Runtime: 2 hrs, 4 m
The Professor and the Madman Plot: What's the story?
In 1857, Professor James Murray sets about compiling the Oxford English Dictionary, one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken. Dr. W.C. Minor submits more than 10,000 entries, but when the committee insists on honoring him, a shocking truth comes to light: Dr. Minor, an American Civil War veteran, is also an inmate at an asylum for the criminally insane.
modified plot formulation from hollywoodreporter.com
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The Professor and the Madman Cast: Who are the actors?
- Mel Gibson ... Professor James Murray
Boss Level, Under and Alone
- Sean Penn ... Dr. W.C. Minor
Gangster Squad, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
- Natalie Dormer
The Counselor, Rush
- Ioan Gruffudd ... Henry Bradley
San Andreas 3D, Keep Watching
- Jeremy Irvine
The Last Full Measure, Paradise Hills
- Steve Coogan
Greed, Stan & Ollie
Film Details & Notes: What do we know about The Professor and the Madman?
- The project has been in development since 1998.
- Based on the book "The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of The Oxford English Dictionary" by Simon Winchester.
Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Professor and the Madman?
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Production Timeline: When did the The Professor and the Madman come together?
On or about April 12, 2019 • The film was in Completed status.
On or about October 2, 2016 • The film was in Production status.
On or about August 5, 2016 • The film was in Pre-Production status.
Production is scheduled to begin in September 2016.
The Professor and the Madman Release Date: When was it released?The Professor and the Madman was released in 2019 on Friday, May 10, 2019 in limited movie theaters. There were 8 other movies released on the same date, including Tolkien, The Hustle and POKÉMON Detective Pikachu.
- United States
- May 10, 2019 Limited
- May 10, 2019
When will the movie be on DVD?Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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