Wil Wheaton made his acting debut in the 1981 television film ‘A Long Way Home.’ The following year, he made an appearance in the American anthology series ‘CBS Schoolbreak Special.’ Around the same time, he made his debut as a voice actor in the American animated fantasy-adventure film ‘The Secret of NIMH.’ He went on to make brief appearances in several television series and shows such as ‘Highway to Heaven’ (1985), and ‘St. Elsewhere’ (1986), ‘Disneyland’ (1987), Wheaton joined the lead cast of American science fiction television series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ in 1987. He played the role of ‘Wesley Crusher’ and remained a part of the show until it went off-air in 1994.
In 1991, he starred as Joseph "Joey" Trotta in the American action film ‘Toy Soldiers,’ directed by Daniel Petrie Jr. The film received a lukewarm response from critics and was an average success at the box office. He was next seen in films like ‘The Liars' Club’ (1993), ‘Mr. Stitch’ (1995), ‘Pie in the Sky’ (1996), and ‘Boys' Night Out’ (1996). The year 1997 saw the release of the American science-fiction comedy film ‘Flubber’ where Wheaton starred as ‘Bennett Hoenicker.’ While the film opened to negative reviews, it managed to become a commercial success.
Wheaton then starred in films like ‘The Day Lincoln Was Shot’ (1998), ‘The Girls' Room’ (2000), ‘Jane White Is Sick & Twisted’ (2002), ‘Star Trek Nemesis’ (2002), ‘Neverland’ (2003), and ‘Americanizing Shelley’ (2007). He also maintained his presence on television and appeared in several series and shows, such as ‘Diagnosis: Murder’ (1998), ‘The Invisible Man’ (2001), ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ (2008), ‘Criminal Minds’ (2008), ‘The Big Bang Theory’ (2009-2019), ‘Dark Matter’ (2015-2016), and ‘Supergirl’ (2019).
He was last seen in the 2020 American thriller film ‘Rent-A-Pal’ directed by Jon Stevenson. The film received a positive response from critics.
Stand by Me is a coming-of-age movie centering on the lives of four friends, Gordon ‘Gordie’ Lachance, Christopher ‘Chris’ Chambers, Theodore ‘Teddy’ Duchamp, and Vernon ‘Vern’ Tessio. On their quest to find a dead body, the four boys battle personal demons and a gang led by John ‘Ace’ Merill, only to return home permanently changed by their experience.
After achieving the high score on his favourite arcade game Starfighter, teenager Alex Rogan, an avid video game player, finds himself recruited as a pilot to fight a real-life interstellar war. This American space opera film is one of the earliest to use extensive CGI.
A group of terrorists, who are seeking the release of a South American drug baron, decide to take schoolchildren as hostages. However, a group of troublemaking boys decide to take a stand and fight back.
When Capt. Picard discovers an energy reading he decides to land on Romulan and negotiate a peace deal with its new Praetor Shinzon. There he learns that Shinzon is his clone, created to be planted as spy in the Federation. To survive, he now needs Picard’s blood. His ship also produces low levels of deadly thalaron radiation, which can destroy Earth.
Single mother Emily Price is raising her son, Tim, but hides where they live so that Tim can attend a better school. When Officer Joe, who is also an aspiring novelist and inventor comes for a residency check, he develops a bond with Emily and Tim. Joe now has to choose between Emily and his self-absorbed girlfriend Carrie.
Flubber is a 1997 sci-fi comedy film which revolves around a mad scientist, Professor Philip. He attempts to create a new source of energy to prevent his college from shutting down. However, in the process, he instead creates a rubber-like substance that can make objects jump higher.
Hambone and Hillie is a comedy drama film which revolves around a dog who treks a long journey from New York City to Los Angeles to find and reunite with his owner Hillie.
The eleventh film in the Star Trek film franchise, it follows the rebellious James T. Kirk and Spock on board the newly commissioned USS Enterprise, as they attempt to prevent a Romulan—Nero—from future from creating black holes and destroying the United Federation of Planets.
This animated adventure film tells the story of a field mouse who is forced to seek help from a colony of rats in order to save her ill son. She is also unaware of the fact that she has a deeper link with them.
She’s Having a Baby is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Jake and Kristy Briggs, who are newly married, and are living a happy life with each other. However, when they try to have a baby, they face a number of challenges and learn how unprepared they are, for what lies ahead.