Dead Poets Society (1989)

Maverick teacher John Keating returns in 1959 to the prestigious New England boys' boarding school where he was once a star student, using poetry to embolden his pupils to new heights of self-expression.

All Releases

Domestic (40.6%)
$95,860,116
International (59.4%)
$140,000,000
Worldwide
$235,860,116
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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Domestic Opening$340,456
Earliest Release DateJune 2, 1989 (Domestic)
Running Time2 hr 8 min
GenresComedy Drama

By Release

Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseJune 2-February 16, 1990Domestic, EMEA$95,860,116$79,137,736$174,997,852
2021 Re-releaseSouth Korea

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic1$95,860,116856
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
France1$36,939,496100
Italy1$17,788,175139
Germany1$15,952,701369
Spain1$8,457,364501