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Dead Poets Society (1989)

PG 128 min - Drama - 2 June 1989
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At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.

Director:  Peter Weir
Stars:  Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Gale Hansen, Josh Charles, Dylan Kussman, Allelon Ruggiero, James Waterston, Norman Lloyd, Kurtwood Smith, Carla Belver, Leon Pownall, George Martin, Alexandra Powers, Lara Flynn Boyle

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Storyline

At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.



Tagline: He was their inspiration. He made their lives extraordinary.

Genres: Drama

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  2 June 1989

Box Office

Budget:  $16,400,000
Revenue:  $235,860,116

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners IV

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 08 min

Academy Award Nominations and Win

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE — Robin Williams {“John Keating”}
DIRECTING — Peter Weir
BEST PICTURE — Steven Haft, Paul Junger Witt and Tony Thomas, Producers
WRITING (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen) — Tom Schulman – WON


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