Mentor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mentor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out intense, interesting, realistic, clever, serious and entertaining films and TV shows about / with mentor, storytelling, dialogue, transformation, friendship, vengeance, betrayal, runaway, destiny and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Action and Comedy genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mentor: Leon: The Professional (1994), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Divergent (2014), Wanted (2008), Peaceful Warrior (2006), Suits (2011), Finding Forrester (2000), Doctor Strange (2016), Scent of a Woman (1992), The Devil's Advocate (1997).

List of mentor movies

Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
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, touching, bleak ...
Plot: hitman, friendship, mentor, loneliness, sniper, killings, dark hero, mafia, loner, murder, organized crime, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.5
 387K
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker into a brave warrior won't be easy. It's up to Master ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, inspirational, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: chosen one, mentor, kung fu, adventure, martial arts, goofy hero, monkey, panda, tiger, transformation, talking animals, warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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 6.7
 403K
Divergent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: youth, survival, future dystopia, fighting the system, rebellion, danger, young heroes, society, mentor, training, rebelliousness, heroes ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 344K
Wanted (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mentor, superhuman powers, life turned upside down, femme fatale, gunfight, supernatural, good versus evil, secret movement, escapades, imaginary, danger, rage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, europe, chicago illinois
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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, sincere, uplifting, captivating, inspirational ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, human spirit, coach, mentor, wise man, rehabilitation, gymnastics, mysterious character, enlightenment, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, campus, new jersey
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 8.5
 334K
Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: captivating, witty, stylized, talky, serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: hotshot lawyer, lawyer, prodigy, law firm, mentor, success, boss and employee, legal, rivalry, deal, rivals, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Finding Forrester (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Gus van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, sincere, serious ...
Plot: mentor, dedicated educator, friendship, prejudice, prodigy, basketball, writer's life, age difference, african american, private school, lifestyle, follow your dream ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, scotland, new york yankees, boston
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 7.5
 532K
Doctor Strange (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Style: breathtaking, colourful, witty, comic, entertaining ...
Plot: magic, superhero, time loop, teleportation, good versus evil, sorcerer, mentor, supernatural power, doctor, healing, fantasy world, wizards ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, nepal, mount everest
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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, human nature, blind character, mentor, depression, disability, teaching the ways of the world, ex military, thanksgiving, student, change of heart ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new england
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The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: devil, ambition, deal with the devil, law firm, hotshot lawyer, ethics, evil, lawyer, mentor, marital problem, sin, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, southern usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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The Boy and the Beast (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kyuta, a boy living in Shibuya, and Kumatetsu, a lonesome beast from Jutengai, an imaginary world. One day, Kyuta forays into the imaginary world and, as he's looking for his way back, meets Kumatetsu who becomes his spirit guide. That ...
Style: breathtaking, touching, intense, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: training, beast, mentor, friendship, destiny, martial arts, good versus evil, orphan, father son relationship, boy, transformation, loneliness ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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 8.7
 1.5M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, cerebral, exciting, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, chosen one, hacker, save the world, artificial intelligence, philosophy, man versus machine, virtual reality, mentor, existentialism, cyberspace ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
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American Assassin (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: terrorist, mentor, revenge, counter terrorism, recruit, terrorism, terrorist plot, nuclear war, spy hero, conspiracy, bomb, cia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: warsaw poland, rome italy, italy, virginia, romania ...
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Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house.
Style: sexy, serious, dramatic, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: geisha, rivalry, women, brothel, love and romance, mentor, loss of virginity, cinderella story, unfulfilled love, social differences, uninhibited rivalry, destiny ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 20s, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, Switzerland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, treasure, secret, false accusation, adventure, prison, vengeance, confined, treason, mentor, convict, frame up ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, paris france
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 7.0
 163K
About a Boy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: single parent, friendship, mentor, dysfunctional family, coming of age, age difference, couples, single father, depression, family problems, thirtysomething life, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, mcdonald's restaurant
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, tense, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, one man army, warrior, danger, squad, master warrior, mentor, dark hero, peril, martial arts, organized crime, duel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, asia, japan, pasadena california, tokyo
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: clever, biting, captivating, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: rise and fall, money, success, corruption, ambition, cons and scams, yuppie, wall street, greed, hotshot hero, american dream, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1983, year 1987, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, bahamas, switzerland, italy ...
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 8.3
 226K
Scrubs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.
Style: witty, humorous, sincere, captivating, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, friendship, doctor, doctors and patients, workplace situations, mentor, hospital, workplace romance, love and romance, roommate, nurse, workplace problem ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
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 7.2
 233K
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: martial arts, adventure, mentor, master warrior, family, danger, goofy hero, mission, chosen one, villain, warrior, deadly weapon ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 666K
Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, insanity, dancer's life, hallucinations, paranoia, losing-it hero, mental illness, rivalry, psychology, surrealism, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 195K
The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, inspirational, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, elderly, mentor, office, fashion, intern, family, prejudice, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 229K
Creed (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
Style: captivating, exciting, sincere, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: boxing, underdog, mentor, sport, legacy, human spirit, ambition, athlete and trainer, rivalry, contests and competitions, athlete's life, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: usa, mexico, philadelphia, liverpool, tijuana mexico ...
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 6.5
 119K
Killer Elite (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rescue, secret service, spy, mentor, hostage, violence, ex military, desert, revenge, secret society, assassination ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: middle east, london, england, europe, australia ...
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 258K
Donnie Brasco (1997)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, fbi, organized crime, mentor, undercover, undercover agent, friends, law enforcement, investigation, crime, police brutality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new york, usa, colombia, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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 7.4
 23K
Amazing Grace (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of William Wilberforce's courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Although meeting intense opposition, his minister, John Newton, urges him to see the cause through.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, factual ...
Plot: slavery, politics, mentor, friendship, injustice, civil rights, debate, musician, politician, slave trade, freedom, master and servant ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian, 1790s, 1780s ...
Place: england, london, france, europe, west indies ...
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, stylized, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, prophecy, courage, chosen one, rescue, throne, wizards, mentor, one against many, destiny ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
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 6.2
 19K
Meet Bill (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mild-mannered bank executive (Aaron Eckhart) mentors a teenage con artist and tries to make a career change as a doughnut merchant.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, surreal, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adultery, mentor, high school, marital problem, infidelity, midlife crisis, unhappy, introspection, crumbling marriage, couple relations, self esteem, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 224K
The Sting (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, witty, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: gambling, bet, cons and scams, mentor, sting operation, crime, rivalry, friends, deception, rivals, dishonesty, organized crime ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 213K
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: humorous, feel good, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friends, community service, mentor, dimwit, womanizer, teaching the ways of the world, lifestyle change, stupidity, arrest, responsibility, character change, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, venice beach california
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