Spooky House Poster

Release Date: 2000

DVD Release Date: October 28th, 2003

PG|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
Max (Matt Weinberg) is a lonely, recently orphaned young boy who is frequently bullied by his classmates. One night after accepting a dare, Max wanders into a mysterious mansion, where he meets the Great Zamboni (Ben Kingsley), an eccentric magician. Zamboni is unfriendly to Max at first, but eventually reveals that he has chosen a reclusive life after making his wife disappear on stage. The two become friends, and, with Zamboni's magical help, Max learns to defend himself.

Cast: Ben Kingsley, Mercedes Ruehl, Matt Weinberg, Jason Fuchs, Ronald Joshua Scott, Simon R. Baker, Myles Ferguson, Katharine Isabelle

Director: William Sachs

Genres: Adventure, Comedy

Keywords: Lighthearted, Transformation, Underdog, Friend, Heartwarming, 2000s