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The Wizard (1989)

PG
96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship.
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Mali Finn | Sally Lear (additional casting)
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$ 6,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 2,142,525
Gross (USA)
$ 14,278,900
Gross (World)
$ 14,278,900
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Release date
Dec 15, 1989 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Luke Edwards
Jimmy Woods / The Wizard Jimmy Woods / The Wizard   See fewer
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Vince Trankina
Tate (as Vincent Leahr) Tate (as Vincent Leahr)   See fewer
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Wendy Phillips
Christine Bateman Christine Bateman   See fewer
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Dea McAllister
Counselor Counselor   See fewer
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Sam McMurray
Bateman Bateman   See fewer
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Beau Bridges
Sam Woods Sam Woods   See fewer
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Fred Savage
Corey Woods Corey Woods   See fewer
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Christian Slater
Nick Woods Nick Woods   See fewer
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Will Seltzer
Putnam Putnam   See fewer
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Roy Conrad
Bus Clerk Bus Clerk   See fewer
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Roderick Dexter
Trucker #1 / Wrecking Yard Man Trucker #1 / Wrecking Yard Man   See fewer
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Ray Bickel
Trucker #2 Trucker #2   See fewer
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Chuck Skinner
Grease Monkey Grease Monkey   See fewer
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W.K. Cowan
Salesman #1 Salesman #1   See fewer
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William C. Thompson
Salesman #2 Salesman #2   See fewer
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T. Dan Hopkins
Old Navajo Old Navajo   See fewer
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Jason Oliver
Tough Teen #1 Tough Teen #1   See fewer
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Rowden Metzger
Tough Teen #2 (as Rowdy Metzger) Tough Teen #2 (as Rowdy Metzger)   See fewer
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Preston Lee
Tough Teen #3 (as Preston Scott Lee) Tough Teen #3 (as Preston Scott Lee)   See fewer
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Beth Grant
Diner Manager Diner Manager   See fewer
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Gregor Hesse
Younger Boy Younger Boy   See fewer
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Tom Kerley
Pinball Teen Pinball Teen   See fewer
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Frank McRae
Spankey Spankey   See fewer
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Gene Skillen
Stickman Stickman   See fewer
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Blair Anthony
Hotel Security Hotel Security   See fewer
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Thomas Stanczyk
Rick the Video Counselor Rick the Video Counselor   See fewer
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Jacqueline Lear
Bubblegum Girl Bubblegum Girl   See fewer
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Valana C. Hatter
Diner Waitress Diner Waitress   See fewer
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Terri Lynn Neish
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Lee Arenberg
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Marisa DeSimone
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Jim Pirri
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Max (uncredited) Max (uncredited)   See fewer
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Candice Hill
Gamer (uncredited) Gamer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tobey Maguire
Lucas' Goon at Video Armageddon (uncredited) Lucas' Goon at Video Armageddon (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 12,128 votes