The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes Poster

Release Date: 1969

DVD Release Date: January 14th, 2003

G|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
Students from a cash-strapped college, in need of a computer, convince businessman A.J. Arno (Cesar Romero) to donate one. When it needs to be repaired, student Dexter Reilly (Kurt Russell) fixes it during an electrical storm and receives a shock. Suddenly the computer's brain has fused with his, and he's a genius. Unfortunately, he also has knowledge about Arno's illegal gambling operations, which were stored in the computer. Now Dexter is a celebrity, but Arno wants him eliminated.

Cast: Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, Joe Flynn, William Schallert, Frank Webb, Mike McGreevey, Jon Provost, Frank Welker

Director: Robert Butler

Genres: Comedy, Family

Keywords: Friend, 1960s, Friendship, Escape, Amusing, Suspenseful