The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman
8/10 NR

The Professor And The Madman Synopsis

Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.


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In all likelihood, you will leave this film with a little more of an understanding of how the dictionary came to be, and a little more resentment for Gibson (one of the producers) for pushing this project to happen, regardless of its lacklustre subject. It's pleasa... Read More

The Professor And The Madman Cast

Ioan Gruffudd

Henry Bradley

Natalie Dormer

Eliza Merrett

Lars Brygmann

Max Mueller

Mel Gibson

James Murray

Stephen Dillane

Dr. Richard Brayne

Jeremy Irvine

Charles Hall

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