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Mr. Holland's Opus

Glenn Holland is a musician and composer who takes a teaching job to pay the rent while, in his 'spare time', he can strive to achieve his true goal - compose one memorable piece of music to leave his mark on the world. As Holland discovers 'Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans' and as the years unfold the joy of sharing his contagious passion for music with his students becomes his new definition of success.

  • Rated: PG
  • Genre(s): Drama, Music
  • Release Date: 01/19/1996
  • Run Time: 143 minutes
  • Director(s): Stephen Herek
  • Writers: Patrick Sheane Duncan
  • Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas
  • Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas, Olympia Dukakis, William H. Macy, Alicia Witt, Terrence Howard, Damon Whitaker, Jean Louisa Kelly, Alexandra Boyd, Nicholas John Renner, Joseph Anderson, Anthony Natale, Joanna Gleason, Beth Maitland
  • Studios: Hollywood Pictures, Interscope Communications, Polygram Filmed Entertainment

Mr. Holland's Opus



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