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Though the heroes of Igby Goes Down, The Emperor’s Club, and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets are all scarf-clad boys at elite boarding schools, the films’ similarities are more than academic. Here’s a clip-and-save preppy handbook. — Jeff Gremillion ‘IGBY’ ‘CLUB’ ‘HARRY’

KEY SCENES SET IN WASHINGTON, D.C. [Yes] [Yes] —

SPIRITED ATHLETIC CONTEST IN THE — [Yes] [Yes] SCHOOLYARD

CREATIVE USE OF BROOMSTICKS [Yes] — [Yes]

REFERENCES TO NARCOTICS AND/OR [Yes] — [Yes] ”MAGIC POTIONS”

OSCAR-WINNING PARENTAL FIGURE [Yes] [Yes] [Yes]

APPEARANCE OF BILL PULLMAN’S ASS [Yes]

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

type
  • Movie
mpaa
runtime
  • 161 minutes
director
  • Chris Columbus

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