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, stylized, interesting, entertaining, serious and clever films and TV shows about / with mentor, storytelling, dialogue, vengeance, runaway, betrayal, friendship, transformation, chase and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Action and Comedy genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
mentor
 9342
mentor movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mentor: Leon: The Professional (1994), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Divergent (2014), Peaceful Warrior (2006), Suits (2011), Wanted (2008), The Boy and the Beast (2015), American Assassin (2017), The Devil's Advocate (1997), Memoirs of a Geisha (2005).

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, bleak, serious, touching ...
Plot: hitman, mentor, friendship, sniper, loner, killings, lone wolves, dark hero, mafia, loneliness, neighbor, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 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: mentor, chosen one, martial arts, kung fu, goofy hero, monkey, transformation, talking animals, warrior, good versus evil, adventure, family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
Is relevant ?
 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, danger, rebellion, fighting the system, society, mentor, young heroes, training, rebelliousness, heroes, future dystopia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
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: teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, athlete and trainer, human spirit, mentor, coach, wise man, rehabilitation, gymnastics, mysterious character, enlightenment, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, campus, new jersey
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 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: boys' night, date night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, prodigy, success, mentor, legal, law firm, boss and employee, rivalry, deal, blackmail, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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, trap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, europe
Is relevant ?
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: touching, breathtaking, intense, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: training, beast, mentor, friendship, martial arts, destiny, good versus evil, orphan, boy, father son relationship, runaway, transformation ...
Place: japan, tokyo
Is relevant ?
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, suspenseful, tense, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: terrorist, mentor, revenge, recruit, counter terrorism, terrorist plot, terrorism, spy hero, nuclear war, russian, conspiracy, one man army ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, romania, virginia, rome italy, italy ...
Is relevant ?
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, scary ...
Plot: devil, deal with the devil, ambition, law firm, hotshot lawyer, ethics, supernatural, evil, marital problem, mentor, sin, temptation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, southern usa, manhattan, new york city, florida ...
Is relevant ?
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: dramatic, sentimental, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: geisha, brothel, rivalry, love and romance, women, mentor, cinderella story, unfulfilled love, loss of virginity, uninhibited rivalry, social differences, destiny ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 20s, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
Is relevant ?
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, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mentor, friendship, dedicated educator, basketball, age difference, african american, father figure, prejudice, plagiarism, private school, prodigy, writer's life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, scotland, new york yankees, boston
Is relevant ?
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, secret, treasure, false accusation, prison, confined, treason, adventure, mentor, convict, frame up, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, paris france
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 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
Is relevant ?
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, rough, exciting, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, one man army, journey, warrior, danger, martial arts, mentor, squad, peril, organized crime, duel, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, asia, japan, pasadena california, tokyo
Is relevant ?
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, realistic, biting, captivating, motivational ...
Plot: rise and fall, success, ambition, money, cons and scams, wall street, strong sexual content, corruption, millionaire, greed, hotshot hero, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, big ben london, switzerland, italy ...
Is relevant ?
 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: witty, colourful, breathtaking, comic, entertaining ...
Plot: magic, teleportation, superhero, time loop, fantasy world, sorcerer, supernatural power, good versus evil, mentor, doctor, neurosurgeon, healing ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, nepal, mount everest
Is relevant ?
 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, interracial relations, love and romance, workplace romance, roommate, nurse ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
Is relevant ?
 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, save the world, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, hacker, chosen one, man versus machine, cyberspace, imaginary, philosophy, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 8.0
 657K
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, mind bending, atmospheric, surreal, twist ending ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, dancer's life, mental illness, insanity, losing-it hero, hallucinations, paranoia, dark fantasy, rivalry, parents and children, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
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, blind character, human nature, depression, disability, teaching the ways of the world, ex military, mentor, thanksgiving, student, change of heart ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new england
Is relevant ?
 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, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, spy, rescue, secret service, mentor, hostage, violence, ex military, desert, revenge, secret society, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: london, middle east, 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, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, fbi, organized crime, mentor, undercover, crime, undercover agent, friends, gangster, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new york, usa, colombia, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
 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, mentor, master warrior, adventure, family, danger, goofy hero, mission, chosen one, villain, team, journey ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adultery, mentor, high school, infidelity, marital problem, midlife crisis, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unhappy, introspection, career change, drugs/alcohol ...
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, crime, rivalry, friends, deception, rivals, dishonesty, organized crime, gangster ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
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: exciting, humorous, entertaining, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, secret organization, espionage, undercover, mentor, spy, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, secret service, chase, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, middle east, mcdonald's restaurant, kentucky, argentina ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 310K
Cars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: car race, friendship, small town, desert, desire for fame, small town life, ambition, social relations, car, mentor, disney, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: california, usa, arizona, los angeles
Is relevant ?
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, emotional, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, midlife crisis, friends, divorce, couples, mentor, looking for sex, lovers, marital problem, romance, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
Is relevant ?
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, intense, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: friendship, young heroes, immortality, martial arts, mentor, good versus evil, teenager, warrior, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, middle ages
Place: china, usa, boston, asia, hong kong
Is relevant ?
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, vengeance, love and romance, theft, mentor, warrior, adventure, sword, disguise, monastery, heroine ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, hong kong, tokyo
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists