Account IconLogin|Sign Up
& more all in one place. Totally free to use!
Why Shoot the Teacher? Poster
How to Play on Device

Why Shoot the Teacher?

Because You d Why Shoot the Teacher?
Comedy Drama Rated: 7+ (PG)19771h 40mOn: Free Services Tags: Psychology Teacher Country: Canada

It's the winter of 1935 and Max Brown is newly arrived in Willowgreen, Saskatchewan - a rural Canadian prairie town - on his first teaching job in a one room schoolhouse. He quickly realizes that this is not a dream situation: the winter is harsher than he's ever experienced, he's living in the basement of the school, the older of his students treat him poorly and his wages are paltry if and when he ever does get paid.Why Shoot the Teacher? featuring Bud Cort and Samantha Eggar is free on Tubi, and available for purchase on Prime Video. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (444 votes).

Where to Watch Why Shoot the Teacher?


Dropdown Icon

Cast & Crew


Silvio Narizzano


Reelgood Watch Guide

61/ 100shadow
Streamability Score
Info icon
The Streamability Score factors in where something can be watched at a given moment and weighs it against the popularity and cost of the available streaming services. The higher the score, the easier it is to stream for the largest number of people.
plus minus icon

Available to watch free online (Tubi).

plus minus icon

Available to rent or buy from $9.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

plus minus icon

Not available to stream on a subscription service.

plus minus icon

Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

41/ 100shadow
Reelgood Score
Info icon
The Reelgood Score takes into account audience and critics scores from IMDb and critic sentiment, recent popularity, and other quality markers like genres or cast & crew to help you find what to watch. The higher the score, the better the movie or show.
#50,760 Ranked Movie

#403 Ranked in Teacher Movies

#1821 Ranked in Psychology Movies

#16950 Ranked in Comedy Movies

Why Shoot the Teacher? has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (444 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

Stream More Movies & Shows Like Why Shoot the Teacher?


People Also Liked

Eden Poster
Rate It
imdb logo5.7/10
Reelgood Logo
Eden (1998)

More Psychology Movies

Inception Poster
Rate It
imdb logo8.8/10
Reelgood Logo
Inception (2010)