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
Jennifer Ehle ... Ada Murray
Sean Penn ... Dr. William Chester Minor
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
Brian Fortune ... Head Board Member
Bryan Murray ... Henry Liddell
David Crowley ... Parfit
Sean Duggan ... Tom Coleman
Christopher Maleki ... Joseph
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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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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)
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Color
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Both Sean Penn's & Mel Gibbson's return to filming in Ireland after This must be the place and Braveheart respectively. See more »

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