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Charlie Gordon is mentally handicapped and all he wants in life is to be a genius. When he gets picked for experimental surgery it looks like his dream may finally come true. But the surgery... See more »

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Charlie Gordon
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Alice Kinian
Richard Chevolleau
Jeff Pustil
Ken James
Richard Fitzpatrick
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Rose
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Dr. Jonah Strauss
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Young Charlie
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Faye
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Mike
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Bernice
David McFarlane ...
Lester
Ronit Cohen ...
Francine
Philip Kowalik ...
Young Charlie 2
Carson Durven ...
Oliver
Andrew Dinner ...
First Teen
Liam Titcomb ...
Second Teen
Hayley Lochner ...
Harriet
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Bakery Worker
Vince Guerriero ...
Bartender
Mo Kelso ...
Female Neighbor
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Male Neighbor
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Chris (uncredited)

Directed by

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Jeff Bleckner

Written by

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Daniel Keyes ... (novel)
 
John Pielmeier ... (teleplay)

Produced by

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Jeff Bleckner ... co-producer
David R. Ginsburg ... executive producer
Neil Meron ... executive producer
Judy Ranan ... supervising producer
Mark Winemaker ... producer
Craig Zadan ... executive producer

Music by

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Mark Adler

Cinematography by

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Mike Fash ... (as Michael Fash)

Film Editing by

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Geoffrey Rowland

Editorial Department

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Pamela Delaney ... post supervisor
Lorraine Grant ... colorist
Fernando Guerreiro ... on-line editor
Bryan M. Horne ... associate editor
Chris Mayo ... video conform editor
Mike L. Turner ... colorist

Casting By

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Mary V. Buck
Susan Edelman

Production Design by

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Taavo Soodor

Art Direction by

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James Phillips

Set Decoration by

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David Edgar
Pierre M. Munha ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by

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Linda Muir

Makeup Department

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Gail 'Freddie' Godden ... hair stylist (as Freddie Godden)
Kathleen Graham ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Shauna Jamison ... production manager
Patti Singer ... executive in charge of production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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David Coulter ... third assistant director
David McLennan ... first assistant director
Craig Newman ... trainee assistant director
Neil Winemaker ... trainee assistant director
Laura Wood Fawcett ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Tamara Andrews ... on-set scenic artist
John Archbell ... props master
Walter Klassen ... construction: mouse builder
Ron Zarosiak ... lead dresser (as Ronn Sarosiak)
Pierre M. Munha ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Terry Burke ... foley artist
Richard Cadger ... dialogue editor (as Rick Cadger)
Henry Embry ... sound recordist
Gina Nuccio ... copyist
David Rose ... re-recording mixer
Paul Shikata ... sound effects editor
Orest Sushko ... re-recording mixer
Buz Watson ... boom operator (as Buzz Watson)

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Dave Fulton ... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Tim Good ... special effects coordinator (uncredited)
Wayne Sherman ... special effects assistant (uncredited)

Stunts

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Shelley Cook ... stunt coordinator
Peter Cox ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Ira Cohen ... gaffer
Shem Ellis ... best boy electric
Chris Faulkner ... key grip
Stewart Grayburn ... dolly grip
Rob Haid ... best boy grip (as Robert Haid)
Ben Mark Holzberg ... gallery photographer
John Medland ... still photographer
Kerry Smart ... first assistant camera
Christopher Tammaro ... camera operator (as Chris Tammaro)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Erika Larner ... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)

Location Management

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Vince Nyuli ... location manager

Music Department

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Robert Fernandez ... music recordist

Other crew

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Paul Binney ... assistant to producers
Lee Ann Cotton ... production assistant
Martin King ... mouse wrangler
Shelley King ... mouse wrangler
Steve Kolodziej ... 24 frame computer playback operator
Matt Murray ... executive: assistant to producers
Oliver Olsen ... script supervisor
Rick Parker ... mouse wrangler
Kristine Scott ... production coordinator

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  • CBS (2000) (United States) (tv) (original airing)
  • WOWOW (2000) (Japan) (tv)

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Plot Summary

Charlie Gordon is mentally handicapped and all he wants in life is to be a genius. When he gets picked for experimental surgery it looks like his dream may finally come true. But the surgery has side effects that could could kill Charlie. Can Charlie survive being just plain old "Charlie Gordon" and will his newfound romance survive this test of character? Written by Michelle Pickrell

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Taglines Last month, Charlie Gordon couldn't read. Now he's quoting Shakespeare. Can the medical miracle that changed his life help him understand the meaning of love? See more »
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Also Known As
  • Charlie (Canada, French title)
  • Flores para Algernon (Spain)
  • Virágot Algernonnak (Hungary)
  • Цветы для Элджернона (Russia)
  • Experimentet med Charlie (Sweden)
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  • 91 min
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Movie Connections Referenced in Adaptation. (2002). See more »

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