Kazaam is a 1996 American musical fantasy comedy film directed by Paul Michael Glaser, written by Christian Ford and Roger Soffer based on a story by Glaser, and starring Shaquille O'Neal as the title character, a 5,000-year-old genie who appears from a magic boombox to grant a 12-year-old boy three wishes.
A wrecking ball destroys an abandoned building, the impact knocking over a magic lamp inside and causing it to land on a boombox. The genie inside decides to make residence inside the boombox from there on.
|author||Paul Michael Glaser|
|director||Paul Michael Glaser|
|editor||Michael E. Polakow Tom McMurtry|
|keywords||abandoned building assault bond boombox build burning building connect eat elevator elevator shaft held hostage john costelloe junk food kidnap magic lamp nightclub rain rap record deal second chance secret hideout slam dunk spray paint talent agent walk wrecking ball|
|publisher||Buena Vista Pictures Distribution PolyGram Filmed Entertainment|
|recordedAt||Los Angeles New York City|