Keyword: teacher

Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 12/20/2001
From the heights of notoriety to the depths of depravity, John Forbes Nash, Jr. experiences it all. A mathematical genius, he made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery once he was diagnosed with schizophrenia. After many years of...
Karate Kid

The Karate Kid (2010)

Rated: PG Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 06/10/2010
Twelve-year-old Dre Parker could've been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying--and the feeling is mutual--but cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make an enemy of the class bully, and kung fu prodigy, Cheng. With no friends in a strange land, Dre...
Boy Next Door

The Boy Next Door (2015)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 01/22/2015
High school teacher Claire Peterson is still recovering from a painful separation from her cheating husband when a charismatic 19-year-old, Noah, moves in with his uncle next door. Noah befriends Kevin, Claire's teen son, but his attraction to Claire is palpable. Over the summer, Noah hangs out with Kevin and charms Claire, who indulges what seems like a harmless flirtation. He's fallen hard for...
Mean Girls

Mean Girls (2004)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 04/29/2004
Cady Heron is a cultural blank slate when she first sets foot on the grounds of North Shore High School in a small town outside of Chicago, Illinois. After living in Africa, Cady, now a junior, has no idea how "wild" things can be in civilization until she crosses paths with one of the meanest species of all, the "Queen Bee," who at this particular high school is the cool and calculating Regina...
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Rated: PG Runtime: 161 minutes Release date: 11/14/2002
Harry Potter has not had a good summer. Not only has he had to put up with his overbearing Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon Dursley and their dread of his magical abilities, but it seems as if Harry's best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger have forgotten him as they haven't replied to a single one of his letters. Then, suddenly and mysteriously, house-elf Dobby appears in Harry's bedroom and...
Amour

Amour (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 12/18/2012
Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple's bond of love is severely tested.
X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 06/02/2011
The beginning of the X-Men saga - and a secret history of the Cold War and our world at the brink of nuclear Armageddon. As the first class discovers, harnesses, and comes to terms with their formidable powers, alliances are formed that will shape the eternal war between the heroes and villains of the X-Men universe. The film is set in the 1960s - the dawn of the Space Age, and a time filled...
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 07/14/2011
In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry Potter who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 12/07/2000
Legendary martial artist Li Mu Bai is tracking the murderer of his master. The poised and self-assured Li can handle anything -- except his feelings for lithe, pantherish Yu Shu Lien. Jen Yu, the tremulous and spoiled daughter of the Province's governor, is also fascinated by Shu Lien's glamorous life: that a woman can have so many adventures and such freedom is marvelous to her. Though the...
Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 148 minutes Release date: 05/18/2006
Famed symbologist Professor Robert Langdon is called to the Louvre museum one night where a curator has been murdered, leaving behind a mysterious trail of symbols and clues. With his own survival at stake, Langdon, aided by the police cryptologist Sophie Neveu, unveils a series of stunning secrets hidden in the works of Leonardo Da Vinci, all leading to a covert society dedicated to guarding an...
Last Airbender

The Last Airbender (2010)

Rated: PG Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 06/30/2010
The world is engulfed by the fires of war, and no one has the power to stop the inevitable destruction--until now. For nearly a century, the Fire Nation has waged its deadly campaign for global domination over its fellow tribal nations of Air, Water and Earth. They offer but one choice to the tribes who fall to their might-complete surrender, or complete annihilation. As the villagers vainly...
Here Comes the Boom

Here Comes the Boom (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/11/2012
Former collegiate wrestler Scott Voss is a 42-year-old apathetic biology teacher in a failing high school. When cutbacks threaten to cancel the music program and lay off its teacher, Scott begins to raise money by moonlighting as a mixed martial arts fighter. Everyone thinks Scott is crazy - most of all the school nurse, Bella - but in his quest, Scott gains something he never expected as he...
Chalk

Chalk (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 05/10/2007
It's the start of a memorable new year at Harrison High. The self conscious Mr. Stroope is convinced that his time has come: this year he will be furnished with the golden title of "Teacher of the Year". That is, if his smarter students will just stop using words he doesn't understand. Peek into Mr. Lowrey's History class and you'll see that he's struggling to even call himself a teacher. Woefully...

