Most Popular "Public School" Titles
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2. 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.
4. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
11. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
Unrated | 114 min | Drama, Romance
An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades.
12. Hurricane Season (2009)
PG-13 | 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 »
14. Aces High (1976)
PG | 114 min | War, Drama, Action
A naive young officer straight from school arrives on the Western front to fight the air war against the Germans. However, the life expectancy of green pilots is not very good.
15. The Ruling Class (1972)
R | 154 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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 ensues.
17. 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.
19. Seven Up! (1964 TV Movie)
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 »
20. 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 »
21. 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.
22. 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
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.
24. 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 »
25. 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.
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.
28. 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 »
29. 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 »
31. 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 »
33. 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.
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.
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 »
Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America (2006– )
Scopes: The Battle Over America's Soul
60 min | Documentary, History
The trial of a teacher charged with teaching evolution in a public school escalates the conflict of religious faith and freedom of thought in America
The West Wing (1999–2006)
The Last Hurrah
TV-PG | 42 min | Drama
BEING PRESIDENT CAN BE HARD ON THE FAMILY - While Santos is wrapped up in choosing his new Vice President, Helen is overwhelmed by the issues facing the new First Family. Meanwhile, Vinick must find a new road now that the election is over.
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001– )
Well Schooled in Murder
TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When an old school friend contacts Lynley about a missing schoolboy, the inspector soon has to launch a murder inquiry.