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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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... Dr. Carl Forrester
... Michael
... Dorothy Forrester
... Dr. Gene Pressman
Stephen Elliott ... Dr. Arthur Jarrett
Doran Clark ... Chris
... Dr. Rebecca Bishop
... Gen. Keating
Ed Call ... Security Guard
Jonathan Estrin ... Dr. Cooper
... Harris
Pat McNamara ... Landlord
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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7 December 1983 (USA)  »

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Michael: [Watching Frankenstein] Do they kill him, at the end?
Dr. Carl Forrester: Yes, Michael, they kill him.
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Well acted science fiction story.
21 December 2001 | by See 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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