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1. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.4
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The life and adventures of the Ingalls family in the 19th century American Midwest.

Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Rachel Lindsay Greenbush, Sidney Greenbush

Votes: 12,859

2. Anne of Green Gables (1985)

TV-G | 199 min | Drama, Family

8.4
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An orphan girl, sent to an elderly brother and sister by mistake, charms her new home and community with her fiery spirit and imagination.

Stars: Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Richard Farnsworth, Patricia Hamilton

Votes: 16,031

3. Jane Eyre (2011)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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76 Metascore

A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret.

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Su Elliot

Votes: 68,223 | Gross: $11.23M

4. Pete's Dragon (1977)

G | 128 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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46 Metascore

An orphan boy and his magical dragon come to town with his abusive adoptive parents in pursuit.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Sean Marshall, Helen Reddy, Jim Dale, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 18,836

5. The White Ribbon (2009)

R | 144 min | Drama, Mystery

7.8
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82 Metascore

Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible?

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Christian Friedel, Ernst Jacobi, Leonie Benesch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 56,976 | Gross: $2.22M

6. Avonlea (1990–1996)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.7
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A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives in Prince Edward Island in early 1900s.

Stars: Zachary Bennett, Lally Cadeau, Mag Ruffman, Cedric Smith

Votes: 3,153

7. Before Night Falls (2000)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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85 Metascore

Episodic look at the life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990), from his childhood in Oriente province to his death in New York City. He joins Castro's rebels. By 1964, ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Javier Bardem, Johnny Depp, Olatz López Garmendia, Giovanni Florido

Votes: 21,581 | Gross: $4.22M

8. Tom and Huck (1995)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.6
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Two best friends witness a murder and embark on a series of adventures in order to prove the innocence of the man wrongly accused of the crime.

Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Brad Renfro, Charles Rocket, Eric Schweig

Votes: 8,031 | Gross: $23.74M

9. El espíritu de la colmena (1973)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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87 Metascore

In 1940, after watching and being traumatized by the movie Frankenstein (1931), a sensitive seven year-old girl living in a small Spanish village drifts into her own fantasy world.

Director: Víctor Erice | Stars: Fernando Fernán Gómez, Teresa Gimpera, Ana Torrent, Isabel Tellería

Votes: 13,064

10. Songcatcher (2000)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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63 Metascore

After being denied a promotion at the university where she teaches, Doctor Lily Penleric, a brilliant musicologist, impulsively visits her sister, who runs a struggling rural school in ... See full summary »

Director: Maggie Greenwald | Stars: Janet McTeer, Michael Davis, Michael Goodwin, Gregory Russell Cook

Votes: 2,912 | Gross: $3.05M

11. The Last Wave (1977)

PG | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.2
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85 Metascore

A Sydney lawyer defends five Aborigines in a ritualized taboo murder and in the process learns disturbing things about himself and premonitions.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, David Gulpilil, Frederick Parslow

Votes: 6,930

12. Bully (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

7.4
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74 Metascore

A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America.

Director: Lee Hirsch | Stars: Ja'Meya Jackson, Kelby Johnson, Lona Johnson, Bob Johnson

Votes: 9,238 | Gross: $4.04M

13. Warm Springs (2005 TV Movie)

121 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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The stirring true story of Franklin D. Roosevelt's battle with polio in 1921.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Cynthia Nixon, David Paymer, Tim Blake Nelson

Votes: 2,267

14. Love's Unending Legacy (2007 TV Movie)

Drama, Family, Romance

7.1
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Missie three years later: being a single mother after her husband Willie was shot during a poker scuffle, move back east near her parents, Clark and Marty. She finds finds a new teaching ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Erin Cottrell, Dale Midkiff, Victor Browne, Samantha Smith

Votes: 1,144

15. To Be and to Have (2002)

104 min | Documentary, Family

7.9
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87 Metascore

A documentary portrait of a one-room school in rural France, where the students (ranging in age from 4 to 11) are educated by a single dedicated teacher.

