Plot & Details
In this comedy, Corey Woods (Fred Savage) sneaks his emotionally disturbed little brother, Jimmy (Luke Edwards) out of the home he has been placed in, and sets off on a trip across the country. Along the way they team up with young Haley (Jenny Lewis), and together they discover that the silent Jimmy has a gift for playing video games. With this newfound information, the trio sets off for a video game competition in California, pursued by a number of concerned relatives.
- MPAA Rating: PG
- Genre(s): Drama,Family
- Run Time: 99min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 12/15/1989
- DVD Release Date: 08/22/2006
- Distributor(s): Universal
- Director(s): Todd Holland
- Starring: Fred Savage , Beau Bridges , Christian Slater , Luke Edwards
- Themes: Sibling Relationships,Runaways,Mental Illness
- Keywords: brother, arcade [game], autism, cross-country, emotional-problems, road-trip, runaway [from home], video-games
- Country of Origin: USA (12-15-1989)