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The Prisoner of Zenda, Inc. (1996)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Adventure, Drama  |  September 1996 (USA)
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Owner of Zenda, Inc., a successful business empire, disappears. His son is about to inherit the company, but a kid who looks just like him takes over the young man's identity and the company. The "good" kid now must get his life back.

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Rudy / Oliver
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Professor Wooley
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Douglas
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Colonel Zapf
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Fiona (as Katherine Isobel)
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Leon
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Buddy
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Michael Gatewick
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Coach Wilson
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Charlie Rosemerkel
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Mr. Gillis
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Arthur
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Coach Palmer
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Owner of Zenda, Inc., a successful business empire, disappears. His son is about to inherit the company, but a kid who looks just like him takes over the young man's identity and the company. The "good" kid now must get his life back.

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Rated PG for mild language and thematic material | See all certifications »
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The lunch box that Professor Wooley hands to Rudy/Oliver inside the limousine bears a Star Trek title and also a photo of William Shatner as Captain Kirk. William Shatner plays this movie's bad guy "Michael Galewick". Also there are other Star Trek items in the film: Federation badge logo on pajamas and an Enterprise shaped telephone. See more »

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Version of The Prisoner of Zenda (1937) See more »

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A touch on the cheesy side, but good for a rainy day.
4 February 2003 | by (Tasmania, Australia) – See all my reviews

My sister used to have this obsession with Jonathan Jackson, so when she found out this movie was on, she taped it. I was bored one day, so I put it on and watched it, and it's not the greatest movie, but it's not the worst either.

Jonathan Jackson plays Rudy. a very rich child and head of a business that he inherited from his father after he died. When Rudy is kidnapped, a friend of his father's, Professor Wooley finds a boy named Oliver (Rudy's doppelganger) to run the buisness for him and lead Rudy's life.

Watch it if it comes on TV one day, but don't waste your time looking for it. 6/10


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