Director: Nicolas Philibert | Stars: Georges Lopez, Alizé, Axel Thouvenin, Guillaume

Votes: 6,902 | Gross: $0.78M

16. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1949)

Approved | 34 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.9
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In a small town, a brewing romantic rivalry with a local tough and a school-teacher culminates in a terrifying ride in the night.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney | Stars: Bing Crosby, Pinto Colvig, The Rhythmaires

Votes: 3,011

17. The Strange World of Planet X (1958)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

4.9
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A friendly visitor from outer space warns against conducting experiments with the Earth's magnetic field, that could mutate insects into giant monsters.

Director: Gilbert Gunn | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Gaby André, Martin Benson, Alec Mango

Votes: 659

18. Four Sons (1928)

Passed | 100 min | Drama, War

7.1
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A family saga in which three of a Bavarian widow's sons go to war for Germany and the fourth goes to America, Germany's eventual opponent.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Hall, Margaret Mann, Charles Morton, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Votes: 475

19. A Lion Is in the Streets (1953)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

6.3
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A charismatic peddler from the bayous finds his true calling in politics. Is he a demagogue in the making?

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Barbara Hale, Anne Francis, Warner Anderson

Votes: 443

20. Johnny Tiger (1966)

102 min | Drama

7.0
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A widowed schoolteacher arrives at a Seminole Reservation in the Florida Everglades with his three children. He's determined to bring these Indians into the modern world but his contempt for their ways meets with resistance.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Robert Taylor, Geraldine Brooks, Chad Everett, Brenda Scott

Votes: 46

21. Just Pals (1920)

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

6.6
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Small-town tramp befriends runaway boy.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Buck Jones, Helen Ferguson, Georgie Stone, Duke R. Lee

Votes: 248

22. The Kid's Last Ride (1941)

55 min | Western

5.4
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The Range Busters are hired as lawmen by the notorious Breeden Brothers, two-thirds of trio of three ruthless outlaws now disguised and renamed as solid citizens.

Director: S. Roy Luby | Stars: Ray Corrigan, John 'Dusty' King, Max Terhune, Elmer

Votes: 32

23. Mon maître d'école (2015)

82 min | Documentary, Family

7.1
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When Marcel Pagnol meets The Class

Director: Emilie Thérond

Votes: 44

24. Goodbye, Miss Turlock (1948)

Approved | 11 min | Short

6.5
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Narrator John Nesbitt laments the disappearance of the rural one-room schoolhouse in America. He reminisces about his own days as a student in such a school and how his teacher, Miss ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: John Nesbitt, Nana Bryant, Norman Ollestad

Votes: 79

25. Prairie Moon (1938)

Passed | 58 min | Western

6.7
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Gene takes care of three tough kids sent west from Chicago after their father died and left them a cattle ranch. They help him catch a bunch of rustlers.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Shirley Deane, Tommy Ryan

Votes: 50

26. The Little Teacher (1915)

21 min | Short, Comedy

4.7
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The new school teacher fresh from the city struggles with her unruly bumpkin students, while she awaits the arrival of her fiancé.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett, Owen Moore

Votes: 20

27. One-Room Schoolhouses (1935)

Unrated | 1 min | Short, Documentary

4.9
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Images of a one-room schoolhouse and playing children.

Directors: Elmer Myers, Karl Myers

Votes: 44

28. The Country School Teacher (1953)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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A look at a teacher at a one-teacher school.

Director: Shan Benson

29. Santa Susana (2007)

14 min | Short, Drama

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Therese knows the end is near. As her father's home nears foreclosure and her life at school the subject of ridicule and scrutiny, Therese plans her escape from Santa Susana. But Gerard just wants to talk.

Director: James Day | Stars: Christopher Almaguer-Delgado, Victor Rubalcava, Kenneth Scott, Christy Villasenor

30. The Campbells (1986–1990)
Episode: Anniversary Waltz

Drama

Capt. Sims has ordered a special gift for Harriet for their anniversary but mistakenly receives a plow. The Campbells ordered a plow but receive a piano which they donate to the school. A ... See full summary »

Director: Harvey Frost | Stars: Malcolm Stoddard, Amber Lea Weston, Eric Richards, Cedric Smith

31. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: Dear Teacher (1953)

30 min | Western

7.7
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New schoolteacher arrives, keeps unruly students in line with her sweet demeanor and sharpshooting skills. One vindictive female student and some town busybodies try to get her run out of town.

