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 realistic, touching, serious, humorous, semi serious and sentimental films and TV shows about / with teaching the ways of the world, friendship, youth, power relations, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, transformation, culture clash and family plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance 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), Pollyanna (2003), Anne of Green Gables (1985), Like Stars on Earth (2007), Kyle XY (2006), Dead Poets Society (1989), The Ugly Truth (2009), The Giver (2014), Hitch (2005), The Ultimate Gift (2006).

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: philosophical, inspirational, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, human spirit, mentor, coach, gymnastics, wise man, rehabilitation, wisdom of life, mysterious character, enlightenment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new jersey
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 7.6
 888
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: feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: optimism, orphan, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, hopes, young heroes, friends, small town life, family relations, small town, change of heart, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
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Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
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, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: orphan, adoption, teaching the ways of the world, countryside, best friends, love and romance, foster home, young heroes, teenage love, island, coming of age, farm ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
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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, captivating, motivational, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: teachers and students, childhood, dedicated educator, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, dyslexia, young heroes, school, boarding school, optimism, fish out of water, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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 7.5
 27K
Kyle XY (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, atmospheric, tense, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, experiment, teenage life, self discovery, mysterious character, teenage love, teaching the ways of the world, genius, cloning, fish out of water, secret, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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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, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, boarding school life, poetry, poet, suicide, dedicated educator, literature, professor, teaching the ways of the world, youth, philosophy ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959
Place: vermont, usa, new england, harvard university
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 6.4
 197K
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: sexy, feel good, witty, humorous, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, womanizer, love and romance, battle of the sexes, workplace, looking for love, romance, love story, teaching the ways of the world, sex aid, bet, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
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 6.5
 109K
The Giver (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Africa, Canada, USA
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: society, future dystopia, rebelliousness, youth, utopia, teaching the ways of the world, destiny, danger, chases and races, human nature, life is a bitch, memory ...
Time: future
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 6.6
 287K
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, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, looking for love, wooing, teaching the ways of the world, battle of the sexes, dating, hotshot, hidden identity, seductive behavior, romance, verbal byplay, matchmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, san francisco
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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: touching, emotional, sincere, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, terminal illness, inheritance, teaching the ways of the world, life is a bitch, youth, wealth, life turned upside down, friendship, parents and children, grandparent grandchild relationship, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ecuador, south america, texas, new jersey
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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, realistic, dramatic, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: human spirit, friendship, mentor, blind character, human nature, disability, depression, teaching the ways of the world, ex military, thanksgiving, change of heart, student ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new england
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The Princess Diaries (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 111 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, humorous, touching, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, family outing, date night ...
Plot: cinderella story, princess, teenager, high school, teenage love, manners, popularity, fish out of water, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, rags to riches, royal family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, europe, pacific ocean
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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, suspenseful, serious, bleak, touching ...
Plot: hitman, loneliness, friendship, sniper, mentor, dark hero, killings, loner, murder, lone wolves, mafia, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Genre: Animation, 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: offbeat, feel good, fairy tale, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, adventure, imaginary, magical, siblings relations, friendship, legends and myths, parents and children, sister sister relationship, family, supernatural, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hyper-repressed and schlubby accountant (Jonas Chernick) strikes a deal with a worldly but disorganized stripper (Emily Hampshire): he'll help her with her crushing debt if she helps him become a better lover. Sharp direction by the versatile ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual
Plot: accountant, teaching the ways of the world, looking for sex, sexual relations, sexual awakening, couples, win over, stripper, power relations, masseuse, threesome, dildo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.8
 6K
Zambezia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa
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: humorous, exciting, feel good, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, bird, animal life, teaching the ways of the world, danger, heroes, friends, wilderness, family, save the day, falcon, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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 7.4
 4K
Chobits (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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, semi serious, sexual, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, follow your dream, student life, mysterious character, human nature, youth, friendship, adventure, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: asia, tokyo
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 7.3
 126K
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, twists and turns, stylized, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: age difference, love affair, older man younger woman relationship, love and romance, teenage life, coming of age, youth, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, betrayal, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1961
Place: england, london, europe, france, oxford university ...
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 8.1
 11K
Quarry (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, tense, captivating, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, assassination, working undercover, vietnam veteran, haunted by the past, homecoming, corruption, hitman, money, murder, sex scene, blackmail ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: usa, mississippi, mississippi river
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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, sincere, sentimental, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, injustice, disfigurement, teacher, social misfits, false accusation, physical appearance, teaching the ways of the world, mysterious character, loneliness, suspicion, secret ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
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 5.6
 8K
Life-Size (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After her mom's death, Casey pulls away from everyone in her life, including her emotionally distant dad. With help from a magic spell, she tries to bring her mother back from the dead; instead, Casey's words accidentally awaken one of her ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, doll, curses spells and rituals, mischievous children, adventure, wish come true, toy comes to life, young heroes, child's point of view, intergenerational friendship, friendship, disorder ...
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 7.2
 165K
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: touching, sentimental, serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: karate, teaching the ways of the world, martial arts, coming of age, underdog, human spirit, friendship, teenage life, rivalry, motorcycle, cheerleader, halloween ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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 7.6
 424
Caitlin's Way (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Caitlin's Way is a live action teen drama series that aired on Nickelodeon from 2000–2002. The show was co-created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aired on The N from January 2003 to September 27, 2009. It also aired on TeenNick from September 28, 2009 ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: culture clash, horse, starting over, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, teenage life, lifestyle, young heroes, orphan, teenage love, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: montana, philadelphia, usa
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 6.0
 117K
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: humorous, funny, absurd, harsh, twists and turns ...
Plot: prison, dumb, false accusation, training, life turned upside down, teaching the ways of the world, misfit, prison life, fish out of water, power relations, wealth, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.0
 7K
A Gifted Man (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A talented but self-absorbed surgeon starts questioning his purpose in life when he is visited by the spirit of his deceased ex-wife.
Style: sincere, uplifting, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: ghost, hospital, ambition, afterlife, teaching the ways of the world, life turned upside down, supernatural romance, surgery, supernatural, hopes, love and romance, workaholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 5.5
 13K
Cadet Kelly (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hyperactive teenager Kelly is enrolled into a military school when her new stepfather becomes the Commandant. At first she has problems fitting in and taking orders until she tries out for the drill team.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: military school, fish out of water, teenage life, cadet, teaching the ways of the world, military base, leadership, ambition, youth, contests and competitions, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Remember that really cute guy who said he'd call – and didn't? Maybe he lost your number. Maybe he's in the hospital. Maybe he's awed by your beauty, brains or success. Or maybe... he's just not that into you.
Style: romantic, sexy, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: women, love affair, single woman, looking for love, battle of the sexes, singleness, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, baltimore, new jersey
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Seven Days in Utopia (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Talent can only get you so far. For golfer Luke Chisholm, that turns out to be Utopia, Texas -- where he's left stranded after blowing his pro debut.
Style: sincere, uplifting, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: wise man, sport, golf, teaching the ways of the world, human spirit, introspection, ambition, athlete and trainer, lifestyle, hopes, athlete's life, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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 7.8
 1.1M
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, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: alien, fantasy world, culture clash, benign alien, space and aliens, interracial romance, scientist, adventure, space travel, warrior, interracial relations, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Santa's Apprentice (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Australia, France, Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Santa doesn't want to retire, but rules are rules and he must train someone to replace him. The lucky winner, to be chosen from among millions of children, must be named Nicholas, be an orphan and have a pure heart. On the other side of the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, teaching the ways of the world, family, friendship, orphan, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, santa claus, workplace, youth, aging, retiring ...
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