Harrison Bergeron (TV Movie) (1995)

Aka: Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron

Harrison Bergeron
All men are not created equal. It is the purpose of the Government to make them so." This is the premise of the Showtime film adaption of Kurt Vonnegut's futuristic short story Harrison Bergeron. The film centers around a young man (Harrison) who is smarter than his peers, and is not affected by the usual "Handicapping" which is used to train all Americans so everyone is of equal intelligence.

Sean Astin....Harrison Bergeron
Miranda de Pencier....Phillipa
Eugene Levy....President McCloskey
Howie Mandel....Charlie (of 'Chat with Charlie')
Andrea Martin....Diana Moon Glampers
Christopher Plummer....John Klaxon
Nigel Bennett....Dr. Eisenstock
Peter Boretski....Newman
David Calderisi....Commissioner Benson
Emmanuelle Chriqui....Jeannie
Hayden Christensen....Eric
Cindy Cook....Weatherperson
Roger Dunn....George Bergeron
Jayne Eastwood....Ms. Newbound
Hal Eisen....TV Announcer - San Quentin
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