When a military general inherits a toy making company and begins making war toys, his employees band together to stop him before he ruins the name of Zevo Toys forever.

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Gwen Tyler
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Captain Patrick Zevo
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Owen Owens
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Old General Zevo
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Storyline

An eccentric toymaker's last wish is that his brother takes over the running of the business. The brother is a military General, and is out of touch with toymaking, and out of touch with reality too. The business should really have been given to Leslie, who was much more like his toymaking father. When the General starts making weapons instead of toys, Leslie decides to take action. Written by Rob Hartill

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Laughter is a state of mind.


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Rated PG-13 for some language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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18 December 1992 (USA)  »

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A Revolta dos Brinquedos  »

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$43,000,000 (estimated)

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$21,452,082 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

As of May, 2001 the Zevo Tombstone (the stone elephant) resides at Planet Hollywood in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. See more »

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At the end of the film when the Zevo tombstone (stone elephant) is flying through the air, the wire carrying the elephant is clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

Alsatia Zevo: You know, you remind me a lot of my brother.
Patrick Zevo: That's impossible. We're exact opposites.
Alsatia Zevo: That's what I mean. He's all silly and soft on the outside and on the inside he's really strong and you're just the opposite.
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References The Honeymooners (1955) See more »

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WORKERS
Written by Trevor Horn and Bruce Woolley
Produced by Trevor Horn
Performed by The Musical Cast of Toys
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A Window to Enlightenment
14 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

On the surface I suppose its easy for one to judge this movie as nothing more than an early 90's wacky comedy that lacks depth and meaning. I actually saw this movie in theaters when i was a kid, and quite honestly didn't think that much of it, however, the images always stuck with me for some reason. Watching this film again as an adult, I can honestly say that not only is this a great movie, but it is truly a work of art. To me, this film represents innocence, and what happens when innocence is threatened by forces of destruction. The shots and images in this film are astounding. It feels as If you are staring at a fine abstract painting. The music is well done and only enhances the beautiful imagery. Sure it has its corny parts, but in a way, that's what adds to this film's personality. Overall, this movie will either move you or it wont. If you are someone who only likes big Hollywood movies then you probably wont enjoy this film. If you are an abstract thinker then this may be your cup of tea. Overall, Toys is an acquired taste, however, once acquired you will be staring into a window of enlightenment.


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