Dedicated educator movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dedicated educator movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sincere and sentimental films and TV shows about / with dedicated educator, power relations, teachers and students, youth, school, society, teacher, hopes, high school and idealism plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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dedicated educator movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dedicated educator: Like Stars on Earth (2007), Dead Poets Society (1989), Forever Strong (2008), The Ron Clark Story (2006), Finding Forrester (2000), Take the Lead (2006), Good Will Hunting (1997), Freedom Writers (2007), Song for a Raggy Boy (2003), Front of the Class (2008).

List of dedicated educator movies

Like Stars on Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and ...
Style: touching, motivational, captivating, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: teachers and students, dedicated educator, childhood, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, dyslexia, young heroes, school, boarding school, optimism, hopes, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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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: 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
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 7.2
 10K
Forever Strong (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rick Penning lives life just like he plays rugby; fast, hard-hitting and intense. When life on the edge lands him in jail, prison ward Marcus Tate offers him a chance to get back in the game by playing for his rival, Highland Rugby. Reluctantly Rick ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, touching, rough
Plot: coach, dedicated educator, rugby, sport, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, redemption, starting over, ambition, teenage life, rivalry, baseball ...
Time: contemporary
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The Ron Clark Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Matthew Perry is real-life inspiration Ron Clark, a passionate and innovative teacher who leaves his small hometown to teach in one of Harlem's toughest schools. But to break through to this students, Clark must use unconventional methods, ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, serious, emotional
Plot: dedicated educator, human spirit, teachers and students, new job, power relations, changing lives, challenge, hardcase students, obstacle, idealism, school, bad attitude ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1998, year 1994, 1990s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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Finding Forrester (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Gus van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mentor, dedicated educator, friendship, prejudice, prodigy, basketball, writer's life, african american, private school, follow your dream, lifestyle, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, scotland, new york yankees, boston
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 6.6
 24K
Take the Lead (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system and, while his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they create a completely new style of dance. Based on the story of ballroom ...
Style: feel good, captivating, inspirational, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, dancer, dedicated educator, high school, dance, ambition, teachers and students, against the odds, respect, contests and competitions, music ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Good Will Hunting (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. ...
Style: philosophical, psychological, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prodigy, mathematics, genius, life philosophy, university, professor, philosophy, ambition, dedicated educator, human spirit, life, existentialism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: harvard university, boston, usa
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Freedom Writers (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.
Style: sentimental, touching, rough, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, dedicated educator, high school, lifestyle change, idealism, teenage life, gang violence, domestic violence, social relations, life is a bitch, racial tension ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Song for a Raggy Boy (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, UK, Denmark, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: William Franklin is a teacher who was born in Ireland and moved to the United States only to repatriate in 1939 after his leftist political views cause him to lose his job. Franklin becomes the first non-cleric instructor at St. Jude's, a ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: dedicated educator, boarding school life, beating, discipline, reformatory, juvenile delinquency, orphan, teachers and students, fighting the system, human spirit, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: ireland, europe, spain
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Front of the Class (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Front of the Class" is based on the true story of Brad Cohen -- played in the movie by Jimmy Wolk -- who, "after being challenged by Tourette's syndrome from a very young age, defies all odds to become a gifted teacher
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: school, tourette's syndrome, social misfits, dedicated educator, teachers and students, stuttering, family relations, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, torment, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, england
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Life of a King (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Life of a King is the true story of one man's mission to give inner city kids of Washington DC something he never had - a future. After being incarcerated for eighteen years, Eugene Brown established the Big Chair Chess Club to get kids off the ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, rough, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dedicated educator, chess, changing lives, rebellion, teenage life, ambition, hardcase students, contests and competitions, teachers and students, rivalry, redemption, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Higher Ground (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Higher Ground is an American-Canadian drama action television show shot outside Vancouver, British Columbia. The series ran from January 14, 2000 - June 16, 2000 and aired on Fox Family. It stars Joe Lando, Hayden Christensen, A.J. Cook, Meghan Ory, ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, family outing
Plot: hardcase students, dedicated educator, troubled teen, rebellion, understanding, teenage life, young people, youth, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, social problems, mountain ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
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The Emperor's Club (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: boarding school life, dedicated educator, cheating, reunion, hypocrisy, boarding school, teachers and students, coming of age, contests and competitions, rebelliousness, haunted by the past, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s, future
Place: washington d.c., pennsylvania, new jersey
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Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, inspirational, sweet, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: feminism, teachers and students, college, dedicated educator, gender, society, fighting the system, college life, life philosophy, friendship, female friendship, friendship between women ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.7
 74K
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, thought provoking, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, depression, suicide, social decay, unhappy, social problems, human relationship, life is a bitch, dedicated educator, social relations, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Marie's Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marie Heurtin is born both blind and deaf. Sister Marguerette wins her trust and teaches her how to express herself.
