Celebrated actor Richard Dreyfuss earned an Academy Award® nomination (Best Actor, 1995) for his unforgettable role in this heartwarming tale about the importance of following your passion. Glen Holland is a musician who dreams of composing one truly memorable piece of music, but reality intrudes when he reluctantly accepts a “day job” as a high school music teacher to support his family. Ultimately, Mr. Holland realizes that his true passion is teaching and his legacy is the generations of young people he inspires.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

75% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: A feel-good story brought to life by a terrific ensemble cast, Mr. Holland's Opus plucks the heartstrings without shame -- and with undeniable skill.

10+ COMMON SENSE

'90s drama about inspiring teacher has some cursing.

Cast & Crew

Information

Studio
Hollywood Pictures
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright

Languages

Primary
English (Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional

French (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.
AD
Audio descriptions (AD) refer to a narration track describing what is happening on screen, to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.

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