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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

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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Certificate:

TV-G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Savant en herbe 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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Goofs

During the big game when the Rumbsin player went in the penalty box Charlie still had the microchip activated on his skate, going across the room even lifting his skate up on the desk, yet the Rumbsin players skate did nothing while in the box. See more »

Quotes

Odie: I've gotta go pay the water bill.
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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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