Top 10 Teaching Based Movies
- Remember the Titans - A Movie about HS football but so much more. Denzel Washington gives a memorable performance of a football coach who teaches more then just the fundamentals of football but life as well.
- Lean on Me - A powerful movie that stars Morgan Freeman as he tries to help a HS school from destroying itself.
- Finding Forrester - It's hard not to like this film that focuses on a teen writer who is mentored by Sean Connery.
- Freedom Writers - A film about a young HS teacher who helps turn student's lives around through their writing, starring the great Hillary Swank.
- Stand & Deliver - Based on a true story one of the most famous films on teaching.
- Dangerous Minds - A strong film starring Michelle Pfeiffer about a teacher who turns around her HS class located in a poor neighbor in the city.
- Dead Poets Society - A great film about an English teacher who teaches his students the joy and power of poetry.
- Good Will Hunting - Another film starring Robin Williams as a psychologist who helps Will find his path in life, filled w/ great dialogue.
- Music of the Heart - A true story that shows a teacher's struggle to teach violin to students.
- Lions for Lambs - Not mainly based on teaching, but the scenes w/ Robert Redford as a professor as he inspires his students to think are breathtaking.