Korean movies about teachers

List of the best Korean movies about teachers selected by visitors to our site: Sympathy for Lady Vengeance, The King of Pigs, Scarlet Innocence, Virgin Snow, Detachment, Recalled, Perfect Number, Claire's Camera, Love at Second Sight, Hindsight.

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

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Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:52
CharactersSerial killers, Teachers
PlotRevenge, Justice
PlacePrison, Women's Prison, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Heavy, Serious

After a 13-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a 6 year old boy, beautiful Lee Guem-ja starts seeking revenge on the man that was really responsible for the boy's death. With the help of fellow inmates and reunited with her daughter, she gets closer and closer to her goal. But will her actions lead to the relief she seeks?

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, cartoon
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:37
CharactersDogs, Teens, Teachers, Writers, Businessmen
PlaceSchool, Asia, Korea
StyleHeavy, Serious

After his business goes bankrupt, 30 something Kyeong-Min kills his wife impulsively. Hiding his anger, he seeks out his former middle school classmate Jong-Seok. Jong-Seok now works as a ghostwriter for an autobiography, but he dreams of writing his own novel. For the first time in 15 years they meet. Kyeong-Min and Jong-Seok both hide their own current situations and begin to talk about their middle school days.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:51
CharactersTeachers, Womanizers
PlotGambling, Passion, Obsession, Jealousy, Love with age difference
PlaceCasino

A university professor gradually succumbing to blindness is entranced by an obsessive love, in this modern-day adaptation of a classic Korean fairy tale.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama
CountryJapan, South Korea
Duration01:42
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Students, Stewardesses, Sisters
PlotArt, Computers
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleRomantic, Touching, Serious

Min is a Korean boy moves to Japan with his father who is a potter. One day at a local shrine, he meets Nanae, a beautiful Japanese girl with stunning eyes who is aspiring to be a painter. Min falls in love at first sight and finds out that Nanae attends the school to which he has just transferred. Their friendship develops fast despite their cultural and language difference. When Min's grandmother falls ill, Min returns to Korea and Nanae is nowhere to be found. Had his true feelings for Nanae not been apparent to her? Why has Nanae disappeared without a word?

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: 6.9
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersRich guys and poor girls
PlotSuperpowers, Lost memory
PlaceKorea
StyleDorama, Womens in main roles

Soo Jin, a woman suffering from post-traumatic memory loss, returns to her daily life with her husband after an accident. But her recovery takes an unexpected turn when she starts experiencing eerie visions: One day, she sees a vision of a child living in the same building being hit by a car. Shortly after almost risking her life to save the child, she has yet another chilling vision about a girl living on the 7th floor being harassed by a man, and does what she can to help the girl. She runs into her former boss at an art school, and learns that learns that her husband may not be telling the truth about everything. Meanwhile, detective Ki-sang finds Soo Jin’s husband on the surveillance footage of a crime scene and starts to investigate him. Soo Jin’s suspicion grows as she sees a vision of her husband killing a neighbor. While searching for the truth about her husband, she stumbles upon a wedding photo of her with a strange man other than her husband…

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:59
CharactersTeachers
PlotInvestigation, Friendship, Death, Mystery
PlaceKorea
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

Based on the series by the popular Japanese novelist Keigo Higashino, this is a mystery drama that 'faithfully but freely' adapts the 3rd part in the series, . The story revolves around 3 characters: a woman who unwittingly killed her husband, a math genius next door who sets up a perfect alibi for her out of his attraction toward her, and a detective who closely traces her, finding the alibi suspicious.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountrySouth Korea, France
Duration01:38
CharactersTeachers, Photographers, Lovers, Directors
PlotLove, Love triangle, Female friendship
PlaceFrance, Beach, Korea

On a business trip to the Cannes Film Festival, Manhee is accused of being dishonest and fired. A teacher named Claire goes around taking photos with a Polaroid camera. She gets to know Manhee and sympathizes with her. Through taking photos, Claire has acquired the ability to look slowly at things and to transform objects.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Belgium, South Korea
Duration02:52
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Musicians, Students, Writers
PlotLove, Time travel, Friendship, Love triangle, Snow
PlaceSchool, Trains, Parallel worlds, Paris, France
TimeNight
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Touching

