films The Best Movies About Prep School  

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List Rules Movies about prep schools and prep school students. Vote up the best, preppiest prep school films.

While most people graduate from high school and pursue a degree at a college or university, there is a small number of privileged kids who get to attend a special school before college to help them prepare even more for their career. The idea is interesting enough that many films have been made about life at a prep school. What are the best movies about prep school? Vote up the best on the list below and see where your favorites rank!
 
The movies on this list have been ranked as the best that tell stories about what life in a prep school is really like. Prep school films aren't limited to a specific genre, so there is sure to be a film to fit your tastes and interests.
 
This list features the best movies about prep school including, Dead Poets Society, The Emperor’s Club, Mona Lisa Smile, Prep School, Never Let Me Go, and A Little Princess. Vote up the best films below or add a preppy movie that isn't already on the list.

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Dead Poets Society Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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School Ties Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Brendan Fraser

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Scent of a Woman Al Pacino, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Gabrielle Anwar

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Class Rob Lowe, John Cusack, Jacqueline Bissett

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Toy Soldiers Sean Astin, Louis Gossett, Jr.

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The Emperor's Club Kevin Kline, Patrick Dempsey, Jesse Eisenberg

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Prep School Carly Schroeder, Taylor Lambert, Ben Bellamy

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Mona Lisa Smile Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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The Hairy Bird Kirsten Dunst, Hayden Christensen, Rachael Leigh Cook

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Another Country Colin Firth, Rupert Everett, Cary Elwes

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Handsome Devil is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Prep School
Handsome Devil Michael McElhatton, Hugh O'Conor, Moe Dunford

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Preppie Connection is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Prep School
Preppie Connection

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Riot Club is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Prep School
Riot Club

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The Tribe Alexander Panivan, Alexander Osadchiy, Rosa Babiy

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Blackcoats Daughter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Prep School
Blackcoats Daughter

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Never Let Me Go Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield

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Outside Providence Alec Baldwin, Amy Smart, Richard Jenkins

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Nicholas Nickleby Anne Hathaway, Charlie Hunnam, Christopher Plummer

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Innocence Marion Cotillard, Corinne Marchand, Hélène de Fougerolles

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Making the Grade Judd Nelson, Andrew Dice Clay, Gordon Jump

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A Little Princess Camilla Belle, Liam Cunningham, Vincent Schiavelli

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These Three Walter Brennan, Merle Oberon, Joel McCrea

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Flirting Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, Thandie Newton

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Prep School Kelly LeBrock, Evan Ross, Edmund Entin

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Babes in Arms Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Guy Kibbee

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Zero for Conduct Jean Dasté, Robert le Flon

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Lilies Brent Carver, Gary Farmer, Marcel Sabourin