Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society (1989)

Genres - Comedy, Drama, Family  |   Sub-Genres - Coming-Of-Age Fiction, Teen Drama, Teen Film  |   Release Date - Jun 2, 1989  |   Run Time - 129 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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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.

Movie Info

Budget

$16,400,000

Box Office

$235,860,116

Tags

1950s, Academy Award, Best Film, Best Foreign Film, Best Original Screenplay, Coming Of Age, Coming Of Age/Teen, Cult, David Di Donatello Award, Friendship, Literature, Philosophy, Poetry, Poets Society, Preparatory School, Professor, Schoolteacher, Schulman, Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Spiritual/Religious, Student, True Stories, Vermont, Welton Academy

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Filming Location: Delaware
Time Period: 1959

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Bekkjarfélagið
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Cercul poeților dispăruți
RO
Dagen er din
NO
Dead Poets Society
AU, CA, EG, HK, IN, ID, IL, NL, PH, SG, ZA, TH, GB, US
Der Club der toten Dichter
AT, DE
Döda poeters sällskap
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Drustvo mrtvih pesnikov
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Društvo mrtvih pjesnika
HR
Døde poeters klub
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El Club de los Poetas Muertos
MX, ES
Hội Cố Thi Nhân
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Holt költők társasága
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Ima wo ikiru
JP
Kuolleiden runoilijoiden seura
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L'attimo fuggente
IT
La sociedad de los poetas muertos
AR, EC, MX, PE, UY
La société des poètes disparus
CA
Le Cercle des poètes disparus
BE, FR
Mirusių poetų draugija
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O Clube dos Poetas Mortos
PT
O kyklos ton hamenon poiiton
GR
Ölü Ozanlar Derneği
TR
Sociedad de poetas muertos
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Sociedade dos Poetas Mortos
BR
Společnost mrtvých básníků
CZ
Stowarzyszenie Umarłych Poetów
PL
Ο κύκλος των χαμένων ποιητών
GR
Друштво мртвих песника
RS
Общество мёртвых поэтов
RU
Общество на мъртвите поети
BG
Спілка мертвих поетів
UA
Товариство мертвих поетів
UA
ديد بويتس سوسايتي
AE
いまを生きる
JP
春風化雨
TW
暴雨驕陽
HK
死亡诗社
CN
죽은 시인의 사회
KR