Inspiring Movies

Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society (1989)

Movie information:
  • Starring Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles
  • Directed by Peter Weir
  • Story by Tom Schulman
  • Original Music by Maurice Jarre
  • Genre: Drama

Why Dead Poets Society was included:

The Latin phrase "Carpe diem" ("Seize the day") was made largely popular through "Dead Poets Society". Individuality, courage and loyalty are among the other promoted ideas of the movie, as are beautiful verses by names such as Henry David Thoreau and Walt Whitman.


'Carpe Diem' scene from Dead Poets Society:



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