An off the charts genius who is home schooled and shunned after his last relative dies shows the unconscious residents of his town about connection awareness and the generosity of the spirit.

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John Box
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Maxine
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Lindsey Kelloway
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Mitch
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Zane
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Brennan
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Greg Reed (as Phillip Maurice Hayes)
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Emma Barnum
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Storyline

When sheriff Barnum investigates the death of an elderly rural resident, he discovers a teenage grandson living in the basement. Raised by his grandparents, he has experienced the world only through books, never leaving the family farm. He is sent to a state home for boys where he has trouble fitting in socially. His odd appearance and unusual abilities cause the small town residents to fear and ridicule him. However, not all are afraid. Some begin to view his potential and gifts with wonderment. Written by Robert B. Young <youngb@tastemaker.com>

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Rated PG-13 for intense, sometimes frightening elements of theme, and for language | See all certifications »

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27 October 1995 (USA)  »

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$9,500,000 (estimated)

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$30,862,146 (USA)
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Trivia

During the hospital scene where Ripley confronts the Sheriff about the classroom incident, we hear a voice on the intercom paging "Dr. Tarantini", "Dr. McGreal", "Dr. Cain" and "Dr. Grodnik". Tom Tarantini and Sean Cain are both actors in the film, Mimi N. McGreal is a production assistant, and Daniel Grodnik is the film's producer. See more »

Goofs

In the final confrontation with John, the button on his jeans are magnetically drawn to Jeremy, but the identical buttons on his denim jacket are somehow unaffected. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Doug Barnum: We've got something out here nobody's gonna believe.
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Referenced in The Ring (2002) See more »

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PUPPET MARCH
Written by Eric Gemsa
Courtesy of Audio Action
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Amazing, true and bittersweet
10 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love this movie. Beautiful, amazing, heartwarming. It just goes to prove, looks are worthless. I cry several times throughout this movie every time I watch it.Wonderful movie, period! (Not to mention he's physically attractive, but thats another story all together.) But man, I wish it were real! The most odd looking people are usually the most intelligent and kind. That proves correct in most cases. I feel his sadness watching him, and the beginning is heartbreaking. The other characters in the movie, I really dislike for their treatment of him. Ignorance is bliss, but harmful. But I don't see how these other people can rate it a 5. something! I can't comprehend that, there is nothing wrong with it!


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