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1. Pinocchio (2019)

125 min | Fantasy

6.9
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Live-action adaptation of the classic story of a wooden puppet named Pinocchio who comes to life.

Director: Matteo Garrone | Stars: Federico Ielapi, Roberto Benigni, Rocco Papaleo, Massimo Ceccherini

Votes: 1,122

2. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)

PG | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.1
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71 Metascore

A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.

Director: Douglas McGrath | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jamie Bell, Christopher Plummer, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 11,068 | Gross: $1.59M

3. Jude (1996)

R | 123 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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68 Metascore

A stonemason steadfastly pursues a cousin he loves. However their love is troubled as he is married to a woman who tricked him into marriage and she is married to a man she does not love.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Kate Winslet, Liam Cunningham, Rachel Griffiths

Votes: 9,619 | Gross: $0.41M

4. Our Mutual Friend (1998– )

350 min | Drama

8.1
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Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.

Stars: Paul McGann, Keeley Hawes, Dominic Mafham, David Bradley

Votes: 2,151

5. Aristocrats (1999– )

TV-14 | 300 min | Drama, History

7.3
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18th-century England and Ireland viewed through the eyes of four beautiful high-born sisters - Caroline, Emily, Louisa, and Sarah Lennox, great-granddaughters of a king, daughters of a cabinet minister, and wives of politicians and peers.

Stars: Siân Phillips, Alun Armstrong, Ben Daniels, Serena Gordon

Votes: 1,353

6. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

Approved | 68 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.0
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74 Metascore

An animated adaptation of "The Wind in the Willows" followed by an adaptation of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow".

Directors: James Algar, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney | Stars: Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Eric Blore, John McLeish

Votes: 11,489

7. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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A juvenile offender (Sir Tom Courtenay) at a tough reform school impresses its Governor (Sir Michael Redgrave) with his running ability and is encouraged to compete in an upcoming race, but faces ridicule from his peers.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay, Avis Bunnage, Alec McCowen

Votes: 7,259

8. The Browning Version (1994)

R | 97 min | Drama

7.2
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On the verge of forced resignation, a strict old-fashioned teacher rethinks his life.

Director: Mike Figgis | Stars: Albert Finney, Greta Scacchi, Matthew Modine, Julian Sands

Votes: 2,883 | Gross: $0.46M

9. Le Corbeau (1943)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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French village doctor becomes target of poison-pen letters sent to village leaders, accusing him of affairs and practicing abortion.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Ginette Leclerc, Micheline Francey, Héléna Manson

Votes: 8,199 | Gross: $0.03M

10. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2001 TV Movie)

200 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-hearted, grasping uncle.

Director: Stephen Whittaker | Stars: John Dallimore, James D'Arcy, Sophia Myles, Diana Kent

Votes: 952

11. Justine (1969)

R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.7
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In British Palestine of 1938, several men vie for the affections of a Coptic banker's wife who's involved with the anti-British underground movement.

Directors: George Cukor, Joseph Strick | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Dirk Bogarde, Robert Forster, Anna Karina

Votes: 360 | Gross: $2.78M

12. Not One Less (1999)

G | 106 min | Drama

7.7
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73 Metascore

In a remote mountain village, the teacher must leave for a month, and the mayor can find only a 13-year old girl, Wei Minzhi, to substitute. The teacher leaves one stick of chalk for each ... See full summary »

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Minzhi Wei, Huike Zhang, Zhenda Tian, Enman Gao

Votes: 7,878 | Gross: $0.59M

13. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1949)

Approved | 34 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.9
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In a small town, a brewing romantic rivalry with a local tough and a school-teacher culminates in a terrifying ride in the night.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney | Stars: Bing Crosby, Pinto Colvig, Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires, Clarence Nash

Votes: 3,759

14. Las Hurdes (1933)

30 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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A surrealistic documentary portrait of the region of Las Hurdes, a remote region of Spain where civilisation has barely developed, showing how the local peasants try to survive without even the most basic utilities and skills.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Abel Jacquin, Alexandre O'Neill

