Charly

1968, Movie, PG, 103 mins

The very sentimental CHARLY has not dated well, but still remains intriguing for its premise and for Cliff Robertson's Oscar-winning performance. He plays the title character, a retarded man who becomes a genius after having experimental surgery which has successfully cured mentally defective mice. Charly then falls in love with his teacher (the luminous Claire Bloom), but when he learns that the operation's results are only temporary, he angrily denounces his doctors--and society--at a scientific symposium and eventually regresses to his former state.

Cliff Robertson, who had starred in TV versions of "The Hustler" and "Days of Wine and Roses," only to lose tho...

Released: 1968 Rated: PG Length: 103 mins

Are You Watching?

Charly
Loading ...

Where To Watch

Charly
ONLINE
Where Price
This movie is not yet
available online.
ON TV
Where When
Loading..
ON DEMAND
Where Availability
Availability dates vary by video service provider. Please check your On Demand menu.
ON DVD
Where Price
NetflixSubscription
Netflix$$$
Amazon$64.99

Charly Clips & Interviews view all

Charly (1968) -- (Movie Clip) I'd Like To Be Smarter
Charly (1968) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Relentless Search

more Charly videos

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular