Fred Savage stars in this warm-hearted family adventure that features the excitement and thrills of video game competition. Corey (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 gets 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 video game championships in California. Co-starring Beau Bridges and Christian Slater, it's an inside look at the world of video gamers that will have you cheering the whole way!

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Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
65 Ratings
65 Ratings

26% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 4.2/10
  • Fresh 5
  • Rotten 14

Critics Consensus:

10+ COMMON SENSE

Kids' adventure tale filled with danger and a bit of heart.

Information

Studio
Universal Pictures
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 1989 Universal City Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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