Dead Poets Society, 1989. Starring Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles, Allelon Ruggiero. (Director: Peter Weir)
Plot: Robin Williams was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of unconventional English teacher John Keating, who inspires students through poetry. But when his lessons on living life without compromise lead to an untimely death, the school fires him. His devastated students soon rally behind him, mindful of the ways he has influenced their lives forever.