The Wizard Poster

Release Date: December 15th, 1989

DVD Release Date: August 22nd, 2006

PG|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
After his little brother, Jimmy (Luke Edwards), is put in a mental institution, Corey (Fred Savage) breaks him out and the pair run off together to California. On their travels, Corey meets a girl named Haley (Jenny Lewis) and discovers that Jimmy is a master at playing video games. With talents like his, he could easily win the top prize of $50,000 at Video Armageddon. While the three travelers hitchhike to the competition, the boys' parents hire a bounty hunter to track them down.

Cast: Fred Savage, Beau Bridges, Christian Slater, Jenny Lewis, Luke Edwards, Will Seltzer, Sam McMurray, Wendy Phillips

Director: Todd Holland

Genres: Comedy, Family

Keywords: Father, 1980s, Endearing, Competition, Brother, Los Angeles, Amusing, Growing up