The Wizard
Rating
Details
Director:Todd Holland
Writer:David Chisholm
Producer:David Chisholm, Lindsley Parsons Jr., Daniel Schneider, Ken Topolsky
Theatrical:1989
Rated:PG
Studio:Finnegan/Pinchuk Productions
Genre:Comedy, Family, Adventure, Drama
Duration:100
Summary
Corey and Jimmy Woods are two brothers who are being separated due to their parents divorcing. Jimmy is a mentally unstable kid that has had problems ever since his sister died at a young age. One day, Corey discovers that Jimmy has a natural talent for playing video games. He is one of the best around, and the two journey to the West Coast to compete in a video game championship, but along the way, they must avoid the adults, who are trying to take Jimmy away.
Cast
Luke Edwards Jimmy Woods
Vince Trankina Tate
Wendy Phillips Christine Bateman
Dea McAllister Councelor
Sam McMurray Bateman
Beau Bridges Sam Woods
Fred Savage Corey Woods
Christian Slater Nick Woods
Will Seltzer Putnam
Roy Conrad Bus Clerk
Jenny Lewis Haley
Roderick Dexter Trucker #1
Ray Bickel Trucker #2
Chuck Skinner Grease Monkey
W.K. Cowan Salesman #1
William C. Thompson Salesman #2
Sonny Dukes Biker
T. Dan Hopkins Old Navajo
Jason Oliver Tough Teen #1
Rowdy Metzger Tough Teen #2
Preston Lee Tough Teen #3 (as Preston Scott Lee)
Beth Grant Diner Manager
Gregor Hesse Younger Boy
Jackey Vinson Lucas
Tom Kerley Pinball Teen
Frank McRae Spankey
Gene Skillen Stickman
Blair Anthony Hotel Security
Thomas Stanczyk Rick the Video Counselor
Jacqueline Lear Bubblegum Girl
Valana C. Hatter Diner Waitress
Terri Lynn Neish Poolside Waitress
Lee Arenberg Armageddon Registrar
Steven Grives Armageddon Announcer
Marisa DeSimone Mora Grissum
Zed Frizzelle Lucas' Buddy
Jim Pirri Studio Tour Guide
David D'Ovidio Armageddon Official
Tobey Maguire Lucas' goon at video armageddon (uncredited)
J. Peter Robinson Composer
Robert D. Yeoman Cinematographer
Tom Finan Editor
Josh Hakian special effects supervisor
DVD Details
Languages:English Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Subtitles:English
Sound:Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Aspect Ratio:1.85:1
Picture Format:Anamorphic Widescreen
Region:1
Release:Aug 2006