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1. Finding Dory (2016)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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77 Metascore

The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory, begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.

Directors: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill, Kaitlin Olson

Votes: 147,015 | Gross: $486.29M

2. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times.

Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 23,375

3. School of Rock (2003)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.1
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82 Metascore

After being kicked out of a rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of a strict elementary private school, only to try and turn it into a rock band.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack, Adam Pascal

Votes: 218,935 | Gross: $81.26M

4. Catch Me If You Can (2002)

PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.1
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76 Metascore

The true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

Votes: 576,599 | Gross: $164.44M

5. Bad Teacher (2011)

R | 92 min | Comedy

5.7
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47 Metascore

A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job, her students, and her co-workers is forced to return to teaching to make enough money for breast implants after her wealthy fiancé dumps her.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake, Lucy Punch

Votes: 165,830 | Gross: $100.29M

6. Kindergarten Cop (1990)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy

6.0
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61 Metascore

A tough cop must pose as a kindergarten teacher in order to locate a dangerous criminal's ex-wife, who may hold the key to putting him behind bars.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt

Votes: 112,164 | Gross: $91.46M

7. King of the Hill (1997–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also trying to keep his son in line.

Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Johnny Hardwick

Votes: 37,221

8. Half Nelson (2006)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.2
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85 Metascore

An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.

Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Anthony Mackie, Shareeka Epps, Jeff Lima

Votes: 73,581 | Gross: $2.69M

9. Invincible (2006)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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63 Metascore

Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.

Director: Ericson Core | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Conway

Votes: 54,011 | Gross: $57.79M

10. Dirty Teacher (2013 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 85 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.7
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A high school senior becomes the victim of an elaborate frame-up after learning that her boyfriend is sleeping with their teacher.

Director: Doug Campbell | Stars: Josie Davis, Kelcie Stranahan, Cameron Deane Stewart, Darlene Vogel

Votes: 1,289

11. Shall We Dance (2004)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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47 Metascore

A romantic comedy where a bored, overworked Estate Lawyer, upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 36,926 | Gross: $57.89M

12. Radio Days (1987)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.6
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A nostalgic look at radio's golden age focusing on one ordinary family and the various performers in the medium.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Mike Starr, Paul Herman

Votes: 25,609 | Gross: $14.79M

13. Cooties (2014)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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49 Metascore

A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.

Directors: Jonathan Milott, Cary Murnion | Stars: Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson, Alison Pill, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 16,706 | Gross: $0.06M

14. Sound of My Voice (2011)

R | 85 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.7
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67 Metascore

Two documentary filmmakers attempt to penetrate a cult who worships a woman who claims to be from the future.

Director: Zal Batmanglij | Stars: Christopher Denham, Nicole Vicius, Brit Marling, Davenia McFadden

Votes: 17,083 | Gross: $0.41M

15. Hoshi o ou kodomo (2011)

TV-14 | 116 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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A coming of age story involving young love and a mysterious music, coming from a crystal radio left as a memento by an absent father, that leads a young heroine deep into a hidden world.

Director: Makoto Shinkai | Stars: Hilary Haag, Corey Hartzog, Leraldo Anzaldua, David Matranga

Votes: 8,238

16. One Eight Seven (1997)

R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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High school teacher Trevor Garfield is stabbed by bad-boy student. Fifteen months later, he moves to Los-Angeles to the unruly, predominantly Latino school. He has to tame wolf-like ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, John Heard, Kelly Rowan, Clifton Collins Jr.

Votes: 18,720 | Gross: $5.72M

17. Flash of Genius (2008)

PG-13 | 119 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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57 Metascore

Robert Kearns takes on the Detroit automakers who he claims stole his idea for the intermittent windshield wiper.

Director: Marc Abraham | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Alan Alda, Tim Eddis

Votes: 14,869 | Gross: $4.23M

18. Miss Meadows (2014)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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43 Metascore

A story centered on a proper elementary school teacher who moonlights as a vigilante.

Director: Karen Leigh Hopkins | Stars: Katie Holmes, James Badge Dale, Callan Mulvey, Jean Smart

Votes: 5,057

19. Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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82 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.

Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron, Danielle Proulx

Votes: 16,576 | Gross: $2.01M

20. The Formula (2014)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

2.7
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"The Formula" is the story of Quinn (Baker) and Graham (played by Iowa Native Mike Schminke), two engineering students who discover a mathematical formula to pick up women with ease. Quinn ... See full summary »

Directors: Thomas Beecher, Joe Clarke | Stars: Brandon Baker, Mike Schminke, Sasha Jackson, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 609

21. Wild Reeds (1994)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

In a village in the Southwest of France, 1962. Maite and Francois are 18 years old. They are friends, not lovers. In Francois's classroom, there are Serge, whose brother has just married to... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Élodie Bouchez, Gaël Morel, Stéphane Rideau, Frédéric Gorny

Votes: 4,278 | Gross: $0.92M

22. Terkel i knibe (2004)

Not Rated | 77 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

7.1
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Torkel is an average teenager whose life takes a turn for the worse when a girl who had a crush on him kills herself and an unknown maniac starts stalking him.

