Teaching the ways of the world movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant teaching the ways of the world movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out feel good, realistic, touching, serious, humorous and sincere films and TV shows about / with teaching the ways of the world, friendship, mentor, youth, storytelling, teenager, transformation, dialogue, life philosophy and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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teaching the ways of the world movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as teaching the ways of the world: Peaceful Warrior (2006), Anne of Green Gables (1985), Pollyanna (2003), Like Stars on Earth (2007), The Karate Kid (1984), Hitch (2005), Soul (2020), Dead Poets Society (1989), Kyle XY (2006), My Neighbor Totoro (1988).

List of teaching the ways of the world movies

Peaceful Warrior (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.
Style: inspirational, philosophical, thought provoking, motivational, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, mentor, teaching the ways of the world, human spirit, wisdom of life, philosophy, wise man, gymnastics, athlete and trainer, enlightenment, rehabilitation, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, california, usa
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Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
TV show
Story: At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, feel good, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: adoption, orphan, teaching the ways of the world, imagination, teenage love, coming of age, countryside, love and romance, young heroes, foster home, little girl, fall in love ...
Time: edwardian era, victorian era, 19th century, 20th century, 18th century
Place: canada
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 7.5
 1K
Pollyanna (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her wealthy but bitter aunt after the tragic death of her father. Pollyanna shares a game her father taught her -- the 'Glad Game' -- in which everyone can find a silver lining in even the darkest ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: optimism, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, small town life, orphan, small town, hopes, young heroes, family, countryside, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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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: motivational, touching, captivating, inspirational, sad ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dyslexia, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, childhood, dedicated educator, school, teacher, coming of age, young heroes, shyness, teenage life ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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 7.3
 222K
The Karate Kid (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than ...
Style: feel good, inspirational, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, teenager, karate, teaching the ways of the world, teacher, sport, human spirit, fight, coming of age, high school, martial arts tournament, underdog ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey, usa
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 6.6
 316K
Hitch (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara ...
Style: feel good, romantic, funny, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, flirting, looking for love, love and romance, dating, wooing, teaching the ways of the world, matchmaking, eligible bachelor, power of love, slick, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.0
 318K
Soul (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls ...
Style: sincere, philosophical, captivating, touching, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: self discovery, meaning of life, afterlife, life after death, lifestyle change, life & death, jazz, acceptance, life, teaching the ways of the world, musician, following a dream ...
Time: future
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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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: philosophical, sentimental, uplifting, intellectual, emotional ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teacher, suicide, coming of age, literature, poetry, poet, teachers and students, philosophy, youth, boarding school life, dedicated educator, professor ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: vermont, new england, usa, harvard university
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 7.5
 29K
Kyle XY (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A suburban family that takes in a mysterious teen naive to the world around him. As Kyle begins to show signs of brilliance, solving the mystery of his origin and potential abilities becomes the family's mission.
Style: suspenseful, entertaining, exciting, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: supernatural ability, experiment, genius, teenage life, foster child, supernatural, self discovery, mysterious character, teenage love, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, cloning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa
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My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister ...
Style: feel good, atmospheric, touching, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, sister sister relationship, magical, children, adventure, countryside, teaching the ways of the world, childhood, parents and children, legends and myths, family, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.4
 119K
The Giver (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, philosophical, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: distopia, future dystopia, youth, society, utopia, memory, destiny, community, life is a bitch, rebelliousness, fighting the system, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: future, 2040s
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 6.4
 218K
The Ugly Truth (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love. His clever ploys, however, lead to an ...
Style: feel good, sexy, romantic, funny, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love story, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, womanizer, relationships, workplace, love and romance, looking for love, bet, flirting, sex aid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, sacramento california, los angeles
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Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: rough, neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, mentor, loneliness, crimes, revenge, sniper, friendship, life philosophy, organized crime, killings, loner, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city
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The Princess Diaries (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of ...
Style: feel good, touching, fairy tale, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: teenager, high school, princess, cinderella story, teenage life, royalty, royal family, teenage love, fish out of water, manners, heir, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, europe, usa, pacific ocean
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 8.4
 96K
Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: determination, friends, ninja, adventure, friendship, rivalry, master warrior, good versus evil, training, teenage life, heroes, warrior ...
Place: japan
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Son of a Rich (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Young major Grisha played in a beautiful life and decided that everything was permissible for him. He has done a lot of things, and now he faces a prison. To correct his son, a desperate oligarch-father goes to extreme measures. Together with his ...
