Dead Poets Society

Last Updated on: October 1st, 2022

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie Dead Poets Society including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Dead Poets Society Description

Dead Poets SocietyIn Touchstone Pictures’ Dead Poets Society, Academy Award winner Robin Williams stars as a teacher who inspires his students to live their lives to the fullest and “Carpe Diem.” But when tragedy strikes, his lessons are put to the test.




Dead Poets Society Cast:
  • Robin Williams: John Keating
  • Robert Sean Leonard: Neil Perry
  • Ethan Hawke: Todd Anderson
  • Josh Charles: Knox Overstreet
  • Gale Hansen: Charlie Dalton
  • Norman Lloyd: Headmaster Gale Nolan
  • Kurtwood Smith: Mr. Perry
  • Dylan Kussman: Richard Cameron
  • James Waterston: Gerard Pitts
  • Allelon Ruggiero: Steven Meeks
  • Alexandra Powers: Chris Noel
  • Leon Pownall: McAllister
  • George Martin: Dr. Hager


Dead Poets Society Crew:
  • Director: Peter Weir
  • Producers: Steven Haft, Paul Junger Witt and Tony Thomas
  • Music: Maurice Jarre


Dead Poets Society Details

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  • Year Released: 1989
  • Type of Movie: Live Action
  • Box Office: $235.8 million
  • Awards: Won Academy Award; Nominated Golden Globes
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