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Apt Pupil


9 Sep 1998

1 hr 47 min

Drama, Thriller

If you don't believe in the existence of evil, you've got a lot to learn.
Neighborhood boy Todd Bowden (Renfro) discovers that an old man living on his block named Arthur Denker (Mackellan) is nazi war criminal. Bowden confronts Denker and offers him a deal: Bowden will not go to the authorities if Denker tells him stories of the concentration camps in WWII. Denker agrees and Bowden starts visiting him regularly. The more stories Bowden hears, the more it affects him.


Status: Released
Countries: France, USA
Languages: German, English
Awards: 6 wins & 6 nominations.
Budget: $14M


Bryan Singer


Don Murphy (Producer)
Bryan Singer (Producer)
Jane Hamsher (Producer)
John Ottman (Associate Producer)




Ian McKellen (as Kurt Dussander)
Brad Renfro (as Todd Bowden)
David Schwimmer (as Edward French)
Bruce Davison (as Richard Bowden)
Ann Dowd (as Monica Bowden)
Elias Koteas (as Archie)
Joe Morton (as Dan Richler)
Jan Tříska (as Isaac Weiskopf)
Joshua Jackson (as Joey)
Mickey Cottrell (as Sociology Teacher)
Michael Reid MacKay (as Nightmare Victim)
James Karen (as Victor Bowden)
Marjorie Lovett (as Agnes Bowden)
David Cooley (as Gym Teacher)
Blake Anthony Tibbetts (as Teammate)
Heather McComb (as Becky Trask)
Katherine Malone (as Student)
Grace Sinden (as Secretary)



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