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  • The Professor and the Madman (2019)
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    124 min | Biography, Drama, History
The Professor and the Madman (2019)
Not Rated
124 min | Biography, Drama, History

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)
Writers
Todd Komarnicki (screenplay by) | Farhad Safinia (screenplay by) (as P.B. Shemran) | Simon Winchester (based on the book by) | John Boorman
Composer
Cinematographer
Editor
Dino Jonsäter (edited by)
Casting Director
Daniel Hubbard (as Dan Hubbard)
Production Designer
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Release date
May 10, 2019 (United States)

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Cast

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60 cast members
Name Known for
Mel Gibson
James Murray James Murray   See fewer
Sean Penn
Dr. William Chester Minor Dr. William Chester Minor   See fewer
Eddie Marsan
Mr. Muncie Mr. Muncie   See fewer
Natalie Dormer
Eliza Merrett Eliza Merrett   See fewer
Jennifer Ehle
Ada Murray Ada Murray   See fewer
Steve Coogan
Frederick James Furnivall Frederick James Furnivall   See fewer
Stephen Dillane
Dr. Richard Brayn Dr. Richard Brayn   See fewer
Ioan Gruffudd
Henry Bradley Henry Bradley   See fewer
Jeremy Irvine
Charles Hall Charles Hall   See fewer
Laurence Fox
Philip Lyttelton Gell Philip Lyttelton Gell   See fewer
Anthony Andrews
Benjamin Jowett Benjamin Jowett   See fewer
Lars Brygmann
Max Mueller Max Mueller   See fewer
Bryan Murray
Henry Liddell Henry Liddell   See fewer
David O'Hara
Church Church   See fewer
Sean Duggan
Tom Coleman Tom Coleman   See fewer
Olivia McKevitt
Clare Merrett Clare Merrett   See fewer
Emily Daly
Iris Merrett Iris Merrett   See fewer
Luke Harman
Jack Merrett Jack Merrett   See fewer
Teegan Devlin
Peggy Merrett Peggy Merrett   See fewer
Nathan Harte
Peter Merrett Peter Merrett   See fewer
Alice Kelly
Olive Merrett Olive Merrett   See fewer
Aoife Kelly
Olive Merrett Olive Merrett   See fewer
Phonsie Wardell
Oswyn Murray Oswyn Murray   See fewer
Robert McCormack
Harold Murray Harold Murray   See fewer
Abigail Coburn
Elsie Murray Elsie Murray   See fewer
Nora Cooper
Hilda Murray Hilda Murray   See fewer
Anthony Brophy
Sergeant Steggles Sergeant Steggles   See fewer
Aidan McArdle
Defence Attorney Clarke Defence Attorney Clarke   See fewer
Shane Noone
George Merrett George Merrett   See fewer
Brian Fortune
Head Board Member Head Board Member   See fewer
Oengus MacNamara
Bailiff #1 (as Oengus Mac Namara) Bailiff #1 (as Oengus Mac Namara)   See fewer
Brian Harty
Bailiff #2 Bailiff #2   See fewer
Rúaidhrí Conroy
Declan Reilly (as Ruaidhri Conroy) Declan Reilly (as Ruaidhri Conroy)   See fewer
Brendan Patricks
Winston Churchill Winston Churchill   See fewer
Simon Coury
Sir Charles Troup Sir Charles Troup   See fewer
Bosco Hogan
Lord Chief Justice Lord Chief Justice   See fewer
David Heap
Jury Foreman Jury Foreman   See fewer
Philip O'Sullivan
Prosecutor Denman Prosecutor Denman   See fewer
Malcolm Freeman
Colonel Colonel   See fewer
David Crowley
Parfit Parfit   See fewer
Steve Gunn
Lambeth Man Lambeth Man   See fewer
Bryan Quinn
Sir Richard Sir Richard   See fewer
Joe McKinney
Attendant No.1 Attendant No.1   See fewer
Gordon Hudson
Refree Refree   See fewer
Patrick McCaw
Wellington Player Wellington Player   See fewer
Ray Malone
Gate Guard Gate Guard   See fewer
Bill O'Brien
Newspaper Seller Newspaper Seller   See fewer
Shane Gately
Angry Spectator Angry Spectator   See fewer
Guy Carleton
Angry Spectator Angry Spectator   See fewer
Tara Breathnach
Housekeeper Housekeeper   See fewer
Karl Ronan
Music Teacher Music Teacher   See fewer
Jordan Lennon
Young William Chestor Minor (uncredited) Young William Chestor Minor (uncredited)   See fewer
Christopher Maleki
Fredo (uncredited) Fredo (uncredited)   See fewer
Chris Mc Morrow
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
John Morton
Scriptorium Assistant (uncredited) Scriptorium Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard O'Connor
Angry Spectator 2 (uncredited) Angry Spectator 2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Ronan O'Connor
Gate Guard (uncredited) Gate Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Kieran O'Reilly
Minor's Father (uncredited) Minor's Father (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Quigley
Attendant (uncredited) Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Ian Tilson
Angry Spectator (uncredited) Angry Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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