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Prototype (1983)

An intelligent android (Michael) constructed by a research team is taken outdoors and successfully passed off as human in a trial run. When the government hears of this, they order their ... See full summary »

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David Greene
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Christopher Plummer ... Dr. Carl Forrester
David Morse ... Michael
Frances Sternhagen ... Dorothy Forrester
James Sutorius ... Dr. Gene Pressman
Stephen Elliott Stephen Elliott ... Dr. Arthur Jarrett
Doran Clark Doran Clark ... Chris
Alley Mills ... Dr. Rebecca Bishop
Arthur Hill ... Gen. Keating
Ed Call Ed Call ... Security Guard
Jonathan Estrin Jonathan Estrin ... Dr. Cooper
Richard Kuss ... Harris
Pat McNamara Pat McNamara ... Landlord
Vahan Moosekian Vahan Moosekian ... Dr. Kirk
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An intelligent android (Michael) constructed by a research team is taken outdoors and successfully passed off as human in a trial run. When the government hears of this, they order their own set of tests in Washington. When the project leader realizes the military want the android for a soldier, he can't accept it, and he and Michael go into hiding to avoid their clutches. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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The future is not friendly

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 1983 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(video)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Michael: I read the book. They don't kill him in the end. He floats off on an iceberg, all alone.
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Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

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Well acted science fiction story.
21 December 2001 | by cmykleftySee all my reviews

Christopher Plummer plays Dr. Carl Forrester, who is part of research team experiment an android with artificial intelligence. David Morse plays Michael the android. When Dr. Forrester finds out that the team is using Michael for a soldier in military. He hides Michael and starts a new life but for how long? Well worth your time to watch.


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