New teacher movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant new teacher movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, humorous, suspense and emotional films and TV shows about / with new teacher, school, teacher, classroom, teacher student relationship, teenager, student, boss, friendship and school teacher plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Mystery genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as new teacher: Critical Thinking (2020), ReLIFE (2017), Waterboys (2001), Clockwork Mice (1995), School's Out (2018), Up the Down Staircase (1967), Summerfield (1977), The Virgin Psychics (2015), The Private Lesson (1975), Oh Lucy! (2017).

List of new teacher movies

Critical Thinking (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a true story from 1998, five Latino and Black teenagers from the toughest underserved ghetto in Miami fight their way into the National Chess Championship under the guidance of their unconventional but inspirational teacher.
Style: motivational, captivating, thought provoking, contemplative, psychological
Plot: chess, high school, misfit, dedicated educator, city, life is a bitch, unconventional method, social problems, youth, teacher, new teacher, human relationship ...
Place: miami
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 6.8
 733
ReLIFE (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Arata Kaizaki is 27-years-old and unemployed. He quit his prior job after working for the company for 3 months. Arata Kaizaki decides to take part in a research program. He takes medication that makes him look younger and he is to attend high school ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sweet, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: teenager, high school, love and romance, rejuvenation, couple relations, fall in love, relationships, love affair, love, friendship, reunion, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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 7.2
 3K
Waterboys (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a Japanese school, 5 adolescent geeks join the new sport teacher and take up the challenge to take part in the synchronised swimming competition, in-spite of the mockeries of the "real sportsmen".
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: swimming, high school, athlete's life, against the odds, teenage life, human spirit, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.4
 284
Clockwork Mice (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When new teacher Steve Drake joins the faculty at a school for special-needs students, his unorthodox instruction methods raise eyebrows. But attitudes begin to change when he makes a connection with a particularly unruly student.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual, touching
Plot: school, idealism, running, teacher, romance, power relations, youth, rebellion, teachers and students, mentally unstable, dedicated educator, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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 6.5
 2K
School's Out (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Pierre Hoffman joins St Joseph’s College to stand in for a young French teacher who threw himself from the window of his classroom. But he soon starts noticing strange behaviour from his Year 10 class.
Style: ambiguous ending, avant garde, enigmatic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: teen suicide, substitute teacher, school trip, french countryside, bullying, high school, teenager, ambiguity, ecology, student, alarm, teacher student relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, quarry
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Up the Down Staircase (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sylvia Barrett is a rookie teacher at New York's inner-city Calvin Coolidge High: her lit classes are overcrowded, a window is broken, there's no chalk, books arrive late. The administration is concerned mainly with forms and rules ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Plot: high school, friendship, fish out of water, culture clash, school teacher, teacher, dedicated educator, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, high school life, against the odds, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.
Style: gothic, twists and turns, stylized, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, good versus evil, young heroes, chosen one, friendship, witch, supernatural ability, boarding school life, school, magic, magic wand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1993, year 1994 ...
Place: europe, england
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 6.9
 294
Summerfield (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When teacher Simon arrives in a small, secluded village to take over the local school, he is surprised to discover that his predecessor has disappeared without a trace - and that nobody seems too concerned about it. As Simon probes deeper into the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: bridge, blood, disease, disappearance, island, secret, discovery, student, teacher, small village, mystery, lamp ...
Place: australia
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The Virgin Psychics (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A high-school student Yoshiro has never got a spotlight in his life and spends his days aimlessly. What only shines in his life is a girl Sae at his school. Even if being completely disregarded by her, he still dreams of becoming her true love in ...
Style: erotic, light, humorous, sexy, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, telekinesis, lgbt, clairvoyant, seduction, friendship, friend, erotic fantasy, infatuation, father daughter relationship, student, pervert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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The Private Lesson (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alessandro has a thing or two to learn. Carroll Baker, in her role, is the perfect teacher.
Style: sex comedy, erotic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: blackmail, school teacher, older woman younger man relationship, exhibitionist, voyeurism, homoerotic fight, listening to music, prank, riding a bicycle, blow job, sex scene, taking off clothes ...
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 6.8
 3K
Oh Lucy! (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lonely, chain-smoking office lady in Tokyo falls for her teacher when she decides to take English lessons. When her teacher disappears, she sets out on a journey to find him.
Plot: tattoo, suicide attempt, english teacher, horny woman, oral sex, embrace, toilet, classroom, co worker co worker relationship, table, deadbeat dad, knocked unconscious ...
Place: california, tokyo, los angeles
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 6.4
 268
The Forest (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A new teacher arrives at a small village in rural Thailand. He has just left the monkhood and has taken a job at the local school in a quest to discover life outside the monastery. He finds that one of his pupils is a mute girl who is being bullied ...
Plot: bullying, forest, axe, fire, cave, ghost, school, children, new teacher
Place: thailand
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The Mighty Pawns (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Inner city kids are given new direction when they are convinced to join the school chess team.
Style: based on supposedly true story
Plot: reform, single parent, team, school, teacher student relationship, punishment, ghetto, championship, teen angst, teenager, school bus, first day of school ...
