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The Best Teacher Movies and TV Shows on Kanopy

Finding a good Teacher movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Teacher movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Kanopy.

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1. Detachment

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7.7/10
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74/100
Released: 2011
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long enough to form any semblance of sentient attachment.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Peacock & 5 others), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & Vudu).

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2. The English Teacher

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5.8/10
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61/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Teacher Linda Sinclair balances her staid home life with an incredible passion for her subject, but her routine is forever altered when a former star pupil and his unsupportive father reenter her life.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Peacock & 2 others), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Hoopla, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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3. To Be and to Have

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7.8/10
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60/100
Released: 2002
Family, Documentary

What it's about: The documentary's title translates as "to be and to have", the two auxiliary verbs in the French language. It is about a primary school in the commune of Saint-Étienne-sur-Usson, Puy-de-Dôme, France, the population of which is just over 200. The school has one small class of mixed ages (from four to twelve years), with a dedicated teacher, Georges Lopez, who shows patience and respect for the children as we follow their story through a single school year.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, Kanopy & Sundance Now).

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4. Election

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Jim McAllister, a well-liked high school government teacher, can't help but notice that successful student Tracy Flick uses less than ethical tactics to get what she wants. When Tracy runs for school president, Jim feels that she will be a poor influence on the student body and convinces Paul, a dim-witted but popular student athlete, to run against Tracy. When she becomes aware of Jim's secret involvement in the race, a bitter feud is sparked.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Paramount+ & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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5. Monsieur Lazhar

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65/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: During a harsh Montréal winter, an elementary-school class is left reeling after its teacher commits suicide. Bachir Lazhar, a charismatic Algerian immigrant, steps in as the substitute teacher for the classroom of traumatized children. All the while, he must keep his personal life tucked away: the fact that he is seeking political refuge in Québec – and that he, like the children, has suffered an appalling loss.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Philo, Fandor & 2 others) & rent or buy from $1.90 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Half Nelson

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7.2/10
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69/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a startling discovery of his secret life, causing a tenuous bond between the two that could either end disastrously or provide a catalyst of hope.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, Kanopy & Cinemax) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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7. World's Greatest Dad

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68/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: In the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and the greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possibility of fame, fortune and popularity, if he can only live with the knowledge of how he got there.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 2 others), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. Class of 1984

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6.5/10
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61/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Andy is a new teacher at an inner city high school that is unlike any he has seen before. There are metal detectors at the front door and the place is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and Stegman will stop at nothing to protect his turf and drug dealing business.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Shudder, Hoopla, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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9. Battle Royale

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77/100
Released: 2000Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Vudu & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.90 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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10. In the House

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70/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his work, but the boy’s intrusion will unleash a series of uncontrollable events.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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11. Another Round

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Released: 2020Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Four high school teachers launch a drinking experiment: upholding a constant low level of intoxication.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. Loving Annabelle

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6.3/10
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59/100
Released: 2007
Romance, LGBTQ

What it's about: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of her dorm and English teacher, Simone Bradley. Annabelle pursues her relentlessly and until the end the older woman manages to avoid the law.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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13. The Hunt

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8.3/10
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82/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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14. The Tribe

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7.0/10
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63/100
Released: 2014
Crime, Drama

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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15. Lila Says

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62/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Romance, Crime

What it's about: Based on a controversial French novel, Lila Says tells the story of a quiet young poet named Chimo who develops a crush on the pretty, blond Lila, a girl who recently moved into his Arab ghetto with her aunt. When the leader of a rival gang also falls for Lila, the ensuing love triangle initiates a journey of sexual discovery -- and sets off a chain of devastating events.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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16. On a Magical Night

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58/100
Released: 2019
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: After 20 years of marriage, Maria decides to leave her husband. She moves into room 212 at the hotel across the street, with a bird’s-eye view of her apartment, her husband and the life she shared with him. While she wonders if she made the right decision, many of the people in her life offer their opinions on the matter. They intend to let her know, whether she likes it or not, on what proves to be a life-changing evening.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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17. Miss Stevens

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62/100
Released: 2016
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Stuck at a crossroads in her personal life, it falls on high school English teacher Miss Stevens to chaperone three of her students — Billy, Margot and Sam — on a weekend trip to a drama competition.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, fuboTV, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.70 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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18. A Teacher

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4.8/10
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55/100
Released: 2013
Romance, Drama

What it's about: A high school teacher in Austin, Texas takes sexual advantage over one of her students. Her life begins to unravel as the details of the relationship are exposed.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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19. Wake in Fright

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66/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Wake in Fright is the story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba planning to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney, but as one night stretches into several he plunges headlong into his own destruction.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Microsoft & Vudu).

