Boarding School is a 2018 American horror film directed by Boaz Yakin.

Official trailers

Momentum Pictures on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 released the trailer:
Boarding School - Official Trailer.

Story intro

Jacob Rathbone is a 12-year-old boy with a fear of the dark who lives with his stepfather, Davis and his mother, Isabel, who is frustrated with her son's frequent night terrors. After being discovered dancing while dressed in his late grandmother's dress, Jacob is sent away to a boarding school in the wilderness governed by the eccentric Dr. and Mrs. Sherman. He meets his classmates: social outcasts like a disfigured burn survivor, Phil; Tourette's sufferer, Frederic; autistic Elwood Ramsay; and manipulative Christine Holcomb. Their classes are administered under Dr. Sherman's strict regime that consists of a Bible Studies curriculum and corporal punishments. Not long after, Frederic is discovered dead half-naked in the bathroom in apparent suicide by hanging. Christine uses this opportunity to flee the school with Jacob, only to be caught and brought back. Dr. Sherman reveals that Christine was sent there as a result of having murdered her older brother, Timothy, and driving her mother to commit suicide over the tragedy. Christine lures Jacob to her room, where she confesses to talking Frederic into trying out autoerotic asphyxiation and pushing him to death to divert everybody's attention so she could escape. She blackmails Jacob into dancing with her, during which she attempts to stab him with a pair of scissors but is overpowered by him. In a display of her masochistic tendencies, she professes her love for him and claims she wanted to provoke Jacob into beating her up. Jacob later finds Elwood dead in bed. An argument between Dr. and Mrs. Sherman - whose real identity is Lynn Adams - reveals that it was she who had murdered Elwood, and that the children will all die that night. He finds the bodies of the real Dr. and Mrs. Sherman and Frederic stashed in the freezer in the basement. A conversation between Mrs. Ramsay and Dr. Sherman suggests a prior arrangement where, being unable to cope with Elwood's condition, Mrs. Ramsay had sent him there to be killed off seemingly in an accident - a fate that awaits all the other children. Ms. Adams stabs Mrs. Ramsay to death; Dr. Sherman slits Ms. Adams' throat and kills the groundskeeper.


Luke Prael
Jacob Rathbone
Nadia Alexander
Sterling Jerins
Christine Holcomb
Christopher Dylan White
Nicholas J. Oliveri
Elwood Ramsay
Kobi George
Kadin George
Will Patton
Dr. Sherman
Tammy Blanchard
Mrs. Sherman
Barbara Kingsley
Elderly Tsipi
Allison Winn
Yong Tsipi
Sonya Balsara
Young Feiga
Tim Haber
Nazi Soldier
David Aaron Baker
Davis Rathbone
Samantha Mathis
Robert John Burke
Mr. Holcomb
Charlotte Ubben
Mrs. Holcomb
Chris LaPanta
Stephen Bogardus
Phil's Father
Lucy Walters
Mrs. Ramsay


The film Boarding School was scheduled to be released on August 31, 2018 (United States) by Momentum Pictures, Global Road Entertainment, GEM Entertainment, Film & TV House, Capelight Pictures, Metropolitan Filmexport and Roadshow Entertainment.

The duration of the film is 105 minutes.

The film had received a "R" rating.


Boarding School got average rating from critics. But the audience likes the film.

External links

Wikipedia: Boarding School (2018 film)

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