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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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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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Box Office

Budget:

$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 »

Goofs

Ms. Squirrel could not transfer out of a district, only within. To go outside their district, the teacher needs to apply as a new employee. See more »

Quotes

Russell Gettis: That was a nice thing you did for him.
Elizabeth Halsey: He was going through a difficult time.
Russell Gettis: I am going through a difficult time. May I have your panties?
Elizabeth Halsey: I'm not wearing any.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Bad Teacher/Cars 2 (2011) See more »

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Bad Teacher is BAD
11 January 2012 | by (StarBox) – See all my reviews

Bad Teacher is a 97 minute commercial seemingly made for FMP's and shoe fetish enthusiasts combined with bad writing, bad humor, bad actor chemistry, and bad everything. While there are a few gag induced laughs from Officer Dangles character, and a high voiced Justin Timberlake, for the most part I could imagine most 13 year olds shaking their heads at how stupid the humor in this movie was.

Additionally, Cameron Diaz's face has been stretched to it's limits and taken a page out of the film, "Brazil's", facial reconditioning methods. This alone made it hard to believe she was a twenty something year old teacher suffering dearly from lack of funds to buy more heels.

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