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Genre  Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Initial release  February 18, 1995
Running time  1h 27m
5/10 IMDb

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Director  Peyton Reed
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Cast  Kirk Cameron, Larry Miller, Jason Bernard, Andrew Woodworth, Anne Tremko, Matthew McCurley
Writer  Joseph L. McEveety (earlier screenplay), Joseph L. McEveety, Ryan Rowe
Genres  Comedy, Science Fiction, Family film
Similar movies  Related Peyton Reed movies

The computer wore tennis shoes 1995


The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes is a 1995 American made-for-television comedy science fiction film and a remake of the 1969 film of the same name produced by Walt Disney Television which premiered on February 18, 1995 as part of The Wonderful World of Disney. It is the second in a series of four remakes of classic Disney films produced for broadcast on ABC during the 1994–95 television season.

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Directed by Peyton Reed, it stars Kirk Cameron in the lead role of Dexter Riley, a boy who becomes an instant genius, wired directly into the Internet. The film also co-stars Larry Miller and Dean Jones plays the role of an evil dean from a competing school.

Cast

  • Kirk Cameron as Dexter Riley
  • Larry Miller as Dean Al Valentine
  • Dean Jones as Dean Webster Carlson
  • Jason Bernard as Prof. Miles Quigley
  • Andrew Woodworth as Will Rafferty
  • Anne Tremko as Sarah Matthews
  • Matthew McCurley as Norwood Gills is the main antagonist of the movie.
  • Jeff Maynard as Gozin
  • Charles Lane as Regent Yarborough
  • Paul Dooley as Sen. Thatch
  • Dan Castellaneta as Alan Winsdale
  • Reception

    Variety gave the film a moderately positive review, calling it an "utterly silly yarn" that "lacks the zaniness of the original", and complimented Larry Miller's performance. People gave it a B+ rating and called it a "fun, facile remake" with a good cast.

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    The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1995 film) Wikipedia
    The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1995 film) IMDb The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1995 film) themoviedb.org


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