Movies and TV Shows about professor

Crazy Rich Asians
  • Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
  • Comedy,
  • An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia's rich and famous.
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Crazy Rich Asians
Good Will Hunting
  • Good Will Hunting (1997)
  • Drama,
  • Will Hunting, a janitor at MIT, has a gift for mathematics but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.
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Good Will Hunting
Dead Poets Society
  • Dead Poets Society (1989)
  • Drama,
  • At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.
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Dead Poets Society
The Life of David Gale
  • The Life of David Gale (2003)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime,
  • A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.
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The Life of David Gale
The Man from Earth
  • The Man from Earth (2007)
  • Fantasy, Drama,
  • An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
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The Man from Earth
Timeline
  • Timeline (2003)
  • Adventure, Action, Science Fiction,
  • A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.
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Timeline
Still Alice
  • Still Alice (2014)
  • Drama,
  • Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
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Still Alice
Wild Strawberries
  • Wild Strawberries (1957)
  • Drama, Foreign,
  • Professor of medicine Isak Borg travels to Lund University in order to receive his anniversary title. Along the road he meets strangers and relatives, and in his dreams he is confronted with his own past as well as fear of insufficiency.
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Wild Strawberries
The Pelican Brief
  • The Pelican Brief (1993)
  • Action, Thriller, Mystery,
  • Two Supreme Court Justices have been killed. Now a college professor, who clerked for one of the two men, who's also having an affair with one of his students, is given a brief by her, that states who probably, wanted to see these two men dead. He then gives it to one of his friends, who works for the FBI...
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The Pelican Brief
Lolita
  • Lolita (1997)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.
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Lolita
88 Minutes
  • 88 Minutes (2007)
  • Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • "88 Minutes" focuses on a college professor (Pacino) who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI and receives a death threat claiming he has only 88 minutes to live.
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88 Minutes
21
  • 21 (2008)
  • Drama, Crime,
  • Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the four to five years of schooling as he comes from a poor, working-class background. But one evening, Ben is introduced by his unorthodox math professor Micky Rosa into a small but secretive club of five. Students Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Fisher, who are being trained by Professor Rosa of the skill of card counting at blackjack.
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21
A Serious Man
  • A Serious Man (2009)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • A Serious Man is the story of an ordinary man's search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love with one of his more pompous acquaintances Sy Ableman.
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A Serious Man
Rose Red
  • Rose Red (2002)
  • Drama, Horror, Thriller,
  • Dr. Joyce Reardon, a psychology professor, leads a team of psychics into the decrepit mansion known as Rose Red. Her efforts unleash the spirit of former owner Ellen Rimbauer and uncover the horrifying secrets of those who lived and died there.
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Rose Red
Alone in the Dark
  • Alone in the Dark (2005)
  • Fantasy, Horror, Action, Thriller,
  • Edward Carnby is a private investigator specializing in unexplainable supernatural phenomena. His cases delve into the dark corners of the world, searching for truth in the occult remnants of ancient civilizations. Now, the greatest mystery of his past is about to become the most dangerous case he has ever faced.
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Alone in the Dark
Wonder Boys
  • Wonder Boys (2000)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • Grady (Michael Douglas) is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years -- not since he wrote his award winning "Great American Novel" 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy author.
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Wonder Boys
The Barbarian Invasions
  • The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
  • Drama, Comedy, Crime,
  • In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make amends meet to his friends and family before he dies. He first tries to made peace with his ex-wife Louise, who asks their estranged son Sebastian, a successful businessman living in London, to come home. Sebastian makes the impossible happen, using his contacts and disrupting the entire Canadian system in every way possible to help his father fight his terminal illness to the bitter end, while he also tries to reunite his former friends, Pierre, Alain, Dominique, Diane, and Claude to see their old friend before he passes on.
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The Barbarian Invasions
Arlington Road
  • Arlington Road (1999)
  • Drama, Thriller, Mystery,
  • Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's accidental death in a botched FBI operation. But all that takes a backseat when a seemingly all-American couple set up house next door.
