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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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For twenty years, Mrs. Tingle has terrorized her students. This year, three of them are going to teach her a lesson. 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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$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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After an incident similar to the Littleton school shooting occured in Germany too, the German release title was changed from 'Tötet Mrs. Tingle' (Kill Mrs. Tingle) to 'Rettet Mrs. Tingle' (Save Mrs. Tingle). However the German video release still shows 'Tötet Mrs. Tingle' on the box. See more »

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No accused witch was burned at Salem. The victims of the scare were all hanged. Therefore Leigh Ann's report is flawed and Mrs. Tingle is entitled to mark her down on it. See more »

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Mrs. Tingle: Oh, by the way... happy birthday.
Principal Potter: It's not my birthday Mrs Tingle.
Mrs. Tingle: No, not your natal birthday, the AA one. You've been sober, how long is it now?
Principal Potter: Four years
Mrs. Tingle: There! I knew it was this week. Me and dates, you know, that's the curse of being a history teacher. Well congratulations, that's quite an accomplishment. Just think, not one sip of alcohol in over four years, that's almost... unbelievable
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Don't tell me I can't act!
31 May 2002 | by (Montgomery, Alabama) – See all my reviews

Along with other teen comedies like Heathers and Jawbreaker, Teaching Mrs. Tingle entertains and shocks teens and young adults alike. No other movies on IMDB are going to be accepted without a little criticism, even greats like the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. So I believe IMDB users should give all movies a chance. This is one of the best teen movies out there. I know I shouldn't be comparing it to Lord Of The Rings but people simply enjoy that better. Katie Holmes is a good actress and very pretty at that. 10 out of 10.


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