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The Absent-Minded Professor

1961 Rated G 1hr 36m

Fred MacMurray stars in this comedy classic as Professor Brainard, an inventive but forgetful college instructor who uses Flubber -- a chemical that "lifts" anyone who ingests it -- to perform many wonders. Among many other feats, Professor Brainard is able to boost the basketball team, make a car fly and save his beloved Medfield College! Ed Wynn, Keenan Wynn and Nancy Olson also star in this beloved Disney film.

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Movie Details

1962 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
1962 Academy Award®
  • Best Cinematography Black and White nominee
  • Best Art Direction Black and White nominee
  • Best Visual Effects nominee
General audiences. All ages admitted.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 6+
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.66:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.