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The Professor and the Madman (2019)

14 03/07/2019 (HR) DramaHistoryMysteryThriller 2h 4m

The incredible true story that defined our world.


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

  6. Brendan Patricks

    Brendan Patricks

    Winston Churchill

  7. Adam Fergus

    Alfred Minor

  8. Jennifer Ehle

    Jennifer Ehle

    Ada Murray

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The Professor and the Madman
The Professor and the Madman

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue -


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