Votes: 4,819

15. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1999 TV Movie)

105 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

5.0
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Ichabod Crane, a Yankee wanderer, arrives in Sleepy Hollow and becomes the new schoolmaster. He meets Katrina Van Tassel, and blissfully fantasizes about how can marry her, ultimately, ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Gang | Stars: Brent Carver, Rachelle Lefevre, Vlasta Vrana, Kathleen Fee

Votes: 868

16. War of the Buttons (2011)

PG-13 | 100 min | Adventure, Family

6.2
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41 Metascore

Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who's Jewish, is in danger of being discovered by local Nazi sympathisers. Lebrac and the village must now respond to the reality of what's happening.

Director: Christophe Barratier | Stars: Laetitia Casta, Guillaume Canet, Jean Texier, Ilona Bachelier

Votes: 1,930 | Gross: $0.05M

17. War of the Buttons (1962)

90 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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The school boys of two villages in France are fighting. Their trophy are the buttons they will snatch from the enemy. This fight will bring those kids to everlasting friendship...eventually.

Director: Yves Robert | Stars: Jacques Dufilho, Yvette Etiévant, Michel Galabru, Michèle Méritz

Votes: 2,247

18. Johnny in the Clouds (1945)

87 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.3
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The wartime daily routine on a British bomber base in southeastern England is revealed through the eyes of newly arrived Flying Officer Peter Penrose (Sir John Mills).

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Michael Redgrave, John Mills, Rosamund John, Douglass Montgomery

Votes: 1,210

19. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1980 TV Movie)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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Angered that Katrina has grown fond of schoolmaster Crane, Brom Bones determines to scare off the interloper by filling his head with spooky tales of a Headless Horseman. Crane disparages ... See full summary »

Director: Henning Schellerup | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Paul Sand, Meg Foster, Laura Campbell

Votes: 601

20. War of the Buttons (2011)

Not Rated | 109 min | Adventure, Family

6.5
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In the countryside of France, two groups of boys from the rural villages of Longeverne and Velran are in constant war against each other. Their war is a tradition that passes from father to... See full summary »

Director: Yann Samuell | Stars: Eric Elmosnino, Mathilde Seigner, Fred Testot, Alain Chabat

Votes: 1,636

21. Ducoboo (2011)

96 min | Comedy

4.6
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The student Ducobu was again dismissed from a school. To get out of it, this attaching dunce will have to surpass and develop the most ingenious and spectacular cheats ever imagined. The ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe de Chauveron | Stars: Elie Semoun, Joséphine de Meaux, Vincent Claude, Juliette Chappey

Votes: 767

22. Torment (1944)

95 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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An idealistic adolescent, suffering under the thumb of a sadistic schoolmaster, falls in love with a loose girl who is bullied and tormented by another lover.

Director: Alf Sjöberg | Stars: Stig Järrel, Alf Kjellin, Mai Zetterling, Olof Winnerstrand

Votes: 2,969

23. Spare the Rod (1961)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

6.6
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It is London in the year 1960 and John Saunders enthusiastically begins his new teaching career at a tough slum-area school. His class are bored pupils in their last term before leaving. Will he handle the grave problems that lie ahead?

Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Max Bygraves, Donald Pleasence, Geoffrey Keen, Betty McDowall

Votes: 183

24. My Mother's Castle (1990)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

7.6
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Every holiday Marcel and his family go to their cottage in the Provence (France). He likes the hills in this region. Before they arrive at the cottage they have to walk about 5 miles. With ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Robert | Stars: Julien Ciamaca, Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Roussel, Didier Pain

Votes: 4,545 | Gross: $1.48M

25. The Slingshot (1993)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.4
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Stocholm in the 1920s. Young Roland lives with his socialist father, Jewish mother and a boxing brother. His mother sells condoms illegally, and from them, Roland makes slingshots which he ... See full summary »