Director: Stuart E. McGowan | Stars: Nancy Hale, Donna Corcoran, Michael Moore, Paul McGuire

Votes: 29

32. Jacob Two-Two (2003– )
Episode: Jacob Two-Two and the Halloween Hullabaloo (2006)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

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When Jacob calls his teacher a mean old witch?

33. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: Legend of Crater Mountain (1956)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A teacher at a one room schoolhouse is being tormented by three siblings. The kids possess psychic powers that they use to frighten her. When the a researcher arrives to investigate Mrs. Brown's claims, the students ramp up the attacks.

Director: Paul Guilfoyle | Stars: Truman Bradley, Marilyn Erskine, Bradford Jackson, Ann Lilliquist

Votes: 9

34. The Rebel (1959–1961)
Episode: School Days (1959)

Western

8.1
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Realizing Yuma is literate and in admiration of his ability to stand up to illiterate Armbruster family, Liam O'Shea offers Yuma a temporary schoolmaster job and he gains the affection of Peggy of which Troy Armbruster is jealous.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Nick Adams, Fintan Meyler, Warren Oates, Olan Soule

Votes: 16

35. Telephone Time (1956–1958)
Episode: Stranded (1957)

30 min | Drama

9.4
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Rural Minnesota school teacher, Miss Enter (Bette Davis) becomes a courageous survivor during a snow blizzard that leaves her stranded with several students in a 1 room school house 9 miles... See full synopsis »

Director: Allen H. Miner | Stars: Bette Davis, Tiger Fafara, Pamela Baird, Claudia Bryar

Votes: 112

36. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Belfry (1956)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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When Clint Ringle learns that Ellie Marsh, the schoolteacher whom he loves, is engaged to Walt Norton, Clint kills Walt and then hides in the schoolhouse's bell tower, waiting for his chance to exact further revenge.

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Jack Mullaney, Patricia Hitchcock, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 301

37. Shane (1966– )
Episode: The Distant Bell (1966)

Western

6.9
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When Amy Sloate shows up to start a school, Rufe Ryker gives orders to burn down the barn that would house the school. Miss. Sloate doesn't like the raw wilderness and violence she sees and... See full summary »

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: David Carradine, Jill Ireland, Tom Tully, Christopher Shea

Votes: 8

38. The Campbells (1986–1990)
Episode: The Miller's Son

Drama

No one realizes the new miller has a teenage son, Earl, who stays inside in fear of being bullied for being "simple-minded". Emma befriends Earl and encourages him to go to school, but the school children are unkind, even John.

Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Malcolm Stoddard, Amber Lea Weston, Eric Richards, Cedric Smith

39. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: The Teacher (1958)

Not Rated | 26 min | Western

8.6
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Questions of revising the Civil War put a schoolteacher in gunsights until Paladin decides to make a stand, urging those who may find the truth she teaches painful to do the same.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Richard Boone, Marian Seldes, Andrew Duggan, Jack Albertson

Votes: 65

40. Fury (1955–1960)
Episode: The Test (1956)

30 min | Family, Western

7.1
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Joey befriends a new boy in school, but the friendship is discouraged by the boy's demanding father who requires his son to spend all of his free time studying in order to excel in school.

Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Peter Graves, Bobby Diamond, William Fawcett, Ann Robinson

Votes: 8

41. 26 Men (1957–1959)
Episode: The Torch (1959)

26 min | Western

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When teacher after teach is run out of a small gold mining town, Rynning is order to investigate. His first day in the schoolhouse involves some two-fisted lessons.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson, Grant Withers, Dale Cummings

42. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: The Witch (1963)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A habitually lying little girl falsely accuses Kimble of chasing her through the woods, and it puts his life in greater danger.

Director: Andrew McCullough | Stars: David Janssen, Pat Crowley, Madeleine Sherwood, Arch Johnson

Votes: 113