Mr. Holland's Opus

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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.

Release details

Rated: PG
Duration: 0 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Stephen Herek
Screenwriter: Patrick Sheane Duncan
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss
Glenne Headly
Jay Thomas
Olympia Dukakis
WH Macy
Alicia Witt
Terrence Howard