Style: serious, touching, uplifting, emotional, realistic
Plot: mute or deaf, disability, dedicated educator, teachers and students, illness, family relations, hopes, human spirit, parents and children, youth, female protagonist, nun ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 19th century
Place: europe
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 6.7
 6K
Hear My Song (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element, he finds himself in a battle of wills with a demanding Choir Master who ...
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: music, orphan, teachers and students, dedicated educator, school, singing, talent, choir, youth, power relations, troubled teen, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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 7.4
 34K
McFarland, USA (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.
Style: touching, exciting, uplifting, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: coach, athlete and trainer, human spirit, underdog, small town, track and field, contests and competitions, dedicated educator, high school, social differences, athlete's life, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, united states, new jersey, texas
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 7.3
 121K
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: motivational, touching, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: basketball, athlete and trainer, teachers and students, sport, coach, athlete's life, teacher, high school, underdog, human spirit, dedicated educator, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, new jersey, usa, san francisco, texas
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 6.2
 489
Shackles (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An aspiring teacher (Hughley) takes the one job he's offered, a position at a school inside a prison.
Style: realistic, suspense, touching, captivating, semi serious
Plot: prison, dedicated educator, starting over, prison life, ambition, human spirit, idealism, hardcase students, rivalry, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.2
 1K
Hunky Dory (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Musical film about the trials and tribulations of an idealistic drama teacher as she tries to put on the end of year show.
Style: sincere, captivating, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, dedicated educator, idealism, teenage life, reach out, teachers and students, youth, society, rock, self confidence, coming of age, singing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: europe, england, wales
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Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story, former parole officer Marilyn Gambrell and a colleague set up a pioneer trial-based program in one of America's toughest high schools to help the children of incarcerated parents regain control of their own lives and not ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: support group, human spirit, dedicated educator, against the odds, idealism, hopes, society, teenage life, teachers and students, children, child abuse, warden ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
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Once in a Lifetime (2014)
Genre: 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, sincere, realistic, semi serious
Plot: high school, ambition, dedicated educator, teenage life, teachers and students, contests and competitions, youth, contest, power relations, female director, teacher, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, brussels
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The Education of Max Bickford (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Education of Max Bickford is a television drama that aired from 2001 to 2002 on CBS. It starred Richard Dreyfuss as the title character, a college professor of American Studies at Chadwick College, an all-women's school in New Jersey. Also ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: college, dedicated educator, parents and children, youth, midlife crisis, teacher, professor, gender bending, widower, transsexual
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
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 6.9
 2K
Blackboards (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Iran, Italy, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Itinerant Kurdish teachers, carrying blackboards on their backs, look for students in the hills and villages of Iran, near the Iraqi border during the Iran-Iraq war. Said falls in with a group of old men looking for their bombed-out village; he ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, sincere, serious, bleak ...
Plot: survival, wartime life, dedicated educator, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, hopes, danger, realism, on the road, teachers and students, uneducated, wandering ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east, kurdistan
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 4.6
 809
Ducoboo (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ducoboo is a very inventive dunce and joker, he is very resourceful at finding new ways to copy from his neighbor, to cheat or to defy the teacher's authority.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: kids
Plot: mischievous children, elementary school, friendship, rebellion, young heroes, dedicated educator, lifestyle, disorder, hardcase students, teachers and students, parents and children, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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 5.9
 16
Matchups (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ian Willams -- who was born blind in one eye -- grew up undaunted to become an elite college basketball player. But his dream of winning a national championship and turning pro was sidetracked when a tragic accident left him completely blind. ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: against the odds, prodigy, disability, ambition, human spirit, dedicated educator, follow your dream, lifestyle, sport, life is a bitch, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the later years of the nineteenth century Latin master Mr. Chipping is the mainstay of Brookfields boys boarding school, a good teacher and a kindly person but he is considered to be married to the job so that it is a surprise when, on a walking ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: boarding school, dedicated educator, tragic hero, society, social differences, friendship, idealism, family relations, teachers and students, youth, husband wife relationship, school ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
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The Forest for the Trees (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As an awkward idealistic high school teacher begins her first job in the city, things turn out to be much tougher than she had imagined.
Style: sincere, psychological, serious, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: teacher, life is a bitch, dedicated educator, fish out of water, society, misfit, idealism, unsupportive coworkers, hardcase students, workplace situations, workplace, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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Lower Learning (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Barry Goldwater Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts money from parents. It's up to Tom, the down-on-his-luck ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: school, ambition, dedicated educator, fighting the system, rebellion, against the odds, idealism, hardcase students, teachers and students, teenage life, satire, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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