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Dead Poets Society

He was their inspiration. He made their lives extraordinary.

1989 2 hours 8 minutes
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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.

Released

2nd June 1989

35 years ago

Runtime

2 hours 8 minutes

Finishes at 4:02pm

Budget

$16,400,000 ($35,450,240 today)

Revenue $235,900,000Profit

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Directed by

Peter Weir

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Written by

Tom Schulman

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Ratings and awards

Won 1 Oscar. 20 wins & 19 nominations total

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    8.1/10

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    84%

  • Metacritic Logo

    79%

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    83%

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    83%

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    82%

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