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Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)

Mr. Holland's Opus
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7.3 IMDB rating
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Richard Dreyfuss Richard Dreyfuss
Glenn Holland
Glenne Headly Glenne Headly
Iris Holland
Jay Thomas Jay Thomas
Coach Bill Meister
Olympia Dukakis Olympia Dukakis
Principal Helen Jacobs
William H. Macy William H. Macy
Vice Principal Gene Wolters
Alicia Witt Alicia Witt
Gertrude Lang
Terrence Howard Terrence Howard
Louis Russ
Damon Whitaker Damon Whitaker
Bobby Tidd - Student


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Patrick Sheane Duncan Patrick Sheane Duncan
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American Symphony

8 years, 6 months ago at Apr 4 4:31
This movie was all around very decent. The plot had plenty of "kinks" or twists to the plot. It is a very slow start movie then you have to like it or you will loose interest very quickly. The fact that he stayed at the school and touched so many hearts and changed peoples lives is remarkable. The ending song was a great symphony made by him. It is a heart warming story that was amazing. I would h... read more

An average movie

2 years, 2 months ago at Jul 22 15:36
To be honest, it has been a while since I have seen this flick so maybe I should give it another shot but, at the time, I really didn’t care at all for this movie. Indeed, I have noticed that the whole thing managed to get a pretty decent rating on Imdb but, personally , I was actually bored by this tale. I mean, I’m glad for Richard Dreyfuss that he managed to get the lead, something that wil... read more
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A frustrated composer finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher.
Release date: 19 January 1996
UPC: 717951003096
Tags: Drama (13), Music (12), School (5), Teen (5), 1990s (5), Teacher (4), 1995 (4), Students (2), Father-son Relationship (2), Piano (2), High School (2), (2), Parade (2), School Principal (1), 1980s (1), 1970s (1), 1960s (1), Clarinet (1), Emotional (1), School's Restaurant (1)
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"It is the ultimate dream of many music writers to someday write an opus that becomes lauded, conducted and renown throughout the world. In an effort to free up his time to compose such a piece of work, Glenn Holland takes up a position in a high school to teach music. After years of showing his students how to perform at their best, both within and without the music classroom, he finds that the accumulated end result of his teaching efforts is his true magnum opus. "


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