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PG| 2 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
Composer Glenn Holland (Richard Dreyfuss) believes that he'll eventually write a transcendent piece of music, but in the meantime he's taken a job at an Oregon high school. Though at first the job frustrates him, and his unconventional methods often draw the ire of the straight-laced vice principal (W.H. Macy), Mr. Holland grows to love his students as the "temporary" position stretches into a decades-long career -- and in the end, they reveal just how much they love him back.

Cast: Richard Dreyfuss , Glenne Headly , Jay Thomas , Olympia Dukakis , W.H. Macy , Alicia Witt , Jean Louisa Kelly , Nicholas John Renner

Director: Stephen Herek

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures

Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)

Release Date: December 29th, 1995|2 hr. 22 min.

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The Movie That Changed My Life: 'Mr. Holland's Opus'

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