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Little Man Tate (1991)

PG 09/06/1991 (US) DramaFamily 1h 39m

It's not what he knows. It's what he understands.


Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that he is not taken advantage of by people who forget that his extremely powerful intellect is harboured in the body and emotions of a child.

  1. Jodie Foster


  2. Scott Frank


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jodie Foster

    Jodie Foster

    Dede Tate

  2. Dianne Wiest

    Dianne Wiest

    Jane Grierson

  3. Adam Hann-Byrd

    Adam Hann-Byrd

    Fred Tate

  4. Harry Connick Jr.

    Harry Connick Jr.


  5. David Hyde Pierce

    David Hyde Pierce

    Garth Emmerick

  6. Debi Mazar

    Debi Mazar


  7. P.J. Ochlan

    P.J. Ochlan

    Damon Wells

  8. Michael Shulman

    Michael Shulman

    Matt Montini

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Little Man Tate
Little Man Tate

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Original Language English

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