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
-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.