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Prodigy (2017)

TV-MA | | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 13 March 2018 (USA)
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A psychologist engages a dangerous, young genius in a battle of wits -- unaware of the supernatural power the girl possesses, or that her life hangs in the balance.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Richard Neil ... Fonda
Savannah Liles ... Ellie
Jolene Andersen ... Olivia
Emilio Palame ... Birch
David Linski David Linski ... Keaton
Harvey Q. Johnson ... Werner
Aral Gribble Aral Gribble ... Ryan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Avery Barkdull Avery Barkdull ... Young Ellie
Trevor Castillo Trevor Castillo ... Guard
Penelope Figueroa Penelope Figueroa ... Fonda's Daughter
Markus Haskins Markus Haskins ... Guard
Christina Holder Christina Holder ... Ellie's Mother
Alex Matthew ... Fonda's Wife (as Alexandra Matthew)
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Storyline

Dr. Fonda, an unconventional psychologist, is consulted on the case of a troubled young genius, Ellie. Upon meeting the girl in a high-security facility, under the watchful eyes of a roomful of experts, Fonda is surprised to discover the advanced nature of Ellie's intelligence. However, as their session progresses he uncovers just how desperate and dangerous this situation really is...

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Trivia

The entire movie uses only five locations: The interrogation room, the control room, the hallway, Dr Olivia's office and the park in the epilogue. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene, the chess board is set up incorrectly. (The lower right-hand square should be white, not black). Also, as an added error in continuity, the board switches to the correct set-up later in the same scene. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Olivia: [walking up] Do you always play alone?
Fonda: [playing chess] Challenging yourself can teach you quite a bit about who you are. Plus, I always win.
[swivles the board to play the opposite side]
Olivia: [toppling the king] Or lose.
Fonda: A matter of perspective.
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Alternate Versions

There are two versions of Prodigy. One black and white, one color. See more »

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worth watching
26 February 2020 | by djrhomSee all my reviews

Richard neil was excellent.. the rest is hit and miss .... all in all it's worth watching


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Official Sites:

Official Prodigy Website

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prodigy See more »

Filming Locations:

Riverside, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

High Noon California See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.55:1
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