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, touching, emotional, dramatic and harsh films and TV shows about / with teachers and students, power relations, teacher, school, friendship, mentor, storytelling, youth, runaway and teacher student relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as teachers and students: Dead Poets Society (1989), Like Stars on Earth (2007), Notes on a Scandal (2006), Detachment (2011), Loving Annabelle (2006), The Wave (2008), Whiplash (2014), Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Freedom Writers (2007), The Chorus (2004).

List of teachers and students movies

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, emotional, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teachers and students, boarding school life, teacher, poet, poetry, teaching the ways of the world, youth, suicide, philosophy, coming of age, dedicated educator, professor ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: vermont, new england, usa, harvard university
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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, serious, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: teachers and students, self discovery, boarding school, teacher, teaching the ways of the world, optimism, childhood, boarding school life, teenage life, dedicated educator, school, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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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: teachers and students, obsession, forbidden love, teacher, loneliness, blackmail, age difference, secret, dangerous attraction, infidelity, lust, lesbian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
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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, bleak, serious, touching ...
Plot: teachers and students, suicide, teacher, social decay, social problems, life is a bitch, human relationship, unhappy, dedicated educator, society, high school life, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 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, boarding school life, school, college life, teacher, couples, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: melbourne, australia
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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: psychological, disturbing, national socialism, based on true events, emotional ...
Plot: fascism, teachers and students, experiment, high school, nazism, dictatorship, teacher, suicide, dictator, society, teenage life, classmates ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, california
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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: psychological, motivational, emotional, realistic, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, musician's life, music, follow your dream, teachers and students, jazz, desire for fame, music teacher, drummer, public humiliation, musician, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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, college life, fighting the system, life philosophy, friendship, friendship between women, stereotypes ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, campus, harvard university ...
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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, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teachers and students, high school, teacher, idealism, dedicated educator, domestic violence, holocaust, gang violence, urban ghetto life, teenage life, mentor, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1930s
Place: california, usa
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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, school, changing lives, boss ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, england
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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, unsupportive coworkers, farce, female teacher, school teacher, love and romance, unrequited love, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, new jersey
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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: talky, humorous, realistic, clever, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: teenager, high school, teachers and students, teenage love, introspection, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, coming of age, misfit, friendship, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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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, hopes, misfit, military life, unlikely friendships, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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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, eccentric family, young heroes, school, supernatural ability, elementary school, disorder, telekinesis, child abuse, adventure, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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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, crimes, legal, manipulations, teachers and students, court case, college, power relations, law student, murder mystery, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
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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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: athlete and trainer, basketball, sport, teachers and students, athlete's life, teacher, high school, underdog, human spirit, coach, ambition, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, usa, texas, san francisco
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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, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, forbidden love, teachers and students, love affair, coming of age, teacher, high school, female teacher, friendship, couple relations, alcohol abuse, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia
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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, thought provoking, psychological, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, french, high school life, high school, school, respect, student, high school teacher, education, dedicated educator, literature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, caribbean, morocco, paris france ...
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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, feel good, sentimental, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school life, teenage love, friendship, boarding school life, teachers and students, love and romance, music band, teenage life, boarding school, social relations, music, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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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, psychological, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: adultery, teachers and students, alcohol abuse, school, youth, hopes, introspection, teacher, friendship, teacher student relationship, infatuation, flirting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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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, teenage life, teachers and students, parasite, high school, high school life, evil alien, small town, youth, space and aliens, danger, transformation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
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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, teachers and students, lifestyle, teenage life, singer, music, family, love and romance, musician's life, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, couple relations, teachers and students, dancer's life, dance school, contests and competitions, jealousy, hopes, couples, romance, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
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Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This South Korean film takes place on an isolated lake, where an old monk lives in a small floating temple. The monk has a young boy living with him, learning to become a monk. We watch as seasons and years pass by.
Style: philosophical, atmospheric, meditative, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: redemption, teachers and students, guilt, isolation, buddhist monk, buddhism, lust, mentor, human nature, meditation, life changing experience, philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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Life As We Know It (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: See life through the eyes of Dino, Ben, and Jonathan -- three teens experiencing the joys and pains of growing up. Although different in many ways, these guys have one main thing in common -- women. Together, their attitudes about women are ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, teachers and students, infidelity, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, clergy, church, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, teachers and students, vatican, seminary, power relations, supernatural ability, exorcism, catholicism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, latin america
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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, teacher, teachers and students, fish out of water, school, high school, stripper, cons and scams, robbery, dishonesty, crimes, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 18th century
Place: germany
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Everybody Dies But Me (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which rapidly becomes the most important moment ever in their ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, touching, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, life is a bitch, friendship, parents and children, high school life, dysfunctional family, youth, family problems, teachers and students, school, social relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, touching, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, witch, chosen one, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, school, fantasy world, friendship, magical, adventure, best friends, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: england, europe
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School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 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, inspirational, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, kids
Plot: music band, teacher, teachers and students, music, musician, youth, rock band, school, idealism, ambition, rock, rock musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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