PG | | Comedy, Drama
English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.
The only Best Picture Oscar nominee of the year to be also nominated for Original Screenplay.
Oh captain, my captain.
The first meeting of the Dead Poets Society in the cave is at night but there is light through the hole in the ceiling.
TV version shown on USA Network (and released on laserdisc) includes 14 minutes of extra footage not included in the original theatrical release.
$340,456 (USA) (4 June 1989)