Time: 80s
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 6.6
 202
Spare the Rod (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It is London in the year 1960 and John Saunders enthusiastically begins his new teaching career at a tough slum-area school. His class are bored pupils in their last term before leaving. Will he handle the grave problems that lie ahead?
Plot: school, school teacher, brawl, slum, dinner, inspiration, riot, black eye, cigarette smoking, smoking, teacher, neglected child ...
Place: london, east end london
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Truant Heroes (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The war against organized crime in Hong Kong has opened a new front: the school. And police Commandant Wong orders officer Kin to go under cover as a school teacher. Kin's assignment: to stop the infiltration by Taiwan's underworld. ...
Plot: police officer, prank, teacher, undercover cop, school, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police officer shot, student, police officer shot in the chest, police officer killed, shooting a police officer, new teacher ...
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Sumpah pocong di sekolah (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Story: When three teenage boys hire a stripper and film her taking in a classroom they get into big trouble.They end up pocong swearing that they had nothing to do with it.By lying they unleashed an evil spirit that wants to see them dead sooner rather ...
Style: captivating, stylized, disturbing, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: curse, ghost, father son relationship, pregnant teenager, boss, escape, skeleton, library, teacher student relationship, abortion, oath, wheelchair bound ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, asia
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 6.9
 121
Small Voices (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Melinda is a new substitute teacher at the Malawig Elementary School, located in a poor remote barrio. A young university graduate, her family expects her to look for work abroad, but in her idealism she takes on a challenging job in the provincial ...
Plot: book, teenager, teacher student relationship, unemployment, school, education, dedicated teacher, classroom, inspiration, teacher, provincial life, teaching ...
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Come Home Raquel (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Raquel, a 13 year old living in Queens, NY, struggles to make sense of her life after the deportation of her parents. Things quickly change upon the arrival of a new teacher and the return of her young uncle.
Plot: latin, heist, missing mother, grief, broken family, new teacher, forgiveness, uncle niece relationship, latina, teenager, second chance, missing father ...
Place: new york
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 7.1
 11K
Handsome Devil (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A music-mad 16-year-old outcast at a rugby-mad boarding school forms an unlikely friendship with his dashing new roommate.
Style: gay cinema, thought provoking, touching, disturbing, captivating
Plot: gay teenager, gay, homosexuality, gay slur, gay crush, friendship between men, team, outcast, friendship, misfit, school, rivalry ...
Place: ireland
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 4.3
 307
The Obsession (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A ballet teacher's obsession with a young student leads him to date the girl's unaware mother in order to get closer to the object of his twisted affection.
Plot: obsession, teacher student relationship, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, passion, ballet, widower, stabbed, daughter, dating, dead wife, ballerina ...
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Morning Bells (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Plot: young woman, village, mountain, fight, bullying, fall in love, getting home, new teacher, boy meets girl, falling in love, countryside, danger ...
Place: georgia (former ussr)
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 5.5
 5K
Sex Ed (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eddie lands his first teaching gig at an inner city middle school and finds his highly pubescent pupils are receiving no form of sexual education. Eddie isn't really equipped to teach them...he's not exactly experienced romantically.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: teachers and students, looking for sex, workplace situations, misfit, social relations, fall in love, fish out of water, love and romance, sex education, virginity, sex talk, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.7
 77K
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, serious, bleak, depressing ...
Plot: teachers and students, depression, teacher, suicide, unhappy, social decay, social problems, classroom, dedicated educator, life is a bitch, human relationship, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.6
 2K
Yesterday (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school.
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, village, witch doctor, hiv, parents and children, human spirit, kindness, society, life is a bitch, hopes, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
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To Sir, with Love (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: teacher, dedicated educator, high school, school, youth, teacher student relationship, high school teacher, interracial relations, idealism, high school life, teachers and students, win over ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london
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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 ...
Plot: elementary school, immigrants, teacher, precocious child, coping, teachers and students, society, youth, unconventional method, social relations, loss of child, reach out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, montreal quebec
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Tree of Knowledge (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As a group of Danish children pass into adolescence, gradually the most popular girl becomes an outcast, for trivial reasons that she never understands.
Style: sexy, touching, sexual, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, adolescence, teenager, family relations, misfit, love and romance, youth, society, teenage life, young girl, party, female hysteria ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1958, 1950s, 50s
Place: denmark, scandinavia
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 7.5
 122K
Doubt (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and ...
Style: serious, sincere, suspense, enigmatic, bleak ...
Plot: pedophile, clergy, nun, guilt, school, teacher, life is a bitch, priest, suspicion, african american, gossip, sexual abuse ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 194K
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: funny, not serious, humorous, feel good, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, female teacher, teachers and students, selfish woman, arrogance, farce, school teacher, incompetence, irresponsible, profanity, flirting, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, new jersey
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Sixty Million Dollar Man (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stephen Chow plays a rich playboy who is blown up by a mafia boss when he flirts with the boss's girl. Through a series of circumstances his professor makes him a synthetic (robotic) body that allows him to change into a variety of "Mrs. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, school, gangsters, superhero, silly humor, switching roles, imaginary, heroes, danger, androids and robots, crimes, rivalry ...
Place: hong kong, hawaii
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