Professor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant professor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out interesting, clever, intellectual, serious, realistic and intense films and TV shows about / with professor, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, life philosophy, destiny, redemption, death, father son relationship and secrets plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as professor: The Man from Earth (2007), Perception (2012), Good Will Hunting (1997), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Angels & Demons (2009), Dead Poets Society (1989), Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), Kinsey (2004), The Barbarian Invasions (2003), A Serious Man (2009).

List of professor movies

The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Style: serious, sincere, psychological, talky, surprise ending ...
Plot: immortality, professor, hidden identity, christianity, society, philosophy, god or devil, legends and myths, science, religion, psychology, ancient ...
Time: middle ages, prehistory, prehistoric, 21st century, contemporary ...
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 7.5
 17K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: mind bending, offbeat, intellectual, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: fbi, prodigy, intelligence, investigation, riddles and clues, talented, crime, professor, investigator, hallucinations, law enforcement, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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Good Will Hunting (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prodigy, mathematics, professor, human spirit, ambition, life philosophy, psychologist, genius, university, teachers and students, philosophy, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: harvard university, boston, usa
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The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: exciting, clever, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Plot: holy grail, christianity, adventure, investigation, riddles and clues, ancient mystery, secret, artifact, uncover truth, ancient, search, professor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: holy land, europe, france, zurich switzerland, paris france ...
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 6.7
 250K
Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: exciting, intellectual, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, conspiracy, religions or cults, danger, scientist, ancient, search, professor, mystery, secret society, mastermind ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, harvard university, geneva switzerland
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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: uplifting, sentimental, emotional, intellectual, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teachers and students, boarding school life, poet, teacher, teaching the ways of the world, youth, poetry, coming of age, dedicated educator, professor, suicide, friendship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 1950s
Place: vermont, new england, usa, harvard university
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Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: talky, cynical, witty, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, mistress, professor, infidelity, adultery, blackmail, crime, moral dilemma, human nature, couple relations, dishonesty, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.1
 46K
Kinsey (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into ...
Style: sexual, intellectual, clever, talky, sincere ...
Plot: research, professor, student, sexuality, lesbian, sex, homosexuality, morality, homosexual, college, scientist, masturbation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: indiana, usa, campus
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The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make amends meet to his friends and family before he dies. He first tries ...
Style: touching, talky, sentimental, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dying, professor, friendship, cancer, estrangement, homosexual, student, millionaire, radical, heroin, illness, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, future
Place: canada, quebec, colorado, united states, montreal ...
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 7.1
 120K
A Serious Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Serious Man is the story of an ordinary man's search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been ...
Style: dark humor, intellectual, cynical, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: midlife crisis, jewish, professor, suburban life, divorce, marijuana, dysfunctional family, university, student, bribery, neighbor, rabbi ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: minnesota, usa, campus, poland, canada ...
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 7.2
 34K
The Savages (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Style: realistic, sentimental, witty, biting, clever ...
Plot: professor, midlife crisis, neighbor, dying, doctor, depression, childhood, guilt, mental illness, family, family in crisis, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa, new york, poland, new york state ...
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 7.4
 58K
Wonder Boys (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Grady (Michael Douglas) is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years -- not since he wrote his award winning "Great American Novel" 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he ...
Style: clever, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: marijuana, professor, midlife crisis, dog, coming of age, adultery, college, alienation, divorce, marriage, robbery, university ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
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The Life of David Gale (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Spain
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: fighting the system, intern, death sentence, death row, murder, suicide, who done it, professor, journalist, reporter, false accusation, death penalty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, italy, spain, houston texas ...
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Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author inside his head narrating his ...
Style: offbeat, clever, surreal, humorous, witty ...
Plot: death, professor, dying, literature, self sacrifice, psychiatrist, paranoia, insanity, publisher, novelist, human nature, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.8
 212K
21 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for ...
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, exciting, suspense, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, prodigy, talented, casino, cheating, friendship, manipulations, mathematics, professor, student, youth, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, massachusetts, harvard university, boston ...
