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1. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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67 Metascore

An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Writer: Stephen Chbosky | Director: Stephen Chbosky | Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

2. Easy A (2010)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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72 Metascore

A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.

Writer: Bert V. Royal | Director: Will Gluck | Stars: Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley, Dan Byrd

3. Dead Poets Society (1989)

PG | 128 min | Drama

8.0
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79 Metascore

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to a love of poetry and to seize the day.

Writer: Tom Schulman | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

4. Mr. Miracle (2014 TV Movie)

Comedy

4.8
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A Guardian Angel, posing as an English teacher, helps a young woman find her way before Christmas.

Writer: Heather Maidat | Director: Carl Bessai | Stars: Kendra Anderson, Candus Churchill, Andrew Francis, Michelle Harrison

5. Sleepers (1996)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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49 Metascore

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.

Writers: Lorenzo Carcaterra, Barry Levinson | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric

6. The Art of Getting By (2011)

PG-13 | 83 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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36 Metascore

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.

Writer: Gavin Wiesen | Director: Gavin Wiesen | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Emma Roberts, Michael Angarano, Sasha Spielberg

7. Dolphin Tale (2011)

PG | 113 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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64 Metascore

A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.

Writers: Karen Janszen, Noam Dromi | Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., Nathan Gamble

8. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.3
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An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam.

Writer: Mitch Markowitz | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana

9. Seeking Justice (2011)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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38 Metascore

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.

Writers: Todd Hickey, Robert Tannen | Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce, Harold Perrineau

10. A Teacher (2013)

75 min | Drama

5.0
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47 Metascore

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.

Writer: Hannah Fidell | Director: Hannah Fidell | Stars: Lindsay Burdge, Will Brittain, Jennifer Prediger, Julie Dell Phillips

11. Happiness (1998)

134 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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81 Metascore

The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.

Writer: Todd Solondz | Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Jane Adams, Jon Lovitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dylan Baker

12. The Last Picture Show (1971)

R | 118 min | Drama

8.1
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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.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Peter Bogdanovich | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

13. That's What I Am (2011)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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53 Metascore

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 »

Writer: Michael Pavone | Director: Michael Pavone | Stars: Ed Harris, Chase Ellison, Molly Parker, Daniel Roebuck

14. In & Out (1997)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

6.3
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70 Metascore

A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.

Writer: Paul Rudnick | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon

15. Howl (2010)

R | 84 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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63 Metascore

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.

Writers: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: James Franco, Todd Rotondi, Jon Prescott, Aaron Tveit

16. Girl in Progress (2012)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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45 Metascore

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.

Writer: Hiram Martinez | Director: Patricia Riggen | Stars: Eva Mendes, Cierra Ramirez, Patricia Arquette, Matthew Modine

17. The Opposite of Sex (1998)

R | 105 min | Comedy

6.5
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70 Metascore

A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.

Writer: Don Roos | Director: Don Roos | Stars: Christina Ricci, Martin Donovan, Lisa Kudrow, Lyle Lovett

18. The Door in the Floor (2004)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.8
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67 Metascore

A writer's young assistant becomes both pawn and catalyst in his boss's disintegrating household.

Writers: John Irving, Tod Williams | Director: Tod Williams | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Kim Basinger, Jon Foster, Elle Fanning

19. Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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83 Metascore

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.

Writers: Philippe Falardeau, Evelyne de la Chenelière | Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron, Danielle Proulx

20. English Vinglish (2012)

Not Rated | 134 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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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.

Writer: Gauri Shinde | Director: Gauri Shinde | Stars: Sridevi, Adil Hussain, Mehdi Nebbou, Priya Anand

21. Mind Your Language (1977–1986)

30 min | Comedy

8.9
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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 »

Creator: Vince Powell | Stars: Barry Evans, George Camiller, Jacki Harding, Zara Nutley

22. Daydream Nation (2010)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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57 Metascore

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.

