Rank: 97/100 in Top Movie 1989 – The Wizard: They’re on a cross-country adventure to the world’s greatest video championship. It’s more than a game…it’s the chance of a lifetime.

Movie Synopsis:
Corey refuses to let his emotionally disturbed younger brother Jimmy be institutionalized, and the two run away together. They soon join forces with a resourceful girl, who notices that Jimmy has a special talent: he is a “wizard” at video games and can achieve the high score on absolutely everything he plays. Evading their parents and a sinister bounty hunter, the trio head for a climactic showdown at the national video game championships in California.

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Movie details:

  • Original Title: The Wizard
  • Original Language: en
  • Release Date: 1989-12-15
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie
  • Category 2 (Genres): Adventure Movie, Comedy Movie, Drama Movie, Family Movie, Romance Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1989
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Universal Pictures, Carolco Pictures, Finnegan/Pinchuk Productions, Pipeline Productions
  • Production Countries: United States of America
  • Budget: $6,000,000.00
  • Revenue: $14,278,900.00
  • Running Time: 100 minutes
  • Director: Todd Holland
  • Actors: Fred Savage, Luke Edwards, Beau Bridges, Christian Slater, Jenny Lewis
  • YB100 views Counts: 94
  • YB100 Likes: 4
  • Popularity: 8.404
  • Vote Count: 188
  • Vote Average: 6.1

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