The Prodigy (1998)





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Edward T. McDougal's drama Prodigy shows how an illiterate street kid shapes the lives of some party-oriented fraternity members. After escaping from an abusive home, 12-year old Nathan hides out at a local frat house. The members take him under their wings but must enroll him in the college or else have their charter taken away. They use outrageous cheating methods to achieve this goal but are eventually discovered. When the truth is uncovered, the brothers show the selfless qualities that … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
Directed By: ,
Written By: Dale Chapman, Chistopher Panneck, Edward T. McDougal
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On DVD: Jun 12, 2007



as Milton Cordell

as Nate's Grandmother

as Biology Professor

as Art Professor

as Young Christy

as Tony Donato

as Christy Evans

as Tony's Father

as Professor Gingrich

as Math Professor

as Nathan's Father

as Professor Hillary

as Gang Leader

as Mrs Finley

as Psychology Professor

as Nathan Jones

as Sgt. Perillo

as Young Tony

as Nathan's Mother
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I wanted to like it, but I failed to see the big deal with it.

Steve K

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Low Budget as it may be, it wasn't all that bad. Though some of the dramatic dialog was clogged up a little and the overall plot at the end of the movie was a little confusing. The movie was just a little too big for its britches.

Jeff Bradford

This movie has everything violence, suspense, horror, and action. If you blink, you're miss something. I recommend it

Dianne Bullock

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