Writer: Michael Goldbach | Director: Michael Goldbach | Stars: Kat Dennings, Reece Thompson, Andie MacDowell, Josh Lucas

23. Teachers (2001–2004)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Comedy drama that follows the exploits of school staff both inside and out of the classroom.

Creator: Tim Loane | Stars: Ursula Holden Gill, Gillian Bevan, Lloyd McGuire, Ellen Thomas

24. Heaven (I) (2002)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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68 Metascore

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.

Writers: Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz | Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Remo Girone, Stefania Rocca

25. Pretty Persuasion (2005)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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45 Metascore

A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.

Writer: Skander Halim | Director: Marcos Siega | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Ron Livingston, James Woods, David Wagner

26. The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)

PG-13 | 82 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

3.8
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28 Metascore

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 »

Writers: John Travis, Rebecca Sonnenshine | Director: Mickey Liddell | Stars: Haley Bennett, Chace Crawford, Jake Weber, Shannon Woodward

27. Beneath the Darkness (2011)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

4.4
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22 Metascore

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.

Writer: Bruce Wilkinson | Director: Martin Guigui | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Tony Oller, Aimee Teegarden, Stephen Lunsford

28. The Parent Trap II (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 81 min | Family, Comedy

5.9
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Two best friends plot to get their single parents together to stop one of them from moving to New York.

Writers: Erich Kästner, Stu Krieger | Director: Ronald F. Maxwell | Stars: Hayley Mills, Tom Skerritt, Carrie Kei Heim, Bridgette Andersen

29. Alex & Emma (2003)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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32 Metascore

A writer must turn out a novel in thirty days or face the wrath of loan sharks.

Writer: Jeremy Leven | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Luke Wilson, Kate Hudson, David Paymer, Sophie Marceau

30. Monster Pies (2013)

85 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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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.

Writer: Lee Galea | Director: Lee Galea | Stars: Tristan Barr, Lucas Linehan, Rohana Hayes, Marcel Reluctant

31. Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed (2013)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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In Spain in 1966, an English teacher picks up two hitchhikers on his quest to meet John Lennon.

Writer: David Trueba | Director: David Trueba | Stars: Javier Cámara, Natalia de Molina, Francesc Colomer, Ramon Fontserè

32. Bully (2006 Video Game)

T | Action, Comedy

8.6
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A young troublemaker is sent to a nasty boarding school, where he contends with diliquents and corrupt teachers in an attempt to rule the school.

Writers: Dan Houser, John Zurhellen | Director: John Zurhellen | Stars: Gerry Rosenthal, Peter Vack, Matt Bush, Rocco Rosanio

33. Happy Accidents (2000)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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60 Metascore

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 »

Writer: Brad Anderson | Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Marisa Tomei, Vincent D'Onofrio, Marty Davey, Nadia Dajani

34. Cherry Falls (2000)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

5.0
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In the small town of Cherry Falls a psychotic murderer is killing off the virgins of the local high school.

Writer: Ken Selden | Director: Geoffrey Wright | Stars: Brittany Murphy, Jay Mohr, Michael Biehn, Jesse Bradford

35. La belle personne (2008)

97 min | Drama

6.8
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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 »

Writers: Christophe Honoré, Gilles Taurand, Madame de La Fayette | Director: Christophe Honoré | Stars: Louis Garrel, Léa Seydoux, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Esteban Carvajal-Alegria

36. Child's Play (1972)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors, and he discovers that everything at the school is not quite as staid, tranquil and harmless as it seems.

Writers: Robert Marasco, Leon Prochnik | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: James Mason, Robert Preston, Beau Bridges, Ron Weyand

37. There Goes My Baby (1994)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Graduates of a Los Angeles high school in 1965 see America's culture and politics gradually change.

Writer: Floyd Mutrux | Director: Floyd Mutrux | Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Ricky Schroder, Kelli Williams, Noah Wyle

38. El Norte (1983)

R | 141 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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67 Metascore

Mayan Indian peasants, tired of being thought of as nothing more than "brazos fuertes" ("strong arms", i.e., manual laborers) and organizing in an effort to improve their lot in life, are ... See full summary »

Writers: Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas | Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, David Villalpando, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Alicia del Lago

39. Max Dugan Returns (1983)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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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.

