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Dead Poets Society

Synopsis

Robin Williams toned down his usually manic comic approach in this successful period drama. In 1959, the Welton Academy is a staid but well-respected prep school where education is a pragmatic and rather dull affair. Several of the students, however, have their thoughts on the learning process (and life itself) changed when a new teacher comes to the school. John Keating (Williams) is an unconventional educator who tears chapters of his...more

Other Critics

4.0

79 out of 100 Metascore®

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For Families

13

OK for kids 13+

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