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PG-13| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
Kevin Kline stars as Arthur Hundert, a dedicated and inspiring classics professor who has devoted his life to teaching at a prep school for boys. New student Sedgewick Bell, the headstrong son of a powerful senator, joins his class and inexorably alters Mr. Hundert's life. It is a clash of wills and personalities as these two people seemingly battle for the hearts and souls of the other students at St. Benedictus.

Cast: Kevin Kline , Steven Culp , Embeth Davidtz , Patrick Dempsey , Joel Gretsch , Edward Herrmann , Emile Hirsch , Rob Morrow

Director: Michael Hoffman

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Universal Pictures

The Emperor's Club (2002)

Release Date: November 22nd, 2002|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Director Michael Hoffman sprays on the tears like a toxic mist. Avoid like the plague. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A substantial examination of character, morality and destiny. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Though the plot ends up taking some potentially compelling twists, its telling always feels manipulative. show more

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