Style: captivating, light, funny, entertaining, uplifting
Plot: lifestyle change, rich kid, spoiled brat, teaching the ways of the world, rich man, rich and poor, life turned upside down, personality change, village life, family relations, life changing experience, wealthy family ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary
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 6.1
 11K
Bambi II (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Return to the forest and join Bambi as he reunites with his father, The Great Prince, who must now raise the young fawn on his own. But in the adventure of a lifetime, the proud parent discovers there is much he can learn from his spirited young son.
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: deer, talking animals, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, self discovery, wilderness, animals, forest, family relations, friends, bully ...
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Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Anne, now a middle-aged woman, is troubled by recent events in her life. Her husband, Gilbert, has been killed overseas as a medical doctor during World War II. Her two daughters are pre-occupied with their own young families and her adopted son ...
Style: sincere, feel good, captivating, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, family life, orphan, adoption, friendship, couples, widow, doctors and patients, golden years, family relations, estrangement, homecoming ...
Time: 20th century
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Scent of a Woman (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, dramatic, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, blind character, mentor, human spirit, human nature, blindness, coming of age, tango, depression, unlikely friendships, thanksgiving, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, new england, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 136K
Get Hard (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When obscenely rich hedge-fund manager James is convicted of fraud and sentenced to a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him one month to get his affairs in order. Knowing that he won't survive more than a few minutes in prison on his own, ...
Style: funny, humorous, parody, absurd, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dumb, prison, wealth, gang, millionaire, teaching the ways of the world, training, mentor, greed, rags to riches, creativity, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Style: ridiculous, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, espionage, secret service, secret organization, mentor, british, undercover, tough guy, chase, secret society, undercover agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2014, year 1997
Place: england, london, united kingdom, britain, kentucky ...
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 7.8
 1.2M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: alien, culture clash, adventure, space and aliens, fantasy world, creature, alien planet, space travel, mysterious planet, human nature, beautiful scenery, expedition ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 134K
An Education (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
Style: realistic, sexy, talky, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: age difference, coming of age, older man younger woman relationship, love affair, betrayal, self discovery, teenage girl, virginity, teenage life, youth, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961
Place: london, paris france, france, england, oxford university ...
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The Ultimate Gift (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When his wealthy grandfather finally dies, Jason Stevens fully expects to benefit when it comes to the reading of the will. But instead of a sizable inheritance, Jason receives a test, a series of tasks he must complete before he can get any money.
Style: inspirational, touching, sincere, emotional, christian film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, terminal illness, inheritance, christian, teaching the ways of the world, life is a bitch, youth, introspection, ranch, friendship, sick child, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south america, texas, ecuador, new jersey
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 5.7
 7K
Zambezia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, sincere, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: bird, adventure, animal life, teaching the ways of the world, family, escapades, heroes, friends, wilderness, save the day, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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 7.3
 4K
Chobits (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Tokyo is abuzz with persocoms – humanoid computers that are virtually perfect. The socially and technologically inept Hideki is dying to get his hands on one. When he finds Chi abandoned in the trash, she’s cuter than any current model he’s ...
Style: touching, sexual, semi serious, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, teaching the ways of the world, student life, follow your dream, youth, mysterious character, human nature, friendship, adventure, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, asia
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 6.8
 231K
Role Models (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: farce, lifestyle change, community service, dimwit, adolescence, friends, teaching the ways of the world, mentor, youth, character change, friendship, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, venice beach california
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 7.3
 188K
Lilo & Stitch (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lonely Hawaiian girl named Lilo is being raised by her older sister, Nani, after their parents die -- under the watch of social worker Cobra Bubbles. When Lilo adopts a funny-looking dog and names him "Stitch," she doesn't realize ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, date night, pre-teens
Plot: disney, alien, experiment, adoption, friendship, adventure, benign alien, family, orphan, space and aliens, friends, heroes ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, san francisco, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 13K
Quarry (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Mac Conway, a Marine who returns home to Memphis from Vietnam in 1972 and finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. As he struggles to cope with his experiences at war, Conway is drawn into a network of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, vietnam veteran, assassination, working undercover, corruption, haunted by the past, homecoming, money, murder, blackmail, sex scene, adaptation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: usa, mississippi, memphis
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The Man Without a Face (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of a relationship between a teacher and his troubled pupil. Justin McLeod is a former teacher who lives as a recluse on the edge of town. His face is disfigured from an automobile accident and fire ten years before in which a boy was ...
Style: touching, inspirational, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: teacher, friendship, coming of age, mentor, disfigurement, injustice, loneliness, social misfits, teaching the ways of the world, false accusation, mysterious character, family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa
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