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Top 10 Greatest Teacher Movies Of All Time

A Listmania! list by Elizabeth M. Deese "old movie lover" (Washougal, WA)
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Dead Poets Society
1.  Dead Poets Society DVD ~ Robin Williams
The list author says:
  ""O Captian, my Captain!"  Brillantly acted, a tear jerker!"
$10.04   Used & New from: $8.54
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The Man Without a Face
2.  The Man Without a Face DVD ~ Jean De Baer
The list author says:
  "The most forgotten teacher movie, but the most compelling and he teaches the best lesson."
$25.00   Used & New from: $2.40
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
3.  The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie DVD ~ Maggie Smith
The list author says:
  "So she is not the teacher we aspire to be, but the story tells a lesson.  Little students are hanging on your every word so be careful, teachers!"
$7.34   Used & New from: $3.49
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (138 customer reviews)

Mr. Holland's Opus
4.  Mr. Holland's Opus DVD ~ Richard Dreyfuss
The list author says:
  "Sigh... Mr. Holland!  Shows how teachers can get caught up in their students lives that they forget the real "student" at home: their kids."
$6.16   Used & New from: $2.61
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (302 customer reviews)

Up the Down Staircase [VHS]
5.  Up the Down Staircase [VHS] VHS Sandy Dennis
The list author says:
  "Old, but wonderful and overlooked too often"
$6.98   Used & New from: $3.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

To Sir, With Love
6.  To Sir, With Love DVD ~ Sidney Poitier
The list author says:
  "The way school should be...."
$7.99   Used & New from: $6.81
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (256 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Stand and Deliver
7.  Stand and Deliver DVD ~ Edward James Olmos
The list author says:
  "Excelllent movie, believable characters."
$13.99   Used & New from: $0.10
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (198 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Lean on Me (Snap Case Packaging)
8.  Lean on Me (Snap Case Packaging) DVD ~ Morgan Freeman
The list author says:
  "A classic  to inspire most teachers."
Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (229 customer reviews)

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Music of the Heart (Miramax Collector's Series)
9.  Music of the Heart (Miramax Collector's Series) DVD ~ Meryl Streep
The list author says:
  "Good movie, though long. Tells of the struggle of one who wanted it her way with the students."
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Dangerous Minds
10.  Dangerous Minds DVD ~ Michelle Pfeiffer
The list author says:
  "The most campy in this genre, but who can't help but love Michelle? So what if she is not convincing as an ex-Marine? The story is still good"
$7.50   Used & New from: $3.50
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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