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20. The 400 Blows

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76/100
Released: 1959
Crime, Drama

What it's about: For young Parisian boy Antoine Doinel, life is one difficult situation after another. Surrounded by inconsiderate adults, including his neglectful parents, Antoine spends his days with his best friend, Rene, trying to plan for a better life. When one of their schemes goes awry, Antoine ends up in trouble with the law, leading to even more conflicts with unsympathetic authority figures.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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21. Coming Out

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7.0/10
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55/100
Released: 1989
LGBTQ, Drama

What it's about: Philipp, a closeted teacher, is dating a female colleague to keep up appearances. One night he stumbles into a gay bar and falls for a man. Transformed by this love, he is no longer afraid to face up to who he is.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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22. Or (My Treasure)

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7.0/10
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70/100
Released: 2004
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Or shoulders a lot: she's 17 or 18, a student, works evenings at a restaurant, recycles cans and bottles for cash, and tries to keep her mother Ruthie from returning to streetwalking in Tel Aviv. Ruthie calls Or "my treasure," but Ruthie is a burden. She's just out of hospital, weak, and Or has found her a job as a house cleaner. The call of the quick money on the street is tough for Ruthie to ignore. Or's emotions roil further when the mother of the youth she's in love with comes to the flat to warn her off. With love fading and Ruthie perhaps beyond help, Or's choices narrow.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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23. Far from Men

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61/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: A French teacher in a small Algerian village during the Algerian War forms an unexpected bond with a dissident who is ordered to be turned in to the authorities.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.70 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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24. Hurricane Bianca

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58/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Comedy, LGBTQ

What it's about: Hurricane Bianca is a revenge comedy about a New York teacher who moves to a small town in Texas, gets fired for being gay, and returns disguised in drag to get revenge on the people who were nasty to him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Prime Video, Vudu & Wolfe).

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25. Blame

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5.8/10
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50/100
Released: 2017
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A drama teacher's taboo relationship with an unstable student strikes a nerve in her jealous classmate, sparking a vengeful chain of events within their suburban high school that draws parallels to 'The Crucible'.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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26. These Three

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7.5/10
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56/100
Released: 1936
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Martha and Karen graduate from college and turn an old Massachusetts farm into a school for girls. The friends are aided in their venture by local doctor Joe Cardin, who begins a relationship with Karen, and a prominent woman whose granddaughter, Mary, later enrolls in the new school. Mary soon reveals herself to be a spiteful child and tells a scandalous lie about Martha and Joe that threatens to destroy the lives of all involved.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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27. Magical Girl

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7.3/10
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77/100
Released: 2014
Mystery, Drama

What it's about: The father of a terminally ill girl is determined to grant his daughter her last wish, a very expensive anime costume.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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28. Nighthawks

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6.0/10
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42/100
Released: 1978
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: A gay teacher is forced to hide his sexuality by day while living his secret life by night, in Great Britain in the 1970s, not mixing his professional and private life, until the day comes when his students and his headmaster find out.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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29. Words and Pictures

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6.6/10
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58/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.80 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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30. Mrs. Hyde

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5.2/10
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49/100
Released: 2017
Fantasy, Comedy

What it's about: Mrs. Géquil is an eccentric teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she feels different. Will she now be able to keep the powerful and dangerous Mrs. Hyde contained?

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex), stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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31. The Teacher

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7.3/10
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55/100
Released: 2016
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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32. Shall We Kiss?

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6.8/10
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53/100
Released: 2007
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: When Gabriel and Emilie meet by chance, he offers her a ride, and they spend the evening talking, laughing and getting along famously. At the end of the night, Emilie declines Gabriel's offer of "a kiss without consequences". Emilie admonishes him that the kiss could have unexpected consequences, and tells him a story, unfolding in flashbacks, about the impossibility of indulging your desires without affecting someone else's life.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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33. The Forest for the Trees

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7.2/10
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53/100
Released: 2004
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: As an awkward idealistic high school teacher begins her first job in the city, things turn out to be much tougher than she had imagined.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy).

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34. The Deserted Station

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64/100
Released: 2002
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: On a pilgrimage to Mashad from Tehran, a couple's transportation breaks down, far from any major town. The husband, a photographer, seeks help at a nearby village and encounters a teacher who offers to help. Whilst the husband and teacher go off to find a spare part, the wife, who used to be a teacher, takes over the teaching lessons in the village. It is clear that the children live there, in this strange deserted place, without any men, save the teacher and an old signal guard. As the day draws on, the children help to bring a new hope and life into the wife's heart.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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35. Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy

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7.2/10
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39/100
Released: 2020
Biography, Documentary

