The Professor Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 15227

Average Rating: 2.4/4

# of Ratings: 8

Theatrical Release Date: 05/17/2019

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 07/26/2019

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Wayne Roberts

Actors: Johnny Depp, Rosemarie DeWitt, Odessa Young, Danny Huston, Zoey Deutch, Ron Livingston

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Indyfreak - wrote on 09/18/2019

For once, Johnny Depp gives a more restrained performances as a college professor who reevaluates his life after a diagnosis with cancer. Things kind of just happen in the movie which is short and doesn't dwell on scenes for long. It does have its good moments though. Depp's passive aggressive response to his rapidly changing health with a deadpan manner is funny at times. Danny Huston is way better than he should be in the role of the grieving friend. It's not bad but there is no "oomph" to this movie.

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Depp plans to go out with a bang.

ikkegoemikke - wrote on 01/10/2020

What kind of cancer is it?
It’s, uh, it’s lung cancer.
You don’t smoke.
No. I can now.

Let me start in a cheeky and derogatory tone. Let’s take Jack Sparrow, promote him to be an eloquent university professor teaching literature and tell him that he’s terminally ill. If you watch the movie “The Professor” (the original movie title was “Richard says goodbye“) with a dismissive attitude, you could utter such a statement. Well. Johnny Depp may have the tendency to use the ever-drunk pirate character. But otherwise, this entertaining tragicomedy doesn’t have much in common or many similarities with the Caribbean pirate spectacle. Even if the film is steeped with dark humor, a deeply tragic subject can still be discovered. A message about acceptance and an attitude …

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