The Wizard Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 11529

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 44

Theatrical Release Date: 12/15/1989

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Family

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Todd Holland

Actors: Luke Edwards, Vince Trankina, Wendy Phillips, Fred Savage, Christian Slater, Beau Bridges

Plot: Jimmy Woods has suffered since his twin sister died at a young age. When his brother Corey discovers he has a natural-born talent for video games, he takes him on a cross-country journey to participate in a video game championship. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
3/4

tim's movie valut - wrote on 10/04/2007

This is a very underrated film, there is very few people out there that havent seen this film. It stars Fred Savage, Christan Slater, Luke Edwards Jenny Lewis and Beau Bridges it is a remarkable story of courage and strength in a young person, we all remember watching this movie. It is fun and entertaining aswell and i think that Fred Savage does a fantastic job. If you have not seen this movie i would suggest that u do it wilol be well worth it

Rating of
2.5/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 07/30/2007

Think retro, back when Super Mario Bros. 3 was about to debut, and you have The Wizard, one of the few films to portray video gamers in a positive way. It's completely dated, but if you grew up during this time, it brings back good memories

Full Movie Reviews

Rating of
2.5/4

THE UNDERRATED KIDS MOVIE OF THE LATE 80's

Drive-In Massacre - wrote on 05/06/2009

The year was 1989, a year before I was born (yes, I'm 19) and a children's film gets released known as The Wizard even though the movie is a bit older than I am, I still think this can be classified as one of the movies that represents my generation's childhood. I do remember watching it once in its entirety around the age of 8 or 9, needless to say, I didn't remember much about it. I remembered that there was a villain in the movie that used a PowerGlove and...that was pretty much it. I also remember that when I watched it, I didn't really like it or hate it, it was just kind of another movie. Cut to 10 years later in 2009: I noticed that the movie was going to be shown on HBO and I was able to re-watch it with new eyes....after seeing it again, I was more than pleasantly …

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