Films about mentors

Films about mentors
List of the best films about mentors, selected by visitors to our site: Renaissance Man, The Shawshank Redemption, The Way Back, Being Julia, Teachers, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, The Physician, Dangerous Minds, Detachment, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersTeachers

An advertising man is slowly sliding downhill. When he is fired from his job in Detroit, he signs up for unemployment. One day they find him a job: teaching thinking skills to Army recruits. He arrives on base to find that there is no structure set up for the class.

Markimdb: 9.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersScammers, Prisoner, Friends, Good people
PlotSurvival, Prison Break, The escape, Freedom, Fate
PlacePrison, Mexico, USA
StyleInteresting, Popular, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTrainers
PlotSports, Basketball
StyleHeavy

A former basketball all-star, who has lost his wife and family foundation in a struggle with addiction attempts to regain his soul and salvation by becoming the coach of a disparate ethnically mixed high school basketball team at his alma mater.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada, USA, Hungary, United Kingdom
Duration01:44
PlotRevenge, Loneliness, Mental disorders
PlaceEngland, London
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Touching

Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years of shining in the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. Julia finds exactly what she's looking for in a handsome young American fan, but it isn't long before the novelty fling adds a few more sparks than she was hoping for. Fortuately for her, this surprise twist in the plot will thrust her back into the greatest role of her life.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersTeachers, Blonde girls, Students
StyleSmart

A teacher tries to overcome his frustration teaching a high-school that seems to be full of flunkies.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:41
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Teachers, Harry Potter, Giants
PlotMagic, Superpowers, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, Boarding school
StyleExciting

Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryGermany
Duration02:30
CharactersKnights, Doctors, Surgeons, Orphans
PlotSurvival, Adventure
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Heavy, Intellectual, Serious

The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study medicine under the great Ibn Sina. Through countless ordeals and challenges, and making many sacrifices along the way, he struggles on unwaveringly. His unflagging quest for knowledge leads to the blossoming of friendship and true love.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotOn real events, Karate
PlaceGhetto
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Heavy, Gloomy, Touching

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 to the classroom, she does so armed with a no-nonsense attitude informed by her military training and a fearless determination to better the lives of her students -- no matter what the cost.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeachers, Artists, Pupils, Losers, Parents
PlotLove, Love triangle, Depression, Parenting
PlaceVillage, School, Mountains, USSR, Party
StylePsychological problems, Gloomy, Makes me think, Touching, Depressive

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 enough to form any semblance of sentient attachment.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersMagician, Wizards, Partners, Artists
PlotFriendship, Hypnosis, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleLight

After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens, Criminals, Tough guys, Mentors, Guardian
PlotLife, Friendship, Funeral
PlaceCemetery, Small cities
StyleVital signs, Makes me think, Touching, Sad ones

After 12 years in prison, former high school football star Eddie Palmer returns home to put his life back together—and forms an unlikely bond with Sam, an outcast boy from a troubled home. But Eddie's past threatens to ruin his new life and family.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:48
CharactersTeachers, Childrens, Musicians, Students, Pupils
PlotMusic, Cheating, Uprising, Contests, Music group
PlaceSchool, New York
StyleInspirational

Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll. The school's hard-nosed principal is rightly suspicious of Finn's activities. But Finn's roommate remains in the dark about what he's doing.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryGermany
Duration01:59
CharactersTeachers, Strong women, Thieves, Sisters
PlotBank robbery, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Ukraine, Germany
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating

A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:29
PlotSoccer

After England's football (soccer) manager has a heart attack, Mike Bassett is hired as the new manager and promptly announces the team will win the World Cup.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:16
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Heroes
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Multi-part, Technology, Freedom
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting, Dystopian, Mind-altering

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Japan, France
Duration02:25
CharactersCinderella, Geisha, Orphans
PlotPassion, Relationship, Jealousy, Rivalry
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersTeachers, Musicians, Artists
PlotMusic
PlaceSchool
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

In 1965, passionate musician Glenn Holland takes a day job as a high school music teacher, convinced it's just a small obstacle on the road to his true calling: writing a historic opus. As the decades roll by with the composition unwritten but generations of students inspired through his teaching, Holland must redefine his life's purpose.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:13
CharactersSnipers, Mafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotLove, Adventure, Revenge, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, USA, New York
StylePopular, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

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, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Leon's footsteps.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:11
CharactersDisabled people, Trainers
PlotSports, Basketball, KGB, Rivalry
StyleInspirational, Atmospheric, Fascinating

The story is set at the 1972 Munich Olympics where the U.S. team lost the basketball championship for the first time in 36 years. The final moments of the final game have become one of the most controversial events in Olympic history. With play tied, the score table horn sounded during a second free throw attempt that put the U.S. ahead by one. But the Soviets claimed they had called for a time out before the basket and confusion ensued. The clock was set back by three seconds twice in a row and the Russians finally prevailed at the very last. The U.S. protested, but a jury decided in the USSR’s favor and Team USA voted unanimously to refuse its silver medals. The Soviet players have been treated as heroes at home.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:17
StyleBlack humor

Teachers in a rural school, happy couple Fiona and Dom have a common passion: Latin Dancing. One night, after a glorious dance competition, they have a car accident and see their lives turn upside down. Rumba or how optimism and humour can overcome fatality!

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:00
CharactersVampire, Superhero, Heroes, Immortals, Warriors
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Rivalry
StyleMarvel, Exciting, By comics, Heavy, Serious

When Blade's mother was bitten by a vampire during pregnancy, she did not know that she gave her son a special gift while dying: All the good vampire attributes in combination with the best human skills. Blade and his mentor Whistler battle an evil vampire rebel (Deacon Frost) who plans to take over the outdated vampire council, capture Blade and resurrect voracious blood god La Magra.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersMutant, Superhero, Immortals, Defenders, Mentors
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Road adventures, Travel, Martial Arts
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture, Dark ones
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Exciting, By comics, Incredible

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersTeachers, Lifeguards, Military, Teachers
PlotFriendship, Death, Swimming
PlaceOcean, Alaska, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Disturbing

A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:16
CharactersTeachers, Trainers
PlotOn real events, Basketball, Friendship
PlaceCollege
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, For men

Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersTrainers, Managers
PlotOn real events, Sports, Money, Friendship, Baseball
PlaceUSA
StyleInspirational, By books, Fascinating, Smart, Makes me think

The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:20
CharactersFamily, Friends, Trainers
PlotMartial Arts, Karate, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceChina
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching, Serious

12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make him an enemy of the class bully, Cheng. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han, who is a kung fu master. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm, Dre realizes that facing down the bullies will be the fight of his life.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotOn real events
PlaceSchool, Los Angeles
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Heavy, Gloomy, Makes me think

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 algebra and calculus students.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotOn real events
PlaceSchool
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Heavy, Serious

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 doors and demands effort and results from students, staff and parents. Autocratic to a fault, this real-life educator put it all on the lin

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersTeachers, Difficult teens
PlotOn real events, Dreams
PlaceGhetto

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersVampire, Serial killers, Musicians, Journalists, Stewardesses
PlotOn real events, Music, Supernatural, Curses
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar Russell Hammond and lead singer Jeff Bebe William.





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