CastKirk Cameron, Larry Miller, Jason Bernard, Andrew Woodworth, Anne Tremko, Matthew McCurley WriterJoseph L. McEveety (earlier screenplay), Joseph L. McEveety, Ryan Rowe GenresComedy, Science Fiction, Family film Similar moviesRelated 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.
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.
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
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.