Prep School movies/books

A Listmania! list by J. Paige "paige_212" (Berkeley, CA)
 
Dead Poets Society (Special Edition)
1.  Dead Poets Society (Special Edition) DVD ~ Robin Williams
The list author says:
  "The ultimate prep school/inspirational teacher film"
$8.62   Used & New from: $1.40
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,423 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Dead Poets Society
2.  Dead Poets Society by N. H. Kleinbau
The list author says:
  "This book is based on the screenplay written by Tom Schulman.  It did not inspire the movie, but still, worth reading."
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The History Boys
3.  The History Boys DVD ~ Richard Griffiths
$5.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

The History Boys: A Play
4.  The History Boys: A Play by Alan Bennett
$9.80   Used & New from: $1.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

The Emperor's Club (Widescreen Edition)
5.  The Emperor's Club (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Kevin Kline
The list author says:
  "I was wary to see this movie at first, in fear of it being too similar to Dead Poets Society, but it stands quite well on its own."
$17.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (155 customer reviews)

The Palace Thief: Stories
6.  The Palace Thief: Stories by Ethan Canin
The list author says:
  "The title story is the inspiration for the film "The Emperor's Club""
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Flirting (1991)
7.  Flirting (1991) DVD ~ Noah Taylor
The list author says:
  "Cute love story, takes place in Australia- one of the actresses is a young Nicole Kidman"
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Another Country
8.  Another Country DVD ~ Rupert Everett
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School Ties
9.  School Ties DVD ~ Brendan Fraser
The list author says:
  "Stars a cast of future 'big names'... about a Jewish boy who goes to a prep school and hides his heritage from the rest of the students."
$8.99   Used & New from: $0.25
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Goodbye, Mr. Chips
10.  Goodbye, Mr. Chips DVD ~ Robert Donat
The list author says:
  "absolutely classic"
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Goodbye, Mr. Chips
11.  Goodbye, Mr. Chips DVD ~ Martin Clunes
The list author says:
  "I saw this wonderful remake on PBS.  I recommend it a lot."
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Good-Bye, Mr. Chips
12.  Good-Bye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton
The list author says:
  "The short story that influenced both the above films."
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The Chorus (Les Choristes)
13.  The Chorus (Les Choristes) DVD ~ Gérard Jugnot
The list author says:
  "Recent French movie- beautiful choral music."
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Outside Providence
14.  Outside Providence DVD ~ Shawn Hatosy
The list author says:
  "modern film"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews)

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Outside Providence
15.  Outside Providence by Peter Farrelly
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Scent of a Woman
16.  Scent of a Woman DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "about a prep school student who takes care of a blind man (brilliantly played by Al Pacino)"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (506 customer reviews)

A Separate Peace
17.  A Separate Peace DVD ~ J Barton
$54.99   Used & New from: $10.48
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

A Separate Peace
18.  A Separate Peace by John Knowles
The list author says:
  "Part of so many schools' literature curriculum"
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Tom Brown's Schooldays
19.  Tom Brown's Schooldays DVD ~ Iain Cuthbertson
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Tom Brown's School Days
20.  Tom Brown's School Days DVD ~ Freddie Bartholomew
The list author says:
  "Freddie Bartholomew shines in his role as 'East'."
$5.97   Used & New from: $0.35
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Tom Brown's Schooldays
21.  Tom Brown's Schooldays DVD ~ Julian Wadham
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Tom Brown's Schooldays (Oxford World's Classics)
22.  Tom Brown's Schooldays (Oxford World's Classics) by Andrew Sanders
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The Browning Version
23.  The Browning Version DVD ~ Albert Finney
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Heaven Help Us
24.  Heaven Help Us DVD ~ Various
The list author says:
  "A lot of people have said that this is a good representation of Catholic school during this time."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

Class
25.  Class DVD ~ Jacqueline Bisset
The list author says:
  "Another early movie with Andrew McCarthy"
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To Serve Them All My Days
26.  To Serve Them All My Days DVD ~ John Duttine
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

Prep: A Novel
27.  Prep: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld
The list author says:
  "My friend bought this for me for Christmas.  I really enjoyed it, and liked that it was a boarding school tale from a girl's point of view."
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Au Revoir Les Enfants (The Criterion Collection)
28.  Au Revoir Les Enfants (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Gaspard Manesse
The list author says:
  "I saw this film in French class my junior year in high school.  It was very good and easy to understand for those who want to try it without the subtitles.  I liked it so much, I've seen it several more times in addition to that one time in class."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews)

Au Revoir les Enfants
29.  Au Revoir les Enfants by Louis Malle
The list author says:
  "The screenplay of the film."
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Old School
30.  Old School by Tobias Wolff
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Stand Before Your God: An American Schoolboy in England
31.  Stand Before Your God: An American Schoolboy in England by Paul Watkins
The list author says:
  "a great memoir about an American trained at the Dragon School and Eton"
$13.12   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Ondskan [Region 2]
32.  Ondskan [Region 2] DVD ~ Gustaf Skarsgård
The list author says:
  "I recently bought this film.  It takes place in 1950s Sweden and has an 'Eton College'- big boys picking on small boys kind of feel, with a very James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause protagonist."
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Pulling Princes: The Calypso Chronicles
33.  Pulling Princes: The Calypso Chronicles by Tyne O'Connell
The list author says:
  "This is the first book in a series about an American teenager attending boarding school in England and meeting a prince (typical)- very light reading, entertaining young adult lit."
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December
34.  December DVD ~ Balthazar Getty
The list author says:
  "I just saw this film.  Slow beginning.  Not your tradition prep school film, as very little occurs outside of the dormitories and the only characters are the boys.  I liked its ability to provoke thought, however."
$9.00   Used & New from: $0.50
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Twenty-One Great Stories (Mentor Series)
35.  Twenty-One Great Stories (Mentor Series) by Abraham Harold Lass
The list author says:
  "I just bought this book for my creative writing class (short stories=get your brain juices flowing, apparently).  I did a review on the short story "So Much Unfairness of Things" by CDB Bryan, which is found in this anthology.  It's a great story about a boarding school boy, a Latin exam, a legacy to upkeep, and so on."
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The Chocolate War
36.  The Chocolate War DVD ~ John Glover
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Chocolate War
37.  The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
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If... (The Criterion Collection)
38.  If... (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Malcolm McDowell
$22.86   Used & New from: $17.45
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion