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The Professor and the Madman (2019)

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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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Cast

Credited cast:
Natalie Dormer ... Eliza Merrett
Mel Gibson ... James Murray
Jeremy Irvine ... Charles Hall
Jennifer Ehle ... Ada Murray
Sean Penn ... Dr. William Chester Minor
Stephen Dillane ... Dr. Richard Brayne
Eddie Marsan ... Muncie
Steve Coogan
Ioan Gruffudd ... Henry Bradley
David O'Hara
Laurence Fox
Anthony Andrews
Brendan Patricks ... Winston Churchill
Brian Fortune ... Head Board Member
Aidan McArdle ... Defence Attorney Clarke
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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

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English

Release Date:

10 May 2019 (USA) See more »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Second time Mel Gibson has starred in a film featuring a character being described as Mad, after the Mad Max (1979) series. See more »

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Master class
2 April 2019 | by mhafiz-76626See all my reviews

Mastere of acting ! Shawn Penn is just a brilliant actor. Great movie! Master class.


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