Toys (1992)

Plot: Leslie Zevo (Robin Williams) is the son of an eccentric toy maker. While Leslie was closest to his father and works as a toymaker himself, his Military General Uncle, Leland Zevo (Michael Gambon), inherits the toy making factory.
When the General begins making war toys behind Leslie’s back, and recruiting children to pilot his army, Leslie, his sister Alsatia (Joan Cusack) and his girlfriend Gwen (Robin Wright) band together to put an end to the General’s tyranny.

Director: Barry Levinson

Writing Credits: Valerie Curtin & Barry Levinson

Cast: Robin Williams, Michael Gambon, Joan Cusack, Robin Wright, LL Cool J, Donald O’Connor, Debi Mazar & Jamie Foxx

Music by: Hans Zimmer & Trevor Horn

Genre: Fantasy / Comedy

Budget: $40 million

Box Office USA: $23,278,931 | Widest release: 1,294 theaters

Release Date: 18 December 1992

Filming Dates: 25 February 1992 – 26 June 1992

MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for some language and sensuality

Runtime: 118 minutes

Trivia:
-Jamie Foxx’s film debut.
-Toys had two Oscar nominations. Best Art Direction-Set Decoration & Best Costume Design.
Robin Wright earned a nomination as Best Supporting Actress from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA.

One thought on “Toys (1992)

  1. Toys is not one of my favorite movies. But I think she looks very pretty and above is funny something unusual in Robin that generally has very serious roles.

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