MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 510 this week

Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)

5.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.2/10 from 15,962 users   Metascore: 35/100
Reviews: 163 user | 63 critic | 32 from Metacritic.com

The story of a girl who is willing to do anything to become Valedictorian, even if it means murdering the teacher that stands in her way.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 49 titles
created 10 Jan 2011
 
a list of 43 titles
created 11 Oct 2011
 
a list of 23 titles
created 22 Feb 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 07 Feb 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 22 Nov 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)

Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999) on IMDb 5.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Teaching Mrs. Tingle.

User Polls

4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The new kid in town stumbles across something sinister about the town's method of transforming its unruly teens into upstanding citizens.

Director: David Nutter
Stars: James Marsden, Katie Holmes, Nick Stahl
The Hawk (1993)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Housewife Annie Marsh suspects her husband might be The Hawk, a brutal serial killer. Complicating matters is the fact that she once was incarcerated in a psychiatric hospital. When she ... See full summary »

Director: David Hayman
Stars: Daryl Webster, Thomas Taplin, Joshua Taplin
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A wayward daughter invites her dying mother and the rest of her estranged family to her apartment for Thanksgiving dinner.

Director: Peter Hedges
Stars: Katie Holmes, Oliver Platt, Patricia Clarkson
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Anne Winslow hosts a popular classical music radio show. Detective Lou Heinz discovers Anne is connected to a series of murders in which the victim is killed via poisoned wine while a radio... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Jackson
Stars: Molly Ringwald, Christopher Heyerdahl, Lynne Adams
Abandon (2002)
Drama | Music | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two year... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gaghan
Stars: Katie Holmes, Benjamin Bratt, Charlie Hunnam
Bastard Brood (1996)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Tonie Marshall
Stars: Anémone, Nathalie Baye, François Cluzet
Go (1999)
Comedy | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Go! tells the story of the events after a drug deal, told from three different points of view.

Director: Doug Liman
Stars: Sarah Polley, Jay Mohr, Scott Wolf
Sorority Boys (2002)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Three rowdy college students are kicked out of their dorm and dress up in drag to live in the DOG house, where the girls deemed unattractive live.

Director: Wallace Wolodarsky
Stars: Barry Watson, Harland Williams, Michael Rosenbaum
The Faculty (1998)
Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurances.

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Stars: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Scream: Generations is non-profit, feature length fan film, based in a world of reality where the Scream films are simply other films.

Director: Jared Vollmann
Stars: Lee Bloomfield, Diana Bost, Mally Corrigan
Drama

A story of a single mother and her daughter.

Stars: Katie Holmes, Zina Wilde
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
John Patrick White ...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Leanne is salutatorian when she needs to be valedictorian to get her scholarship to Harvard. The only class she is worse than the leader in is history, taught by Mrs. Tingle, and the teacher hates her. When an attempt to get ahead in Mrs. Tingle's class goes awry, mayhem ensues and friendships, loyalties and trust are tested by the teacher's intricate mind-games. Written by <fichaud2000@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Teachers pet gets it first. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic content, violence, sexuality, language and some teen drinking | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 August 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Killing Mrs. Tingle  »

Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,326,870 (USA) (20 August 1999)

Gross:

$8,946,237 (USA) (1 October 1999)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The movie contains an inside joke on 'Barry Watson'. 'Katie Holmes' character last name is Watson and on their class there's a student whose last name is Berry. See more »

Goofs

When Leigh Ann and Luke are having sex, Mrs. Tingle tries to break free of her constraints. In the close up it is clearly noticeable that there are two different sets of constraints that are not attached in any way, one around Mrs. Tingle's wrists and one around the bed post. The one around the bed post has a loop for Helen Mirren to put her wrists through. The constraints would go back with Helen Mirren's wrist if it were a single piece, but the loop keeps its shape. See more »

Quotes

Leigh Ann Watson: Oh, Mrs. Tingle, threats are a sign of weakness.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Scream: The Inside Story (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Fall at Your Feet
Written by Jonathan Mead
Music by Radford
Performed by Radford
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Helen Mirren Teaches Acting
2 January 2000 | by (Atlanta) – See all my reviews

This isn't a dreadful film, merely insipid. The plot is deeply flawed and implausible. It tries to be a number of genres and fails at each. It fails as a comedy, as a suspense thriller and as a horror movie. It almost succeeds as science fiction. The direction is uninspired and Katie Holmes, cute cherub face that she is, should be modeling teen clothing, not acting. The only thing that keeps this movie from being a 1 out of 10 is Helen Mirren. Her performance is fabulously nefarious and is (almost) worth suffering through the rest of it. Her ability to transmute from imperious to faux sympathetic to deviously manipulate and control her prey shows masterful range. Other than Marissa Coughlin's delightful Exorcist rendition, Mirren is the only reason to see this movie. A solid 3.0.


25 of 42 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Aaaah, that second half of 90's vibe... Clayman82
The case for Mrs. Tingle Ramses1983
Mrs. Tingle's dog... CaRiBbEaNxQuEeN
i found a new goof not mentioned on IMdB nasaanko-1
The Make Out Scene CCmpbll
Uncredited?? stueck
Discuss Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page