Mr. Müller and his class are taking a school trip to Thailand to strengthen the reputation of their school.
At the time of its release, the film broke the German box office record for Best Opening Weekend for a German movie (with 2.1 million admissions, a total gross of approx. 17,7 million EUR).
Oh Zeki, take that slide off the projector now! This is the orientation for elementary students. Can't you see how small they are?
Zeki Müller: I thought there were smokers' kids.
When Zeki and his pupils eat at the "McDive", the food packages bear German markings despite the fact the scene is set in Thailand.
German, English, Thai
€149,989 (Italy) (18 September 2016)