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Jimmy, the Boy Wonder (1966)

Unrated  |   |  Family, Musical
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A boy makes a reckless wish, and everybody in the world stops moving. A wizard's daughter tries to help him get the world restarted again.

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Cast overview:
Nancy Jo Berg ...
Aurora
Dennis Jones ...
Jimmy Jaye
David Blight Jr. ...
Mr. Fig
Karl Stoeber ...
The Astronomer
Alan Rock ...
The Medicine Man
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Tired of the drudgery of his daily routine, young Jimmy shouts out, "I wish time would stop!" Somehow, his wish gets heard by the master clock, and everyone (except Jimmy) is frozen in their tracks. Observing this catastrophe is a magical astronomer, who sends his daughter Aurora to talk Jimmy into helping her undo the damage before the evil Mr. Fig siezes the opportunity to take over the world. As Jimmy and Aurora travel to the end of the world to replace the Golden Globe in the master clock, they pass through strange new places, all the while with Mr. Fig trying to stop them on their mission. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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School's out because I STOPPED TIME!

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Family | Musical

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The Astronomer's glasses disappear and reappear in between shots when he is visited by Mr. Fig. See more »

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Edited into Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 9 (2002) See more »

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Lyrics and Music by Joe Moore and Nancy Jo Berg
Performed by Nancy Jo Berg and Dennis Jones
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Just when you think you've seen the worst.......................
11 April 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

....along comes this piece of absolute crap! This was one of HG Lewis's children's films, made in between all his trash and gore epics, and the only reason to ever show it is if you have children you want to punish. Though you may get hauled in for child abuse later, as exposure to this film will do both your kids and you permanent brain damage.

Let's see: a friendly fairy godmother who looks like Kathy Bates with a bad hangover, a droopy-mustached, overacting villain, a kid who redefines noxious child acting, the fact that most of the action was noticably filmed in the same dreary park (it looks like someone's backyard), wretched songs, crummy photography that looks like faded Super 8.....all of that alone would qualify this as bad, bad, bad, bad, BAD!!!!!

But wait! In order to pan out the running time, a Mexican cartoon was spliced in. The cartoon itself actually looks professional enough, but the dubbing (done by Lewis himself) is light years away from the character's mouths. This incredibly inept dubbing job just drags the cartoon portion down to the already low level the rest of the film has earned.

If you think you can endure this film without losing any facet of your mind...more power to you.

MST3K, you listenin'? Let's see you get through THIS one!


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