The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman

Mel Gibson
Director: Farhad Safinia, P.B. Sherman Cast: Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson
, Sean Penn
Sean Penn
Farhad Safinia, P.B. Sherman,

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Based on the novel The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester, this true story recounts the compilation of the Oxford Dictionary in 1857, as started by Professor James Murray (Mel Gibson). Murray and his team decided the only way to finish the project was to gather definitions from contributors from around the world. To their amazement, one man, Dr. W.C. Minor (Sean Penn), submitted over ten thousand words from just himself, despite being a resident at an asylum. ~ Clare Perez-Izaguirre Lopez

Product Details

Release Date: 08/13/2019
UPC: 0031398304418
Original Release: 2019
Rating: NR
Source: Lions Gate
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:04:00
Sales rank: 5,387

Special Features

Closed Caption

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mel Gibson Prof. James Murray
Sean Penn Dr. W.C. Minor
Natalie Dormer Eliza Merrett
Stephen Dillane Dr. Richard Brayne
Jennifer Ehle Ada Murray
Jeremy Irvine Charles Hall
Eddie Marsan Muncie
Ioan Gruffudd Henry Bradley
Steve Coogan Actor
David O'Hara Actor
Laurence Fox Actor
Anthony Andrews Actor
Aidan McArdle Defense Attorney Clarke
Brian Fortune Head Board Member
Brendan Patricks Winston Churchill
Adam Fergus Alfred Minor
Lars Brygmann Max Mueller
Kieran O'Reilly Minor's Father
Bryan Murray Henry Liddell
Olivia McKevitt Clare Merrett

Technical Credits
Farhad Safinia Director,Screenwriter
P.B. Sherman Director,Screenwriter
John Boorman Screenwriter
Chloe Bourke Makeup
Dale Butler Asst. Director
Nicolas Chartier Producer
Tom Conroy Production Designer
Bruce Davey Producer
Glen Delaney Asst. Director
Sonia Dolan Makeup
Zev Foreman Executive Producer
Manu Gargi Executive Producer
Mel Gibson Producer
John Gilbert Editor
Leonard Glowinski Co-producer
Fiona Hogan Makeup
Daniel Hubbard Casting
Dino Jonsater Editor
Macdara Kelleher Co-producer
Todd Komarnicki Screenwriter
David Louw Production Manager
Peter Mcaleese Executive Producer
Bear McCreary Score Composer
Nenazoma McNamee Art Director
Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh Costumes/Costume Designer
Gaston Pavlovich Producer
Dominic Rustam Executive Producer
Edmund Sampson Production Manager
Matthew Smith Makeup Special Effects
Kasper Tuxen Cinematographer
Simon Winchester Original Story
Tyler Zacharia Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Professor and the Madman
1. Chapter 1 [15:10]
2. Chapter 2 [27:13]
3. Chapter 3 [22:46]
4. Chapter 4 [21:05]
5. Chapter 5 [19:14]
6. Chapter 6 [19:04]

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