Now Streaming on Disney Plus

Now Streaming

Watch Now

Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)

PG 1995-12-29 (US) DramaMusic 2h 23m
What's your Vibe?

Login to use TMDB's new rating system.

Of All the Lives He Changed, the One That Changed the Most Was His Own.


In 1965, passionate musician Glenn Holland takes a day job as a high school music teacher, convinced it's just a small obstacle on the road to his true calling: writing a historic opus. As the decades roll by with the composition unwritten but generations of students inspired through his teaching, Holland must redefine his life's purpose.

  1. Stephen Herek


  2. Patrick Sheane Duncan


Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Dreyfuss

    Richard Dreyfuss

    Glenn Holland

  2. Glenne Headly

    Glenne Headly

    Iris Holland

  3. Jay Thomas

    Jay Thomas

    Bill Meister

  4. Olympia Dukakis

    Olympia Dukakis

    Principal Jacobs

  5. William H. Macy

    William H. Macy

    Vice Principal Gene Wolters

  6. Alicia Witt

    Alicia Witt

    Gertrude Lang

  7. Terrence Howard

    Terrence Howard

    Louis Russ

  8. Damon Whitaker

    Damon Whitaker

    Bobby Todd

  9. Jean Louisa Kelly

    Jean Louisa Kelly

    Rowena Morgan

  10. View More

Full Cast & Crew

Mr. Holland's Opus
Mr. Holland's Opus

Content Score 


Yes! Looking good!

Looks like we're missing the following data in en-US or en-US...

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

Login to report an issue

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.


s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page


Want to rate or add this item to a list?