A man tries that his wife fall in love with him again, after to wake up in an alternate reality where she never knew him.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSnipers, Mafia, Gangsters, Teachers, Hired assassins
PlotLove, Passion, Friendship, Death, Water
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A young assassin is sent to kill a retired mob boss. But things get complicated when she begins to like him.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:03
CharactersTeachers, Students
PlotCars, Obsession, Death, Pursuit, True love
StyleRomantic

When police officer Kyungjin met with Myungwoo accidentally in a crime, she found that this responsible teacher was a really nice guy. At that night, Kyungjin got into a fight with a bunch of high school kids and got trouble in a big gun fight between rival drug dealers. Myungwoo tried to help her but then something happened that forces them stayed together all day long. They got closer to each other and Myungwoo was not able to repulse the strange but pure nature. He fell in love with her. One day, when Kyungjin was chasing a notorious criminal, Myungwoo helped her again, however, not knowing that what would happen that day changed their relationship forever...

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: 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: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:34

Four school graduates congratulate their teacher of mathematics Yelena Sergeyevna on her birthday and ask her to return them their graduate works on mathematics in order to change them before the marks. Yelena Sergeyevna strongly objects...

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: 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
Genreadventure, history
CountryRussia
Duration01:35
CharactersInvestigators

Detective story set up in the time and place of young Pushkin, at Tsarskosel'sky Liceum.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:39
CharactersTeachers
PlotLove, Friendship, Revolution, Death, Blackmail
PlaceRussia, Forest
StyleRomantic, Action, To cry, Fascinating, Tense

A story about a simple school literature teacher, Fedorov, who thought his life couldn't become more boring and pointless until he met a strange girl, who stormed into his very ordinary day, accused him of bringing her girl-friend to suicide and turned his life completely.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersHorses, Gods, Ninja, Teachers
PlotMartial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Fight, Blackmail
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleLight

When one school teacher gets the other fired, he is challenged to an after-school fight.

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: 6.3
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA
PlotLove at first sight

An intriguing and sinful exploration of seduction, forbidden love, and redemption, Gabriel's Inferno is a captivating and wildly passionate tale of one man's escape from his own personal hell as he tries to earn the impossible--forgiveness and love.

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: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryRomania, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Croatia, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
CharactersTeachers
StyleWomens in main roles

Emi, a school teacher, finds her career and reputation under threat after a personal sex tape is leaked on the Internet. Forced to meet the parents demanding her dismissal, Emi refuses to surrender to their pressure. Radu Jude (Aferim!) delivers an incendiary mix of unconventional form, irreverent humor and scathing commentary on hypocrisy and prejudice in our societies.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersTeachers
PlaceSchool

At Fallbrook Middle School, the annual student-elected Teacher of the Year award is held. And every year for the last 43 years Norman Warner or most fondly called Stormin' Norman Warner has won the award. Now that he has died, the burden of carrying the legacy falls into the hands of Matt Warner, the son of the late Norman Warner who has always lived in the shadow of his father.

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Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:28
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotLove, Love with age difference, Growing up
StyleTouching

The 17-year-old Savva is getting ready to enrol at university. His parents go on vacation, conferring the responsibility for preparing the entrance exams onto the son. Savva finds a foreign literature teacher on the Internet site “Your Tutor”.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:05
CharactersTeachers, Pupils
PlotFriendship
PlaceSchool, Russia, Small cities
StyleBy books, Gloomy, Makes me think, Serious

Victor Sluzhkin signs on as a teacher of geography in a secondary school in his native Perm (in the Urals) and gets lost in a haze of hard vodka, desperate love for a nymphet-like student and the stress of educating teenagers. Geographer, as the students immediately dub Sluzhkin, attempts to escape from the grueling, dull, stultifying reality of Russia's provincial life in a rafting tour to the Urals. Accompanied by wild, adventure-seeking adolescents, faced with the numerous grim surprises of the nature, Geographer is poised to find himself and his own truth.

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Genredrama
CountryRussia
CharactersCriminals
PlaceSchool, Russia
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

Antonina, an artist from Saint Petersburg, follows her husband, a political prisoner, to the deep north province of Russia. As she starts teaching art in a local school, she finds herself opposed by a twelve-year-old boy, Misha, whose brother is a feared local gang leader.

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: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:08
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Students, Pupils, Teachers
PlotSuccess
PlaceSchool, Paris, France
StyleSoulful, Makes me think, Serious

Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.

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.





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