Dead Poets Society

Tea and empathy. Tinkering with his screen persona, comedian-actor Robin Williams plays it relatively straight as a dedicated teacher at an elite Vermont prep school. The year is 1959, a time of strict adherence to educational goals and teaching methods at Welton, under the no-nonsense stewardship of headmaster Nolan (Norman Lloyd). The academic apple cart...read more

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Dead Poets Society - Official Trailer
02:39 — English teacher John Keating inspires his students to discover their love for poetry and seize the day.
Dead Poets Society TCM video (Sen. Biden opening remarks)
Sen. Joseph Biden (D-Delaware) discusses Dead Poets Society (1989) with TCM host Ben Mankiewicz.
Dead Poets Society TCM video - Sen. Biden closing remarks
Sen. Joseph Biden (D-Delaware) discusses Dead Poets Society (1989) with TCM host Ben Mankiewicz after a showing of the film.
(Movie Clip) As Tough As They Say
After the churchy opening of the prep school term, cohorts begin their greetings, Neil, Todd, Cameron, Charlie, Meeks and Knox (Robert Sean Leonard, E (more…)
(Movie Clip) Who's In?
The prep school gang led by Neil (Robert Sean Leonard) gets background on their eclectic new English teacher Keating (Robin Williams), who reveals the (more…)
(Movie Clip) Seize The Day
Having abandoned the classroom, Keating (Robin Williams) unveils his approach to poetry for Meeks, Pitts, Neil, Charlie, Todd (Allelon Ruggerio, James (more…)

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  • Released: 1989
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Tea and empathy. Tinkering with his screen persona, comedian-actor Robin Williams plays it relatively straight as a dedicated teacher at an elite Vermont prep school. The year is 1959, a time of strict adherence to educational goals and teaching methods at… (more)

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