15 of the best movies to show in theatre class

Teachers have known for decades that movies are the ultimate go-to when you need a low-key class day. But for theatre classes, they can do even more. The movies we've chosen below were all plays before they became films and make the perfect pairing to a script study in theatre classes. Let me know which script/movie pairing is your favorite!

To Kill a Mockingbird

 
 

Doubt

 
 

Steel Magnolias

 
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A Christmas Story

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A Few Good Men

 
 

Ethan Frome

Twelve Angry Men

 
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Arsenic and Old Lace

 
 

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

 
 

Driving Miss Daisy

The Miracle Worker

 
 

Of Mice and Men

A Trip to Bountiful

On Golden Pond

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

 
 

Do you use these in your classes? What are some of your go-to movies to teach with?

Tell us in the comments!