Charlie Gordon is mentally handicapped and all he wants in life is to be a genius. When he gets picked for experimental surgery it looks like his dream may finally come true. But the surgery has side effects that could could kill Charlie. Can Charlie survive being just plain old "Charlie Gordon" and will his newfound romance survive this test of character?
Movie Flowers for Algernon
A man and a woman kiss on a bed. The scene fades later to show the woman lying on the bed with her back exposed.
Violence & Gore
Violence & Gore Reason
A disabled kid gets stomped on after his cousin ruins a relationship with the kids girlfriend.
Use of the word Ass and Damn several times in the movie
Frightening & Intense Scenes
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
This doesn't fall into any of the categories, but a child watching should be mature. It isn't a laughable matter, but those uneducated or too young to understand may not realize the mental handicap involved.