Prototype (1983 film)

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Written byRichard Levinson
William Link
Directed byDavid Greene
StarringChristopher Plummer
David Morse
Frances Sternhagen
Theme music composerBilly Goldenberg
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)Richard Levinson
William Link
Producer(s)Robert Papazian
Stephanie Austin (associate producer)
CinematographyHarry J. May
Editor(s)Parkie L. Singh
Running time96 min.
Production company(s)Richard Levinson / William Link Productions
Robert Papazian Productions
Original networkCBS
Original releaseDecember 7, 1983

Prototype is a 1983 made-for-television film, starring Christopher Plummer.

Plot summary[edit]

Dr. Carl Forrester, a curmudgeonly but basically kindly Nobel Prize-winning scientist, who builds an equally kindly (but much handsomer) humanoid named Michael. The government-subsidized Forrester has created Michael on behalf of his sponsors, but has second thoughts when he finds out that the government plans to build an army of robot warriors, using Michael as their model. Forrester sneaks into the pentagon and "kidnaps" Michael, triggering a film-length chase.


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