This film went from OK to lousy in the last 15 minutes.
Its depiction of a teacher, Hector (Richard Griffiths) who sexually assaults his students, is treated as a joke. Why?
To make things worse, a student suggests a sexual encounter with a teacher as a way of saying thank you. Why?
Take a pass on The History Boys.
SAD FACT: Griffiths was nominated for a BAFTA Film Award for best lead actor.