Teachers and students movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant teachers and students movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, emotional, dramatic, melancholic and touching films and TV shows about / with teachers and students, power relations, teacher, mentor, school, runaway, storytelling, youth, life philosophy and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as teachers and students: Like Stars on Earth (2007), Dead Poets Society (1989), Detachment (2011), Notes on a Scandal (2006), Freedom Writers (2007), The Breakfast Club (1985), Loving Annabelle (2006), The Wave (2008), Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Whiplash (2014).

List of teachers and students 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, captivating, uplifting, serious, motivational ...
Plot: teachers and students, childhood, self discovery, dedicated educator, teaching the ways of the world, optimism, boarding school, young heroes, friendship, fish out of water, teacher, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: intellectual, uplifting, sentimental, philosophical, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school life, teacher, teachers and students, poetry, poet, teaching the ways of the world, suicide, dedicated educator, youth, philosophy, coming of age, professor ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: vermont, new england, usa, harvard university
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 7.7
 70K
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, serious, bleak, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: teachers and students, suicide, teacher, social decay, unhappy, social problems, human relationship, life is a bitch, depression, dedicated educator, high school life, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: blackmail, obsession, teacher, teachers and students, forbidden love, age difference, adultery, older woman younger man relationship, loneliness, secret, infidelity, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
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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, inspirational, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teachers and students, high school, dedicated educator, idealism, teacher, lifestyle change, teenage life, gang violence, domestic violence, life is a bitch, social relations, racial tension ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1930s
Place: california, usa
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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
Plot: teenager, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, teachers and students, introspection, teenage love, high school life, friendship, coming of age, rebelliousness, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, forbidden love, lgbt, teachers and students, love affair, lesbian romance, college life, school, teacher, boarding school life, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: melbourne, australia
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 7.6
 96K
The Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A school teacher discusses types of government with his class. His students find it too boring to repeatedly go over national socialism and believe that dictatorship cannot be established in modern Germany. He starts an experiment to show how easily ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, national socialism, based on true events, emotional ...
Plot: fascism, teachers and students, experiment, high school, nazism, dictatorship, teacher, suicide, dictator, anarchist, social injustice, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, california
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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
Plot: feminism, teachers and students, college, dedicated educator, gender, society, fighting the system, college life, life philosophy, friendship, friendship between women, stereotypes ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, manhattan new york city, harvard university ...
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 8.5
 631K
Whiplash (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.
Style: motivational, psychological, emotional, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, follow your dream, musician's life, teachers and students, desire for fame, music, jazz, drummer, public humiliation, music conductor, music teacher, musician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 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: kids
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, school, workplace, self discovery, social relations, teenage life, society, french, school life, high school life, classmates ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, morocco, paris france, caribbean ...
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 7.3
 114K
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: touching, captivating, sincere, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: athlete and trainer, basketball, 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, texas, san francisco
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 7.9
 53K
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: touching, sentimental, uplifting, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: boarding school, teachers and students, boarding school life, music, teacher, singer, childhood, musician, friendship, orphan, school, boss ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, england
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 6.7
 21K
Elegy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: teachers and students, age difference, older man younger woman relationship, teacher student sex, sexual attraction, older man younger woman sex, obsession, love and romance, infidelity, teacher student relationship, cuban, hedonism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
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All Things Fair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This film is set in 1943 when the whole of Europe was embroiled in WWII. It deals with attraction of a 15 year old boy Stig to his teacher Viola. The whole movie revolves around the sexual encounters between Stig and Viola and how he eventually ...
Style: sexual, touching, realistic, tense, sincere ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, forbidden love, teacher student sex, teachers and students, older woman younger man sex, sex with teenager, female teacher, extramarital affair, love affair, sex with a minor, coming of age, adultery ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
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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, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school life, teachers and students, teacher, fish out of water, high school, cons and scams, robbery, dishonesty, crimes, fall in love, school, release from prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future, 18th century
Place: germany
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 5.6
 183K
Bad Teacher (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job and her students is forced to return to her job to make enough money for a boob job after her rich fiancé dumps her.
Style: not serious, funny, humorous, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, teachers and students, selfish woman, incompetence, irresponsible, female teacher, arrogance, unsupportive coworkers, farce, school teacher, colleague colleague relationship, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, new jersey
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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: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: teachers and students, unemployment, soldier, self discovery, underdog, military, instructor, misfit, hopes, military life, unlikely friendships, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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 6.9
 114K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, teachers and students, school, eccentric family, young heroes, adventure, little girl, supernatural ability, elementary school, disorder, telekinesis, child abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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 6.1
 41K
Shall We Dance (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, follow your dream, friendship, couple relations, teachers and students, dance school, contests and competitions, jealousy, couples, hopes, romance, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
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How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, bleak
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, murder mystery, legal, manipulations, crimes, teachers and students, court case, rivalry, lawyer, college, law student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
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The Geographer Drank His Globe Away (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Victor Sluzhkin signs on as a teacher of geography in a secondary school in his native Perm (in the Urals) and gets lost in a haze of hard vodka, desperate love for a nymphet-like student and the stress of educating teenagers. Geographer, as the ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, cynical, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teacher student relationship, teachers and students, adultery, alcohol abuse, school, youth, introspection, hopes, teacher, friendship, infatuation, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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 5.2
 3K
My Tutor (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: High school senior Bobby Chrystal fails his French class, which will block him from entering Yale. His rich, authoritarian father hires an attractive 29-year-old to tutor Bobby over the summer and help him pass a make-up exam. While Bobby's ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, teachers and students, looking for sex, youth, teenage life, tutor, high school, high school life, when the parents are away, love and romance, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
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 7.4
 2K
Rebelde Way (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rebelde Way is a Martín Fierro Award—nominated Argentine soap opera created and produced by Cris Morena. It originally aired from 26 May 2002 to 18 December 2003. The series was broadcast in many countries worldwide, including Peru, Germany, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school life, teenage love, friendship, boarding school life, love and romance, music band, teachers and students, youth, music, boarding school, friends, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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 6.5
 104K
The Faculty (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet! As mind-controlling parasites rapidly begin ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien invasion, parasite, teenage life, youth, teachers and students, evil alien, high school, high school life, small town, space and aliens, alien, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio
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Ghost Graduation (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teacher with paranormal abilities helps a group of ghosts graduate high school.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, ghost, teachers and students, teenage life, power relations, disorder, supernatural, teenage love, teenager, ghost story, high school, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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 7.8
 33K
Confessions (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: teachers and students, vengeance, child murder, mystery, grief, bullying, unlikely criminals, social decay, deadly, mentally unstable, crime and punishment, social problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
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The Oxford Murders (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try and stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, clever, realistic ...
Plot: mathematics, riddles and clues, teachers and students, investigation, murder, amateur detective, uncover truth, life is a bitch, university, serial killer, oxford, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: england, europe, oxford university, campus
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 6.8
 17K
Victorious (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Victorious is an American sitcom created by Dan Schneider that originally aired on Nickelodeon from March 27, 2010 until February 2, 2013. The series revolves around aspiring singer Tori Vega, a teenager who attends a performing arts high school ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school life, high school, hollywood, teenage life, teachers and students, lifestyle, love and romance, singer, music, family, best friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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
Plot: tourette's syndrome, social misfits, school, dedicated educator, teachers and students, stuttering, family relations, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, hopes, torment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, england
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