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The Prodigy (1999)

Not Rated
104 min | Drama

Nathan Jones, a 12 year old illiterate inner city kid, decides to run away from his abusive home and take up residence in a college fraternity after a school trip to campus. No matter how they try, the fraternity members can't get rid of ...See moreNathan Jones, a 12 year old illiterate inner city kid, decides to run away from his abusive home and take up residence in a college fraternity after a school trip to campus. No matter how they try, the fraternity members can't get rid of Nathan and the only way to avoid a shut-down for harboring a runaway is to enroll Nathan into the college posing him as a child prodigy. Written by Anonymous See less
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Dale Chapman (screenplay) | Edward T. McDougal (screenplay) | John Hudson Messerall (screenplay writer) | Christopher Panneck (screenplay)
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Updated Jun 5, 1999

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Jun 5, 1999 (United States)

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Phil Donlon
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Jeremy Isaiah Earl
Nathan Jones Nathan Jones   See fewer
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Niko El Santo Zavero
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Robert Foreman
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Steve Hall
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Jay Harik
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Sarah Stacker-Jones
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Terry Stavoe
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Ray Dainton
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Claude Reid
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5.8 / 10 | 66 votes