Overall Rank: 18608
Average Rating: 2.2/4
# of Ratings: 10
Theatrical Release Date: 05/10/2019
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 08/13/2019
Genre: Biography, Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Farhad Safinia
Actors: Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Natalie Dormer, Jennifer Ehle, Steve Coogan, Stephen Dillane
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Nolane - wrote on 05/28/2020
An interesting historical film that deals with mental illness better then any movie since “A Beautiful Mind”, it also features Mel Gibson and Sean Penn in two of the best performances of their careers, stellar supporting acting and sumptuous production design. Makes the creation of the Oxford Dictionary as fascinating as possible, and also delivers several incredibly powerful emotional moments. A hidden gem.
Indyfreak - wrote on 02/08/2020
Mel Gibson and Sean Penn throw themselves to their performances. But the movie makes the mistake that audiences care about the Oxford Dictionary to begin with.
Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/05/2019
The stitchings of the sewn together script are completely visible, and "The Professor and the Madman" is too stale to make its story of the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary interesting.
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ikkegoemikke - wrote on 09/05/2019
If I am to fashion a book,
I’ll need a spine.
Sometimes you are awed by cinema films because of the immensely beautiful special effects and the use of unparalleled images. The other time it’s the inventiveness of a story and the way it’s structured. And in other films, you look with admiration at the way certain actors play their role. Is it obligatory that a movie looks phenomenal to you? Or does it happen sometimes that while reading a novel, in which the sophisticated juggling with words creates literary excitement, you have difficulties to keep your eyes open and your head nods back after a short period after which a little snoring is heard? Well, in that case, …
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