Bad Teacher Movie Review Summary

Actors: Cameron Diaz, Lucy Punch, Jason Segel,Justin Timberlake

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Bad teacher stars Elizabeth Halsey a gold digger that decides to quit her job as a teacher at JAM high school in hopes of expecting to marry her wealthy fiancÚ. However he is tired of her gold digging ways and calls off the wedding. Her only option left is to go back to teaching. As a teacher at the new school she is quite reckless, and incompetent and does not disciple or pay attention to her students and co workers. She meets a substitute teacher named Delacorte that she discovers is quite rich. In order to impress him, she decides on wanting to get breast implants because she knows he loves women with big breasts. However, she cannot afford it and in order to she needs to come up with $10,000.00. She learns that the teacher who gets the best scores in the state exam will win a $5,700.00 bonus. Elizabeth begins to change her reckless behavior and bad attitude to prepare her students for the state exam. An envious teacher named Amy seeks evidence to prove that Elizabeth has cheated on the exams.
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Best part of story, including ending: The movie was quite humorous but what I didn't enjoy is the weak script and the cruel characters. It's the type of movie that should not be viewed by a younger audience.

Best scene in story: My favorite scene would be when Lyn tells Elizabeth," A bunch of us are going out to see Period 5 tonight. You wanna come? and Elizabeth replies with, Period 5? Lynn: Yeah. The teacher band.
and Elizabeth says, "I'd rather get shot in the face."

Opinion about the main character: The main character in the movie was a pothead and gold digger. Her character maturity level annoyed me in certain parts of the movie.

The review of this Movie prepared by Maggie a Level 4 Yellow-Headed Blackbird scholar

Directed by Jake Kasdan, the film 'Bad Teacher' released in 2011. Elizabeth (Cameron Diaz) is a lazy school teacher who has constantly run after money. She drinks, takes marijuana, shows movies in her class and sleeps in there the whole time. Only when her wealthy boyfriend dumps her, she needs her job back. She seeks to gain ground over the affection of a young teacher Scott (Justin Timberlake). But the gym teacher, Russell (Jason Segel) has already a deep interest in Elizabeth. Elizabeth understands that she needs to enlarge her breasts to draw in that new teacher. But she doesn't have enough money for the surgery. She starts to wash cars after her course of studies. But all her exploits are not plenty. Elizabeth knows that the teacher with the highest grade will win $5700 bonus. So she starts to take her classes seriously. Meanwhile, she makes friendship with the gym instructor, because Scott is with another woman teacher. Later, Elizabeth steals the state test answers for the best teacher's exam. Later on a month, Elizabeth wins the bonus. Amy, the woman teacher who is dating with Scott doesn't like Elizjabeth at all. She finds out Elizabeth's secret and tries to expose it. But Elizabeth cheats with her by secretly put his drugs into Amy's drawer. The state police comes and spotted Amy for drugs. Afterward, Amy has been moved to the county's worst school. Elizabeth goes over everything and having a relationship with Russell. She is now a good and an ideal teacher in the school.
Best part of story, including ending: The story is about a woman teacher who has evil deeds in herself. And later she purifies herself. The movie is full of comedy scenes with some serious dramatic play. Everybody would love it.

Best scene in story: When Elizabeth washes cars wearing short dresses and everybody looks at her with naughty eyes.

Opinion about the main character: Money can bring us happiness, also can give us pain. Elizabeth knows that better. Since her evil time, she acted perfectly until she becomes a good teacher.

The review of this Movie prepared by Abid Hossen a Level 3 Eurasian Jay scholar

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Comedy or Parody about    -   adult acting like child Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   teacher Lover is...    -   criminal/bad doer How much humor v. drama    -   Mostly humor, but some serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   teacher/professor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Misc setting    -   scientific labs    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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