At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.
Movie Dead Poets Society with English subtitles.
Teenage boys look at a magazine centerfold of a nude woman. Her breasts are visible but out of focus and details are not clear.
There are several instances of innuendo and direct mentions of sex. Mention of masturbation.
One party scene of teen couples making out. They kiss passionately while sitting , and this continues when they are lying on top of each other on the floor (clothed and mostly offscreen).
Violence & Gore
Violence & Gore Reason
A character is punched in the face, causing his nose to bleed.
A boy is paddled on his bottom by the headmaster of his school in punishment for "speaking out of turn".
A character shoots himself in the head, but it is not shown.
'Sh*t' is said six times.
'G*ddamn' is said twice.
'D*mn' is said at least twice.
'Puck you' is said once.
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
There are teenagers smoking throughout the film
There are several scenes involving underage drinking
Frightening & Intense Scenes
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
The movie's plot is pretty dark and though it has comedic moments, the movie is pretty sad and depressing.
There is a scene where a main character commits suicide with his father's gun. It is not shown, only implied, but the emotional tension during and after the scene is high.
The ending scene (Keating's farewell) is very emotional.