A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.

GENRES:  Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Zaillian
CAST:  Max Pomeranc  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Joan Allen  •  Ben Kingsley

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Max Pomeranc Josh Waitzkin
Joe Mantegna Fred Waitzkin
Joan Allen Bonnie Waitzkin
Ben Kingsley Bruce Pandolfini
Laurence Fishburne Vinnie
Michael Nirenberg Jonathan Poe
Robert Stephens Poe's Teacher
David Paymer Kalev
Hal Scardino Morgan
Vasek Simek Russian Park Player
William H. Macy Tunafish Father
Dan Hedaya Tournament Director

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