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Summary In a film based on Simon Winchester's best-seller, Professor James Murray (Mel Gibson) 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 (Sean Penn).

The Professor and the Madman
Metascore Generally Unfavorable Based on 5 Critic Reviews
27
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 50 User Ratings
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Summary In a film based on Simon Winchester's best-seller, Professor James Murray (Mel Gibson) 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 (Sean Penn).

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Production Company Voltage Pictures, Fábrica de Cine, Definition Films, 22h22, Zik Zak Filmworks, Caviar Antwerp NV, Fastnet Films, Asia Production Fund One, Soundford
Release Date May 10, 2019
Duration 2 h 4 m
Rating Not Rated
Tagline The Incredible True Story That Defined Our World.
International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)
1 Nomination