Bad Teacher – A film review by Daniel Prinn – A short review for a bad movie

Bad Teacher

Release Date: June 24, 2011

Director: Jake Kasdan

Stars: Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Jason Segel

Runtime: 92 min

Tagline: She doesn’t give an “F.”

I have to give it props for staying true to its title (the movie is bad, and she’s a bad teacher).

The film is about this woman called Elizabeth Halsey (Cameron Diaz) who just got dumped by her sugar daddy and got a teaching position, and she doesn’t do her job very well. When she wants to woo a fellow colleague, she begins a feud with a well-respected teacher (Lucy Punch).

The film is vulgar and rude, which I could forgive if it were actually funny. I remember only laughing out loud once and chuckling once.

The acting isn’t grand, and the plot is quite done-before, utterly weak, and predictable; and the characters are hardly likeable at all.

This film also stars Justin Timberlake, Jason Segel, Phyllis Smith, John Michael Higgins, and Noah Munck.

It isn’t even worth the watch on TV. I really couldn’t recommend it to many.

30/100