Director: Åke Sandgren | Stars: Jesper Salén, Stellan Skarsgård, Basia Frydman, Niklas Olund

Votes: 1,864 | Gross: $0.31M

26. It All Starts Today (1999)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama

7.4
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78 Metascore

Daniel is schoolmaster of a kindergarten in a small French town. The local economy, which depended entirely on coal production, has been mired in a depression ever since the mines were ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Torreton, Maria Pitarresi, Nadia Kaci, Véronique Ataly

Votes: 2,237 | Gross: $0.01M

27. The Mill on the Floss (1978– )

240 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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The tragic tale of Maggie Tulliver, the miller's daughter, who defies her embittered brother in standing by the man she loves - shocking the stifling society in which she lives - in an attempt to pursue her blighted dreams.

Stars: Judy Cornwell, Barbara Hicks, Pippa Guard, Christopher Blake

Votes: 128

28. Term of Trial (1962)

130 min | Drama

7.1
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In Britain, a high-school girl becomes infatuated with her English teacher but, after he rejects her amorous advances, she goes to the police and accuses him of indecent assault.

Director: Peter Glenville | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Simone Signoret, Sarah Miles, Terence Stamp

Votes: 581

29. Nicholas Nickleby (1977– )

330 min | Drama

7.3
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A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-hearted, grasping uncle.

Stars: Nigel Havers, Peter Bourke, Derek Godfrey, Robert James

Votes: 106

30. The Little Kidnappers (1990 TV Movie)

G | 92 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Two young orphans have to relocate to Nova Scotia and endure their bitter and jerky grandfather, but when they find a baby washed up on the beach, everything changes.

Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Charlton Heston, Bruce Greenwood, Patricia Gage, Dan MacDonald

Votes: 299

31. Four Sons (1928)

Passed | 100 min | Drama, War

7.1
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A family saga in which three of a Bavarian widow's sons go to war for Germany and the fourth goes to America, Germany's eventual opponent.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Hall, Margaret Mann, Charles Morton, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Votes: 584

32. Rumba (2008)

77 min | Comedy

6.9
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Teachers in a rural school, happy couple Fiona and Dom have a common passion: Latin Dancing. One night, after a glorious dance competition, they have a car accident and see their lives turn... See full summary »

Directors: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy | Stars: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Philippe Martz, Bruno Romy

Votes: 1,551

33. The School Teacher (1993–2004)

90 min | Drama

5.9
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Stars: Gérard Klein, Lionnel Astier, Sylvie Jacob, Lara Dogustan

Votes: 98

34. Contradiction: The Interactive Murder Mystery Movie (2015 Video Game)

Adventure, Crime, Mystery

8.6
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FMV game about inspector Jenks, who's sent to a small English village to investigate the suspicious drowning of a student who attended the ominous local private personality development school, Atlas. He has one day to solve the mystery.

Director: Tim Follin | Stars: Rupert Booth, Paul Darrow, John Guilor, Magnus Sinding

Votes: 97

35. The Intruder (1953)

84 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Ex regimental commander Colonel Merton catches one of his former NCOs burgling his house and investigates to find the reason behind this desperate act.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Ripper, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Williams, Michael Medwin

Votes: 221

36. Friday the Thirteenth (1933)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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It is pouring with rain at one minute to midnight on Friday the thirteenth, and the driver of a London bus is peering through his blurred windshield as his vehicle sails down an empty road.... See full summary »

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Sonnie Hale, Muriel Aked, Cyril Smith

Votes: 299

37. The Desperado (1954)

Approved | 80 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.0
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From 1870 to 1873, Texas suffered under the carpetbag administration of reconstructionist Governor E. J. Davis (the name and the stated conditions was about the last of anything authentic ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Wayne Morris, Jimmy Lydon, Beverly Garland, Rayford Barnes

Votes: 53

38. Boy's Choir (2000)

129 min | Drama, Music

6.5
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The lives of two orphan boys begin to intertwine when the choir and the feelings they share bring them closer to one another.