What it's about: What do Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Patti LuPone and Alex Sharp have in common? They are but a few of the extraordinary actors who have studied under Moni Yakim at Juilliard, United States' greatest performing arts school. This compelling portrait of the master teacher - the sole remaining founder of the school's legendary Drama Division - takes us inside the drama classes where Moni and his wife Mina pour their love and passion into preparing the next generation of actors for the spotlight.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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36. Marguerite

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56/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Musical, Drama

What it's about: Paris in the 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman with a passion for music and the opera. For years, she has performed regularly for a circle of guests. But Marguerite sings tragically out of tune and no one has ever told her. Her husband and her close friends have always encouraged her in her illusions. Things become very complicated the day she gets it into her head to perform in front of a genuine public, at the Opera.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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37. American Teacher

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45/100
Released: 2011Rated: G
Biography, Documentary

What it's about: As the debate over the state of America's public school system rages on, one thing everyone agrees on is the need for great teachers. Yet, while research proves that teachers are the most important school factor in a child's future success, America's teachers are so woefully underpaid that almost a third must divide their time between a second job in order to make a living. Chronicling the stories of four teachers in different areas of the country, American Teacher reveals the frustrating realities of today's educators, the difficulty of attracting talented new teachers, and why so many of our best teachers feel forced to leave the profession altogether. But this wake-up call to our system's failings also looks at possibilities for reform. Can we re-value teaching in the United States and turn it into a prestigious, financially attractive and competitive profession? With almost half of American teachers leaving the field in the next five years, now is the time to find out.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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38. The Crush

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50/100
Released: 2010Rated: PG
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Ardal Travis is in love. There’s just one problem. He’s an 8 year old schoolboy and the object of his affection is his Second Class teacher, Miss Purdy. But when her boyfriend arrives on the scene Ardal is heartbroken. His reaction, though, is a little unexpected. He challenges Miss Purdy’s boyfriend to a duel. To the death.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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39. In the Name of Confucius

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8.2/10
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42/100
Released: 2017
Animation, Documentary

What it's about: One of Canada's top 10 universities and its largest school board found themselves embroiled in a growing global controversy as scholars, parents, and officials question the Confucius Institute program's true purpose.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Google Play).

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40. Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal

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5.7/10
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48/100
Released: 2012
Horror, Comedy

What it's about: A once-famous painter rediscovers inspiration when he befriends a sleepwalking cannibal.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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41. Fast Talking

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6.9/10
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40/100
Released: 1984
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A bright young teenager from a broken home uses his quick wits and glib tongue to get out of trouble - but they also get him into it.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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42. Children of a Lesser God

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7.2/10
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65/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: James, a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf, falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.70 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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43. I Wish

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7.4/10
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61/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG
Fantasy, Drama

What it's about: Twelve-year-old Koichi, who has been separated from his brother Ryunosuke due to his parents' divorce, hears a rumor that the new bullet trains will precipitate a wish-granting miracle when they pass each other at top speed.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, Vudu & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Philo, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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44. Teacher's Pet

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7.1/10
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58/100
Released: 1958
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: A rugged city editor (Clark Gable) poses as a journalism student and flirts with the professor (Doris Day).

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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45. Father Goose

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7.4/10
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65/100
Released: 1964
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: During World War II, South Sea beachcomber Walter Eckland is persuaded to spy on planes passing over his island. He gets more than he bargained for as schoolteacher Catherine Frenau arrives on the run from the Japanese with her pupils in tow!

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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46. if....

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7.5/10
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65/100
Released: 1968Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Satire about a traditional English boys' boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three Lower Sixth students, leader Mick Travis, Wallace and Johnny decide on a shocking course of action to redress the balance of privilege once and for all.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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47. An Autumn Afternoon

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8.1/10
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83/100
Released: 1962
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Shuhei Hirayama is a widower with a 24-year-old daughter. Gradually, he comes to realize that she should not be obliged to look after him for the rest of his life, so he arranges a marriage for her.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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48. I Killed My Mother

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7.5/10
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69/100
Released: 2009
LGBTQ, Drama

What it's about: Hubert, a brash 17-year-old, is confused and torn by a love-hate relationship with his mother that consumes him more and more each day. After distressing ordeals and tragic episodes, Hubert will find his mother on the banks of Saint Lawrence river, where he grew up, and where a murder will be committed: the murder of childhood.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix) & stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, Kanopy & Sundance Now).

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49. Mouchette

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7.8/10
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78/100
Released: 1967
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A young girl living in the French countryside suffers constant indignities at the hand of alcoholism and her fellow man.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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50. Import/Export

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7.1/10
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73/100
Released: 2007
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A nurse from the Ukraine searches for a better life in the West, while an unemployed security guard from Austria heads East for the same reason. Both are looking for work, a new beginning, an existence, struggling to believe in themselves, to find a meaning in life..

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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