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 7.4
 71K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, scary, macabre, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, survival, save the world, vampire, scientist, plague, chaos and mayhem, immortality, deadly virus, fate of humanity, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 6.9
 222K
Annihilation (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Style: disturbing, suspense, ambiguous ending, intellectual, macabre ...
Plot: expedition, transformation, scientist, mutation, psychologist, research, quarantine, mission, paramedic, missing husband, jungle, mutant ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
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 6.2
 207K
Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, bleak, scary, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: apocalypse, changing the past or future, end of the world, scientist, professor, prophecy, air disaster, prediction, code, destiny, supernatural, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 7.4
 41K
Touch (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Martin Bohm, a widower and single father, is haunted by an inability to connect to his autistic, mute 11-year-old son, Jake. Their relationship and their lives take an extraordinary turn when he discovers his gifted son has the ability to see ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, suspenseful, serious, touching ...
Plot: autism, foreknowledge, supernatural ability, changing lives, single father, professor, psychic power, mystery, hopes, investigation, redemption, mathematics ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.2
 21K
The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: novelist, extramarital affair, infidelity, professor, wife husband relationship, nobel prize, marriage, revelation, adulterous husband, sexism, aspiring writer, father son relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1960, year 1968 ...
Place: connecticut, stockholm sweden, scandinavia, sweden
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 5.2
 817
Spasms (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gigantic serpent is captured on a remote island and shipped to an American college for experimentation.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing
Plot: snake, college, professor, telepathy, monster, poison, cult leader, killer animal, research, creature feature, laboratory, obsession ...
Place: san diego california
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 6.9
 140K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: psychological, bleak, tense, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, delusion, professor, mystery, symbolism, actor, disorder, mysterious character, life turned upside down, lookalikes, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.3
 40K
Candy (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A poet falls in love with an art student, who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and ...
Style: touching, surprise ending, romantic, disturbing, depressing ...
Plot: heroin, drug abuse, addiction, destructive relationship, artist, marriage, lovers, life is a bitch, obsession, professor, theft, junkie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia, mcdonald's restaurant, melbourne australia
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 6.6
 6K
Time Trap (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of students become trapped inside a mysterious cave where they discover time passes differently underground than on the surface.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: time travel, missing person, adventurer, investigation, archaeologist, college professor, professor, cave, unsolved mystery, search party, time loop, teenager ...
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 8.6
 118K
Money Heist (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: To carry out the biggest heist in history, a mysterious man called The Professor recruits a band of eight robbers who have a single characteristic: none of them has anything to lose. Five months of seclusion - memorizing every step, every detail, ...
Style: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, intense
Plot: stockholm syndrome, bank robbery, perfect crime, sexual tension, professor, hostage situation, criminal heroes, heist, hostages, thief, master criminal, robbery ...
Place: spain
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The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, murder, political corruption, politics, fighting the system, crime, supreme court, professor, investigation, fbi, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
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 6.6
 176K
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. ...
Style: dark humor, scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, supernatural, obsessive quest, ghost, heaven and hell, life turned upside down, curse, gypsy, demons, evil, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 1960s, 20th century ...
Place: pasadena california
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 6.9
 282K
Hellboy (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon - Hellboy - has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, heaven and hell, supernatural, good versus evil, adventure, danger, demon, undercover, monster, paranormal phenomena, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 40s, 21st century, 20th century, 1940s
Place: russia, new york
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 6.2
 13K
Rememory (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The widow of a wise professor stumbles upon one of his inventions that's able to record and play a person's memory.
Style: captivating, melancholic, surprise ending, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: widow, professor, memories, investigation, murder, invention, flashback sequence, empathy, camera shot of bare feet, casket, driving at night, self portrait ...
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Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia's rich and famous.
Style: feel good, romantic, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rich man poor woman, chinese, wealthy family, wedding, east asian lead, professor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, luxury, nouveau riche, eccentric family, materialism, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: singapore, taiwan
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