Available to Rent or Buy on Google Play Movies

Available to Rent or Buy

Watch Now

What's your Vibe?

Login to use TMDB's new rating system.



Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law.

  1. Robert Stevenson


  2. Alfred Lewis Levitt


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tommy Kirk

    Tommy Kirk

    Merlin Jones

  2. Annette Funicello

    Annette Funicello


  3. Leon Ames

    Leon Ames

    Judge Holmsby / Lex Fortas

  4. Stuart Erwin

    Stuart Erwin

    Police Captain Loomis

  5. Alan Hewitt

    Alan Hewitt

    Professor Shattuck

  6. Connie Gilchrist

    Connie Gilchrist

    Mrs. Gossett

  7. Norman Grabowski

    Norman Grabowski

    Norman, Midvale Football Player

  8. Burt Mustin

    Burt Mustin


Full Cast & Crew

The Misadventures of Merlin Jones
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -


Content Score 


Yes! Looking good!

Looks like we're missing the following data in en-US or en-US...

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

Login to report an issue

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.


s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page


Want to rate or add this item to a list?