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God's Not Dead 2(2016)

| 2h 1min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 144 votes)

When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her reasoned response lands her in deep trouble and could expel God from the public square once and for all.

School Life(2019)

1h 51min | Drama, Comedy
3.6/5 (with 253 votes)

The daily life of a school located in Saint Denis.

Directed by Grand Corps Malade, Mehdi Idir

Sing Street(2016)

| 1h 46min | Comedy, Romance / Love, Drama, Music
4.0/5 (with 838 votes)

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Billy Madison(1995)

| 1h 29min | Comedy
3.1/5 (with 576 votes)

Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that he has what it takes to run the family business.

The First Grader(2010)

1h 43min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.5/5 (with 34 votes)

The true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.


2h 5min | Drama
4.0/5 (with 104 votes)

Based on actual events that took place at Gwangju Inhwa School for the hearing-impaired, where young deaf students were the victims of repeated sexual assaults by faculty members over a period of five years in the early 2000s.

Directed by Hwang Dong-hyeok - With Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-mi, Kim Ji-yeon, Um Hyo-sup, Jeon Gook-hwan

3 Idiotas(2017)

1h 46min | Kids & Family, Comedy
3.7/5 (with 35 votes)

A group of friends embark on an adventure to find a classmate from university who disappeared without a trace on graduation day.

Directed by Carlos Bolado

The Tribe(2014)

2h 10min | Drama, Crime
3.5/5 (with 91 votes)

Deaf mute Sergey enters a specialized boarding school for deaf-and-dumb. In this new place, he needs to find his way through the hierarchy of the school’s network dealing with crimes and prostitution, the Tribe. By taking part of several robberies, he gets propelled higher into the organization. Then he meets one of the Chief’s concubines Anya, and unwillingly breaks all the unwritten rules of the tribe.

Serial Teachers 2(2015)

1h 33min | Comedy
2.7/5 (with 392 votes)

The worst teachers of France landed in England for an ultra-secret mission. With Boulard, the King of the Dunces, they are parachuted in the best school of the country, and they will apply their famous methods on the future of the nation.

Among the Believers(2015)

1h 24min | Documentary
3.7/5 (with 8 votes)

An unsettling and eye opening exploration into the spread of the radical Islamic school Red Mosque, which trains legions of children to devote their lives to jihad, or holy war, from a very young age. With incredible access and chilling footage, Among the Believers is a timely and relevant look into the causes that have led to the growth of radical Islam in Pakistan and around the world.

Directed by Hemal Trivedi

Mad Hot Ballroom(2005)

| 1h 45min | Documentary, Kids & Family
3.4/5 (with 10 votes)

Eleven-year-old New York City public school kids journey into the world of ballroom dancing and reveal pieces of themselves and their world along the way. Told from their candid, sometimes hilarious perspectives, these kids are transformed, from reluctant participants to determined competitors, from typical urban kids to "ladies and gentlemen," on their way to try to compete in the final citywide.

Directed by Marilyn Agrelo

Once in a Lifetime(2014)

1h 45min | Drama
3.7/5 (with 125 votes)

Based on a true story. In Léon Blum high school in Créteil (France), a history teacher decides to have her weakest 10th grade class take a national history competition. This will change them.

Directed by Marie-Castille Mention Schaar - With Ahmed Dramé, Amine Lansari, Ariane Ascaride, Geneviève Mnich, Martin Cannavo, Noémie Merlant, ...
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1h 30min | Comedy
3.2/5 (with 45 votes)

A clique of four young teachers at a high school looks critically at their colleagues. To avoid falling in the same routine, they bring new ideas into the school lessons and play little games and pranks in their spare time -- sometimes get even more childish than their pupils. When they get opposition from the other teachers, they play tricks to get rid of them.

Super 30(2019)

2h 33min | Drama
3.9/5 (with 24 votes)

Based on life of Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar who runs the famed Super 30 program for IIT aspirants in Patna.

Frau Müller muss weg!(2015)

1h 28min | Comedy
3.0/5 (with 30 votes)

Because of their children's bad grades, some parents want the teacher Mrs. Müller gone. They meet with Mrs. Müller and try to convince her to leave the class.

Truant Officer Donald(1941)

| 7min | Animation
2.9/5 (with 11 votes)

Donald catches his nephews swimming on a school day. He thinks he's made an easy catch, but the boys are much more resourceful than that. When he tries to smoke them out of their clubhouse, they put three roast turkeys in their bed and dress one boy as an angel.

Directed by Jack King

The Screwy Truant(1945)

3.0/5 (with 4 votes)

The truant officer is after Screwy Squirrel for not going to school, and doesn't find out the reason until he goes through a load of crazy gags while trying to catch him.

