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Raising Genius (2004)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  10 March 2004 (USA)
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Credited cast:
Hal Nestor
Nancy Nestor
Dr. Curly Weeks
Dwight Nestor
Lacy Baldwin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Officer Hunter
Mr. Goss
Aunt Sis
Rolf (as Joel Moore)
J. Bretton Truett ...
Dr. Van Heizen


The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from. Written by Anonymous

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He's Seriously Gifted ... And Totally Twisted. See more »


Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a scene of sexuality and some language




Release Date:

10 March 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bathroom Boy  »

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$250,000 (estimated)

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Lacy Baldwin: One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight! Dynamite! Our team is dynamite!
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Odd, but worth seeing.
27 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I agree with the first comment in that the movie needs to make up its mind as to whether it's serious or comedic. However, overall, I did enjoy it. I found certain parts so eccentric that it was WILDLY funny, though in a horribly twisted manner. I laughed until my sides hurt at the bathroom scene when his mother picked the lock...but I won't say anymore about it. The only problem I had was that the sex scene did not seem to fit in well with the rest of the movie. I think it should have focused more on Hal's reactions than the actual sex. However, the rest of the film certainly makes up for it. Just keep in mind that the movie was rated R for a reason.

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