The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman (2019)

The incredible true story that defined our world.

  • Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
  • Release Date: 2019-03-07
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 546 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 4min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Fastnet Films
  • Production Country: Ireland, United States of America, France
  • Director:
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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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    Editing John Gilbert Editor
    Production Mel Gibson Producer
    Production Bruce Davey Producer
    Production Daniel Hubbard Casting
    Directing Farhad Safinia Director
    Writing Farhad Safinia Writer
    Writing John Boorman Writer
    Writing Todd Komarnicki Writer
    Sound Bear McCreary Music
    Camera Kasper Tuxen Director of Photography
    Art Tom Conroy Production Design
    Production Gastón Pavlovich Producer
    Writing Simon Winchester Book