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Mr. Holland's Opus

Mr. Holland's Opus(1995)

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Brief Synopsis

A composer gives up his dreams to change lives as a high school music teacher.

Cast & Crew

Stephen Herek Director
Richard Dreyfuss Glenn Holland
Glenne Headly Iris Holland
Jay Thomas Bill Meister
Olympia Dukakis Principal Jacobs
Alicia Witt Gertrude Lang
William H. Macy Vice Principal Wolters
Terrence Howard Louis Russ
Damon Whitaker Bobby Tidd
Jean Louisa Kelly Rowena Morgan
Alexandra Boyd Sarah Olmstead
Nicholas John Renner Cole At 6 Years Old
Joseph Anderson Cole At 15 Years Old
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MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1995 Production Date: 
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  • It Can Happen Anywhere!

    4dogmama 2012-06-21

    When this movie came out, the school district my daughter was enrolled in was faced with the challenge of dropping the music department. Fortunately, a... MORE>

  • Richard Dreyfuss at his best!

    Susan Hudek 2010-11-14

    I saw this movie when it first came out and never tire of watching it. A really great performance from Richard Dreyfuss as well as the rest of the cast. A... MORE>

  • A warm and wonderful look at a unique teacher

    Kevin4Butler 2010-11-14

    In this warm and charming movie drama..Richard Dreyfus portrays the life of a frustrated musician and composer..who is forced to become a music teacher at... MORE>