The Wizard



Corey (Fred Savage) refuses to let his emotionally disturbed younger brother Jimmy (Luke Edwards) be institutionalized, and the two run away together. They soon join forces with a resourceful girl (Jenny Lewis), 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.

  1. David Chisholm


  2. Todd Holland


Top Billed Cast

  1. Fred Savage

    Fred Savage

    Corey Woods

  2. Luke Edwards

    Luke Edwards

    Jimmy Woods

  3. Beau Bridges

    Beau Bridges

    Sam Woods

  4. Christian Slater

    Christian Slater

    Nick Woods

  5. Jenny Lewis

    Jenny Lewis


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The Wizard
The Wizard


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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 15, 1989


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget $6,000,000.00

Revenue $14,278,900.00

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