Charlie Boyle finds that even his high IQ can't solve all of his problems when he takes on a double life in order to make friends his own age.

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Charlie Boyle aka Chaz Anthony
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Claire Addison
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Dr. Krickstein
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Mike MacGregor
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Dean Wallace
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Coach Addison
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Dad Boyle
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Matthew Koller ...
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Hugo Peplo
Eli Ham ...
Omar Sullivan
Darryl Pring ...
Bear Berczinski
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Adam Blake ...
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Michael Colton ...
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Charlie, science wiz, hockey lover, and all around genius, is tired of being friendless. It's bad enough that he's in college before he's 14 helping a scientist who's in the midst of trying to defy gravity. So, in order to make his life exactly how he wants it, Charlie reinvents himself by taking on the image of a slacker/bad boy and enrolls in the local Jr. high. But juggling two lives is tough, even for a genius. Written by Max Vaughn

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During the big game when the Rumbsin player went in the penalty box Charlie still had the microchip activated on his skate, going across the room even lifting his skate up on the desk, yet the Rumbsin players skate did nothing while in the box. See more »

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Dr. Krickstein: Well, you can't be in two places at once. Violates all fundimental laws of physics...
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2 July 2001 | by (Ohio, USA) – See all my reviews

Alot of made for TV Disney Channel movies drip with so much sweet, over the top, ewww and gooo, you just don't want to watch them anymore. This was wasn't like that. Clever script, cleverly acted--this movie is by far one of TDC's better movies. Like Luck of the Irish, Smart House, or The Jett Jackson Movie. They are well made, well acted and aren't overly boring.

Trevor MOrgan is excellent as the "genius" playing both Chaz and charlie brilliantly. He is certainly making a man for himself...big movies under his belt will only help this talented 15 year old!

8 out of 10


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