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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)

Kurt Russell , Cesar Romero , Robert Butler  |  G |  DVD
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, Richard Bakalyan, Joe Flynn, Pat Harrington
  • Directors: Robert Butler
  • Writers: Joseph McEveety
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Closed-captioned, Color, Full Screen, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono)
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: G (General Audience)
  • Studio: Disney Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: January 14, 2003
  • Run Time: 90 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00007GZZT
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #74,288 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes" on IMDb

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Dexter Riley (Kurt Russell), a handsome but bumbling Medfield College student, accidentally becomes The Computer Who Knew Too Much when he is effortlessly transformed from half-wit to genius in an electriyfing computer mishap. Gamblers, gangsters, and greedy college deans are quick to fight for control of his computer-like brain ... especially when Dexter nonchalantly starts blabbing the syndicate's secrets! A riotous comedy, programmed for hours of laughter and fun!

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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Computer FTPs Dexter April 1, 2005
Format:DVD
Kurt Russell plays a student of Medfield College named Dexter. When his class talks the local model citizen/bookie into donating a computer to the college, weird things start to happen. When the computer blows a circuit Dexter volunteers to get the new part. When he returns it is pouring down rain and he doesn't realize the computer got wet too. When he replaces the circuit board and touchs two wires he gets zapped with the computers memory. Now he seems to be the smartest man in the world. When everyone wants him and the bookie will stop at nothing to shut him up, things get funny.

I'm giving the movie five stars for entertainment and my wife gives it five stars for Kurt being so cute then. My wife and I love this movie. The movie is wonderful early Disney comedy at its best. Kurt Russell and the rest of the cast probably had a blast making this movie. Fans of the Disney movies "The Strongest Man in the World" and "Now You See Him, Now You Don't" will want this one too. Great comedy for the whole family. For the price the transfer is decent but the movie would be better in a Platinum Edition with Widescreen, commentary, making of, and other extras.
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32 of 38 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A little note about the Fullscreen DVD... March 18, 2005
By Zack H.
Format:DVD
This film was FILMED in fullscreen. Just thought I'd let everyone know. It's aspect ratio is 1.33:1, meaning it's a "full frame" film. In order for it to be widescreen, the top and bottom portions of the full frame image would have to be covered with black bars, in order to create a widescreen image. This process is called "Soft Matte". Anyway, the DVD for this film does present the whole image for this movie.
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23 of 29 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars great story, poor DVD, Trivia here January 28, 2003
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
Update - I would like to rate this film higher, I rated it low for the DVD but the website would not let me fix the rating. The movie itself is 4 stars. DVD review 1 star - At the time I review this, the DVD release by Disney left a lot to be desired. So I recommended you save your VHS copy if you were thinking of upgrading until they release a better copy later. Where are the extras, theatrical trailers, behind the scenes, anything?

FILM Review 4 stars - This is the first in a series of 3 movies about a great group of students at the fictional Medfield College, led by the likable Dexter Riley (Kurt Russell). The sequels are "Now You See him, Now You Don't" and my favorite, "The Strongest Man in the World". They were always at odds with the bumbling Dean Higgins (Joe Flynn), who was determined that the kids are up to no good. In this story, the school is in financial trouble, running out of cash. The students and Professor Quigley, (William Schallert), talk a philanthropist businessman (Cesar Romero) into donating a computer to their school, they have no idea he is a criminal boss looking for a place to get rid of it. Then an accident in the lab joins a new computers memory bank into the human mind of student Dexter, making him super intelligent. Soon he is a star, and Dexter's new celebrity status takes him all over the world, even to the United Nations. He is fawned over everywhere he goes, lavished with praise and attention. Of course this makes him start to ignore his friends, but he finally figures out that people are just using him and comes back home to help the school by winning money on a college academic quiz show series where he can win the money to save the school.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
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Format:VHS Tape
I can't believe it took Disney so long to release this... It is an all time classic film from Disney and I think it's held up very well. Joe Flynn, Russell (pre-Goldie), and the tall blond conservationist guy from St. Elsewhere (i think) all join in on this madcap late 60's early 70's romp. Big computers, apple jack, and college hi-jinks. I was only 7 when it came out and probably saw it first a few years after its release and I still love it. It really is like a time capsule back to that time (Maybe more of a Disney version of the times than a real portrait but nevertheless it does make you wish we could go back to simpler times). PS: A good movie for the whole family.
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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Disney Meets the Mob September 3, 2000
Format:VHS Tape
Fresh off his "Toby Tyler" days, in the early 70s, Kurt Russell was just about to blossom into what would eventually become his trademark/leading man/hunk persona in this fluffy little outing. Kurt, in a very Peter-Parker-esque maneuver, gets the entire contents of a mega-computer's memory (and cognitive abilities) instantly downloaded into his teenaged human brain during a rainstorm. Problem is, the computer in question belongs to a vicious mobster played by Cesar Romero, and it also contains the mob's info on their illegal ongoing activities. Best way to watch this one is to treat it as if it were dead/Quentin Tarrantino serious. For all it's pablum Disney humor, the core story has actually been imitated many times since, particularly in films like "The Lawnmower Man."
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes February 8, 2000
Format:VHS Tape
Kurt Russell is awesome as a Medfield College student who accidently gets shocked by a computer and becomes computer-like himself. This movie is hilarious and can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. Russell is supported by wonderful cast in Joe Flynn (Now You See Him, Now You Don't) and Ceaser Romero (the Joker from the original Batman). Also highly reccomended; The Barefoot Exective and Now You See Him, Now you Don't.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good quality
This was a gift for my husband and he said he played it without any trouble so I guess it was a good purchase.
Published 1 month ago by clpagefrom ct
5.0 out of 5 stars The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes
great disney movie, fun and great actors. a movie that is family friendly, with no violence or bad langage. very kids friendly
Published 3 months ago by lolly
4.0 out of 5 stars Love this movie
This was one of the first movies I ever saw as a kid and watching it again was a ton of fun. The whole family could enjoy these older Disney favorites without the stupid innuendo... Read more
Published 4 months ago by Robert Gonzalez
4.0 out of 5 stars The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes review
I always liked these Medfield College movies that Disney made in the late 60s-early 70s. They always had the same plot, but they were enjoyable, fun movies to watch. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Bence Brown
3.0 out of 5 stars A movie to reminisce.
Disney was the innovator of the times. Great classic. We laughed throughout the movie; not necessarily over the story line, but more to the technology of the times.
Published 5 months ago by Jeffrey Grubbs
5.0 out of 5 stars Dated, but still lots of fun
I have not seen this movie for quite a few years, and the computer made me snicker a little, but it was every bit as entertaining as I remember. Read more
Published 6 months ago by JP
5.0 out of 5 stars kurt russel
love it and kurt r is a wonderful actor and he will always be a great awsome sexy handsome person
Published 7 months ago by wilmer
5.0 out of 5 stars Very cute movie
This is a very cute movie. It is perfect for children. I enjoyed this as a child, and wanted to watch it again.
Published 7 months ago by hendrick
4.0 out of 5 stars nice movie
I remember the 1991 version with Kirk Cameron. Wanted to see what the original was like. A good clean movie
Published 11 months ago by Crown01
4.0 out of 5 stars a charming and typical Disney live action film from this period
_The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes_ is a charming little film, lighthearted, competently made, silly and yet earnest. Read more
Published 12 months ago by Neurasthenic
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