Picture from The Emperor’s Club
Overall B+

iam Hundert's (Kevin Kline) life moves at a regulated and unvarying pace, measured only by the beginning and ending of each term at St. Benedict's School for Boys.

Violence B+
Sexual Content C-
Profanity C
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexual content.

Talk to your kids about…

The Emperor’s Club

Despite his belief in the ideals that he espouses to his students, how was Hundert tested in applying those principles to his own life? What caused him to waver and was he justified in making special amendments for Sedgewick? Were his concessions to his personal morals rewarded in the end?

Fundraising for education was an issue even for the board members and staff of this prestigious school. How did that need affect the board’s choice of a new head dean? What statement do you think the director was trying to make about the role of fundraising in our educational institutions?

What was meant by the comment that life is not determined by a single failure or success?