Reach out movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant reach out movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, sincere, emotional and uplifting films and TV shows about / with reach out, hopes, youth, power relations, redemption, society, lifestyle, teacher, runaway and teenage life plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as reach out: Beyond the Blackboard (2011), Dead Poets Society (1989), The Dead Will Tell (2004), The Best of Men (2012), Volcano (2011), Afterlife (2005), Starlet (2012), Like Someone in Love (2012), A Civil Action (1998), Monsieur Lazhar (2011).

List of reach out movies

Beyond the Blackboard (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, “Beyond the Blackboard” is about a 24-year-old first-time teacher who makes a difference in the lives of the homeless children she teaches in a shelter’s makeshift classroom. Set in 1987 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, ...
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: teacher, homeless, youth, changing lives, power relations, society, hopes, teachers and students, idealism, school, dedication, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
Place: new mexico, usa, salt lake city utah
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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, emotional, uplifting, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, kids, teen drama
Plot: teacher, suicide, coming of age, literature, teachers and students, poetry, poet, philosophy, dedicated educator, youth, boarding school life, education ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: vermont, usa, new england, harvard university
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The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily Parker is haunted by visions of a woman from the past soon after receiving an antique engagement ring from her fiancé.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, investigation, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, murder, supernatural, life is a bitch, legal, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
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The Best of Men (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ludwig Guttmann, a renowned German neurosurgeon who fled Nazi Germany in the early days of WWII, takes a position at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire, England in 1944 and begins to transform the lives of his patients, paralyzed soldiers ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, touching, emotional, serious
Plot: paralysis, disability, hospital, self fulfillment, human spirit, against the odds, rehabilitation, dignity, contests and competitions, changing lives, hopes, nursing ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england
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Volcano (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hannes is an old man who has grown apart from his children. Recently retired when his wife gets ill he tries to reconcile with them and to atone for his cold demeanor in the past.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, introspection, family reunited, aging, estrangement, redemption, family feud, unfulfillment, hopes, marriage, retirement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe
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 7.9
 2K
Afterlife (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: University lecturer Robert Bridge becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: psychic, afterlife, supernatural, psychic power, ghost, paranormal activity, nobody believes, unlikely partners, supernatural ability, mystery, mysterious character, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 6.9
 8K
Starlet (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship forms between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie's yard sale.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: unsimulated sex, aging, employer employee relationship, lifestyle, intergenerational friendship, adult filmmaking, introspection, twentysomething life, friendship, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965
Place: usa, los angeles, california, paris france
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Like Someone in Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An old man and a young woman meet in Tokyo. She knows nothing about him, he thinks he knows her. He welcomes her into his home, she offers him her body. But the web that is woven between them in the space of twenty four hours bears no relation to ...
Style: touching, witty, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, pretty girl, older man younger woman relationship, prostitution, widower, college, elderly, lifestyle, love and romance, dishonesty, unlikely couple, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 6.6
 30K
A Civil Action (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to "get rid of" a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that he is willing to give up everything - including his career and ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, thought provoking, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, court, legal, courtroom, small town, lawsuit, law firm, environmental, legal investigation, uncover truth, success ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: massachusetts, boston, new york, washington d.c., new jersey
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Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During a harsh Montréal winter, an elementary-school class is left reeling after its teacher commits suicide. Bachir Lazhar, a charismatic Algerian immigrant, steps in as the substitute teacher for the classroom of traumatized children. All the ...
Style: touching, sincere, inspirational, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teacher, elementary school, suicide, immigrants, teachers and students, youth, coming of age, tragedy, precocious child, culture clash, character study, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, ontario canada
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Christmas Joy (2018)
Genre: Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Joy Holbrook, is a corporate market researcher, gunning for a promotion within her firm. Just as her company's CEO is taking notice, Joy finds out her Aunt Ruby has broken her ankle and will be undergoing surgery. Despite the less than ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, fall in love, happy ending, transformation, female protagonist, male female relationship, family relations, small time, adaptation, holiday, snow, department store ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., north carolina
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My Blind Date with Life (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An ambitious young man struggles to achieve his dream of becoming an employee in a Munich luxury hotel despite being strongly visually impaired.
Style: compassionate, tragicomedy, captivating, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: blindness, blind character, paramedic, disability, ambition, friendship, coworker relationship, hidden truth, deception, trust, ambitious man, employer employee relationship ...
Place: munich germany, central europe
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Running Wild (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Stella Davis is a widow who saves her ranch by working with convicts to rehabilitate a herd of wild horses that wandered on to her property. Stella must fight prejudice, greed, bureaucracy and vanity (including her own) to finally understand that ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, lyrical, scenic ...
Plot: ranch, wild animal, wild horse, rancher, widow, convict, horse ranch, racehorse, prisoner, fighting the system, animal lover, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Everybody Knows (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Italy, Argentina, Germany
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her Argentinian husband and children. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, realistic, thought provoking, compassionate
Plot: kidnapping, ransom demand, wedding, family secret, ex-lover, investigation, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, lie, deception, husband wife relationship, multiple suspects ...
Place: iran, spain, madrid
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 6.4
 23K
Fireproof (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Albany, the marriage of Caleb and Catherine Holt is in crisis and they decide to divorce. However, Caleb's father, John, proposes that his son delays their separation process for forty days and follow a procedure called "The Love ...