Directors: Kresten Vestbjerg Andersen, Thorbjørn Christoffersen, Stefan Fjeldmark | Stars: Anders Matthesen, Kim Mattheson, Bill Bailey, Ben Bishop

Votes: 7,531 | Gross: $0.01M

23. Tales from the Neverending Story (2001– )

375 min | Drama, Family, Adventure

5.1
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Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But ... See full summary »

Stars: Johnny Griffin, Brittany Drisdelle, Valérie Chiniara, Stefano Faustini

Votes: 643

24. El Reemplazante (2012– )

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Ivan Alvarez de Araya, Karla Melo, Sebastián Ayala, Sergio Hernández

Votes: 72

25. Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999)

G | 106 min | Drama

7.7
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73 Metascore

In a remote mountain village, the teacher must leave for a month, and the mayor can find only a 13-year old girl, Wei Minzhi, to substitute. The teacher leaves one stick of chalk for each ... See full summary »

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Minzhi Wei, Huike Zhang, Zhenda Tian, Enman Gao

Votes: 6,987 | Gross: $0.59M

26. Christmas Angel (2012 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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Christmas wishes made before a long-abandoned house that start coming true lead an elementary schoolgirl to discover a reclusive woman living inside.

Director: Brian Herzlinger | Stars: Della Reese, Teri Polo, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Kevin Sorbo

Votes: 675

27. The Substitute (2007)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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A group of sixth graders are convinced their new substitute teacher is actually a menacing alien.

Director: Ole Bornedal | Stars: Paprika Steen, Ulrich Thomsen, Jonas Wandschneider, Nikolaj Falkenberg-Klok

Votes: 2,786

28. Gilda Live (1980)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.1
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A filmed version of the Broadway show starring comedienne Gilda Radner, complete with the characters she made famous on the TV show "Saturday Night Live."

Directors: Mike Nichols, Lorne Michaels | Stars: Gilda Radner, Don Novello, Paul Shaffer, Nils Nichols

Votes: 368

29. My Little Chickadee (1940)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Western

7.0
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Rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, Flower Belle Lee is run out of Little Bend. On the train she meets con man Cuthbert J. Twillie and pretends to marry him for "... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Mae West, W.C. Fields, Joseph Calleia, Dick Foran

Votes: 2,089

30. Invasion (1997– )

175 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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Small rocks fall from the sky which, when touched, trigger a latent virus that has always existed in humans and begins mutating them into an alien species. Taking advantage of its hive ... See full summary »

Stars: Luke Perry, Kim Cattrall, Rebecca Gayheart, Christopher Orr

Votes: 950

31. Virgin High (1991)

R | 90 min | Comedy

2.8
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A girl gets in trouble with her parents for allegedly fooling around with her boyfriend, and they send her to a catholic girls' high school. There she finds that one of the students (... See full summary »

Director: Richard Gabai | Stars: Richard Gabai, Tracy Dali, Burt Ward, Maureen LaVette

Votes: 357

32. Kim Novak badade aldrig i Genesarets sjö (2005)

95 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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The year is 1962. Erik, his newly aquainted friend Edmund and his grown-up brother Henry are going to spend their summer holiday in a fairly decayed house just near the lake Genesaret. One ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Asphaug | Stars: Anton Lundqvist, Jesper Adefelt, Jonas Karlsson, Helena Af Sandeberg

Votes: 1,939

33. Detention (I) (1998)

R | 86 min | Drama

6.5
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After some personal trauma, Wilson Walmsley is invited to work as a substitute teacher in a suburban public high school. He finds lack of authority and interest in the school direction and ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Anderson | Stars: John S. Davies, Marsha Dietlein, Meason Wiley, Kirk E. Kelleykahn

Votes: 330

34. Obecná skola (1991)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.2
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The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school, their class is so wild and indisciplined that their teacher quits and is ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Jan Tríska, Zdenek Sverák, Libuse Safránková, Rudolf Hrusínský

Votes: 2,092

35. Mga munting tinig (2002)

109 min | Drama

6.9
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58 Metascore

Nice movie and the character was so good.