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Arlington Road
Just Cause
  • Just Cause (1995)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller, Mystery,
  • Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence. Armstrong quickly uncovers some overlooked evidence to present to the local police, but they aren't interested - Bobby was their killer.
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Just Cause
Smart People
  • Smart People (2008)
  • Drama, Comedy, Romance,
  • Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
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Smart People
Stranger Than Fiction
  • Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
  • Fantasy, Drama, Comedy, Romance,
  • Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author inside his head narrating his life. But when the narration reveals he is going to die, Harold must find the author and convince them to change the ending.
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Stranger Than Fiction
Finding Forrester
  • Finding Forrester (2000)
  • Drama,
  • Gus van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help from his new mentor Jamal receives a scholarship to a private school.
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Finding Forrester
The Fearless Vampire Killers
  • The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
  • Horror, Comedy,
  • A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.
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The Fearless Vampire Killers
Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Family,
  • An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
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Journey to the Center of the Earth
Rememory
  • Rememory (2017)
  • Drama, Science Fiction, Mystery,
  • The widow of a wise professor stumbles upon one of his inventions that's able to record and play a person's memory.
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Rememory
The Gambler
  • The Gambler (2014)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime,
  • Literature professor and gambler Jim Bennett's debt causes him to borrow money from his mother and a loan shark. Further complicating his situation is his relationship with one of his students. Will Bennett risk his life for a second chance?
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The Gambler
The Rewrite
  • The Rewrite (2014)
  • Comedy, Romance,
  • An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there.
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The Rewrite
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
  • A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
  • Comedy, Romance,
  • Centred around a weekend party at the home of inventor Andrew Hobbs and his wife Adrian, attended by randy doctor Maxwell Jordan, his nurse Dulcy, renowned philosopher Dr.Leopold Sturgis and his fiancée, this is a light comedy concerning their various emotional, intellectual and sexual entanglements, loosely based on Ingmar Bergman's 'Smiles of a Summer Night' .
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A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
Kinsey
  • Kinsey (2004)
  • Drama,
  • Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into the mystery of human behavior.
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Kinsey
Crimes and Misdemeanors
  • Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • An opthamologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
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Crimes and Misdemeanors
Human Nature
  • Human Nature (2001)
  • Comedy,
  • A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan trains the wild man, Puff, in the ways of the world - starting with table manners - Nathan's lover Lila fights to preserve the man's simian past, which represents a freedom enviable to most.
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Human Nature
The Savages
  • The Savages (2007)
  • Drama,
  • A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
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The Savages
The Lost World
  • The Lost World (1960)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction,
  • Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.
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The Lost World
The Mirror Has Two Faces
  • The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
  • Drama, Comedy, Romance,
  • Rose Morgan (Barbara Streisand), who still lives with her mother (Lauren Bacall), is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin (Jeff Bridges), a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union based on friendship and respect.
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The Mirror Has Two Faces
Ball of Fire
  • Ball of Fire (1941)
  • Comedy, Romance,
  • A group of academics have spent years shut up in a house working on the definitive encyclopedia. When one of them discovers that his entry on slang is hopelessly outdated, he ventures into the wide world to learn about the evolving language. Here he meets Sugarpuss O'Shea, a nightclub singer, who's on top of all the slang and, it just so happens, needs a place to stay.
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Ball of Fire
The Official Story
  • The Official Story (1985)
  • Drama, History,
  • After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
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The Official Story
The Woman in the Window
  • The Woman in the Window (1944)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.
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The Woman in the Window
Away from Her
  • Away from Her (2006)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheel chair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.
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Away from Her
The Lost World
  • The Lost World (1925)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Drama, Science Fiction,
  • The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.
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The Lost World
Haunted
  • Haunted (1995)
  • Horror, Mystery, Foreign,
  • Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its residents does not make his task any easier. In time, he finds there's more to Edbrook than even he can debunk.
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Haunted