Movies about teachers

Movies about teachers
List of the best movies about teachers selected by visitors to our site: Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn, Wish Upon, Antboy, Faces in the Crowd, A Man Called Ove, Certain Women, The Babysitter: Killer Queen, West Is West, The Teacher, The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death.

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

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (2021)
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.

Wish Upon (2017)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersDogs, Teens, Teachers, Students, Losers
PlotCars, Fight, Death, Fulfillment of desires, Computers
PlaceSchool, Castle, Mansions
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A teenage girl discovers a box with magical powers, but those powers comes with a deadly price.

Antboy (2013)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryDenmark, Germany
CharactersDogs, Superhero, Teachers, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Action, Light, Fascinating

12-year-old Pelle accidentally gets bitten by an ant and develops unimaginable superpowers. With help from his friend, comic book nerd Wilhelm, Pelle creates a secret identity as the superhero Antboy. Slowly things start to happen in the surburban community, and when a scary and crazy supervillain, Flea, enters the scene, Antboy must step up to the challenge. The first Danish superhero-movie. Based on the books by Kenneth Bøgh Andersen.

Faces in the Crowd (2011)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, France
CharactersSerial killers, Teachers
PlotDancing, Cars, Jealousy, Fear
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

A horror-thriller centered on a woman living with "face-blindness" after surviving a serial killer's attack. As she lives with her condition, one in which facial features change each time she loses sight of them, the killer closes in.

A Man Called Ove (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersDogs, Gay, Teachers, Students, Neighbors
PlotLove, Dancing, Money, Investigation, Friendship
PlaceKitchen, Hotels, Sweden
StyleBlack humor, Touching

Despite grumpy 59 year-old Ove being deposed as president of his condominium association, but he keeps looking over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite Ove and she accidentally back into Ove’s mailbox, it sets off a series of unexpected changes in his life.

Certain Women (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
CharactersDogs, Horses, Lesbians, Indians, Teachers
PlotLove, Dancing, Loneliness, Snow, Test
PlacePrison, School, Trains, Mountains, Forest
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

The lives of four women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.

The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, comedy
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Demons, Blonde girls, Snake
PlotSurvival, Gambling, Fight, Virtual Reality, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Party
StyleNetflix, Black humor, For a group of friends

Two years after defeating a satanic cult led by his babysitter Bee, Cole's trying to forget his past and focus on surviving high school. But when old enemies unexpectedly return, Cole will once again have to outsmart the forces of evil.

West Is West (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Pupils
PlaceSchool, England
StyleTo cry, Touching

Comedy sequel to "East Is East". Manchester, North of England, 1975. The now much diminished, but still claustrophobic and dysfunctional, Khan family continues to struggle for survival. Sajid, the youngest Khan, the runt of the litter, is deep in pubescent crisis under heavy assault both from his father's tyrannical insistence on Pakistani tradition, and from the fierce bullies in the schoolyard. So, in a last, desperate attempt to 'sort him out', his father decides to pack him off to Mrs Khan No 1 and family in the Punjab, the wife and daughters he had abandoned 35 years earlier. It is not long before Ella Khan (Mrs Khan No2) with a small entourage from Salford, England, swiftly follows to sort out the mess, past and present.

The Teacher (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Students, Cats
PlaceSchool, Party, Hospitals
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching

Teacher in the most prestigious highschool in the country, François enjoys the life he’s always known, in the intellectual and bourgeois society of Paris. Trapped in a situation where he’s forced to accept a job in a school of a tough underprivileged suburb, he finds himself confronted to his own limits and to the upheaval of his values and certainties.

The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA, Sweden
CharactersTeachers, Demons, Angels, Military
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Dolls, Pursuit, Ghosts
PlaceEngland, Cemetery, Estate
TimeWorld War II, Dark ones
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy, Gothic

40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.

The Better Angels (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CharactersDogs, Horses, Indians, Teachers, Raccoons
PlotOn real events, Racing, Dancing, Fight, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, USA
Time19th century
StyleFascinating, Serious

At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one of our nation’s greatest heroes: Abraham Lincoln. Abe is a thoughtful and quiet boy who spends his days at the side of his beloved mother while learning to work the land from his stern father. When illness takes his mother, Abe's new guardian angel comes in the form of his new stepmother, who sees the potential in the boy and pushes for his further education.

People, Places, Things (2015)
CharactersTeachers, Students, Writers, Twins
PlotMoney, Friendship, Loneliness, Depression, Divorce
StyleRomantic, Cute, Touching

Will Henry is a newly single graphic novelist balancing being a parent to his young twin daughters and teaching a classroom full of college students, all the while trying to navigate the rich complexities of new love and letting go of the woman who left him.

English Vinglish (2012)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CharactersTeachers, Cooks, Friends, Losers, Housewives
PlotWedding, Life, Friendship, Family life
PlaceNew York
StyleFascinating, Touching

ENGLISH VINGLISH is the story of a woman who does not know English and is made to feel insecure by her family and society at large. Circumstances make her determined to overcome this insecurity, master the language, and teach the world a lesson on the way to becoming a self assured and confident woman.

The Professor (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersTeachers, Students, Terminally ill, Teachers
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Death, Cancer, Birthday
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Touching

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.

Detachment (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
CharactersTeachers, Pupils, Losers, Parents
PlotDepression, Parenting
PlaceSchool, USA
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.

The Super (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersDogs, Serial killers, Teachers, Twins, Disabled people
PlotMystery, Ghosts, Missing people, Voodoo, Dreams
StyleFascinating, Creepy, For men, Disturbing

A man becomes the superintendent of a large New York City apartment building where people mysteriously go missing.

Mrs. Hyde (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
CharactersDogs, Teens, Teachers, Musicians, Rappers
PlaceSchool, France, Hospitals, Laboratory
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

Mrs. Géquil is an eccentric teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she feels different. Will she now be able to keep the powerful and dangerous Mrs. Hyde contained?

Black Tide (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Alcoholics, Fathers, Mothers
PlaceForest, France

When a teenager suddenly disappears without a trace, the case is assigned to an alcoholic police officer who maintains a complicated relationship with his own troubled teenage son, suspected of drug trafficking.

Mr. Pip (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, military
CountryNew Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Australia
CharactersTeachers, Friends
PlotWar, Friendship
PlaceVillage, School, Islands, Asia, Indonesia
StyleSoulful, By books, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

As a war rages on in the province of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, a young girl becomes transfixed by the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations, which is being read at school by the only white man in the village. In 1991, a war over a copper mine in the South Pacific tore the island of Bougainville apart. The reclusive “Popeye” (Hugh Laurie) offers the children in fourteen-year-old Matilda’s tiny village an escape with Charles Dickens' Great Expectations. But on an island at war, fiction can have dangerous consequences.

The Teacher's Diary (2014)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
StyleTouching, Serious

It follows the story of two lonely teachers, a male (Song) and a female (Ann). They were assigned at the same rural school in the Chiang Mai area, but a year apart. The girl being assigned first, attempted to write her thoughts in a diary, being stuck out in boonies. One day she has to be transferred to another school and left the diary. The male teacher came by as a substitute and saw the diary, thus, falling in love with the unacquainted writer. He also wrote his thoughts in it. The guy also left and the lady returned and saw that there are added articles in the diary. She also fell in love with him but now having a hard time looking for the boy. Will the two ever meet?