10 best movies like Taare Zameen Par (2007)

Similar movies
Taare Zameen Par 2007
Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and neatness. Ishaan cannot seem to get anything right in class; he is then sent to boarding school, where his life changes forever.
List of the best movies like Taare Zameen Par (2007): The Boy Who Could Fly, Chillar Party, Hichki, Monster Pies, Beyond the Blackboard, Wide Awake, Jamie Marks Is Dead, Everybody Dies But Me, Dance Academy: The Movie, Foxfire.

Tags: movies similar to Taare Zameen Par (2007) - full list

The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Milly and Louis, and their recently-widowed mom, Charlene, move to a new neighborhood. Once there, they all deal with a variety of personal problems, but Milly finds a friend in Eric, her autistic next door neighbor. Eric has a fascination with flight, and as the story progresses, he exerts an enthralling force of change on all those around him.

Chillar Party (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryIndia

A gang of innocent but feisty kids who lead carefree lives in Chandan Nagar colony, take on the big bad world of politics when one of their friend's life is endangered.

Hichki (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:23

Hichki is a story about a woman who turns her most daunting weakness into her biggest strength. Naina Mathur (Rani Mukerji) is an aspiring teacher who suffers from Tourette Syndrome. After several interviews and numerous rejections, she lands her dream job as a full-time teacher in one of the most elite schools in the city. However, she soon realises that the class she has been assigned comprises of defiant and impish students who can't seem to keep out of trouble. Despite a few initial hiccups, Naina must do whatever she can to ensure that her students realise their true potential, and defy all the odds against them.

Monster Pies (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryAustralia

Mike has felt alienated and alone for as long as he can remember, until a new boy arrives at his school - awakening feelings and a world of possibilities he'd never before dared to dream of.

Beyond the Blackboard (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Inspired by a true story, “Beyond the Blackboard” is about a 24-year-old first-time teacher who makes a difference in the lives of the homeless children she teaches in a shelter’s makeshift classroom. Set in 1987 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this movie tells the story a brand-new teacher and Mom who is given a tougher than expected teaching job and winds up teaching homeless children in a school that is housed in a room and called, literally, The School with No Name. She has some personal prejudicial hurdles to cross before she is able to be a true teacher for these children and of course there are hurdles like the lack of books and supplies.

Wide Awake (1998)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA

The tale of a ten-year-old boy in a Catholic school who, following the death of his beloved grandfather, embarks on a quest to discover the meaning of life.

Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

No one seemed to care about Jamie Marks until after his death. Hoping to find the love and friendship he never had in life, Jamie’s ghost visits former classmate Adam McCormick, drawing him into the bleak world between the living and the dead.

Everybody Dies But Me (2008)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:20

One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which rapidly becomes the most important moment ever in their universe, and looks like the ideal way to escape their daily lives...

Dance Academy: The Movie (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, family, music
CountryAustralia, Germany
Duration01:45

This 2017 movie follows the original dance academy TV show and tracks where the characters are in their lives now.

Foxfire (1996)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of control.

20 more movies
A Little Princess (1995)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

When her father enlists to fight for the British in WWI, young Sara Crewe goes to New York to attend the same boarding school her late mother attended. She soon clashes with the severe headmistress, Miss Minchin, who attempts to stifle Sara's creativity and sense of self- worth.

Alabama Moon (2009)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA

After the unexpected death of his survivalist father, an eleven year old boy raised in the Alabama wilderness must learn how to make a home in the modern world.

The Zigzag Kid (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryNetherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, Spain, France
Duration01:35

Nono, a Dutch kid lacking two days being thirteen, runs away from problems at home and, disguised as a girl, takes up with the world's cleverest thief, who unbeknownst to Nono, may hold the bizarre key to his true identity.

Brave New Girl (2004)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genredrama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

Holly has everything it takes to be a star; the voice, the dream and the dedication, but she lacks the means to break away from her humble Texas upbringing. Then she gets the chance to attend an art and music school on the East coast and her future suddenly looks bright. But the road to stardom is a bumpy one.

Christopher Robin (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34

Christopher Robin, the boy who had countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood, has grown up and lost his way. Now it’s up to his spirited and loveable stuffed animals, Winnie The Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, and the rest of the gang, to rekindle their friendship and remind him of endless days of childlike wonder and make-believe, when doing nothing was the very best something.

English Vinglish (2012)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryIndia
Duration02:14

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.

Boychoir (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43

Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element, he finds himself in a battle of wills with a demanding Choir Master who recognizes a unique talent in this young boy as he pushes him to discover his creative heart and soul in music.

A River Runs Through It (1992)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

A River Runs Through is a cinematographically stunning true story of Norman Maclean. The story follows Norman and his brother Paul through the experiences of life and growing up, and how their love of fly fishing keeps them together despite varying life circumstances in the untamed west of Montana in the 1920's.

Indian Rupee (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, family
CountryIndia

An unemployed youth Jayaprakash, dreams big fortunes in the field of real estate business, and therefore, faces a lot of obstacles in the path towards his goal.

Tracks (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryAustralia
Duration01:53

Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.

The Dust Factory (2004)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Ryan is a teenager who lacks the ability to speak. One day, Ryan falls off a bridge and he finds himself transported to a strange fantasy world where he encounters his Grandpa Randolph (Armin Mueller-Stahl) and a pretty girl named Melanie (Hayden Panettiere); together, Ryan and Melanie learn to help one another with their problems, and they both discover the wisdom they can gain from elders like Grandpa Randolph.

Mr. Pip (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, military
CountryNew Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Australia
Duration02:13

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.

Christmas with Holly (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA, Canada

After being dumped at the alter on her wedding day, Maggie Conway moves to the island town of Friday Harbor in Washington State, where she meets Mark Nagle, the local coffee shop owner.

King Jack (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA

Growing up in a rural town filled with violent delinquents, Jack has learned to do what it takes to survive, despite having an oblivious mother and no father. After his aunt falls ill and a younger cousin comes to stay with him, the hardened 15-year-old discovers the importance of friendship, family, and looking for happiness even in the most desolate of circumstances.

My Bodyguard (1980)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

Clifford Peach, an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully terrorizes his classmates and extorts their lunch money. Refusing to pay up, Clifford enlist the aid of an overgrown misfit whose mere presence intimidates students and teachers alike. But their "business relationship" soon turns personal as Clifford and the troubled loner forge a winning alliance against their intimidators - and a very special friendship with each other.

Imagine (2012)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryPoland, Portugal, France, United Kingdom
Duration01:45

A blind teacher breaks the rules to help a female student rediscover the pleasures of life.

Powder (1995)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

Harassed by classmates who won't accept his shocking appearance, a shy young man known as "Powder" struggles to fit in. But the cruel taunts stop when Powder displays a mysterious power that allows him to do incredible things. This phenomenon changes the lives of all those around him in ways they never could have imagined.

McFarland, USA (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:50

A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.

Odd Girl Out (2005)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA

A mother and her daughter confront the intimidation of teen peer pressure and the emotionally brutalizing social rituals of high school.

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

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




MoviesList