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Prototype (1983)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Sci-Fi  |  7 December 1983 (USA)
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An intelligent android (Michael) constructed by a research team is taken outdoors and successfully passed off as human in a trial run. When the government hears of this, they order their ... See full summary »

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Dr. Carl Forrester
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Michael
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Dorothy Forrester
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Dr. Gene Pressman
Stephen Elliott ...
Dr. Arthur Jarrett
Doran Clark ...
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Dr. Rebecca Bishop
Arthur Hill ...
Gen. Keating
Ed Call ...
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Jonathan Estrin ...
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Richard Kuss ...
Harris
Pat McNamara ...
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Dr. Kirk
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An intelligent android (Michael) constructed by a research team is taken outdoors and successfully passed off as human in a trial run. When the government hears of this, they order their own set of tests in Washington. When the project leader realizes the military want the android for a soldier, he can't accept it, and he and Michael go into hiding to avoid their clutches. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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The future is not friendly

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Michael: [Watching Frankenstein] Do they kill him, at the end?
Dr. Carl Forrester: Yes, Michael, they kill him.
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I saw the Levinson-Link involvement and feared the worst.........
15 September 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

But I was quickly reassured. From the moment Christopher Plummer shows himself to be a genuinely irascible old man and not your typical 'hero', and David Morse as the android, in his elongated pants and wide-open baby-face, made their first appearances, I was held. With its' plot -- professor wants to keep his invention out of the hands of the military -- this is nothing new in the plot department but it is written with care, and the cast (including the wonderful Frances Steenhagen as Plummers' feisty wife) and a good director, David Greene, make the most of it. The ending is a stunner, both clever and touching. On my list as one of those films I was expecting nothing of and was delightfully surprised.


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