Identify a movie for me
January 29, 2009 11:34 AM   Subscribe

Need help identifying a movie

I don't remember the name of this movie, only a few sections of the plot: This kid is picked up by this thing that looks like an elf, and they travel through a portal to fight this guy named Evil or something. The kid eventuallly defeats the guy, then this guy comes and takes his friends, saying he has to do battle with Evil alone.

Then the kid wakes up to find his house was on fire, and the parents open up an evil toaster and it blows up.

I have no clue what the name of the movie is, but I can't get it out of my mind. What is it?
posted by JTKestrel to Media & Arts (8 answers total)
sounds like Time Bandits
posted by canoehead at 11:38 AM on January 29, 2009 [1 favorite]

Time Bandits
posted by 5_13_23_42_69_666 at 11:38 AM on January 29, 2009

Trailer for 'Time Bandits' (1981).
posted by ericb at 11:50 AM on January 29, 2009

Sounds like Time Bandits. But whatever you do, don't touch that DVD case! It's concentrated EVIL!
posted by elendil71 at 12:43 PM on January 29, 2009

One of my most prized DVDs, that. Nthing everyone else: you're describing Time Bandits almost certainly.
posted by Brak at 2:07 PM on January 29, 2009

No question, Time Bandits.
posted by zardoz at 6:31 PM on January 29, 2009

I'm going to say... Time Bandits.
posted by crossoverman at 8:06 PM on January 29, 2009

Thanks much, all!
posted by JTKestrel at 11:59 PM on February 19, 2009

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