Most Popular "English Teacher" Titles
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1. Dead Poets Society (1989)
PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.
Votes: 276,311 | Gross: $95.86M
2. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance
An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.
Votes: 349,291 | Gross: $17.74M
4. Sleepers (1996)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge.
Votes: 154,036 | Gross: $53.30M
5. The End of the Tour (2015)
R | 106 min | Biography, Drama
The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'
Votes: 16,821 | Gross: $2.99M
6. The Art of Getting By (2011)
PG-13 | 83 min | Drama, Romance
George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who has made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.
Votes: 45,048 | Gross: $1.43M
7. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
R | 121 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam.
Votes: 97,896 | Gross: $123.92M
8. Trash (I) (2014)
R | 114 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from the cops and trying to right a terrible wrong.
Votes: 14,280 | Gross: $0.01M
9. The Last Picture Show (1971)
R | 118 min | Drama
A group of 1950s high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both economically and culturally.
10. A Teacher (2013)
Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Romance
A high school teacher in Austin, Texas has an affair with one of her students. Her life begins to unravel as the relationship comes to an end.
11. Happiness (1998)
134 min | Comedy, Drama
The lives of several individuals intertwine as they go about their lives in their own unique ways, engaging in acts society as a whole might find disturbing in a desperate search for human connection.
Votes: 55,186 | Gross: $3.00M
12. Dolphin Tale (2011)
PG | 113 min | Drama, Family
A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.
Votes: 17,876 | Gross: $72.28M
14. Seeking Justice (2011)
R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score. Then he discovers they want a 'favor' from him in return.
Votes: 38,704 | Gross: $0.04M
16. That's What I Am (2011)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A coming-of-age story set in 1965 that follows 12-year-old Andy Nichol (Chase Ellison), a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of ... See full summary »
17. The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)
PG-13 | 82 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Molly Hartley looks to put her troubled past behind her with a fresh start at a new school, where she sparks with one of the most popular students. But can her secrets stay buried, ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,886 | Gross: $13.35M
18. The Opposite of Sex (1998)
R | 105 min | Comedy
A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Votes: 18,223 | Gross: $6.30M
19. The Door in the Floor (2004)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
A writer's young assistant becomes both pawn and catalyst in his boss's disintegrating household.
Votes: 13,453 | Gross: $3.84M
20. Girl in Progress (2012)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
As single mom Grace juggles work, bills, and her affair with a married doctor, her daughter, Ansiedad, plots a shortcut to adulthood after finding inspiration in the coming-of-age stories she's reading for school.
Votes: 5,457 | Gross: $2.59M
21. Beneath the Darkness (2011)
R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
After watching their best friend get murdered, a group of teens struggle to expose a local hero as the vicious killer and keep from becoming his next victims.
23. Daydream Nation (2010)
R | 98 min | Drama, Romance
A city girl who moves to a small town and becomes entangled in a love triangle between her high school teacher and a stoner classmate.
24. English Vinglish (2012)
Not Rated | 134 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A quiet, sweet tempered housewife endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter everyday because of her inability to speak and understand English.
Votes: 20,605 | Gross: $1.67M
25. Mind Your Language (1977–1986)
30 min | Comedy
Barry Evans plays a put-upon language teacher who tries to make a living by teaching English to immigrants. With pupils from India, France, China, and many other countries, his lessons do ... See full summary »
26. The Parent Trap II (1986 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 81 min | Family, Comedy
Two best friends plot to get their single parents together to stop one of them from moving to New York.
28. Monster Pies (2013)
85 min | Drama, Romance
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.
29. Pretty Persuasion (2005)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Votes: 8,641 | Gross: $0.31M
30. Heaven (I) (2002)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer.
Votes: 20,413 | Gross: $0.77M
31. Howl (2010)
R | 84 min | Biography, Drama
As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.
Votes: 10,672 | Gross: $0.62M
32. The Beautiful Person (2008 TV Movie)
Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Sixteen-year old Junie changes high school mid-year, following the death of her mother. She finds herself in the same class as her cousin Mathias, who introduces her to his friends. All the... See full summary »
34. Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed (2013)
Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
In Spain in 1966, an English teacher picks up two hitchhikers on his quest to meet John Lennon.
Votes: 3,883 | Gross: $0.01M
35. Canis Canem Edit (2006 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Jimmy Hopkins is a bad kid with a principle he don't hurt the good he's put in the worst school in the country Bullworth Academy and he must help the good and hurt the bad but he's only 15.
Writers: Dan Houser, Jacob Krarup, Hugh Michaels, John Zurhellen, Greg Johnson, Ayana Osada, Nick Giovannetti, Dan Van Zant, Mike Zoccano, Sanford Santacroce | Directors: Greg Bick, William DeVizia, John Zurhellen | Stars: Gerry Rosenthal, Peter Vack, Matt Bush, John Lavelle
36. Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.
Votes: 15,861 | Gross: $2.01M
37. Happy Accidents (2000)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
Ruby Weaver has man trouble: she tries to fix them, so she's stuck herself with a string of losers. Her current lover, Sam Deed, seems different: he's sweet, tender, just in from Dubuque. ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,375 | Gross: $0.69M
38. Max Dugan Returns (1983)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
An English teacher and struggling single mother has her life disrupted when the father who abandoned her as a child comes back into her life.
Votes: 2,686 | Gross: $17.60M
40. The Whole Wide World (1996)
PG | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
In Texas in the 1930s, young schoolteacher Novalyne Price meets a handsome, eccentric, interesting young man named Robert Howard. He's a successful writer - of the pulp stories of 'Conan ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,872 | Gross: $0.14M
42. El Norte (1983)
R | 141 min | Drama
Peasants escaping mindless labor and a murderous Guatemalan government head to America in hopes for something better.
44. The Five Senses (1999)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Interconnected stories examine situations involving the five senses. Touch is represented by a massage therapist who is treating a woman, while her daughter accidentally loses the woman's ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,794 | Gross: $0.50M
45. Getting Straight (1970)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Vietnam vet and former social radical is conflicted by his desire to become a teacher and his sympathy with anti-establishment student protests.
46. Tropic of Cancer (1970)
NC-17 | 87 min | Biography, Drama
The film depicts the adventures of expatriate American writer Henry Miller and his friends, as they pursue art, money, food, and sex in Paris.
47. Our Miss Brooks (1952–1956)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter, fights with Principal Conklin, and tries to snag shy biology teacher ... See full summary »
48. Big Girls Don't Cry (2002)
R | 87 min | Drama
Kati and Steffi are best friends since childhood. But as they step into adulthood, both their perfect friendship and their personalities get harshly tested by a series of unfortunate events... See full summary »
50. Salvage (2006)
80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Claire Parker is going to die. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death--and it will all happen again. After being beaten, ... See full summary »