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Best movie teachers

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“Teaching is the most important of all professions,” Ridley Scott proclaimed at the Baftas. “Sort that out and social problems will get sorted out.” We’re with you, Ridley, and the world has seen some heroic teachers this week. In celebration, this Showdown is an Election for the educators who have gained the most Fame on film, from the very best—Thackeray! Shorofsky! Keating! Norbury!—to the absolute worst—Rooney! Vernon! Get listing, or we’ll hold a member of the Dead Poets Society in a Half Nelson. Do you even go to this school? Hand in your top 10 before the bell goes.

Most mentioned

  • Dead Poets Society
  • School of Rock
  • Whiplash
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Good Will Hunting
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • Matilda
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Mean Girls
  • Election
  • Easy A
  • Rushmore
  • Donnie Darko
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • The Karate Kid
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Stand and Deliver
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • The Hunt

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RJ

RJ 12 films

rolf

rolf 15 films

Martha

Martha 11 films

Julian Davila

Julian Davila 5 films

Rac

Rac 12 films

Zeynerys

Zeynerys 10 films

Liz Bright

Liz Bright 10 films

Stani

Stani 14 films

Gals

Gals 10 films

Navil

Navil 11 films

Brendan Carr

Brendan Carr 23 films

Letterboxd

Letterboxd 20 films

James

James 13 films

Madison

Madison 15 films

jmmink

jmmink 18 films

Lívia Mello

Lívia Mello 10 films

Ronny

Ronny 10 films

Eric Clark

Eric Clark 10 films

le_cygne

le_cygne 10 films

Dwij

Dwij 12 films

Zucca

Zucca 16 films

Stefan

Stefan 11 films

Godard_Knocks

Godard_Knocks 5 films

William G.K.

William G.K. 8 films

Seth Montpelier

Seth Montpelier 10 films

AronDanburg

AronDanburg 10 films

Eddie_Kasp

Eddie_Kasp 40 films

kgilroy

kgilroy 22 films

xthebarkingcat

xthebarkingcat 25 films

okrc (J.Arturo)

okrc (J.Arturo) 10 films