• Publication date: August 31, 2014

Nobel Son

Unlikeable, philandering chemistry professor Eli Michaelson becomes totally insufferable once he wins the Nobel Prize for chemistry. His son, Barkley, who’s had a miserable existence thus far being put down by his disapproving dad at every turn, is kidnapped to get at the cash reward…

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2007

MBC 2:

August 31, 2014 17:00 (KSA) ~ August 31, 2014 16:00 (CLT)

Unlikeable, philandering university chemistry professor Eli Michaelson already has a reputation for being a low point in everyone’s day as well as dabbling with his young students. Impossible as it is, Eli becomes even more insufferable once he wins the Nobel Prize for chemistry. His son, Barkley, who’s had a miserable existence thus far being put down by his disapproving dad at every turn, misses the flight to Sweden with Professor Eli and his mother because he is kidnapped by a disturbed individual who hopes to get his hands on the cash reward that comes with the Nobel prize…

 

Starring:

  • Alan Rickman as Eli Michaelson
  • Bryan Greenberg as Barkley Michaelson
  • Shawn Hatosy as Thaddeus James
  • Mary Steerburgen as Sarah Michaelson
  • Bill Pullman as Max Mariner
  • Eliza Dushku as City Hall
  • Danny DeVito as George Gastner

 

Directed by: Randall Miller