Director: Gil Portes | Stars: Alessandra de Rossi, Dexter Doria, Gina Alajar, Amy Austria

Votes: 116

36. The Golden Girls: Their Greatest Moments (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

9.0
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This 90-minute special aired on the Lifetime network in June 2003 served as a reunion show for 3 of the 4 Golden Girls. This show has clips from the girls' favorite moments from the show, ... See full summary »

Stars: Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Betty White, Estelle Getty

Votes: 68

37. Hataw na (1995)

Musical, Romance, Drama

6.6
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Director: Jose Javier Reyes | Stars: Gary Valenciano, Dayanara Torres, Nida Blanca, Jao Mapa

Votes: 17

38. Gerry Dee: The Substitute (2014 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

1.6
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Gerry Dee from CBC's Mr. D puts on a funny wolf man beard and pretends he is an Eastern European substitute teacher and then he talks to the students all day, but then he takes his beard ... See full summary »

Directors: Gerry Dee, Michael Volpe | Stars: Gerry Dee, Sara Mitich, Verity Fiction, Sandy Forsyth

Votes: 59

39. Amazones (2004)

100 min | Action, Crime, Comedy

5.6
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Four women from the North of Dutch town Breda are sick of their poor life. Lot is divorced and has two little kids; her friend Sam has a busy family life and an unemployed husband; Reneetje... See full summary »

Director: Esmé Lammers | Stars: Monique van de Ven, Monic Hendrickx, Georgina Verbaan, Susan Visser

Votes: 601

40. Il supplente (2007)

17 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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There's something strange about the new substitute teacher in class.

Director: Andrea Jublin | Stars: Valentino Campitelli, Arianna Dal Buono, Lorenzo de Cicco, Nicola De Feo

Votes: 409

41. Sugar Creek Gang: Teacher Trouble (2005 Video)

65 min | Adventure, Family

6.3
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This is the fifth film in The Sugar Creek Gang series. The Sugar Creek Gang suddenly becomes the opposite of teacher's pets when the new substitute, Mr. Black, comes to town. A wrongful ... See full summary »

Stars: Levi Bonilla, Kody Brown, Drew Dyer, Josh Garmon

Votes: 21

42. Substitution

Drama, Thriller | Announced

A troubled high-schooler strikes up a friendship with a charismatic substitute teacher, only to find himself blackmailed into in a "murder-swapping" scheme.

43. Piv (2011)

26 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Mads Riisom | Stars: Jonas Bagger, Caroline Birch, Henrik Birch, Sofie Brandt

44. Code Duello

Comedy | Announced

An aspiring playwright works as a substitute teacher and reenacts duels with his Aaron Burr obsessed grandfather. Just as he gets his first taste of success, his estranged rock star mother comes home and makes his life more complicated.

Director: Derrick Borte

45. Supernatural (2005– )
Episode: After School Special (2009)

TV-14 | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.8
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Sam and Dean investigate a haunting at one of their old high schools where we will see what school was like for the brothers back in 1997.

Director: Adam Kane | Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Colin Ford, Brock Kelly

Votes: 2,509

46. Girls (2012– )
Episode: Ask Me My Name (2015)

TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Hannah begins a new job and goes on a date with a co-worker. Mimi-Rose hosts an art show.

Director: Tricia Brock | Stars: Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Adam Driver

Votes: 275

47. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Bart Gets a 'Z' (2009)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

6.6
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When Bart's prank gets Ms. Krabappel fired from Springfield Elementary School, he tries to make it up to her without letting her know that he was responsible.

Director: Mark Kirkland | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 645

48. Bob's Burgers (2011– )
Episode: Bob and Deliver (2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.3
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To Tina's delight, Bob becomes the substitute "Home Ec" teacher at her school and ends up creating a full-scale restaurant in the classroom. However, her excitement is short-lived as Bob's ... See full summary »

Director: Don MacKinnon | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, Larry Murphy

Votes: 265

49. Joan of Arcadia (2003–2005)
Episode: Bringeth It On (2003)

TV-14 | Drama, Fantasy

8.6
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God suggests that Joan try out for cheerleading. Will looks for a mother who abandoned her baby in a dumpster. When leads point to Joan's high school, Helen is asked to copy and distribute ... See full summary »

Director: David Petrarca | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Mary Steenburgen, Amber Tamblyn, Jason Ritter

Votes: 53

50. Power Rangers DinoThunder (2004)
Episode: Bully for Ethan (2004)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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Derrick, one of the popular jocks, goes after Ethan and wants to fight him when Ethan stands up to him. Ethan doesn't even flinch but can't meet up with him after school due to setback ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Grinder | Stars: Kevin Duhaney, Jason David Frank, Emma Lahana, James Napier Robertson

Votes: 24