Movies like American Wrestler: The Wizard

20 movies like American Wrestler: The Wizard, ordered by similarity : Words and Pictures(2013), Girl Flu(2016), McFarland, USA(2015), The Reunion(2013), Loveling(2018), Song for a Raggy Boy(2003), Sarafina!(1992), Wonder(2017), Another Country(1984), The Class(2008), Critical Thinking(2020), Dead Poets Society(1989) ...

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American Wrestler: The Wizard

In 1980, a teenage boy escapes the unrest in Iran only to face more hostility in America, due to the hostage crisis. Determined to fit in, he joins the school's floundering wrestling team.

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Words and Pictures

An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.

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Girl Flu

Bird, 12, has to become a woman whether she wants to or not when - in the worst week of her life - she gets her first period, is ditched by her impulsive, free spirited mom, and learns that you can never really go back to The Valley.

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McFarland, USA

Jim White moves his family after losing his last job as a football coach, and at his new school he turns seven disappointing students into one of the best cross-country teams in the region.

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The Reunion

Anna is not invited to her class reunion and makes a film about what would have happened if she confronted her former bullies.

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On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Irene has only a few days to overcome her anxiety about sending her eldest son out into the world on his own.

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Song for a Raggy Boy

The true story of a single teacher's courage to stand up against an untouchable prefect's sadistic disciplinary regime and other abuse in a Catholic Reformatory and Industrial School in 1939 Ireland.

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South African teenagers fight against apartheid in the Soweto Uprising.

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Based on the New York Times bestseller, this movie tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters the fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

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Another Country

Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies.

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The Class

Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.

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Critical Thinking

The true story of the Miami Jackson High School chess team which was the first inner city team to win the U.S. National Chess Championship.

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Dead Poets Society

Maverick teacher John Keating uses poetry to embolden his boarding school students to new heights of self-expression.

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Fast Girls

A street smart runner develops an intense rivalry with an equally ambitious wealthy young athlete.

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Former Manchester United coach Matt Busby comes out of retirement to help a troubled boy and his teammates.

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Koi ... Mil Gaya

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Miss Juneteenth

A former beauty queen and single mom prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the "Miss Juneteenth" pageant.

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The Tale

A woman filming a documentary on childhood rape victims starts to question the nature of her childhood relationship with her riding instructor and running coach.

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Good Morning, Miss Dove

After her admission to the hospital, town-famous stern teacher Miss Dove nostalgically reminisces about her youth and about the pupils she taught over the years.

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Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed

In Spain in 1966, an English teacher picks up two hitchhikers on his quest to meet John Lennon.

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Jesus combined diverse people and assorted stories to change the world! Now, He wants to use you! When the students of Rosewood High School lose their theater, music and dance departments ... See full summary »

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