2016-07-19 A Time to Kill 9th grade. 143 min. A Time to Kill is a 1996 drama film adaptation of John Grisham's 1989 novel of the same name. Set in Mississippi, the film starts with the rape of a young girl, the revenge of the father and the father's trial. (Wikipedia)
2016-07-19 An Education 8-9th grade. 100 min. An Education is a 2009 British coming-of-age drama film, based on a memoir of the same name by British journalist Lynn Barber. (Wikipedia)
2016-07-19 Dead Poets' Society 8th grade. 123 min. Dead Poets Society, starring Robin Williams, tells the story of an English teacher who inspires his students through his teaching of poetry. (Wikipedia)
2017-04-22 Film Library Study guides to a lot of films in alphabetical order
2016-07-19 Freaky Friday 7th grade. 96 min. Freaky Friday is a 2003 film based on the novel of the same name by M. Rodgers. It stars Lindsay Lohan as Anna Coleman and Jamie Lee Curtis as her mother. Their souls are switched due to an enchanted Chinese fortune cookie. (Wikipedia)
2016-07-19 Freedom Writers 8-9th grade. 123 min. Based on the book The Freedom Writers' Diary by teacher Erin Gruwell who wrote the story based on a High School in Long Beach, CA. The title is a play on the "Freedom Riders", the multiracial civil rights activists. (Wikipedia)
2016-07-19 Goodnight Mr Tom Lesson plan and links to the film on YouTube by www.kimstudies.com
2016-07-19 Goodnight, Mr. Tom 7-8th grade. 101 min. Goodnight Mister Tom is a 1998 film adaptation of the book of the same name by Michelle Magorian. (Wikipedia)
2016-07-18 Holes (1:57:30) 8th grade. You take a bad boy, make him dig holes all day long in the hot sun, it makes him a good boy. That's our philosophy here at Camp Green Lake. (rogerebert.com)
2016-07-18 Love at first hiccup (1:29:43) Subtitles. A high school romantic comedy about freshman Victor who has contracted a case of Anya-itis.
2016-07-19 Matilda 7-8th grade. 94 min. Matilda is a 1996 American fantasy children's film based on the book by Roald Dahl.
2016-07-18 One Day (1:47:28) Subtitles. After spending the night together at their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.
2016-07-19 Pay It Forward 7-8th grade. 118 min. Pay It Forward is a 2000 American drama film where 11,5 year-old Trevor responds to an assignment to devise and put into action a plan that will change the world for the better. (Wikipedia)
2016-07-18 Play the Game (1:46:14) Subtitles. A young ladies’ man teaches his dating tricks to his lonely, widowed grandfather.
2016-07-19 Precious 9th grade. 109 min. In 1987, obese, illiterate 16-year-old Claireece Precious Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional, abusive, unemployed mother. She is carrying ger 2nd child by his father who habitually rapes her. (Wikipedia)
2016-07-19 Pursuit of Happyness 7-9th grade. An American biographical drama film based on Chris Gardner's nearly one-year struggle with homelessness. The film features Will Smith as Gardner, an on-and-off-homeless salesman. (Wikipedia)
2016-07-19 Ray 8-9th grade. 152 min. Ray is a 2004 biographical film focusing on the life of the blind rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. (Wikipedia)
2016-07-17 Selma (9th grade) A film about the Civil Rights Movement and Martin Luther King Jr
2016-07-19 Slumdog Millionaire 8-9th grade. 120 min. Jamal Malik is an 18-year-old street kid from the slums of Mumbai appearing on the Indian version of 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'?
2017-03-17 Stone Cold A film based on the book, in three parts, 10 min each.
2016-08-23 Teach With Movies LESSON PLANS BASED ON MOVIES & FILM! Suitable movies categorised according to a major theme, mostly for yr 7-9, some for yr 5-6
2016-07-19 The Bully 9th grade. Bully (originally titled The Bully Project) is a 2011 documentary film about bullying in U.S. schools. Directed by Lee Hirsch, the film follows the lives of five students who face bullying on a daily basis. (Wikipedia)
2016-07-19 The Diary of Anne Frank 7-9th grade. 170 min. The film was based on the personal diary of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl who lived in hiding with her family during World War II. (Wikipedia)
2016-07-19 The Joneses 96 min. A seemingly perfect family moves into a suburban neighborhood, but they don't exactly come clean with their neighbors.
2016-07-18 The LEGO® Movie A CGI-animated comedy based on the line of toys made by Lego.
2017-04-22 The Ultimate Gift (1:57:12) A movie of life skills, based on the best-selling book "The Ultimate Gift" by Jim Stovall, with subtitles
2016-07-19 Walk the Line 8-9th grade. 136 min. A 2005 American biographical musical drama film based on the early life and career of country music artist Johnny Cash. (Wikipedia)