The Professor and the Madman (2019)

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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Farhad Safinia
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Updated: 7 December 2018
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Natalie Dormer ... Eliza Merrett
Mel Gibson ... James Murray
Sean Penn ... Dr. William Chester Minor
Jennifer Ehle ... Ada Murray
Ioan Gruffudd ... Henry Bradley
Jeremy Irvine ... Charles Hall
Aidan McArdle ... Defence Attorney Clarke
Adam Fergus ... Alfred Minor
Kieran O'Reilly ... Minor's Father
Brendan Patricks ... Winston Churchill
Bryan Murray ... Henry Liddell
Brian Fortune ... Head Board Member
Malcolm Freeman ... Colonel
David Crowley ... Parfit
Sean Duggan ... Tom Coleman
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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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Country:

Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 2019 (Croatia) See more »

Also Known As:

Il professore e il pazzo See more »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)
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Color
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Mel Gibson bought the rights to the Simon Winchester book " The Surgeon of Crowthorne " in 1999, and it took 17 years for him to get it to the screen. See more »

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