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.

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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Natalie Dormer ... Eliza Merrett
Mel Gibson ... James Murray
Ioan Gruffudd ... Henry Bradley
Sean Penn ... Dr. William Chester Minor
Jeremy Irvine ... Charles Hall
Jennifer Ehle ... Ada Murray
Adam Fergus ... Alfred Minor
Aidan McArdle ... Defence Attorney Clarke
Brendan Patricks ... Winston Churchill
Kieran O'Reilly ... Minor's Father
David Crowley ... Parfit
Sean Duggan ... Tom Coleman
Brian Fortune ... Head Board Member
Bryan Murray ... Henry Liddell
Oengus MacNamara ... Bailiff #1
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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.

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Ireland

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English

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3 January 2019 (Portugal) See more »

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O Professor e o Louco See more »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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