In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, music|
|Characters||Teens, Friends, Orphans|
|Style||To 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.
|Genre||horror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective|
|Characters||Teens, Mathematicians, Difficult teens|
|Plot||Adventure, Intrigue, Mystery, Ghosts|
|Place||Mansions, Boarding school|
|Style||Heavy, 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.
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.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, music|
|Characters||Geniuses, Musicians, Womanizers|
|Plot||Passion, Music, Success|
|Style||Atmospheric, 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.
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...
|Country||France, West Germany, Italy|
|Characters||Jews, Pupils, Friends|
|Plot||On real events, Friendship, Death|
|Place||France, USA, Boarding school|
|Time||World War II|
|Style||Psychological 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.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama, music|
|Country||Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Musicians, Family, Pupils|
|Plot||Love, Dancing, Relationship, Music, Motorcycles|
|Place||School, Trains, England, Ireland, Metro|
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.
|Characters||Teachers, Musicians, Artists|
|Style||To 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.
|Plot||On real events, Karate|
|Style||To 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.
|Characters||Teachers, Childrens, Musicians, Students, Pupils|
|Plot||Music, Cheating, Uprising, Contests, Music group|
|Place||School, New York|
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.
|Genre||comedy, drama, adventure, crime|
|Characters||Teens, Gangsters, Musicians, Friends|
|Plot||Music, Friendship, Hip Hop, Dreams|
|Place||School, USA, Los Angeles|
|Style||To 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.
|Genre||fantastic, action, fantasy, comedy|
|Characters||Superhero, Heroes, Family|
|Style||Exciting, 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.
|Genre||horror, fantastic, action|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Punks, Pupils|
|Style||Heavy, 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.
|Genre||comedy, drama, crime|
|Plot||Life, Divorce, Family life|
|Style||To 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.
|Genre||thriller, melodrama, drama, crime, film noir, music|
|Plot||Love triangle, Jealousy|
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.
|Place||Hospitals, New York|
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?
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.
|Genre||drama, music, biography|
|Characters||Geniuses, Musicians, Disabled people, Businessmen, Blind|
|Style||To 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.
|Characters||Teens, Drummers, Musicians, Teachers|
|Plot||Love, Obsession, Relationship, Music, Overcoming difficulties|
|Place||USA, Music schools|
Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.
|Place||Sweden, Small cities|
|Style||To 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.
|Place||USA, Night Clubs, New York|
Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama, music|
|Characters||Family, Terminally ill, Child Prodigies|
|Plot||Love, First love|
|Style||Cute, Touching, Sad ones|
A terminally ill teen upsets her parents when she falls in love with a small-time drug dealer.
|Characters||Teachers, Strong women, Thieves, Sisters|
|Plot||Bank robbery, Friendship|
|Place||School, Ukraine, Germany|
|Style||Romantic, 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.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, detective, music|
|Characters||Musicians, Friends, Old man|
|Plot||Adventure, Travel, Music, Supernatural, Fate|
|Style||Light, 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.
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime, detective, film noir|
|Characters||Monsters, Maids, Pianists|
|Plot||Obsession, Inheritance, Mystery, Gems|
|Place||Italy, Deserts, London, Laboratory, Small cities|
|Style||Action, 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.
|Plot||On real events|
|Place||School, Los Angeles|
|Style||To 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.
|Genre||comedy, drama, family, sport|
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.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, music, biography|
|Characters||Musicians, Guitarists, Artists, Singers|
|Plot||Love, On real events, Music, Death, Divorce|
|Style||To 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.