Released on December 15 of 1989 in the USA, "The Wizard" (also known as "Piccolo grande mago dei videogames, Il", "Joy Stick Heroes") is a Comedy/Family/Adventure/Drama film directed by Todd Holland , starring Luke Edwards, Wendy Phillips, Dea McAllister, Sam McMurray, Beau Bridges and Fred Savage.
They're on a cross-country adventure to the world's greatest video championship. It's more than a game...it's the chance of a lifetime.
Who directed "The Wizard":
The Wizard was directed by Todd Holland, an American actor, director, producer, cinematographer, and writer.
When was "The Wizard" released:
The Wizard was initally released in the United States on Friday, December 15, 1989. Also released on Friday, December 15, 1989 have been Glory (dir. Edward Zwick), Family Business (dir. Sidney Lumet), and We're No Angels (dir. Neil Jordan). This was twenty-eight (28) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, July 05, 1990 in Australia and on Saturday, November 28, 1992 in Japan.
What is the casting of "The Wizard":
At the casting of The Wizard we find Luke Edwards (Guilty by Suspicion (1991), Newsies (1992)); Wendy Phillips (Midnight Run (1988), Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)); Dea McAllister [ more... ]
What is the Storyline of "The Wizard":
In 1988 Jimmy Woods (Luke Edwards) is a young boy who has suffered from an unnamed, but serious mental disorder (presumed to be autism) ever since his twin sister Jennifer drowned in the Green River two years earlier. He does not interact with anyone, spending most of his time building things out of blocks or boxes, and he always carries his lunch box with him. He is determined to go to "California", at first nearly the only word he can say since the tragedy. The trauma of the drowning and Jimmy's condition [...]
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