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The Secret Life of Algernon (1997)

Unrated
105 min | Comedy

Algernon is an old man who lives alone, having conversations with a porcelain cat and enjoys making things out of bones... he boils a neighbor's dead dog for the bones... and he is visited by an old friend who is dying of ailments and thus...See moreAlgernon is an old man who lives alone, having conversations with a porcelain cat and enjoys making things out of bones... he boils a neighbor's dead dog for the bones... and he is visited by an old friend who is dying of ailments and thus commits suicide, leaving a million dollars in a suitcase. A woman claiming to be interested in Algernon's Egyptologist great grandfather pretends to be in love with Algernon... and he almost falls for it. Written by BOB STEBBINS See less
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John Cullum | John Gray | Russell Greenan (novel "The Secret Life of Algernon Pendleton") | Charles Jarrott
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Clo Babineau (as Claudette Babineau) | Brian Levy
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13 cast members
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John Cullum
Algernon Pendleton Algernon Pendleton   See fewer
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Carrie-Anne Moss
Madge Clerisy Madge Clerisy   See fewer
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Charles Durning
Norbie Hess Norbie Hess   See fewer
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Hrant Alianak
Mahir Sulleyman Mahir Sulleyman   See fewer
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Kay Hawtrey
Mrs. Binney Mrs. Binney   See fewer
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Malcolm Wilson
Salesman Salesman   See fewer
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Dawn McKelvie Cyr
Female Driver Female Driver   See fewer
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Adèle Bourque
Pretty Girl Pretty Girl   See fewer
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John F. O'Halloran
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Wally MacKinnon
Meterman (as Wally McKinnon) Meterman (as Wally McKinnon)   See fewer
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Kathleen Barr
Eulalia (voice) (uncredited) Eulalia (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Adam S. Bristol
Mailman (uncredited) Mailman (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 106 votes