Mr. Holland's Opus
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1995
Director: Stephen Herek
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 717951-003096
Running time: 2:23 (143 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: August 24, 1999
Collection type: Owned (#971)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 11, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 6 / 10
Review (video): 5 / 10
Overview
Acclaimed star Richard Dreyfuss gives the performance of a lifetime (1995 Academy Award™ Nominee, Best Actor—Mr. Holland's Opus) in this uplifting hit cheered by audiences everywhere! Glenn Holland (Dreyfuss) is a passionate 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. In time, however, Mr. Holland realizes that his real passion is teaching, and his legacy is the generations of young people he inspires. Also featuring Glenne Headly (2 Days In The Valley) and Olympia Dukakis (Mafia!) — you're sure to find this electrifying motion picture both entertaining... and unforgettable!
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Genres
Drama
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Hollywood Pictures
 • Interscope Communications
 • PolyGram Filmed Entertainment
Media Companies:
 • Hollywood Pictures Home Video
 • Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
French  Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles
English
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Featurettes
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
Stephen Herek....Director
Writing
Patrick Sheane Duncan....Writer
Production
Scott Kroopf....Executive Producer
Patrick Sheane Duncan....Executive Producer
Ted Field....Producer
Michael Nolin....Producer
Robert W. Cort....Producer
Cinematography
Oliver Wood....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Trudy Ship....Film Editor
Music
Michael Kamen....Composer
Sound
Kirk Francis....Production Sound Mixer
Tim Chau....Sound Designer
Rick Franklin....Sound Designer
Tim Chau....Supervising Sound Editor
Rick Franklin....Supervising Sound Editor
Don Malouf....Sound Editor
Nils Jensen....Sound Editor
Albert Gasser....Sound Editor
David Kern....Sound Editor
Terry Porter....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Mel Metcalfe....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Dean A. Zupancic....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Aggie Guerard Rodgers....Costume Designer
David Nichols....Production Designer
Dina Lipton....Art Director
Linda Henrickson....Costume Designer
Ken Chase....Make-up Artist
Gerald Quist....Make-up Artist
Martin "Vinnie" Hagood....Make-up Artist
Bob Riggs....Visual Effects
Cast
Richard Dreyfuss....Glenn Holland
Glenne Headly....Iris Holland
Jay Thomas....Bill Meister
Olympia Dukakis....Principal Jacobs
W.H. Macy....Vice Principal Wolters
Alicia Witt....Gertrude Lang
Terrence Howard....Louis Russ
Damon Whitaker....Bobby Tidd
Jean Louisa Kelly....Rowena Morgan
Alexandra Boyd....Sarah Olmstead
Nicholas John Renner....Cole at 6 Years Old
Joseph Anderson....Cole at 15 Years Old
Anthony Natale....Cole at 28 Years Old
Joanna Gleason....Adult Gertrude
Beth Maitland....Deaf School Principal
Patrick Fong....Study Hall Student
Benjamin J. Dixon....Mr. Mims
Kathryn Arnett....Ms. Swedlin
Freeman O. Corbin....Mr. Sullivan
Moira Feeney....Ms. Godfrey
Joshua Minnick....Mr. Shapiro
Ashley Hamrick....Miss Reeves
Janine Shouse....Miss Schumaker
Spencer Riviera....Mr. Hosta
Daniel J. Vhay....Mr. Malone
Sean Bevington....Mr. McMartin
John Henry Redwood....Mr. Russ
Ted Roisum....Dr. Sorenson
Mark Daniels....Ralph
Kaili Carlton....Ms. Wayne
Adam Fitzhugh....Mr. McKenzie
Eric Michael Cole....Boy 2
Joe Campbell....Boy 3
Tomiko Peirano....Girl 2
Kasey Nelson....Girl 3
Zoe McLellan....Girl 4
Kelly M. Casey....Deaf School Teacher
Michael Mendelson....Chaplain
Alex Dudgeon....Auditioner 1
Rachel Wooley....Auditioner 2
Jordan Carlton....Auditioner 3
Aurora J. Miller....Auditioner 4
Paul Bernard....Auditioner 5
Mary Kay O'Mealy....Auditioner 6
Dieffyd Gilman-Frederick....Auditioner 7
Tara Eng....Auditioner 8
Jay Frank....Auditioner 9
Conan Doherty....Toby Klein
Stacey Siegel....Diner Waitress
Nicolas Sirianni....Football Player 1
Jacob Adams....Football Player 2
Chris Marth....Football Player 3
Brent Archie....Football Player 4
Kevin Calaba....Football Player 5
Keith Swift....Football Player 6
John Boyer....Billy Faraday
Linda Williams Janke....Secretary
David Clegg....Superintendent
Don Burns....City Official
Dennis Biasi....Adult Stadler
Balthazar Getty....Young Stadler (uncredited)
Tom Peterson....Parade Announcer (uncredited)