Dead Poets Society (Blu-ray)
Starring: Robin Williams & Robert Sean Leonard Director: Peter Weir PG

He was their inspiration. He made their lives extraordinary.
Dead Poets Society (Blu-ray)
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 9 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: January 17, 2012
  • Originally Released: 1989
  • Label: Touchstone / Disney
  • Note: "Dead Poets": A look back
    • Raw takes
    • Master of sound: Alan Spiet - interviews with David Lynch and Peter Weir
    • Cinematographer master class - an intensive and inspiration lighting workshop
    • Audio commentary with director Peter Weir, cinematographer John Seale and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Tom Schulman (1989, Best Original Screenplay)
    • Theatrical trailer
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • DTS HD Master Audio - English
    • Subtitles - French

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring &
Performer: , , , , , , , &
Directed by
Screenwriting by

Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary."

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1989 - Best Original Screenplay: Tom Schulman

Entertainment Reviews:

Entertainment Weekly - 03/12/1999
"...[Williams's performance] pulls together Peter Weir's mystical paean to youthful spirit..." -- Rating: B
New York Times - 06/02/1989
"...[Williams gives an] exceptionally fine performance....Some very good performances from the younger actors [as well]..."
Los Angeles Times - 06/02/1989
"...[The film has] a gorgeous look and smashing rhythms....THE DEAD POETS SOCIETY commands respect and affection..."

Product Description:

An unconventional New England prep school teacher inspires his students with poetry and encourages them to embrace life. Academy Award Nominations: 4, including Best Picture, Best Actor--Robin Williams, Best (Original) Screenplay. Academy Awards: Best Original Screenplay.


Production Notes:

  • Budget estimate $16.4 million.
  • Color by DuArt.
  • Shot on location at St. Andrew's School in Middletown and New Castle, Delaware.
  • Began shooting November 14, 1988; Completed shooting January 15, 1989.
  • Released theatrically in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Toronto June 2, 1989; Wide release in USA June 9, 1989.
  • Released on video March 28, 1990.
  • Shown at the 1989 Venice Film Festival and Tokyo International Film Festival.
  • Rated BBFC PG by the British Board of Film Classification.
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  • UPC: 786936761481
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