Dead Poets Society
Dead Poets Society

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- 80/100 based on 292,672 votes
  • Released: 1989
  • Runtime: 129 mins
  • Director: Peter Weir
  • Studio: Touchstone Pictures
  • Genres: Drama

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.... (Full plot summary below)

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English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.

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San Francisco Chronicle - 10/10 by Judy Stone Hurrah! Poetry and passion, comedy and tragedy are fused into one absolutely marvelous affirmation of independent spirit in Dead Poets Society. [2 June 1989, Daily Notebook, p.E1]
San Francisco Chronicle - 10/10 by Judy Stone Sure, the heroes and villains are arranged in a convenient moral gallery. But the performances, Weir's adroit direction and John Seale's superb cinematography take care of that banality.
The New Republic - 9/10 by Stanley Kauffmann Sings whenever Williams is onscreen.
LarsenOnFilm - 9/10 by Josh Larsen I can't help but melt underneath this movie: it chisels away the cynic and gets at the sap.
Screen It! - 9/10 by Rory L. Aronsky Watch "Dead Poets Society" and you'll see the efforts of a filmmaker who has his own loving style in making movies.
New York Daily News - 9/10 by Hank Gallo On the surface Robin Williams appears to be giving his standard performance as Prof. Keating - witty, sincere and lovable. But there's much more here.
The New Republic - 9/10 by Stanley Kauffmann Nothing about this film sounds, as described, novel. Yet it grips, because it has been made with plentiful feeling and vigor. [June 26, 1989]
Variety - 9/10 by Variety Staff Story sings whenever Williams is onscreen. Screen belongs just as often to Leonard, who as Neil has a quality of darting confidence mixed with hesitancy. Hawke, as the painfully shy Todd, gives a haunting performance.
USA Today - 8/10 by Mike Clark Not the worst of the countless recent movies about good kids and hidebound, authoritatian older people. It may, however, be the most shameless in its attempt to pander to an adolescent audience.
Los Angeles Times - 8/10 by Michael Wilmington Commands respect and affection. [2 June 1989, Calendar, p.6-1]
Bullz-Eye.com - 8/10 by Jason Zingale Tom Schulman's heartfelt script takes the main character's relationships with Keating above and beyond the usual student-teacher connection.
Los Angeles Times - 8/10 by Michael Wilmington It's a literate though strained uplifter.

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