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Dead Poets Society (1989)

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128 min | Comedy, Drama

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.
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William M. Anderson (as William Anderson)
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Jun 9, 1989 (United States)

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58 cast members
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Robin Williams
John Keating John Keating   See fewer
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Robert Sean Leonard
Neil Perry Neil Perry   See fewer
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Ethan Hawke
Todd Anderson Todd Anderson   See fewer
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Josh Charles
Knox Overstreet Knox Overstreet   See fewer
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Gale Hansen
Charlie Dalton Charlie Dalton   See fewer
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Dylan Kussman
Richard Cameron Richard Cameron   See fewer
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Allelon Ruggiero
Steven Meeks Steven Meeks   See fewer
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James Waterston
Gerard Pitts Gerard Pitts   See fewer
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Norman Lloyd
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Kurtwood Smith
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Carla Belver
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Leon Pownall
McAllister McAllister   See fewer
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George Martin
Dr. Hager Dr. Hager   See fewer
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Joe Aufiery
Chemistry Teacher Chemistry Teacher   See fewer
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Matt Carey
Hopkins Hopkins   See fewer
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Kevin Cooney
Joe Danburry Joe Danburry   See fewer
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Jane Moore
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Lara Flynn Boyle
Ginny Danburry (scenes deleted) Ginny Danburry (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Alexandra Powers
Chris Noel Chris Noel   See fewer
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John Cunningham
Mr. Anderson Mr. Anderson   See fewer
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Debra Mooney
Mrs. Anderson Mrs. Anderson   See fewer
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John Martin Bradley
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Charles Lord
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Kurt Leitner
Lester Lester   See fewer
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Catherine Soles
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Hoover Sutton
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James Donnell Quinn
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Simon Mein
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Keith Snyder
Russell Russell   See fewer
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Jason Woody
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8.1 / 10 | 383,056 votes