PG-13 | | Drama
An idealistic prep school teacher attempts to redeem an incorrigible student.
When filming the movie, the location (Emma Willard school in Troy, NY) was still operating as a girl's school. Emile Hirsch reportedly complained about the students, claiming that they were pestering him for his phone number. He also (reportedly) ... ...
Is everything okay, sir?
William Hundert: Fine, thank you. Here.
William Hundert: Let me, uh...
Valet: That's not necessary, sir.
William Hundert: As I've gotten older, I realize I'm certain of only two things. Days that begin with rowing on a lake are better than days that do not. Second, a man's ...
As the boys are running into the building after Hundert breaks the car window with a baseball, a redheaded boy near Hundert drops his bat twice. Also, Hundert's green tie switched places as the boys were running.
$3,846,780 (USA) (24 November 2002)
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