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Bad Teacher (2011)

R | | Comedy | 24 June 2011 (USA)
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A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job, her students, and her co-workers is forced to return to teaching to make enough money for breast implants after her wealthy 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)  »

Also Known As:

Malas enseñanzas  »

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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

Of the movies Elizabeth shows to her middle school class, two of them are rated "R": Dangerous Minds (1995) and Scream (1996). See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the film, Elizabeth Halsey speeds backwards violently past a school bus and makes a sharp turn leaving visible tire marks on the ground. You can see tire marks on the ground before she creates them and were probably created in previous takes. 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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Connections

References Golden Globes Red Carpet Live (2010) See more »

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Still of the Night
Written by David Coverdale and John Sykes
Performed by Whitesnake
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Bad Teacher - Worse Movie
14 October 2011 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

What a waste of money and talent... Sometimes Hollywood do it just right in releasing the Cream of the Crap, my goodness grace, who in this world wanted to spend this kind of money in such incredible junk/ if the answer is to see boobs on screen, come on, give me a break! Another thing, I got to believe that the stars in it are there just for the $, because there aren't another reason for such a bad taste of choosing script, actually by calling this one a script, I am not being fair with the writers that really know what they are doing. The Directing worked because of the Hollywood's formula, otherwise, it could be used just a robot saying: "action" and "cut", or even, "Ok, let's take a break of five", or should I say, let's us all take a break of such nonsense movie.


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