• Drama
  • Rated: PG
  • Director: Peter Weir
  • Writer: Tom Schulman
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Dead Poets Society is a 1989 American drama film written by Tom Schulman, directed by Peter Weir and starring Robin Williams. Set in 1959 at the fictional elite conservative Vermont boarding school Welton Academy, it tells the story of an English teacher who inspires his students through his teaching of poetry. The film received critical acclaim and was a box office success. It won the BAFTA Award for Best Film, and César Award and David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Film. Schulman received an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his work.
  • Drama
  • Rated: PG
  • Director: Peter Weir
  • Writer: Tom Schulman

  • Robin Williams
    Robert Sean Leonard
    Ethan Hawke
    Josh Charles
    Gale Hansen
    Dylan Kussman
    Allelon Ruggiero
    James Waterston
    Norman Lloyd
    Kurtwood Smith
    Carla Belver
    Leon Pownall
    George Martin
    Alexandra Powers
    Lara Flynn Boyle

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  • Drama
  • Rated: PG
  • Director: Peter Weir
  • Writer: Tom Schulman
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Dead Poets Society is a 1989 American drama film written by Tom Schulman, directed by Peter Weir and starring Robin Williams. Set in 1959 at the fictional elite conservative Vermont boarding school Welton Academy, it tells the story of an English teacher who inspires his students through his teaching of poetry. The film received critical acclaim and was a box office success. It won the BAFTA Award for Best Film, and César Award and David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Film. Schulman received an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his work.

Starring
  • Robin Williams
    Robert Sean Leonard
    Ethan Hawke
    Josh Charles
    Gale Hansen
    Dylan Kussman
    Allelon Ruggiero
    James Waterston
    Norman Lloyd
    Kurtwood Smith
    Carla Belver
    Leon Pownall
    George Martin
    Alexandra Powers
    Lara Flynn Boyle