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Genius (1999)

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.

Director:

Rod Daniel

Writers:

John Rieck (story), John Rieck (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Trevor Morgan ... Charlie Boyle aka Chaz Anthony
Emmy Rossum ... Claire Addison
Charles Fleischer ... Dr. Krickstein
Yannick Bisson ... Mike MacGregor
Peter Keleghan ... Dean Wallace
Philip Granger ... Coach Addison
Jonathan Whittaker ... Dad Boyle
Patrick Thomas Patrick Thomas ... Odie
Matthew Koller Matthew Koller ... Deion
Chuck Campbell ... Hugo Peplo
Eli Ham ... Omar Sullivan
Darryl Pring Darryl Pring ... Bear Berczinski
Sandi Ross ... Teacher
Adam Blake Adam Blake ... Street Hockey Kid #1
Michael Colton Michael Colton ... Street Hockey Kid #2
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Storyline

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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Goofs

When the Rumsen player goes into the penalty box during the big game, Charlie still has the microchip activated on his skate. So, when Charlie goes across the room, even lifting his skate up on the desk, it should do the same action for the Rumsen player, yet his skate does nothing while in the penalty box. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Boyle aka Chaz Anthony: I have to watch my sister.
Claire Addison: I thought you were an only child?
Charlie Boyle aka Chaz Anthony: I am. Sister... Mary Catherine... she's a nun... and an invalid.
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hottie boy charlie
1 November 2006 | by jenibabe25See all my reviews

oh my lord. i absolutely adore this movie. it was most excellent. charlie boyle is a beast. when i first saw it with my grand daughter i was obsessed. i mean it was so well written and the plot line was great. much better than a lot of Disney movies I've seen, with the exception of zenon girl of the 21st century. and brink. and johnny tsunami. i would recommend this movie for anyone who is even considering to watch it. it is a happy tale about a boy struggling to become a man at college at the age of 14. he learns that being cool is not the most important thing. charlies other "person" named chaz is way hott with the exception of his hair and can skeletons dance. two thumbs wayyyy up!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Genius See more »

Filming Locations:

Ontario, Canada

Company Credits

Production Co:

DIC Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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