Sunday, September 27, 2009

25 best educators in film

The following is a list of the 25 best (and often-times worst) teachers, principals, and educators on the big-screen:

25. Joan Cusack as Emily Montgomery in In & Out
24. Richard Jenkins as Professor Walter Vale in The Visitor
23. Patrick Stewart as Professor Charles Xavier in X-Men
22. Trey Parker as Mr. Mackey in South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut
21. Richard Harris as Professor Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

20. Shirley Jones as Marian Paroo in The Music Man
19. Tina Fey as Ms. Norbury in Mean Girls
18. Eddie Murphy as Professor Sherman Klump in The Nutty Professor
17. Dennis Quaid as Jimmy Morris in The Rookie
16. Richard Burton as George in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

15. Stephen Colbert as Chuck Noblet in Strangers with Candy
14. Deborah Kerr as Anna Leonowens in The King and I
13. Michael Gambon as Professor Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
12. Marcia Wallace as Edna Krabappel in The Simpsons Movie
11. Meryl Streep as Sister Aloysius Beauvier in Doubt

10. Gene Hackman as Norman Dale in Hoosiers
9. Pam Ferris as Agatha Trunchbull in Matilda
8. Allison Janney as Miss Perky in 10 Things I Hate About You
7. Ryan Gosling as Dan Dunne in Half Nelson
6. Emma Thompson as Professor Sybil Trelawney in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

5. Maggie Smith as Professor Minerva McGonagall in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
4. Imelda Staunton as Professor Dolores Umbridge in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
3. Sally Hawkins as Poppy in Happy-Go-Lucky
2. Harrison Ford as Professor Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark
1. Maggie Smith as Miss Jean Brodie in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

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