The Genius Club (2006)

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An unprecedented disaster is about to unfold, and in order to ensure the safety of all humankind, a group of high-profile thinkers selected for their stratospheric IQs must come up with a solution to all of the world's problems over the course of one grueling night in writer/director Timothy A. Chey's tense apocalyptic thriller.

Cast

Carol Abney
as Julia Endersol
Stephen Baldwin
as Rory Johnson
Jacob Bonnema
as Jacob Chernov
Tricia Helfer
as Ally Simon
Matt Medrano
as Jose Delgado
Philip Moon
as Professor Lee
Huntley Ritter
as Brian Mehlman
Jack Scalia
as President
Delaine Yates
as Karen Mehlman
Arch Bonnema
as Chief of Staff
Rachel Wittman
as Field Reporter
Dimitri Diatchenko
as Jesse the Mechanic
Gary Dikeos
as Blind Man
James S. Goff
as Secret Service Agent
Bill Lippincott
as Newscaster
Robert Maratea
as FBI Agent
Dana Pacheco
as FBI Agent
David Pease
as Secret Service Agent
Krista Stilley
as FBI Agent
Jacob Swanson
as Secret Service Agent
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Critic Reviews for The Genius Club

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

Smart characters don't always mean smart movies, and The Genius Club is no exception.

Nov 1, 2007
Variety
Top Critic

Most of the movie is surprisingly effective at feeding the audience a liberal critique of capitalism, cleverly disguised as a thriller.

Nov 1, 2007

The Genius Club is a stultifying, static movie about a group of people trapped in a dingy boardroom yelling at one another and their tormentor.

Oct 27, 2006 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

A laughable mess of pretentious rambling and spiritual shallowness... gloriously, stupendously, exceptionally awful.

Nov 19, 2008 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

...plagued by uneven writing and acting ... but The Genius Club isn't a proselytizing tract or a preachment to the choir. It's an honest to gosh real movie.

Jan 18, 2008 | Rating: 77/100

a low-budget wannabe thriller that's anything but smart.

Oct 30, 2007 | Rating: 1.5/5 | Full Review…

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