Mr. Holland's Opus poster


In 1965, passionate musician Glenn Holland takes a day job as a high school music teacher, convinced it's just a small obstacle on the road to his true calling: writing a historic opus. As the decades roll by with the composition unwritten but generations of students inspired through his teaching, H

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1995-12-29

Runtime 137 minutes

Budget $31m

Revenue $0.1b


TMDB 7.0


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wajwilliams shared a tip "Mr. Holland dreamed of greatness. He became great. Just as all great teachers are great."

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stefani_marie shared a tip "A must see!"

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malina_morning shared a tip "Beautiful and very moving. As a musician, this film really touched my heart more deeply than most movies do. đź’–"

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anna_howard_5947 shared a tip "Truly underrated, this film is the full life story of a teacher who’s life was so much more than even he had imagined."

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andee_shuster shared a tip "Loved this movie. A bit long but very heartwarming."

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dan_millard shared a tip "Fantastic drama about a man who learns the power of TEACHING. And the soundtrack is great too!"

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bean_n_bacon shared a tip "You know, just a good ol’ classic"

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connie_schroth shared a tip "An excellent movie. Very inspirational"

anna_7055 shared a tip "It’s Perfect"

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b_wright shared a tip "Great movie took me back to high school and my own music teacher. Find memories"

ms_7837 shared a tip "Unexpected. Stumbled. Stayed to watch. Remained. Very satisfied I stayed."

carli_lyon shared a tip "Family, drama,"

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gigglebunny_sparkle shared a tip ""heartfelt" family oriented. Great for a music lover."

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a_d_1534 shared a tip "Such an underrated movie! This is a brilliant performance by Richard Dreyfus! I recommend this highly."

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david_barlow shared a tip "Based on a true story. Feel good."

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