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The Wizard is a comedy drama adventure movie. This 1989 film stars Fred Savage, Jenny Lewis, Luke Edwards, Christian Slater, Beau Bridges, and Tobey Maguire. The Wizard was Tobey Maguire's debut film. The movie revolves around three kids traveling to California. The youngest child has a video game playing gift and is withdrawn emotionally. The movie became very famous for many references to Nintendo Entertainment System accessories and video games. It also introduced Super Mario Bros. 3, one of the top selling video games ever.

Jimmy Woods (Edwards) is a little boy who suffers from a severe mental disorder after Jennifer, his twin sister, drowned. Unfortunately, he no longer interacts with anyone else. Instead, Jimmy spends his time building new things and carrying a lunch box around. Now, he has his mind set on going to California, the only word he has been able to say since his sister's tragedy. The tragedy also broke up Jimmy's family. After Jimmy is placed in a mental institution, his brother Corey (Savage) helps him escape and they run away to California together.

The Wizard is an Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Kids & Family movie that was released in 1989 and has a run time of 1 hr 40 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1 and a MetaScore of 23.

The Wizard is available to watch and stream, download, buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Max, HBO GO, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Microsoft Movies & TV, iTunes, YouTube VOD online. Some platforms allow you to rent The Wizard for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

| 1989 | 1 hr 40 min | 6.1/10 | 23/100
Luke Edwards, Vince Trankina, Wendy Phillips, Dea McAllister
Todd Holland
Produced By
David Chisholm, Ken Topolsky

Also starring Luke Edwards