• Bad Teacher (2011)

Bad Teacher

Release Date: June 24th, 2011

DVD Release Date: October 18th, 2011

R |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

For most, teaching is an honorable profession -- except for Elizabeth (Cameron Diaz). The foul-mouthed, boozy woman can't wait to marry a rich man and quit her job, but she has to rethink her plans when her sugar daddy dumps her. Then Scott Delacorte (Justin Timberlake), a substitute teacher who's cute and rich, arrives. Elizabeth can't wait to sink her teeth into a new meal ticket, but she faces stiff competition from Amy (Lucy Punch), a popular and perky colleague.

Cast: Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Jason Segel, Lucy Punch, John Michael Higgins, Phyllis Smith, Thomas Lennon, Molly Shannon

Director: Jake Kasdan

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Mosaic

Distributors: Sony Pictures

Keywords: 2010s, Rivalry, Competition, School, Marriage, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Mike ScottNew Orleans Times-Picayune

    The fact that there are so many good comic bits here allowed Kasdan to assemble a great comic cast. show more

  • 85
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    Bad Teacher is hardly a perfect picture, but in the context of every other comedy on the summer movie landscape - from the faux empowerment of "Bridesmaids" to the neurotic frat-guy heteromania of "The Hangover Part II" - it feels revolutionary. show more

  • 60
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    For all her desk-stashed booze and inappropriately tight skirts, the movie offers Diaz a pretty bland badness. show more

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