlete and trainer, sport, athlete's life, high school, human spirit, teacher, teachers and students, underdog, drugs/alcohol, ambition, coach ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, new jersey, usa, texas
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Kindergarten Cop (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time protecting the man's young son. Pitted against a class of boisterous ...
Style: humorous, sincere, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fish out of water, teacher, hidden identity, undercover, police investigation, working undercover, disorder, mischievous children, small town, chase, bullying, police ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, twentieth century, year 1990, 80s
Place: kindergarten, oregon, california
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10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, teen comedy ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, unlikely couple, teenage love, high school life, love and romance, teenage life, fall in love, wooing, youth, boyfriend, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 5.7
 19K
After the Dark (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Indonesia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: At an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to choose which ten of them would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear apocalypse.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, serious, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, danger, teachers and students, youth, human nature, experiment gone awry, teacher, philosophy, social relations, disorder, teacher student relationship, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
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To Sir, with Love (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: teacher, school, high school, high school teacher, teacher student relationship, youth, idealism, dedicated educator, maturity, teenage crush, high school dance, respect ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london
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 7.1
 317K
Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, notoriety, parents and children, high school life, friends, love and romance, adolescence, youth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
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The History Boys (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of an unruly class of bright, funny history students at a Yorkshire grammar school in pursuit of an undergraduate place at Oxford or Cambridge. Bounced between their maverick English master, a young and shrewd teacher hired to up their ...
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: teacher, high school, teachers and students, gay, boarding school life, coming of age, student, oxford, exam, boys' school, history teacher, education ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, renaissance, year 1983, 1960s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, london ...
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 7.4
 26K
In the House (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: high school, teacher, teen angst, teacher student relationship, school, homework, teenager, student, desire, teachers and students, lgbt, homosexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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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: uplifting, sentimental, intellectual, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teachers and students, boarding school life, coming of age, poet, poetry, teaching the ways of the world, first love, teacher, dedicated educator, youth, professor, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: vermont, new england, usa, harvard university
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 7.5
 32K
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: talky, realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, high school life, dedicated educator, school, high school, french, education, high school teacher, respect, literature, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, morocco, paris france, caribbean ...
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: exciting, captivating, offbeat, touching, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, true love, magical, good versus evil, power of love, parents and children, family relations, small town, imaginary, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, new england, usa
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 7.3
 81K
Election (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, infidelity, teacher, election, jealousy, party, teachers and students, politics, morality, graduation, lesbian, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city ...
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Window to Paris (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nikolai (played by Sergei Dontsov) has been fired from his job as a music teacher and has to live in the gym until he finds a place to stay. Finally, he gets a communal room in the apartment of Gorokhov (Victor Mikhalkov). The room's previous ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, biting, bleak ...
Plot: teacher, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, imaginary, disorder, apartment, artist, culture clash, cat, music teacher ...
Place: russia, europe, st. petersburg russia, paris france
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Central Station (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: teacher, letter, on the road, brazilian, missing father, realism, long lost relative, alcoholic, friendship, retired, age difference, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
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 7.4
 145K
Carrie (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school life, teenage life, abusive mother, social misfits, vengeance, teacher, rage, humiliation, loner, high school, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, year 1979, near future
Place: usa
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 7.7
 67K
Detachment (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long ...
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: teachers and students, suicide, teacher, social decay, life is a bitch, unhappy, human relationship, dedicated educator, social problems, social relations, high school life, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.5
 50K
Bad Education (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two children, Ignacio and Enrique, know love, the movies and fear in a religious school at the beginning of the 1960s. Father Manolo, director of the school and its professor of literature, is witness to and part of these discoveries. The three are ...
Style: stylized, sexual, sexy, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, transvestism, transsexual, gender bending, teacher, priest, clergy, dangerous attraction, sexual identity, boarding school, gays and lesbians, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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 7.1
 235K
School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, kids
Plot: music band, teacher, school, teachers and students, idealism, music, rock, contests and competitions, fish out of water, society, youth, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, california
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 6.5
 58K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: scary, suspenseful, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, investigation, teacher, countryside, boarding school life, haunted by the past, boarding school, fear, estate, uncover truth, afterlife ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.6
 32K
The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, fairy tale, suspenseful ...
Plot: magic, school, supernatural ability, fantasy world, teacher, love and romance, society, betrayal, college, monsters, king, student ...
Place: new york
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Devil in the Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her mother is killed in a mysterious house fire, rebellious teen Debbie Strand is sent to live with her grandmother, where she becomes even more unhinged. She develops an intense crush on her hunky creative writing teacher, Peter Rinaldi, but ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: obsession, teacher, femme fatale, young lovers, dangerous attraction, school, frame up, teenage life, seduction, mystery, stalking, crime ...
Time: 90s
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