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 Nathan has brought out in them.
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John Farrimond
as Milton Cordell
Sarah Stacker Jones
as Nate's Grandmother
Mark M. Rasenick
as Biology Professor
Dorothea Mirot
as Art Professor
Bobbie Rose Dienhart
as Young Christy
Peter Lemongelli
as Needleman
Robert Foreman
as Tony Donato
Jennifer Rochester
as Christy Evans
Martin Shannon
as Tony's Father
George Scanlan
as Professor Gingrich
Victor Arnopolin
as Math Professor
Dr. Cuz
as Nathan's Father
Roy McCall
as Professor Hillary
Joshua Pulliam
as Charlie
Teddy Drummer
as Gang Leader
Denise Mandell
as Reporter
Tommie Turner
as Mrs Finley
Vincent P. Mahler
as Psychology Professor
Jeremy Isaiah Earl
as Nathan Jones
Jim Rafalin
as Sgt. Perillo
Matthew Rasenick
as Young Tony
Lora Wesley
as Nathan's Mother
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First off someone really really really needs to change the poster. The movie doesnt even have a black kid in it for gods sakes!!! This movie was a complete thrill ride with plenty of twists and human emotions. beautifly directed and esquiste storytelling. SEE IT.

isaac gonzales
isaac gonzales

Re.Tard.Ed. I was fooled by the cool DVD cover which this poster is not. Also, I didn't know filmmakers still tried to be Tarantino. I'm glad I was wrong. Rips off Saw too which is a bonus.

Trevor Hollen
Trevor Hollen

I wanted to like it, but I failed to see the big deal with it.

Steve K
Steve K

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