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The History Boys (2006)

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109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

An unruly class of gifted and charming teenage boys are taught by two eccentric and innovative teachers, as their headmaster pushes for them all to get accepted into Oxford or Cambridge.
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Writer
Alan Bennett (screenplay) (play)
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£2,000,000
Opening weekend
$100,803
Gross (US & Canada)
$2,706,659
Gross (World)
$13,401,952
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Release date
Dec 22, 2006 (United States)

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Samuel Anderson
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Frances de la Tour
Mrs. Lintott Mrs. Lintott   See fewer
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Lockwood Lockwood   See fewer
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Scripps Scripps   See fewer
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Sacha Dhawan
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Clive Merrison
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Maggie McCarthy
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Colin Haigh
Oxford Porter Oxford Porter   See fewer
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Iain Mitchell
Oxford Don Oxford Don   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 19,547 votes