Rent Charly on DVD


1968 Rated PG 1hr 43m

Inspired by Daniel Keyes's short story "Flowers for Algernon," this poignant drama explores what happens when Charly Gordon (Oscar winner Cliff Robertson), a mentally challenged adult, gradually develops a genius-level IQ following experimental surgery. But Charley's personality changes are not all welcome, and when he learns that his increased intelligence may not last forever, he becomes despondent.

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Movie Details

1969 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1969 Academy Award®
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.