This modernization of the classic adventure The Prisoner of Zenda
scales the Ruritanian romance down for children and adds a baseball subtext. It sounds more interesting than it plays--and it doesn't even sound very interesting.
The founder of Berkeley's high-tech Zenda Corporation dies and leaves controlling interest to his motherless 14-year-old son Rudy (Jonathan Jackson), computer prodigy and programmer of the company's revolutionary new Turbo 2000 PC. Rudy's grasping Uncle Michael (William Shatner), also on the board
of directors, resents the youth's ascendancy, especially when the kid and his grownup allies Wooley (Jay Brazeau) and Zapt (Don S. Davi...