Bad Teacher 2011

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(103) IMDb 5.7/10
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A comedy centred around a foul-mouthed, junior high teacher who, after being dumped by her sugar daddy, begins to woo a colleague- a move that pits her against a well-loved teacher.

Starring:
Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel
Runtime:
1 hour 31 minutes

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Bad Teacher

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Product Details

Genres Comedy
Director Jake Kasdan
Starring Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel
Supporting actors Justin Timberlake, Lucy Punch, Thomas Lennon, Noah Munck, Molly Shannon, Eric Stonestreet, John Michael Higgins, Phyllis Smith
Studio Sony Pictures International
BBFC rating Suitable for 15 years and over
Rental rights 48 hour viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Mart TOP 100 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 12 Mar 2013
Format: DVD
Cameron Diaz is in her element as the street-wise, wild, money-seeking teacher who is looking for a rich guy to live off. Cue Justin Timberlake as the victim who plays his role as geeky teacher to perfection.

The main thread of the film centres on the efforts by Elizabeth Halsey (Diaz) to win over her victim, but there's a load more than that along the way. There are some really hilarious scenes, and a lovely take-off of Jessica Simpsons Dukes of Hazzard car wash scene is just one of many.

The script is sharp and witty and for Cameron Diaz or Justin Timberlake fans, and those not minding a few F words, this should be great entertainment.

An excellent ending too.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mr Blonde on 14 May 2013
Format: DVD
DVD claims to be more explicit than the Theatrical release and I can believe that as there is lots of swearing including the 'C' word which I was surprised to hear an A Lister like Cameron Diaz say. That is part of the charm of this movie, the actors go for it a 100%. Cameron plays the slutty, manipulative, cruel, self centered, egotistical character with complete conviction never holding back for a second where others actors would be too concerned about there image to do such a thing. It reminded me of Tom Cruise in 'Magnolia', a actor dedicating 100% to doing the role regardless of their Hollywood star status. Same for Justin Timberlake replacing his cool and sexy image by playing a humiliating, embarrassing, complete idiot of a character and doing it so well he deserves round of applause. I like Jason Segal in this and Phyllis from the US Office too but both of them were not in the movie as much as they should have been. The kids are fun and the scenes between them and Diaz are brilliant like a crude version of 'School of Rock'. The plot is a bit messy with lots of unnecessary sub plots and the character arc is very obvious where it's heading but the surprises are what comes out of the actors mouths.
It was a lot better than I expected and it certainly has a lot of bite in the dialogue. Performances are strong and make this a pretty fun and constantly (pleasantly) shocking movie. Deleted scenes and gag reel are average and there is a small feature of cast and crew just saying how hot they find Diaz.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By rbmusicman TOP 500 REVIEWER on 2 Jun 2014
Format: Blu-ray
'Cameron Diaz' is a natural comic,and in this tongue -in-cheek adult-theme comedy, the lady 'sparkles'
She plays 'Elizabeth Halsey' who has her own brand of teaching, totaly inappropriate, the lady takes drugs, smokes, drinks,swears, and flaunts herself in an effort to replace the rich-guy that had just dumped her.
She runs several illegal scams at the school to raise enough cash for a
boob job.
A fellow teacher tries to expose 'Elizabeth's' short-comings to the school's head, 'Elizabeth' is allways one step ahead.
worth a spin.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By The Movie Guy TOP 500 REVIEWER on 10 Sep 2013
Format: DVD
Cameron Diaz plays an extremely self-centered individual who is looking for a rich man to marry after her fiancee dumped her because she was a gold digger. (She claims she caught him with the dog and peanut butter.) Teaching junior high gets in her way as she "needs" augmentations to be able to compete with all those Barbie Dolls out there. She uses movies to babysit her class. The gym teacher is interested in Cameron (she don't date gym teachers). Cameron in turn has her eyes on a nerdy substitute teacher (Justin Timberlake) whose family comes from money. He however likes Amy Squirrel.

Meanwhile in class there is a student who could be a young self centered Diaz who badgers a boy who shows her interest, sort of a parallel to her "miserable" life. Lucy Punch plays Amy Squirrel (as a red head) an overly perky teacher who becomes Diaz's school nemesis. Diaz helps the junior high car wash using moves she learned watching Paris Hilton commercials, pocketing some of the money for her "t#t jar."

The movie changes gears when Cameron finds out the teacher whose class gets the best test scores gets a bonus. The outrageous practices of Diaz both as an apathetic and serious teacher is the core of the movie.

F-bomb, nudity(not Diaz or Punch), crude sexual humor, Timberlake dry humping Diaz, bad music, worse poetry, and Lincoln rolling over in his grave.
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17 of 21 people found the following review helpful By Kash VINE VOICE on 25 July 2011
Format: DVD
This isn't a great movie but it isn't total rubbish either. Its not laugh out loud all the way through but there are some funny bits; the movie is quite crude as well so bear this mind when you go to watch it.

I think Cameron Diaz played her role quite well, its not very often that you see her playing a complete bi*ch but she did it well. Justin Timberlake wasn't that great - the best character for me was Jason Segal.

If you're not looking for an oscar worthy movie and just want to chill out and not do any thinking then this is the movie for you. Don't have your hopes set too high and you will probably enjoy this movie
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By blackpoolrich on 4 July 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
wife loved it
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By Mr. P. J. Upfold on 23 May 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
very funny film.i saw this on film 4,so I thought I must get it.loads of delete scenes. [on dvd ][car wash is very good] thank you.
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By doug on 16 May 2014
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great film lots of laughs you have to be broad minded with the amount of bad language though, great delivery and price
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