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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1995)

TV Movie | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

By accident, the content of a computer encyclopedia is transferred into the brain of Dexter Riley, a less than average college boy. Because of his newly acquired knowledge he competes in a quiz show between various universities, where he ...See moreBy accident, the content of a computer encyclopedia is transferred into the brain of Dexter Riley, a less than average college boy. Because of his newly acquired knowledge he competes in a quiz show between various universities, where he sweeps all the points. A wiz kid from another university finds out about his cheated wisdom and does everything to discredit Dexter. Written by Thomas Meyer See less
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Joseph L. McEveety (earlier screenplay) | Ryan Rowe
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Russ T. Alsobrook (as Russ Alsobrook)
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Feb 18, 1995 (United States)

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Kirk Cameron
Dexter Riley Dexter Riley   See fewer
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Larry Miller
Dean Al Valentine Dean Al Valentine   See fewer
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Jason Bernard
Prof. Miles Quigley Prof. Miles Quigley   See fewer
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Andrew Woodworth
Will Rafferty Will Rafferty   See fewer
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Anne Tremko
Sarah Matthews Sarah Matthews   See fewer
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Matthew McCurley
Norwood Gills Norwood Gills   See fewer
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Charles Lane
Regent Yarborough Regent Yarborough   See fewer
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Paul Dooley
Sen. Thatch Sen. Thatch   See fewer
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Dan Castellaneta
Alan Winsdale Alan Winsdale   See fewer
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Dean Jones
Dean Webster Carlson Dean Webster Carlson   See fewer
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Christin Hinojosa
Penelope Penelope   See fewer
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Eric Schaeffer
Rich Prentiss Rich Prentiss   See fewer
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Jeff Garlin
Agent Reese Agent Reese   See fewer
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Eddie Deezen
Agent Tucker Agent Tucker   See fewer
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Norris Young
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John Wesley
Dr. Freeman Dr. Freeman   See fewer
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Sean Gavigan
Prof. Knowlton Prof. Knowlton   See fewer
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Janet Rotblatt
Prof. Goldstein Prof. Goldstein   See fewer
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Adrian Ricard
Mrs. Weaver Mrs. Weaver   See fewer
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Joe Minjares
Brazilian Brazilian   See fewer
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Iqbal Theba
Sri Lankan Sri Lankan   See fewer
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John Petlock
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Paul Barselou
Regent Mears Regent Mears   See fewer
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Lelia Goldoni
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5.1 / 10 | 701 votes