Movies about teachers

Movies about teachers
List of the best movies about teachers selected by visitors to our site: School of Rock, Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn, Bad Teacher, A Teacher, The Professor, An Acceptable Loss, Berlin Syndrome, Renaissance Man, Dangerous Minds, Mr. Holland's Opus.

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

Genre
Country
School of Rock (2003)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:48

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.

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (2021)

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.

Bad Teacher (2011)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job and her students is forced to return to her job to make enough money for a boob job after her rich fiancé dumps her.

A Teacher (2013)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:15

Part psychological thriller and part provocative character study, A TEACHER explores the unraveling of a young high school teacher, Diana (Lindsay Burdge), after she begins an affair with one of her teenage students, Eric (Will Brittain). What starts as a seemingly innocent fling becomes increasingly complex and dangerous as the beautiful and confident Diana gets fully consumed by her emotions, crossing boundaries and acting out in progressively startling ways. Lindsay Burdge delivers a deeply compelling and seamlessly naturalistic performance that brings us into the mind of an adult driven to taboo against her better judgment.

The Professor (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

A world-weary college professor is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak and a touch of madness.

An Acceptable Loss (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA

Former top U.S. security adviser Elizabeth "Libby" Lamm is threatened by associates from her dark past including Rachel Burke a steely, commanding politician with an unwavering knack for achieving her goals. Colluding with Rachel is Adrian, an unyielding, patriotic chief of staff. Martin harbors another type of obsession with Libby in this story of betrayal and regret.

Berlin Syndrome (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryAustralia, Germany

A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.

Renaissance Man (1994)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

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.

Dangerous Minds (1995)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

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.

Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

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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Stand and Deliver (1988)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

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.

Detachment (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

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.

Freedom Writers (2007)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:03

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

Dead Poets Society (1989)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

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.

We'll Live Till Monday (1968)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:46

Ilya Semenovich Melnikov is a history teacher in an ordinary Soviet high school. He is a very good teacher and his students and colleagues treat him with a great deal of respect. However, Melnikov faces a lot of difficulties in his work. In particular, everybody at school is spreading rumors about Natalya Sergeyevna, an Enlish language teacher and a former student of Melnikov, being in love with him. Exhausted by his mental suffering, Melnikov asks the principal to allow him to quit his job. At the end of the week that is to become the last week of Melnikov's teaching career the students of his class write an in-class essay on how they understand happiness. Svetlana Mikhailovna, their Russian teacher, is shocked by what one of the students wrote in her essay, nevertheless, she allows her to read it in front of the class. The other students express support of their classmate. Melnikov gets involved in the conflict, after which he reconsiders his decision to quit...

Teachers (1984)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

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

Suck Me Shakespeer (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryGermany
Duration01:59

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.

Coach Carter (2005)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:16

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.

School Of Life (2005)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:50

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.

Lean On Me (1989)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

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

The Great Debaters (2007)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite.

The Class (2008)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:08

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.

Half Nelson (2006)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a startling discovery of his secret life, causing a tenuous bond between the two that could either end disastrously or provide a catalyst of hope.

To Sir, with Love (1967)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.

The Ron Clark Story (2006)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:30

Matthew Perry is real-life inspiration Ron Clark, a passionate and innovative teacher who leaves his small hometown to teach in one of Harlem's toughest schools. But to break through to this students, Clark must use unconventional methods, including his ground-breaking classroom rules, to drive them toward their potential.

Front of the Class (2008)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

"Front of the Class" is based on the true story of Brad Cohen -- played in the movie by Jimmy Wolk -- who, "after being challenged by Tourette's syndrome from a very young age, defies all odds to become a gifted teacher

The Chorus (2004)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, music
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration01:35

Set in 1940's France, a new teacher at a school for disruptive boys gives hope and inspiration.

The Humbling (2014)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Following a breakdown and suicide attempt, an aging actor becomes involved with a much younger woman but soon finds that it's difficult to keep pace with her.

Digging for Fire (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

Tim and Lee are married with a young child. The chance to stay at a fancy home in the Hollywood Hills is complicated by Tim's discovery of a bone and a rusty old gun in the yard. Tim is excited by the idea of a mystery, but Lee doesn't want him to dig any further, preferring that he focus on the family taxes, which he promised to do weeks ago. This disagreement sends them on separate and unexpected adventures over the course of a weekend, as Tim and his friends seek clues to the mystery while Lee searches for answers to the bigger questions of marriage and parenthood.

Let Me In (2010)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:55

A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.




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