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Close Menu. Travelling or based outside United States? Video availability outside of United States varies. Sign in to see videos available to you. Max Connor accidentally frees a 3, year old genie, Kazaam. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. More purchase options. By ordering or viewing, you agree to our Terms. Sold by Amazon.
How else to explain a children's movie where the villains are trying to steal a bootleg recording so they can sell pirated copies of it? What do kids know, or care, about that? The movie stars Shaquille O'Neal , the Orlando Magic's superstar center, as Kazaam, a genie who is released from captivity in an old boom box and has to perform three wishes for a little kid Francis Capra. Right there you have a wonderful illustration of the movie's creative bankruptcy. Now let's take it to level three. Here he shows he can be likable in a children's movie. What he does not show is good judgment in his choice of material. This is a tired concept, written by the numbers.