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Jason Robards, Marsha Mason, Donald Sutherland, Matthew Broderick

40. Aftershock (2010)

135 min | Drama

7.6
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The epic story of a family separated as a result of the Great Tangshan Earthquake of 1976.

Writers: Wu Si, Ling Zhang | Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Daoming Chen, Chen Li, Yi Lu, Fan Xu

41. Our Miss Brooks (1952–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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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 »

Stars: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Jane Morgan, Robert Rockwell

42. Getting Straight (1970)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A Vietnam vet and former social radical is conflicted by his desire to become a teacher and his sympathy with anti-establishment student protests.

Writers: Robert Kaufman, Ken Kolb | Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Elliott Gould, Candice Bergen, Robert F. Lyons, Jeff Corey

43. Tashan (2008)

120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

3.8
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A woman runs off with her gangster boss's money, and he hires her betrayed ex-lover and a bounty hunter to bring her back.

Writers: Vijay Krishna Acharya, Piyush Mishra, Vishal Dadlani, Kausar Munir | Director: Vijay Krishna Acharya | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Anil Kapoor

44. Gym Teacher: The Movie (2008 TV Movie)

103 min | Comedy

6.0
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Roland ("iCarly's" Nathan Kress) is the new kid at Hamm Lake Middle School and there's just no hiding he's a super geek with no athletic ability. Dave Stewie (Emmy? Award-Nominee ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Altiere, Steven Altiere | Director: Paul Dinello | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Nathan Kress, Chelah Horsdal, Amy Sedaris

45. In Your Eyes (2010)

Drama, Romance

5.3
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Ciara(Claudine) goes to America as a physical therapist fulfilling a lifelong dream to better provide for her sister's needs. While back in the Philippines, Julia (Anne) lives a fast life ... See full summary »

Writer: Keiko Aquino | Director: Mac Alejandre | Stars: Claudine Barretto, Anne Curtis, Richard Gutierrez, Joel Torre

46. Walk a Mile in My Pradas (2011)

Not Rated | Comedy

4.7
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A magic Christmas ornament turns two men's lives upside down when homophobic Tony starts preferring men two weeks before his wedding and his gay co-worker Steve finds himself blossoming into a ladies' man.

Writers: Rick Karatas, Tom Archdeacon | Director: Joey Sylvester | Stars: Nathaniel Marston, Tom Archdeacon, Tom Arnold, Mike Starr

47. Stella (2008)

103 min | Drama

7.3
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Paris, 1977. Eleven year old Stella knows poker better than grammar when she starts the year at a prestigious new school. There, she discovers the possibilities of a whole new world outside her parents' bar.

Writer: Sylvie Verheyde | Director: Sylvie Verheyde | Stars: Léora Barbara, Mélissa Rodriguès, Laëtitia Guerard, Karole Rocher

48. End of the Road (1970)

X | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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After a catatonic episode on a railway station platform, Jacob Horner is taken to "The Farm", a bizarre insane asylum run by Doctor D. After being cured, Jacob takes a job as an English ... See full summary »

Writers: John Barth, Dennis McGuire, Terry Southern, Aram Avakian | Director: Aram Avakian | Stars: Stacy Keach, Harris Yulin, Dorothy Tristan, James Earl Jones

49. Big Girls Don't Cry (2002)

R | 87 min | Drama

7.1
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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 »

Writer: Maria von Heland | Director: Maria von Heland | Stars: Anna Maria Mühe, Karoline Herfurth, Josefine Domes, David Winter

50. Take Down (1979)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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An unqualified teacher finds himself saddled with coaching duties after a small group of high school seniors form a wrestling team in a last ditch effort to end a 9-year losing streak against a rival school.

Writers: Eric Hendershot, Kieth Merrill | Director: Keith Merrill | Stars: Edward Herrmann, Kathleen Lloyd, Lorenzo Lamas, Maureen McCormick