Style: inspirational, uplifting, christian film, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: christian, faith, marriage, self discovery, couple relations, husband wife relationship, religious, marital problem, couples, firefighter, relationships, religious conversion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia, usa
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 7.2
 11K
Spare Parts (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: With the help of their high school's newest teacher, four Hispanic students form a robotics club. Although they have no experience, the youths set their sights on a national robotics contest. With $800 and parts scavenged from old cars, they ...
Style: feel good, serious, uplifting, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: follow your dream, trophy, contests and competitions, inventions and discoveries, teachers and students, youth, against the odds, ambition, dedicated educator, high school, friendship, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa, los angeles
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To Sir, with Love II (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mark Thackeray (Poitier) is a West Indian, who in the 1967 film had taken teaching in a London East End school. He spent twenty years teaching and ten in administrative roles. He has taught the children of his former pupils, but is now retiring.
Style: political, realistic, serious, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: teacher, education, juvenile delinquency, high school, society, dedicated educator, hardcase students, youth, hopes, urban ghetto, undisciplined, gain trust ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 6.1
 1K
33 Postcards (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: China, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dean Randall has sponsored a young Chinese orphan Mei Mei for many years, when she arrives in Sydney out of the blue to thank him, their lives are changed forever.
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: odd couple, follow your dream, generosity, redemption, hopes, teenage life, orphan, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter estrangement, orphanage, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china, sydney australia
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Adrift in Manhattan (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lives of three lonely strangers intersect while commuting on New York's 1 and 9 subway lines.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: stalking, interracial relations, family problems, couple relations, dysfunctional family, estrangement, unsupportive spouse, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, teenage life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Day and Night (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: DAY AND NIGHT is about people that love and want to be loved. It's the story of a father, his young son, his unfaithful wife, her secret lover, his young mistress, his lonely sister, his forgetful mother, a fanatic football coach, a pregnant ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: childhood trauma, mistress, love triangle, estrangement, looking for love, infidelity, couples, family relations, parents and children, human nature, suicide, soccer coach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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Augusta, Gone (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Martha is a businesswoman and divorced mother of two children - Augusta and Jack. However, when docile Augusta becomes a teenager, feelings of anger and self-hate cause her personality to undergo a scary transformation, and Martha realizes that this ...
Style: suspense, rough, disturbing, psychological, sad ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: drugs, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, single parent, hopes, rise and fall, kids in trouble, teenage life, intrigue, uncontrollable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, maine
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 7.1
 2K
Autumn Ball (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young writer called Mati is stalking his ex-wife, while also trying to make unsuccessful passes at other women. Augusti is a barber living a dreary bachelor life who forms a bond with little girl, but his approaches are misconstrued as pedophilia. ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, art house ...
Plot: melancholy, solitude, hopes, social decay, working class, suffering, family relations, lifestyle, society, redemption, suburbs, apartment building ...
Time: 80s
Place: estonia, europe, ussr
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Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome Back, Kotter is an American television sitcom starring Gabe Kaplan and featuring a young John Travolta. Videotaped in front of a live studio audience, it originally aired on the ABC network from September 9, 1975, to June 8, 1979.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, retro
Plot: high school, teacher, teachers and students, school, urban ghetto, troublemaker, friends, power relations, society, twins, prodigy, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Stand and Deliver (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods to try and turn gang members and no-hopers into some of the country's top ...
Style: inspirational, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: teacher, education, teenager, mathematics, high school, school, dedicated educator, gang, civil rights, bullying, coming of age, idealism ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.4
 21K
Lean on Me (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When principal Joe Clark takes over decaying Eastside High School, he's faced with students wearing gang colors and graffiti-covered walls. Determined to do anything he must to turn the school around, he expels suspected drug dealers, padlocks ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, realistic, intense, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, teacher, african american, gang, teenager, school, violence, education, society, teenage pregnancy, teaching, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new jersey
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Dangerous Minds (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former Marine Louanne Johnson lands a gig teaching in a pilot program for bright but underachieving teens at a notorious inner-city high school. After having a terrible first day, she decides she must throw decorum to the wind. When Johnson returns ...
Style: sentimental, touching, inspirational, rough, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teacher, school teacher, teenager, coming of age, hip hop, amusement park, teenage life, hopes, school, gang, life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new jersey, usa, san francisco
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Imaginary Heroes (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Matt Travis is good-looking, popular, and his school's best competitive swimmer, so everyone is shocked when he inexplicably commits suicide. As the following year unfolds, each member of his family struggles to recover from the tragedy with ...
Style: emotional, stylized, humorous, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming of age, dysfunctional family, suicide, suburbs, family secret, parenthood, loneliness, family problems, society, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlanta georgia
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Ordinary People (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, depressing, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, suicide, therapy, depression, father son relationship, coming of age, guilt, grief, psychology, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, houston texas, illinois
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 7.4
 60K
Calvary (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.
Style: meditative, atmospheric, cynical, psychological, depressing ...
Plot: death threat, priest, catholic church, clergy, murder, confession, character study, existentialism, catholic, child molestation, human nature, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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 7.9
 88K
Short Term 12 (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Grace, a compassionate young supervisor at a foster care facility, works with her boyfriend and colleague, Mason, to help at-risk teens. But when a new charge dredges up memories of her own troubled past, Grace's tough exterior begins eroding.
Style: emotional, compassionate, thought provoking, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: child abuse, teenager, social worker, suicide attempt, depression, adolescence, foster child, self mutilation, self harm, troubled teen, coming of age, problem child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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