Directed by Tex Avery

Class Enemy(2013)

1h 52min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 31 votes)

Relations between the students and the new teacher of German are extremely tense. When one female student commits suicide, her schoolmates blame the teacher for her death. An awareness that things are not quite so black and white comes too late.

Directed by Rok Biček - With Igor Samobor


1h 48min | Drama
3.7/5 (with 21 votes)

Meet Chala, an eleven year-old boy with a hard life and strong respect for Carmela, his sixth grade teacher. The pair develops a solid bond, but after Carmela suffers an accident, things get complicated….

Directed by Ernesto Daranas - With Alina Rodríguez, Armando Valdés Freire, Amaly Junco, Yuliet Cruz, Armando Miguel Gómez, Silvia Águila, ...

Le pion(1978)

1h 25min | Comedy, Drama
3.4/5 (with 3 votes)

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The Dull-Ice Flower(1989)

1h 39min | Drama, Kids & Family
3.9/5 (with 1 vote)

Ku Ah-ming is a 4th grader at Chungshan Elementary School in Shuiyu Township, Taiwan. Despite being not very good in most subjects at school, he is very talented in art and has a great imagination, though most teachers don't know what he's expressing in his artwork.

The Angel(1982)

1h 6min | Animation, Mystery
3.6/5 (with 5 votes)

The climbing of an immense staircase made up of the most varied stairs- Symbolic scenes occur on different levels where characters seem to be prisoners of their deeds and of their own folly. The steep staircase leads little by little towards the zones of great light where human beings and nonhuman beings meet.

Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame(2007)

1h 21min | Drama, War
3.6/5 (with 11 votes)

A young girl zealously wants to go to school and learn to read and write. Almost everywhere she is met with hostility or indifference. The only young boy who takes her to his school is thrown out by the teacher, because helping her prevented him from arriving in time. On her way home she and other girls are taken as prisoners by boys playing as Taliban fighters. They tear her school book to pieces and threaten to stone their female captives.

Directed by Hana Makhmalbaf - With Nikbakht Noruz

Scandal in a Small Town(1988)

1h 31min | Drama, TV Movie
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Leda Beth Vincent lives in the small town of Shiloh and works as a cocktail waitress there. She is not too well thought of as she is nothing of a blushing virgin. But she is far from a whore and brings up her daughter Julie, a high school student, as a loving responsible mother. So, when she becomes aware that Julie's very popular history teacher, Mr Baker, spreads antisemitic ideas among his pupils, Leda Beth decides to ask Mr Baker for an explanation. But she comes up against a wall. Nobody in town - Julie less than all others - wants to support her and it looks as if she will have to bring the Board of Education to court. The trouble is that a school dropout and a tramp of her kind does not count for much compared to the holders of knowledge and of morality.

Directed by Anthony Page - With Raquel Welch

Class Relations(1984)

2h 7min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 3 votes)

A young man, recently arrived in New York from Europe, becomes swept up in a series of events that are beyond his knowledge or control.

Directed by Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub - With Mario Adorf, Harun Farocki, Anna Schnell, Laura Betti, Georg Brintrup, Thom Andersen, ...

Start Cheering(1938)

3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

After retiring from movies to get an education, a man discovers his ex-staff is trying to have him expelled.

All the World in a Design School(2015)

59min | Documentary

Documentary about an eclectic group of students from all corners of the planet at one of the world's top industrial design schools in Sweden's faraway north just below the Arctic Circle. The film explores everyday life and dynamic design processes at Umeå Institute of Design during the school's 25th anniversary when traditionally generous and export-driven Sweden has decided to impose steep tuition fees for non-Europeans, the very students instrumental in making the school what it is today.

Directed by Tomas Mattias Löw

The Trace(1988)

1h 30min | Drama

A determined young woman in a remote Tunisian city bucks tradition by studying for an academic degree, instead of accepting the time-honored, submissive role of her sex as a wife and housekeeper for some 'mustached man'.

Directed by Néjia Ben Mabrouk - With Mouna Noureddine


3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Franz Engi returns to his hometown after being away for 30 years. A lot of things have changed in that time. There are only few families with children left in the village and that is why the school is about to be closed down. Franz decides to save the school and teacher Eva's job in a very unusual way....

Serial Teachers(2013)

1h 28min | Comedy
2.8/5 (with 508 votes)

With only 12 percent of its pupils obtaining their baccalaureate, Jules Ferry High School is the worst school in France. The Inspector of Schools has already exhausted all the conventional means to raise standards at the school and he has no choice but to take the advice of his deputy. It is a case of having to fight fire with fire: the worst pupils must be taught by the worst teachers...

Directed by Pierre-François Martin-Laval - With Alice David, Amine Lansari, Arnaud Ducret, Christian Clavier, Claire Chazal, Dominique Pinon, ...
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