Class Act (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 07/01/2014
No art, music, drama? Impossible? Arts education in America is on life support. The documentary explores what once was the gold standard in American public schools--the arts as an integrated part of core curriculum--through the life of teacher Jay W Jensen and his students in tandem with a frightening look at the current state of arts education in America.
Mommy

Mommy (2015)

Rated: R Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 01/22/2015
In near-future Quebec, a new law allows parents to bypass the court system and commit problem children directly into state care. Nevertheless, widow Diana makes a last ditch effort to keep her volatile, 15-year-old son, Steve, out of an institution by homeschooling him with the help of a mousy, withdrawn neighbor.
Boychoir

Boychoir (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Small town hellion Stet Cates seems destined for a troubled life of delinquency, but his angelic singing voice sets him apart. When Stet's single mother Debbie passes away in a car crash, his biological father Gerard, whom he has never met, plans to send him into the foster care system without hesitation. But Stet's middle school principal, Ms. Steele, encourages Gerard to send Stet to Master...

Urok (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 03/03/2015
In a small Bulgarian town, Nade is an honest, hard-working elementary school teacher struggling to keep her life together. Her unemployed, alcoholic husband has secretly spent their mortgage payements on booze, and now the bank is threatening to auction off the house where they live with their young daughter. The agency where she translates legal documents to English for extra cash is going under...

5 Flights Up (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/07/2015
An older married couple try to decide whether to sell their longtime Brooklyn home. During the course of one crazy weekend, they discover that finding a new apartment is not about winding down but starting a new adventure.
Seymour: An Introduction

Seymour: An Introduction (2015)

Rated: PG Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 03/12/2015
86-year-old Seymour Bernstein is a virtuoso pianist, veteran New Yorker and true original who gave up a successful concert career to teach music. In this intimate tribute from his friend, Ethan Hawke, Seymour shares unforgettable stories from his remarkable life and eye-opening words of wisdom, as well as insightful reflections on art, creativity, and the search for fulfillment.
Dir: Ethan Hawke
With: N/A
Whiplash

Whiplash (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 10/09/2014
Andrew Neiman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite east coast music conservatory. Plagued by the failed writing career of his father, Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats. Terence Fletcher, an instructor equally known for his teaching talents as for his terrifying methods, leads the top jazz ensemble in the school...
School of Rock

School of Rock (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 10/02/2003
Dewey Finn is a hell-raising guitarist with delusions of grandeur. Kicked out of his band and desperate for work, Dewey impersonates a substitute teacher and turns a class of fifth grade high-achievers into high-voltage rock and rollers. The private school's uptight and skeptical head, Principal Mullins, watches on as the 'new sub' preps the kids for Battle of the Bands.
Half Nelson

Half Nelson (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 08/10/2006
Dan Dunne, an idealistic inner-city junior high school teacher, inspires his 13 and 14-year-olds to examine everything from civil rights to Civil War with a new enthusiasm. Rejecting the standard Civil Rights curriculum in favor of an edgier approach, Dan teaches his students how change works--on both a historical and personal scale. Though Dan can get it together in the classroom, he spends his...
Grandmaster

The Grandmaster (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 08/22/2013
The life and times of legendary kung fu master Ip Man are the inspiration for this epic tale of the turbulent Republican era that followed the fall of the last dynasty in China and became the Golden Age of martial arts.
Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 09/20/2012
It's 1991 and academically precocious, socially awkward Charlie is a wallflower, always watching from the sidelines, until a pair of charismatic seniors takes him under their wing. Beautiful, free spirited Sam and her fearless stepbrother, Patrick, shepherd Charlie through new friendships, first love, burgeoning sexuality, bacchanalian parties, midnight screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show...
Drillbit Taylor

Drillbit Taylor (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 03/20/2008
It all begins on the first day of high school, when a trio of anxious freshmen--chubby Ryan, freakishly skinny Wade and their shrimpy tagalong, Emmit--become the instant target of the school's senior psycho-in-residence, Filkins, the ultimate school bully. As what they were hoping to be the best years of their lives are suddenly turned into a daily living hell, the boys realize they have only one...