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Little Man Tate (1991)

PG
99 min | Drama

Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that he is not taken advantage of by people who forget ...See moreDede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that he is not taken advantage of by people who forget that his extremely powerful intellect is harboured in the body and emotions of a child. Written by Murray Chapman See less
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$ 10,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 230,106
Gross (USA)
$ 25,010,896
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Nov 1, 1991 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Jodie Foster
Dede Tate Dede Tate   See fewer
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Alex Lee
Fred Tate at 2 Fred Tate at 2   See fewer
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Adam Hann-Byrd
Fred Tate Fred Tate   See fewer
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Michael Shulman
Matt Montini Matt Montini   See fewer
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Nathan Lee
Matt's Teammate Matt's Teammate   See fewer
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Celia Weston
Miss Nimvel Miss Nimvel   See fewer
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Danitra Vance
Clinic Doctor Clinic Doctor   See fewer
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Dianne Wiest
Jane Grierson Jane Grierson   See fewer
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David Hyde Pierce
Garth (as David Pierce) Garth (as David Pierce)   See fewer
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Richard Fredette
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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George Plimpton
Winston F. Buckner Winston F. Buckner   See fewer
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Jennifer Trier
Grierson Institute Teacher Grierson Institute Teacher   See fewer
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P.J. Ochlan
Damon Wells Damon Wells   See fewer
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John Bell
Joey X Joey X   See fewer
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Ishe Costa
Cherry Reynolds Cherry Reynolds   See fewer
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Chucky Ocampo
Bob Yee Bob Yee   See fewer
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Richard Hanson
Odyssey of the Mind Leader #1 Odyssey of the Mind Leader #1   See fewer
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Mar Ya Zuke
Odyssey of the Mind Leader #2 Odyssey of the Mind Leader #2   See fewer
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Mark Lienhart
Fenton Fenton   See fewer
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Josh Mostel
Physics Professor Physics Professor   See fewer
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Michael Mantell
Coral Bay Owner Coral Bay Owner   See fewer
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Erica Staton
Girl Outside Classroom Girl Outside Classroom   See fewer
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Michael Keavy
Auctioneer Auctioneer   See fewer
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Carolyn Lawrence
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George Kaufman
Eddie's Friend Eddie's Friend   See fewer
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Gordon Greene
Fred's Doctor Fred's Doctor   See fewer
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Barry J. Williams
Preppy Guy in Cafeteria Preppy Guy in Cafeteria   See fewer
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Alexandra Auder
Eddie's Girlfriend Eddie's Girlfriend   See fewer
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Eddie's Roommate Eddie's Roommate   See fewer
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Bob Balaban
Quizmaster (uncredited) Quizmaster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lonzo Jones
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Ramy Mam
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Man in Park (uncredited) Man in Park (uncredited)   See fewer
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Freak Girl (uncredited) Freak Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 12,672 votes