Most Popular "Boarding School" Titles
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1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
PG | 152 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Votes: 446,747 | Gross: $317.56M
2. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
PG-13 | 157 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Harry finds himself mysteriously selected as an under-aged competitor in a dangerous tournament between three schools of magic.
Votes: 387,204 | Gross: $289.99M
4. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
PG | 142 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.
Votes: 383,877 | Gross: $249.36M
PG-13 | 138 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.
Votes: 356,617 | Gross: $292.00M
6. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him.
Votes: 389,207 | Gross: $261.97M
7. Dead Poets Society (1989)
PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.
Votes: 278,397 | Gross: $95.86M
8. She's the Man (2006)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks in London, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguises herself as him, and proceeds to fall for one of her soccer teammates. Little does she realize she's not the only one with romantic troubles, as she, as he, gets in the middle of a series of intermingled love affairs.
Votes: 117,185 | Gross: $33.69M
9. X-Men 2 (2003)
PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The X-Men band together to find a mutant assassin who has made an attempt on the President's life, while the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces.
Votes: 407,316 | Gross: $214.95M
10. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember - who is working with Dr. Evil.
Votes: 163,252 | Gross: $213.08M
14. The Awakening (I) (2011)
R | 107 min | Horror, Thriller
In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.
15. St. Trinian's (2007)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
In order to save their bankrupt school, a group of troublesome girls stage a robbery with a group of geniuses on their tails.
17. Youth in Revolt (2009)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
While his trailer trash parents teeter on the edge of divorce, Nick Twisp sets his sights on dream girl Sheeni Saunders, hoping that she'll be the one to take away his virginity.
Votes: 64,822 | Gross: $15.28M
18. Zoey 101 (2005–2008)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Zoey Brooks and her brother, Dustin, attend their first day at Pacific Coast Academy, a private boarding school that enrolls girls for the first time in its history.
20. Double Jeopardy (1999)
R | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Votes: 56,776 | Gross: $116.74M
22. The Tribe (2014)
Unrated | 126 min | Crime, Drama
A deaf mute boy joins a boarding school for similar children. Confronted by the violent and criminal antics of some of the other boys and girls, he struggles to conform and join the 'tribe'.
Votes: 6,598 | Gross: $0.15M
24. 3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken ... See full summary »
Votes: 17,587 | Gross: $71.61M
26. Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller
Laurie Strode, now the dean of a Northern California private school with an assumed name, must battle the Shape one last time and now the life of her own son hangs in the balance.
Votes: 49,001 | Gross: $55.00M
27. A Little Princess (1995)
G | 97 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead.
Votes: 25,285 | Gross: $10.02M
28. A Real Young Girl (1976)
Unrated | 89 min | Drama
August, 1963; Alice, 14, an only child, and physically well developed, is home for vacation. She's moody, silent, keeps a diary, and explores tactile sensations with broken eggs, candle wax... See full summary »
Votes: 2,622 | Gross: $0.00M
29. The Absent One (2014)
Not Rated | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The murder of young twins initially implicates a group of upper class students as the killers, though the case takes a turn or two from its starting point.
30. House of Anubis (2011–2013)
TV-G | 15 min | Drama, Family, Mystery
When one of their number disappears on the same day that an American girl joins their ranks, a group of English boarding school students embarks on solving a mystery.
31. The Kid with a Bike (2011)
PG-13 | 87 min | Drama
Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hair-dresser agrees to foster him on week-ends.
Votes: 21,263 | Gross: $1.38M
32. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama
A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.
33. Regarding Henry (1991)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance
Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits ... See full summary »
Votes: 23,414 | Gross: $43.00M
34. The Devil's Backbone (2001)
R | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
After Carlos, a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War, arrives at an ominous boy's orphanage he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover.
Votes: 48,011 | Gross: $0.75M
35. Mommie Dearest (1981)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama
37. The Trouble with Angels (1966)
PG | 112 min | Comedy
Two high-spirited young students at St. Francis Academy For Girls keep things hopping for the challenged Mother Superior and her staff of bewildered Sisters.
38. The Hole (2001)
R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
42. The World According to Garp (1982)
R | 136 min | Comedy, Drama
Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an ... See full summary »
44. O (2001)
R | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
An update of Shakespeare's 'Othello' with a young cast, set in an upper class prep school, & centered around basketball player Odin.
Votes: 17,359 | Gross: $16.02M
46. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance
A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.
47. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
PG | 132 min | Drama, Romance
A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.
Votes: 9,413 | Gross: $1.31M
48. Where Angels Go Trouble Follows! (1968)
G | 93 min | Comedy
An old-line Mother Superior is challenged by a modern young nun when they take the girls of St. Francis Academy on a bus trip across the U.S.A.
49. The Other Sister (1999)
PG-13 | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Votes: 10,371 | Gross: $27.80M
50. Cry_Wolf (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Votes: 23,068 | Gross: $10.04M