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The Professor (2018)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 17 May 2019 (USA)
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A college professor lives his life with reckless abandon after being diagnosed with a terminal illness.

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Wayne Roberts

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Wayne Roberts
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Depp ... Richard
Rosemarie DeWitt ... Veronica
Odessa Young ... Olivia
Danny Huston ... Peter
Zoey Deutch ... Claire
Devon Terrell ... Danny
Ron Livingston ... Henry
Linda Emond ... Barbara
Matreya Scarrwener ... Rose
Siobhan Fallon Hogan ... Donna
Paloma Kwiatkowski ... Unnamed Student
Kaitlyn Bernard ... Taylor
Michael Kopsa ... Doctor
Dion Riley ... Male Student #1
Ken Kramer ... Professor Emeritus
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Storyline

After learning about his terminal diagnosis, a college professor decides to live his life to the fullest by drinking, smoking and expressing real thoughts for the people around him. While going through the stages, he come to terms with the great truth of his life as he mends broken relationships, embraces the people in his life and learns to ignite his inner good spirit. Written by Santhosh

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Save your best lesson for last.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language, sexual content and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

17 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Richard Says Goodbye See more »

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The movie was originally titled "Richard Says Goodbye" See more »

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During his dinner speech in act V, Johnny holds and drinks a glass of red wine, that changes into an empty champagne glass, that changes into an half full glass of champagne. See more »

Quotes

Male Student #1: You mind if I ask you something personal?
Richard: No, go ahead.
Male Student #1: Have you ever been with a man?
Richard: No... No. No. No... No, I can't say that I have.
Male Student #1: Would you like to fuck me?
Richard: Like... in your ass?
Male Student #1: Yeah.
Richard: Is it... is it clean?
Male Student #1: Yeah... I mean it should be.
Male Student #1: But no. I mean, I can always give you a blowjob, too.
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Angel Of Mine
Written by Nick Landers
Performed by Bennie R. Banta
Courtesy of Fervor Records
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Sweet, glorious end.
19 May 2019 | by puppyzwolleSee all my reviews

Well written story where wit and seriousness all mix into a feast. Depp is great as a man on his last spurt to make his life what it's supposed to have been.

This is the 'Poet Society' of this decade. It is 'Groundhog Day' except it is not about infinite chances but just that one chance. This is 'Stairway to Haven' preformed by Heart (look it up). If you saw more in these than just a bit of fun you will really, really like 'The Professor'.


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