Most Popular "Public School" Titles
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1. The History Boys (2006)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
An unruly class of gifted and charming teenage boys are taught by two eccentric and innovative teachers, as their headmaster pushes for them all to get accepted into Oxford or Cambridge.
Votes: 17,743 | Gross: $2.71M
4. Little Britain (2003–2006)
TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy
Matt Lucas and David Walliams, the creators of this character-comedy sketch show, delight in all that is mad, bad, quirky and generally bonkers about the people and places of Britain.
5. Hoop Dreams (1994)
PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.
Votes: 18,899 | Gross: $7.83M
6. Summer Heights High (2007– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The life of a public school epitomized by disobedient student Jonah Takalua, self-absorbed private school exchange student Ja'mie King, and megalomaniac drama teacher Mr. G.
7. All I Wanna Do (1998)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
In the 1960s, a group of friends at an all girls school learn that their school is going to be combined with a nearby all boys school. They concoct a plan to save their school while dealing with everyday problems along the way.
Votes: 5,604 | Gross: $0.78M
8. Won't Back Down (2012)
PG | 121 min | Drama
Two determined mothers, one a teacher, look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.
Votes: 5,122 | Gross: $5.31M
10. Hamlet 2 (2008)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Music
In this irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama-teacher rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Votes: 15,186 | Gross: $4.88M
11. Hurricane Season (2009)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Sport
A year after Hurricane Katrina, Al Collins, a high school basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana, assembles a team of players who had previously attended five different schools before the ... See full summary »
13. Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)
PG | 111 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim reminds us that education "statistics" have names: Anthony, Francisco, Bianca, Daisy, and Emily, whose stories make up the engrossing foundation of WAITING FOR ... See full summary »
Votes: 9,713 | Gross: $6.41M
14. The Ruling Class (1972)
R | 154 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A member of the House of Lords dies, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other, somewhat more respectable, members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensue.
15. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
104 min | Drama, Sport
A juvenile offender impresses the reform school Governor with running abilities. He is in turn given special privileges to encourage him to win a race against the local public school, but he is therefore teased his fellow rebellious peers.
18. Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
A coming-of-age story about a 13-year-old girl trying to fit into both a posh private school and an ordinary public school.
Votes: 1,223 | Gross: $0.01M
19. Seven Up! (1964 TV Short)
39 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
A group of seven-year-old British children from widely ranging backgrounds are interviewed about a range of subjects. Director Michael Apted plans to reinterview them at seven-year ... See full summary »
22. American Teacher (2011)
81 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Weaving interviews of policy experts and startling facts with the lives and careers of four teachers, American Teacher tells the collective story by and about those closest to the issues in... See full summary »
Votes: 207 | Gross: $0.03M
23. My Brother's Keeper (1995 TV Movie)
Unrated | 94 min | Biography, Drama
A man and his HIV-positive twin take an insurance company to court over a possibly life-saving bone marrow transplant.
25. South Riding (1938)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance
"Winifred Holtby realised that Local Government is not a dry affair of meetings and memoranda:- but 'the front-line defence thrown up by humanity against its common enemies of sickness, ... See full summary »
26. The Lottery (2010)
81 min | Documentary, Drama, News
Four children enter a high-stakes lottery. If they win, they can attend one of the best schools in New York. A look at the crisis in public education, The Lottery makes the case than any child can succeed.
Votes: 515 | Gross: $0.05M
27. The Outsider (1948)
97 min | Drama
Jack Read, a working-class boy, wins a scholarship to a public school as part of a post-World War Two experiment in bringing boys of different social classes together. He meets much ... See full summary »
28. Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight (2008)
73 min | Documentary, Biography
Profiles Milton Glaser (1929- ), America's foremost graphic designer: designer of the iconic "I [heart] N.Y." logo, teacher, and humanitarian. Interviews with Glaser are arranged to take ... See full summary »
Director: Wendy Keys
29. The Devil Is a Sissy (1936)
Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
A well-bred young English lad living in lower Manhattan tries to gain acceptance from his not-so-well-bred peers at school.
30. Small Wonders (1995)
G | 77 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A dedicated music teacher in East Harlem instructs a gaggle of underprivileged children in the art of the violin. In the climax, they play Carnegie Hall with some of the world's foremost ... See full summary »
31. I Learn America (2013)
90 min | Documentary
The children of immigration, here to stay, are the new Americans. How we fare in welcoming them will determine the nature of this country in the 21st century and beyond. The International ... See full summary »
80 min | Documentary
The groundbreaking film that addresses anti-gay prejudice by providing adults with practical lessons on how to talk with children about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people. Part of The Respect for All Project.
33. Five Little Peppers in Trouble (1940)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Drama
The Peppers - widowed Mrs. Pepper and her five children Polly, Ben, Joey, Davie and Phronsie - have returned to live in their small house in Gusty Corners with J.H. King, who they call "... See full summary »
38. In God We Teach (2011)
62 min | Documentary
The story of a Kearny (NJ) high school student who secretly recorded his history teacher in class, and accused him of proselytizing. When the story hit The New York Times all hell broke loose.
39. Dunbar: The Alchemy of Achievement (2016)
The history of Dunbar High School in Washington, DC, is explored. During the first half of the 20th Century, Dunbar was widely regarded as the most prominent high school for African Americans.
Enemy of My Enemy
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Martin figures that assuming a cover as a reporter under the name Martin Bishop is the best way to get information about Amelia while eluding the authorities. Trevor helps him in this ... See full summary »
Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode dated 17 May 1954
Lesueur and John B. Oakes, New York Times editorial board member, interview U.S. Senator Paul H. Douglas, a Democrat from Illinois. Topics include the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's ... See full summary »
Our Fiftieth Episode
23 min | Comedy, Romance
After a scuffle and being arrested all over a parking ticket, Bill is committed for psychiatric evaluation. With Bill gone, things quickly fall apart one air.
Noragami (2014– )
Over the Line
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Despite his poor condition, Yato is hired to help a student with a bullying problem, but things take a drastic turn when both the student and Yukine come face-to-face with the reality of their situations.
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Now that Calvin has the Aster Corps access card which he hands over to Martin, Martin is tasked with retrieving all Calvin's computer files from Aster Corps. Calvin warns Martin to avoid ... See full summary »