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Flowers for Algernon (2000)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Sci-Fi  |  20 February 2000 (USA)
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Charlie Gordon is mentally handicapped and all he wants in life is to be a genius. When he gets picked for experimental surgery it looks like his dream may finally come true. But the ... See full summary »

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Charlie Gordon is mentally handicapped and all he wants in life is to be a genius. When he gets picked for experimental surgery it looks like his dream may finally come true. But the surgery has side effects that could could kill Charlie. Can Charlie survive being just plain old "Charlie Gordon" and will his newfound romance survive this test of character? Written by Michelle Pickrell <countrymuzluvr@yahoo.com>

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Amongst the best drama movies ever.
24 July 2003 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

This must be one of the most underestimated movies ever. Never, in my long movie life, have I ever seen such a dramafilm. You got a GREAT plot, unexpected happenings. 100 % satisfactory, I didn't yawn once during the movie. I can for sure tell you that, in the right mood, you will cry a river. Such a sad(positive) story, and great performances should you look long after. Now, I wont repeat myself, go see it. It's among the underestimated movies ever.


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