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Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Thriller  |  20 August 1999 (USA)
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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.

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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>

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Some kids give apples to the teacher, others kidnap them. See more »

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

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20 August 1999 (USA)  »

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Killing Mrs. Tingle  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$8,946,237 (USA) (1 October 1999)
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Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Sigourney Weaver and Sally Field were considered for the role of Mrs. Tingle. See more »

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When Mrs. Tingle first walks down the hall and kids try to get out of her way, two students dodge her twice. A fat white girl and a black girl wearing a blue dress separate from each other twice. The second time you see them split, the black girl screams as she moves. See more »

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Luke Churner: This feels very strange.
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Very Funny
13 January 2000 | by (Athlone, Ireland) – See all my reviews

One of the funniest movies I have seen in ages. Excellent cast, particularly Mirren as Mrs. Tingle. The supporting cast are not far behind. For some reason it did badly at the box office, possibly because of the subject area. However I would make it a must see movie.


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