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
47 Ratings
47 Ratings

75% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.8/10
  • Fresh 21
  • Rotten 7

Critics Consensus:

10+ COMMON SENSE

'90s drama about inspiring teacher has some cursing.

Information

Studio
Hollywood Pictures
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 1996 Hollywood Pictures Co., All Rights Reserved

Languages

Primary
English (United States) (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
French (France) (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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