The Wizard (1989)

Director
Todd Holland

Main cast
Fred Savage; Luke Edwards; Beau Bridges; Christian Slater; Jenny Lewis

Genres
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance

Description
Corey (Fred Savage) refuses to let his emotionally disturbed younger brother Jimmy (Luke Edwards) be institutionalized, and the two run away together. They soon join forces with a resourceful girl (Jenny Lewis), who notices that Jimmy has a special talent: he is a "wizard" at video games and can achieve the high score on absolutely everything he plays. Evading their parents and a sinister bounty hunter, the trio head for a climactic showdown at the national video game championships in California.


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