Director: Akira Ogata | Stars: Atsushi Itô, Sora Tôma, Teruyuki Kagawa, Ryoko Takizawa

Votes: 213

39. È arrivato mio fratello (1985)

89 min | Comedy

6.1
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Ovidio Ceciotti is a teacher, he is plump and he is not a man of character. He is treated badly by his school-master, by his students, by Lidia, his girl and even by his dog. One day his ... See full summary »

Directors: Franco Castellano, Giuseppe Moccia | Stars: Renato Pozzetto, Carin McDonald, Armando Bandini, Beatrice Palme

Votes: 482

40. Veronico Cruz (1988)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, War

6.8
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A rural teacher in Jujuy, establishes a friendly relationship with the inhabitants of Chorcán , a small Andean village . Circumstances in EEE Outbreak of War of the Malvinas and one of his ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Pereira | Stars: Leopoldo Aban, Juan José Camero, Guillermo Delgado, Ana María González

Votes: 181

41. A Thousand Months (2003)

124 min | Drama

6.2
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It is the holy month of Ramadan in Morocco in 1981. Amina, accompanied with her seven years old son Mehdi, come to live with her father-in-law Ahmed in a small village in Morocco, after her... See full summary »

Director: Faouzi Bensaïdi | Stars: Fouad Labied, Nezha Rahile, Mohamed Majd, Mohammed Afifi

Votes: 214

42. La cour des grands (2008– )

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Thierry Desroses, Fabienne Périneau, Caroline Mouton, Salomé Stévenin

Votes: 8

43. Bus to Bosworth (1976 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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Director: John Hefin | Stars: Kenneth Griffith, Shirley King, Harriet Lewis, Dillwyn Owen

44. Trials of a Schoolmaster (1909)

Drama, Short

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A country school with its bright faced little pupils and patient, anxious-looking master. From a twinkle in the black eyes of the two scholars sitting together in the front desk one knows ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Monca | Stars: Adrien Caillard, André Simon, Colsi

45. Laredo (1965–1967)
Episode: A Very Small Assignment (1966)

TV-PG | 49 min | Western

6.7
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Reese is ordered to find an English schoolmaster who was detained en route to Laredo. An ex-con who Reese arrested several years ago spots him and determines to settle the score with the Ranger and his British charge.

Director: Paul Stanley | Stars: Neville Brand, Peter Brown, William Smith, Philip Carey

Votes: 16

46. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.8 (2008)

TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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The new "school mistress" is an attractive man, causing emotional upheaval among the ladies of Candleford and some concern at the manor.

Director: Marc Jobst | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Stephen Campbell Moore, Brendan Coyle

Votes: 92

47. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Human Nature (2007)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

9.0
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In 1913, Martha watches in jealousy from afar as The Doctor learns what it is to be human and to fall in love with the local school nurse, Joan Redfern.

Director: Charlie Palmer | Stars: David Tennant, Freema Agyeman, Jessica Hynes, Rebekah Staton

Votes: 6,093

48. Most Haunted (2002– )
Episode: Llanfyllin Workhouse - Part 1 (2018)

60 min | Horror, Reality-TV

5.4
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The team travel to rural mid-Wales to investigate the Union Workhouse near Llanfyllin, Powys. Will they make contact with the spirit of a school-master who is said to haunt the building?

Stars: Yvette Fielding, Karl Beattie, Glen Hunt, Stuart Torevell

Votes: 5

49. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Look to the Stars (1962)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.5
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The Cartwrights encourage young genius, Albert Michelson, to pursue his scientific experiments while trying to discover why schoolmaster, George Norton, expelled Albert from school and ... See full summary »

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Lorne Greene

Votes: 66

50. The Prisoner (1967–1968)
Episode: Once Upon a Time (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Because all other attempts to break Number Six have failed, Number Two decides to engage him in a game where one of them will end up dead.

Director: Patrick McGoohan | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Leo McKern, Angelo Muscat, Peter Swanwick

Votes: 412



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