Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

  1. Farhad Safinia

    Director, Writer

  2. Todd Komarnicki


  3. John Boorman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mel Gibson

    Mel Gibson

    James Murray

  2. Sean Penn

    Sean Penn

    Dr. William Chester Minor

  3. Natalie Dormer

    Natalie Dormer

    Eliza Merrett

  4. Ioan Gruffudd

    Ioan Gruffudd

    Henry Bradley

  5. Jeremy Irvine

    Jeremy Irvine

    Charles Hall

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The Professor and the Madman
The Professor and the Madman



Status Released

Release Information

  • May 10, 2019
    Theatrical (limited)


  • May 10, 2019


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 4m

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue -



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