Highest-Rated Movies about 'Professor', Sort by Popularity


Tower (2016), Under the Sand (2000), The Man on the Train (2002), My Name Is Emily (2015), The Organizer (1963), The Woman in the Window (1944), The Day After (1983), Interstellar (2014) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Professor movies.


Tower (2016)

On Aug. 1st, 1966, a sniper rides the elevator to the top floor of the University of Texas Tower and opens fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes. When the gunfire ends, the toll includes 16 dead, 36 wounded and a shaken nation.

college student, professor, police officer, doctor, nurse, chilling, eerie

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Under the Sand (2000)

For many years, Marie and Jean have happily spent their vacation together in the Landes region of western France. But this summer, while Marie naps on the beach, her husband goes swimming and vanishes without a trace. Tenaciously and disquietingly, Marie keeps the memory of her husband alive, often speaking of him as if he never disappeared. An offbeat study of the grieving process that will ring true for anyone who has gone through a similar personal loss.

husband, mother, professor, widow, friend, love interest, disheartening

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The Man on the Train (2002)

A prospective bank robber (Johnny Hallyday) and a retired teacher (Jean Rochefort) secretly dream about having each other's lives.

thief, friend, professor, banker, retiree, witty, winsome

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My Name Is Emily (2015)

A teenage girl (Evanna Lynch) flees her foster home with her boyfriend. Their goal is to find her father, a brilliant writer who's been institutionalized.

foster child, professor, father, teen girl, brooding, charming, endearing

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The Organizer (1963)

A political refugee (Marcello Mastroianni) visiting an Italian friend in 19th-century Turin leads a strike and helps form a labor union.

professor, factory worker, intense, spirited, turin, italy, factory, italy

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The Woman in the Window (1944)

A sober professor (Edward G. Robinson) meets a model (Joan Bennett) and gets mixed up in murder when his family goes away.

professor, artist's model, boyfriend, district attorney, bodyguard, dark, suspenseful

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The Day After (1983)

A doctor (Jason Robards) cares for survivors roaming scorched Kansas in the aftermath of a Russian nuclear attack, while others face hopelessness for the future.

doctor, wife, professor, soldier, student, disturbing, frightening

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Interstellar (2014)

A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.

professor, physicist, pilot, researcher, crew member, daughter, brooding

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Good Will Hunting (1997)

Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

genius, professor, therapist, friend, thug, romantic interest, cheeky

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The Absent Minded Professor (1961)

The professor's (Fred MacMurray) latest lab explosion creates "flubber," glop that makes things bounce sky-high.

professor, girlfriend, basketball player, criminal, amusing, lighthearted, laboratory

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Wit (2001)

A bright and demanding professor (Emma Thompson) reassesses her life after finding out she has terminal ovarian cancer.

professor, doctor, patient, student, mentor, nurse, emotional

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It Happens Every Spring (1949)

A professor (Ray Milland) becomes a World Series pitcher with his secret formula for wood-repellent screwballs.

baseball pitcher, baseball catcher, chemist, fiancée, professor, outlandish, witty

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Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)

Jules Verne's professor Lindenbrook (James Mason) leads an expedition (Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl) through monsters, mushrooms and a magnetic storm.

scientist, professor, assistant, widow, explorer, servant, fascinating

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Late Spring (1949)

Noriko is twenty-seven years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay at home caring for her father.

widower, professor, daughter, aunt, fiancée, endearing, touching

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Who You Think I Am (2019)

A 50-year-old divorced teacher creates a fake online persona of a beautiful 24-year-old woman, only to become trapped by her deceit when she falls for a man who has become smitten with her profile.

professor, middle-aged woman, ex-husband, lover, impersonator, dark, tense

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A Beautiful Mind (2001)

After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

professor, student, genius, agent, psychiatrist, dark, inspiring

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Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)

The pirate (Peter Ustinov) helps a track coach (Dean Jones) spook gangsters out to turn his family's island home into a casino.

ghost, blackbeard, coach, professor, criminal, love interest, madcap

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The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

Rodent supersleuth Basil and his bumbling partner must thwart evil Ratigan's plot to depose the Mouse Queen.

mouse, rat, detective, sherlock holmes, professor, inventor, amusing

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I Served the King of England (2006)

During World War II an opportunistic Czech waiter (Ivan Barnev) climbs the ladder of success and becomes involved with an idealistic Nazi (Julia Jentsch).

waiter, professor, nazi, prostitute, beautiful woman, engaging, charming

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X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.

mutant, doctor, professor, wolverine, villain, superhero, brooding

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The Conformist (1970)

A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

assassin, wife, professor, driver, blind person, priest, dark

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The Tenth Victim (1965)

A lusty man (Marcello Mastroianni) and a cold woman (Ursula Andress) play victim and hunter in a 21st-century TV game of life and death.

hunter, man, mistress, lawyer, professor, wild, outlandish

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Haunted (1995)

Visions of his dead sister and other phenomena torment a man (Aidan Quinn) visiting a haunted English mansion inhabited by eccentrics.

professor, sister, spiritualist, nanny, young girl, chilling, eerie

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use their young houseguests to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other over the course of a distressing night.

professor, wife, teacher, alcoholic, bleak, brash, disturbing

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Rope (1948)

Two men attempt to prove they committed the perfect crime by hosting a dinner party after strangling their former classmate to death.

murderer, best friend, guest, girlfriend, professor, dark, creative

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Clive Barker's Book of Blood (2008)

Mary Florescu (Sophie Ward) and Reg Fuller (Paul Blair), experts in the supernatural, are enlisted to probe strange happenings at a family's home. Joining them is Simon McNeal (Jonas Armstrong), a young student who has a gift for interacting with the spirit world. After staying the night in the eerie dwelling, they discover indecipherable writing on the walls, and Simon finds strange scars all over his body. As their investigation continues, the nightmare deepens.

professor, expert, student, young man, partner, writer, suspenseful

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

It's Harry's (Daniel Radcliffe's) third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, Professor Lupin (David Thewlis), but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.

harry potter, witch, wizard, ex-convict, professor, rat, charming

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The Glass House (1972)

At first, Brian (Clu Gulager) is thrilled to start his new job as a prison guard. But then he encounters an alarming amount of corruption involving the warden and his fellow guards. Meanwhile, an unlikely new inmate arrives: quiet professor Jonathan Paige (Alan Alda), convicted on charges of murder in self-defense. Things look bad for Paige when he runs afoul of Hugo Slocum (Vic Morrow), top dog of the vicious prison gangs. Brian wants to interfere, but the prison staff remains indifferent.

professor, prison guard, inmate, gang leader, warden, black man, gritty

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Ball of Fire (1941)

A group of professors working on a new encyclopedia encounter a mouthy nightclub singer who is wanted by the police to help bring down her mob boss lover.

professor, burlesque dancer, mobster, police officers, garbage collector, hysterical, cheeky

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The Mortal Storm (1940)

The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Breitner, a family friend, is caught up in the turmoil.

professor, daughter, soldier, activist, tense, moving, gutsy

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