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Bad Teacher (2011)

 -  Comedy  -  24 June 2011 (USA)
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A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job and her students is forced to return to her job to make enough money for a boob job after her rich fiancé dumps her.

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When her wealthy fiancé breaks it off, gold digger Elizabeth Halsey returns to middle school: she's an awful teacher but wants to save for breast-implant surgery. She brightens when Scott, a new teacher, turns out to be rich, and she stops showing films and sleeping in class when told there's a bonus for the teacher whose class scores highest on the state exam. Her competition for Scott and the bonus is cheery and tightly wound Amy. Amy digs for dirt on Elizabeth who cheats her way toward Scott's bed and the money. Honesty with students seems to be her only skill. She ignores Russell, a droll gym teacher, who looks on. Will she succeed with Scott and get those new breasts? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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She doesn't give an "F."

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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24 June 2011 (USA)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$31,603,106 (USA) (24 June 2011)

Gross:

$100,292,856 (USA) (7 October 2011)
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Trivia

In the bar scene, the lead singer in the band Period Five is Dave Allen. He was also the lead singer in the band Feedback that Jason Segel and friends went to see in Freaks and Geeks (1999). See more »

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Elizabeth is seen collecting cans from the school in order to pay for breast implants. Illinois does not have existing container deposit laws, however, Elizabeth could have earned money through selling the cans for their aluminum value to a recycling center. See more »

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Elizabeth Halsey: Sign my yearbook.
Russell Gettis: Hold my ball sack.
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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 17 June 2011 (2011) See more »

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As far as raunchy comedies go, it works pretty well
23 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While it's not an excellent film, it has it's moments. Cameron Diaz plays a wonderful rendition of an attractive woman who gets a job as a teacher but doesn't take it seriously until she hears about the prize money for a state test, money she plans to use for a breast enlargement. Much of the humor comes from the students being aroused by this woman and the trouble this causes to the school, which is all played well, but genuinely funny moments tend to be lacking here and there. The whole film it's share of adult humor, from nudity to drug use. One scene even involves the main character suducing a man to further her own agenda. Aside from dirty moments like this, there is also a small bit of heart from Timberlake and the children. These touching moments provide some relief from the overall raunchy tone of the film, but also tend to be quite short. Overall, it's good for a rental if you want a mildly funny yet dirty film.


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