The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman

  • PG-13
  • 2019
  • min
  • Ireland
  • biography, drama, history

In the mid-19th century, the editor of the very first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary receives a torrent of potential entries from a doctor confined at the Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum.

Director: Farhad Safinia

Screenwriters: John Boorman, Todd Komarnicki, Farhad Safinia

Stars: Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Natalie Dormer

Ironically, for a movie about words, the dialogue only sparks to life on rare occasion.


Main Cast


Producer: Bruce Davey, Mel Gibson,

Editor: John Gilbert

Casting: Daniel Hubbard

Director Of Photography: Kasper Tuxen

Production Design: Tom Conroy


Source: based on the book by Simon Winchester

Genres: biography, drama, history, thriller

Certificate: PG-13

Categories: winston churchill character, victorian era, victorian england, dictionary


Year: 2019

Runtime: min

Country: Ireland

Language: English

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1