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The Professor and the Madman (2019)

124 min | Biography, Drama

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.
Director
Farhad Safinia (as P.B. Shemran)
Cinematographer
Editor
Dino Jonsäter (edited by)
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Daniel Hubbard (as Dan Hubbard)
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Release date
May 10, 2019 (United States)

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Mel Gibson
James Murray James Murray   See fewer
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Sean Penn
Dr. William Chester Minor Dr. William Chester Minor   See fewer
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Eddie Marsan
Mr. Muncie Mr. Muncie   See fewer
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Natalie Dormer
Eliza Merrett Eliza Merrett   See fewer
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Jennifer Ehle
Ada Murray Ada Murray   See fewer
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Steve Coogan
Frederick James Furnivall Frederick James Furnivall   See fewer
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Stephen Dillane
Dr. Richard Brayn Dr. Richard Brayn   See fewer
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Ioan Gruffudd
Henry Bradley Henry Bradley   See fewer
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Jeremy Irvine
Charles Hall Charles Hall   See fewer
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Laurence Fox
Philip Lyttelton Gell Philip Lyttelton Gell   See fewer
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Anthony Andrews
Benjamin Jowett Benjamin Jowett   See fewer
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Lars Brygmann
Max Mueller Max Mueller   See fewer
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Bryan Murray
Henry Liddell Henry Liddell   See fewer
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David O'Hara
Church Church   See fewer
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Sean Duggan
Tom Coleman Tom Coleman   See fewer
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Olivia McKevitt
Clare Merrett Clare Merrett   See fewer
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Emily Daly
Iris Merrett Iris Merrett   See fewer
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Luke Harman
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Teegan Devlin
Peggy Merrett Peggy Merrett   See fewer
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Nathan Harte
Peter Merrett Peter Merrett   See fewer
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Alice Kelly
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Aoife Kelly
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Phonsie Wardell
Oswyn Murray Oswyn Murray   See fewer
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Robert McCormack
Harold Murray Harold Murray   See fewer
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Abigail Coburn
Elsie Murray Elsie Murray   See fewer
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Nora Cooper
Hilda Murray Hilda Murray   See fewer
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Anthony Brophy
Sergeant Steggles Sergeant Steggles   See fewer
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Defence Attorney Clarke Defence Attorney Clarke   See fewer
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Minor's Father (uncredited) Minor's Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 29,750 votes