The Professor and the Madman Movie

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Who's Involved:

Mel Gibson, Jennifer Ehle, Sean Penn, Ioan Gruffudd, Jeremy Irvine, Natalie Dormer, Steve Coogan, Bruce Davey, Farhad Safinia, Laurence Fox

Release Date:

Friday, May 10, 2019 (Limited)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: 2 hrs, 4 m

Plot: What's the story about?

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.

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Screenwriter

Farhad Safinia

Producer

Bruce Davey

Production Company

Voltage Pictures

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Production: What we know about The Professor and the Madman

Key Facts

  1. The project has been in development since 1998.
  2. 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.

Filming Timeline

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 (Limited release). There were 8 other movies released on the same date, including POKÉMON Detective Pikachu, The Hustle and Tolkien.


When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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