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Hot For Teacher: Student-Teacher Relationships in Film

Taking down one (taboo) romantic cliché at a time, see also: Hot For Preacher: Tempted Religious Leaders on Film.

· Teacher must be the crush-haver's teacher (e.g. Rushmore doesn't fit).
· Fictional, (semi-)positive (= consensual, although I realise that's debatable when minors are concerned) depictions of student-teacher/tutor/coach-affairs.
· Crush has to be obvious to both parties (preferably addressed in a conversation between the two)

Suggestions very welcome!

I'm interested in comparing what function these romances serve: in screenplays, these affairs offer a sheltered place to thrive, to discover life at the hand of someone more knowledgeable, but they are often not meant to last, serving only as a stepping stone for the student character. Sometimes they even symbolise a love for academia made physical, and then there's the films that fall into soft-core territory...

These are often overly romanticised portrayals that usually skirt around the issues of consent and the power imbalance inherent in the relationship.

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  • Never Been Kissed
  • The Beautiful Person
  • Molly Maxwell
  • A Night in Heaven
  • My Tutor
  • Indian Summer
  • Slalom
  • The Skeleton Twins
  • Me Without You
  • To Sir, with Love
  • Loser
  • Melody in Love
  • Election
  • Summer School
  • Absent
  • Elegy
  • The Rewrite
  • Daydream Nation
  • The Piano Teacher
  • Wild Things
  • Tanner Hall
  • Notes on a Scandal
  • Irrational Man
  • Some Kind of Beautiful
  • In the Name of...
  • Sasha
  • Palo Alto
  • Wonder Boys
  • A Teacher
  • Children of a Lesser God
  • Bloomington
  • Hunky Dory
  • Breathe In
  • Bend It Like Beckham
  • Cracks
  • The Heartbreak Kid
  • Husbands and Wives
  • School for Love
  • The History Boys
  • Loving Annabelle
  • Larry Crowne
  • Educating Rita
  • Carrie Pilby
  • Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
  • Arctic Heart
  • Goodbye First Love
  • The Deceived
  • The History Man
  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
  • 25th Hour
  • The Girl with All the Gifts
  • The Absent One
  • The Wild Party
  • The Harmonium in My Memory
  • Mädchen in Uniform
  • Girls in Uniform
  • Risky Business
  • To Die of Love
  • The Boy Next Door
  • Oh Lucy!
  • Mountains May Depart
  • Everlasting Love
  • Misbehavior
  • Matters of the Heart
  • Story of a Bad Boy
  • The School Teacher
  • Nasha
  • Utopians
  • All Things Fair
  • White Wedding
  • Scarlet Innocence
  • Carried Away
  • The Pelican Brief
  • P.S.
  • The Family
  • First Love and Other Pains
  • El Profe
  • Innocent Thing
  • Love Is the Perfect Crime
  • The Teacher
  • School Teacher in College
  • Pretty Maids All in a Row
  • They're Playing with Fire
  • Killer Coach
  • The Private Lesson
  • Female Teacher: Dirty Afternoon
  • Sex is No Laughing Matter
  • My Secret Partner
  • Pain of Love
  • Love, Bitter
  • The Fight with the Panther
  • What Have You Done to Solange?
  • Blue Car
  • July Rhapsody
  • Dirty Teacher
  • Ænigma
  • Girls Dormitory
  • A second Chance
  • Unruhige Töchter
  • After School