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 and boarding 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 boarding school and 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.
Directed by: Peter WeirDead Poets Society is a 1989 American drama film written by Tom Schulman, directed by Peter... more
Directed by: Robert MandelSchool Ties is a 1992 sports film directed by Robert Mandel starring Brendan Fraser, Matt... more
Directed by: Martin BrestScent of a Woman is a 1992 American drama directed and produced by Martin Brest that tells the... more
Directed by: Michael HoffmanThe Emperor's Club is a 2002 American drama film directed by Michael Hoffman and stars Kevin... more
Directed by: Douglas McGrathNicholas Nickleby is a 2002 drama film written and directed by Douglas McGrath. The screenplay... more
Directed by: Mike NewellMona Lisa Smile is a 2003 drama film produced by Revolution Studios and Columbia Pictures in... more
Directed by: Lewis John CarlinoClass is a 1983 American romantic comedy-drama film, directed by Lewis John Carlino, starring... more
Directed by: Dorian WalkerMaking the Grade is an American film which was released in 1984. It was directed by Dorian... more
Directed by: Sean Nichols LynchPrep School is a 2016 American sports drama film directed by Sean Nichols Lynch. When the star... more
Directed by: Daniel PetrieToy Soldiers is a 1991 American action drama film directed by Daniel Petrie, Jr., with a... more
Directed by: Marek KanievskaAnother Country is a 1984 British romantic historical drama written by Julian Mitchell,... more
Directed by: Michael CorrenteOutside Providence is a 1999 American film adaptation of Peter Farrelly's 1988 novel of the... more
Directed by: Alfonso CuarónA Little Princess is a 1995 drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón, starring Liesel Matthews,... more
Directed by: Lucile HadžihalilovićInnocence is a 2004 French mystery drama film written and directed by Lucile Hadžihalilović,... more
Directed by: Mark RomanekNever Let Me Go is a 2010 British dystopian science fiction drama film based on Kazuo... more
Prep SchoolKelly LeBrock, Evan Ross
Directed by: Jerome Elston Scott
Directed by: John DuiganFlirting is a 1991 Australian coming of age comedy drama film written and directed by John... more
The TribeAlexander Panivan, Alexander Osadchiy
Directed by: Myroslav SlaboshpytskiyThe Tribe is a 2014 Ukrainian drama film directed by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy. The film is set... more
Zero for ConductJean Dasté, Robert le Flon
Directed by: Jean VigoZero for Conduct is a 1933 French featurette directed by Jean Vigo. It was first shown on 7... more
Directed by: Christina WayneTart is a 2001 coming of age film starring Dominique Swain, Bijou Phillips, and Brad Renfro.... more
Directed by: Jeremiah S. ChechikDiabolique is an 1996 American thriller directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik and written by... more
Chasing HoldenRachel Blanchard, nm0702809
Directed by: Malcolm ClarkeChasing Holden is a 2001 crime and drama film written by Sean Kanan and directed by Malcolm...
Directed by: Louis MalleAu revoir les enfants is an autobiographical 1987 film written, produced and directed by Louis... more
Directed by: Pedro AlmodóvarBad Education is a 2004 Spanish drama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. Starring... more
Directed by: Stacy CochranBoys is a 1996 American film starring Winona Ryder and Lukas Haas. The film was originally... more