Dead Poets Society

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Overview

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 Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 9m

Budget $16,400,000.00

Revenue $235,860,116.00

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Release Information

  • June 9, 1989
    PG, Theatrical

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Cast 15

  1. Robin Williams

    Robin Williams
    John Keating

  2. Ethan Hawke

    Ethan Hawke
    Todd Anderson

  3. Robert Sean Leonard
  4. Gale Hansen

    Gale Hansen
    Charlie Dalton

  5. Josh Charles

    Josh Charles
    Knox Overstreet

  6. Dylan Kussman

    Dylan Kussman
    Richard Cameron

  7. Allelon Ruggiero

    Allelon Ruggiero
    Steven Meeks

  8. James Waterston

    James Waterston
    Gerard Pitts

  9. Norman Lloyd

    Norman Lloyd
    Mr. Nolan

  10. Kurtwood Smith

    Kurtwood Smith
    Mr. Perry

  11. Carla Belver

    Carla Belver
    Mrs. Perry

  12. Leon Pownall

    Leon Pownall
    McAllister

  13. George Martin

    George Martin
    Dr. Hager

  14. Alexandra Powers

    Alexandra Powers
    Chris Noel

  15. Lara Flynn Boyle

    Lara Flynn Boyle
    Ginny Danburry

Crew 11

Art

  1. WS

    Wendy Stites
    Production Design

Camera

  1. JS

    John Seale
    Director of Photography

Directing

  1. Peter Weir

    Peter Weir
    Director

Editing

  1. WM

Production

  1. SH

    Steven Haft
    Producer

  2. PJ
  3. TT

    Tony Thomas
    Producer

  4. HF

    Howard Feuer
    Casting

Sound

  1. Maurice Jarre

    Maurice Jarre
    Original Music Composer

Writing

  1. TS

    Tom Schulman
    Author

  2. TS

    Tom Schulman
    Screenplay

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