The Professor and the Madman is a 2019 biographical drama film directed by P. B. Shemran and Farhad Safinia.

Official trailers

Voltage Pictures on Thursday, April 04, 2019 released the trailer:
The Professor and the Madman | Official Trailer HD | Voltage Pictures.

Story intro

The film is about the professor, James Murray who in 1857 began compiling the Oxford English Dictionary and led the overseeing committee and W. C. Minor, a doctor who submitted over 10,000 entries while he was undergoing treatment at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum.


Mel Gibson
James Murray
Sean Penn
Dr. William Chester Minor
Natalie Dormer
Eliza Merrett
Eddie Marsan
Jennifer Ehle
Ada Murray
Jeremy Irvine
Charles Hall
David O'Hara
Ioan Gruffudd
Henry Bradley
Brendan Patricks
Lord Randolph Churchill
Stephen Dillane
Dr. Richard Brayne
Steve Coogan
Frederick James Furnivall
Laurence Fox
Philip Lyttelton Gell
Aidan McArdle
Defense Attorney Clarke
Adam Fergus
Alfred Minor
Anthony Andrews
Benjamin Jowett


The film The Professor and the Madman was scheduled to be released on May 10, 2019 (United States) by Vertical Entertainment, GEM Entertainment, Film & TV House, Digicine, Dutch FilmWorks (DFW), Eagle Pictures, Kinepolis Film Distribution (KFD), Shaw Organisation, Tanweer Alliances, Transmission Films, Filmarti, Front Row Filmed Entertainment, NOS Audiovisuais and Shoval Film Production.

With a budget of $25 million, the film grossed over $5.4 million.


The Professor and the Madman got average rating from critics. But the audience likes the film.

External links

Wikipedia: The Professor and the Madman (film)

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