Movies about music teachers

Movies about music teachers
List of the best films about music teachers according to the audience: Shout, Down a Dark Hall, Renaissance Man, The Devil's Violinist, Love Lesson, Teachers, Au Revoir les Enfants, Sing Street, Mr. Holland's Opus, Dangerous Minds.

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

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersTeens, Friends, Orphans
PlotMusic, Uprising
PlaceSchool, Texas
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

A new music teacher in a 1955 West Texas home for wayward boys brings new vision and hope for many of the interned boys.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:25
CharactersTeens, Mathematicians, Difficult teens
PlotAdventure, Intrigue, Mystery, Ghosts
PlaceMansions, Boarding school
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Disturbing

Kit, a troubled girl, is sent to the exclusive Blackwood boarding school, where she discovers that only four other female students have been admitted to learn the four pillars of knowledge under the ominous wing of the mysterious headmistress Madame Duret.

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: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryGermany, Italy
Duration01:57
CharactersGeniuses, Musicians, Womanizers
PlotPassion, Music, Success
PlaceItaly
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Serious

The life story of Italian violinist and composer, Niccolò Paganini, who rose to fame as a virtuoso in the early 19th Century.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:40

Korea's most popular song writer Hee-soo (Kim Seon-yeong) runs into a nineteen-year-old boy in the elevator. Hee-soo is inspired by a new song watching him shake at her figure. She starts to tell him about women under the excuse that she's teaching him music. They fall for each other but things get complicated when her life teacher, Joon-ho who taught her about life and music comes back...

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: 8
Genredrama, military
CountryFrance, West Germany, Italy
Duration01:44
CharactersJews, Pupils, Friends
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Death
PlaceFrance, USA, Boarding school
TimeWorld War II
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Gloomy, Makes me think, Touching

Au revoir les enfants tells a heartbreaking story of friendship and devastating loss concerning two boys living in Nazi-occupied France. At a provincial Catholic boarding school, the precocious youths enjoy true camaraderie—until a secret is revealed. Based on events from writer-director Malle’s own childhood, the film is a subtle, precisely observed tale of courage, cowardice, and tragic awakening.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Musicians, Family, Pupils
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Music, Motorcycles
PlaceSchool, Trains, England, Ireland, Metro
StyleTouching, Serious

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

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: 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: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium
Duration01:44
CharactersLosers, Priests
PlaceSchool, Night Clubs
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching, Serious

A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.

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: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersTeens, Gangsters, Musicians, Friends
PlotMusic, Friendship, Hip Hop, Dreams
PlaceSchool, USA, Los Angeles
StyleTo cry, Smart, Tense

Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Family
PlotTelekinesis, Justice
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Tense

One night Jefferson Reed gets hit in the chest by a souped-up chunk of meteor. So he can fly, but he's scared of heights. He can master the information in any book ... for about thirty seconds. Now his friends and family want him to protect their community from the dreaded Golden Lords.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Punks, Pupils
PlotRevenge
PlaceSchool, College
TimeFuture
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Andy is a new teacher at a inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. There is metal detectors at the front door and everything is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and Stegman will stop at nothing to protect his turf and drug dealing business.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:40
CharactersModels
PlotLife, Divorce, Family life
StyleTo cry, Fancy, Touching

Parisian everyman Antoine Doinel has married his sweetheart Christine Darbon, and the newlyweds have set up a cozy domestic life of selling flowers and giving violin lessons while Antoine fitfully works on his long-gestating novel. As Christine becomes pregnant with the couple's first child, Antoine finds himself enraptured with a young Japanese beauty. The complications change the course of their relationship forever.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, film noir, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
PlotLove triangle, Jealousy
StyleSerious, Disturbing

Davis and Rains shine in a romantic melodrama set in the world of concert music. Davis is a pianist torn between her wealthy, jealous patron and her cellist husband.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersGirlfriends
PlotMusic, Justice
PlaceHospitals, New York
StyleInspirational, Fascinating

A young man from a modest family gets the chance of a lifetime to reveal his hidden talent for piano but can he find the strength and courage to live up to the challenge?

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA
CharactersTeachers, Losers
StyleExciting

In this irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama-teacher rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersGeniuses, Musicians, Disabled people, Businessmen, Blind
PlotMusic
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating

Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern musical circuit, the soulful singer gained a reputation and then exploded with worldwide fame when he pioneered couping gospel and country together.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Drummers, Musicians, Teachers
PlotLove, Obsession, Relationship, Music, Overcoming difficulties
PlaceUSA, Music schools
StyleWorth watching

Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySweden, Finland
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotFriendship, Uprising
PlaceSweden, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Touching

Matti and Niila, growing up in the mid-sixties in the harsh and conservative environment of a Finnish-speaking part of Tornedalen in Swedish Laponia, close to the Finnish border. Their big dream is to become rock stars. In the present the now grown-up Matti feels guilt for the death of his drug-addicted rock star friend Niila.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersDogs, Pianists
PlotDivorce
PlaceUSA, Night Clubs, New York
StyleRomantic, Smart

Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryAustralia
CharactersFamily, Terminally ill, Child Prodigies
PlotLove, First love
PlaceAustralia
TimeNew Year
StyleCute, Touching, Sad ones

A terminally ill teen upsets her parents when she falls in love with a small-time drug dealer.

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
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Old man
PlotAdventure, Travel, Music, Supernatural, Fate
PlaceNew York
StyleLight, To cry, Inspirational, Fascinating, Serious

Cult classic starring Ralph Macchio as a want-to-be blues guitar virtuoso who seeks a long-lost song by legendary musician Robert Johnson.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersMonsters, Maids, Pianists
PlotObsession, Inheritance, Mystery, Gems
PlaceItaly, Deserts, London, Laboratory, Small cities
Time19th century
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

In the late 19th century, Paula Alquist is studying music in Italy, but ends up abandoning her classes because she's fallen in love with the gallant Gregory Anton. The couple marries and moves to England to live in a home inherited by Paula from her aunt, herself a famous singer, who was mysteriously murdered in the house ten years before. Though Paula is certain that she sees the house's gaslights dim every evening and that there are strange noises coming from the attic, Gregory convinces Paula that she's imagining things. Meanwhile, a Scotland Yard inspector, Brian Cameron, becomes sympathetic to Paula's plight.

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: 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.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:16
CharactersMusicians, Guitarists, Artists, Singers
PlotLove, On real events, Music, Death, Divorce
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.





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