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Charly (1968) Movie Information

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Charly (1968)
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Overall Rank:

2755

Avg. Rating:

2.82/4

# of Ratings:

38

Genres:

Sci-Fi, Drama

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

09/23/1968

Director:

Ralph Nelson

Actors:

Lilia Skala
Claire Bloom
Dick Van Patten
Leon Janney
Edward McNally
Cliff Robertson

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Cliff Robertson won an Oscar for his portrayal of a mentally-challenged bakery worker, who through some scientifically experimental surgery miraculously becomes an intellectual. -- MaceeRae

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Snoogans 06/01/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

A good adaptation of the novel/play 'Flowers for Algernon'. The film sometimes strays into a slightly corny area, but Robertson's convincing performance keeps it grounded emotionally.

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Alaine 12/12/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

Heartbreaking film about mental slowness artificially sped up and the consequences that follow. Superb performance by Cliff Robertson as Charly.

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08/01/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Charly's good but has problems.

Charly is a somewhat successful film about a mentally retarded man who becomes smart. Cliff Robertson plays him well and it in good enough to watch his whole characters development alone. Other parts of the stories fail more the scientific stuff fails to be that interesting in anyway since it all fake anyways and the other characters are not well enough developed. Either mean, uncaring, or caring. The caring person is just caring throughout except for one scene where she says something I do not think the character as written in the rest of the movie would have said. Anyways it good enough to watch Charly's experience although even that is riddled with scenes that are too stylized for their own good.

Oscar Win Cliff Robertson Best Actor 5/5- Cliff Robertson actually plays this role per...

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