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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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Credited cast:
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
Brendan Patricks ... Winston Churchill
Kieran O'Reilly ... Minor's Father
Bryan Murray ... Henry Liddell
Brian Fortune ... Head Board Member
David Crowley ... Parfit
Joe McKinney ... Attendant No.1
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:

Entre la razón y la locura See more »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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The film's writer & director wrote Apocalypto (2006), which was directed by this film's star Mel Gibson. See more »

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