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92 Ratings


Directed by Ralph Nelson
United States, 1968
Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance


An intellectually disabled man undergoes an experiment that gives him the intelligence of a genius.

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Charly Directed by Ralph Nelson

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1969 | Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1969 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

Golden Globes (USA)

1969 | Winner: Best Screenplay

1969 | 2 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

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