The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman


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Mystery & Thriller, Drama, Made in Europe
2h 4min
Age rating


Mel Gibson
James Murray
Sean Penn
Dr. William Chester Minor
Natalie Dormer
Eliza Merrett
Ioan Gruffudd
Henry Bradley
Steve Coogan
Frederick James Furnivall
Jeremy Irvine
Charles Hall
Brendan Patricks
Winston Churchill
Adam Fergus
Alfred Minor
Jennifer Ehle
Ada Murray
Brian Fortune
Head Board Member
Aidan McArdle
Defence Attorney Clarke
Kieran O'Reilly
Minor's Father
Bryan Murray
Henry Liddell
Sean Duggan
Tom Coleman
Bryan Quinn
Sir Richard
Steve Gunn
Lambeth Man
Joe McKinney
Attendant No.1
Olivia McKevitt
Clare Merrett
Shane Noone
George Merrett
Robert McCormack
Harold Murray
John Morton
Scriptorium Assistant
Abigail Coburn
Elsie Murray
Lucas Browne
Eastman Minor
Stephen Dillane
Dr. Richard Brayne
Laurence Fox
Philip Lyttelton Gell
Lars Brygmann
Max Mueller


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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