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High School Wizard
Directed by Carlos López Estrada
Produced by Osnat Shurer
Peter Del Vecho
Screenplay by Aaron Kandell
Jordan Kandell

Jared Bush
Story by Carlos López Estrada
Aaron Kandell
Jorden Kandell
Jared Bush
Josie Trinidad
Starring Freddie Highmore
Dakota Blue Richards
Daniel Huttlestone
Rebel Wilson
Patrick Stewart
Magda Szubanski
Chris O'Dowd
John Cleese
Chiwetel Ejiofor
James McAvoy
Music by Dominic Lewis
Cinematography Tracy Scott Beattie
Mohit Kallianpur
Edited by Jeff Draheim
Production
companies
Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Animation Studios
Distributed by Walt Disney Studios
Motion Pictures
Release date November 22, 2023
Running time 115 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $175 million
Box office $1.790 billion


High School Wizard is a 2023 American computer-animated fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 62nd film produced by the studio, the film was directed by Carlos López Estrada and features the voices of Freddie Highmore, Dakota Blue Richards Daniel Huttlestone, Rebel Wilson, Patrick Stewart, Magda Szubanski, Chris O'Dowd, John Cleese, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and James McAvoy, and tells the story of an high school graduate who sets out to fulfill his dream of becoming a wizard by going to the wizarding college of Argovar.

High School Wizard was released on November 22, 2023, as the first film to use the Disney Dynamic Digital Sound format. The film received generally positive from critics, who praised the animation, voice performances, faithfulness to the fantasy genre, and respect for British culture. It has grossed over $1.7 billion worldwide, making it the highest-grossing film of 2023, the highest-grossing PG-rated film, the highest-grossing film from Walt Disney Animation Studios overall, and the highest-grossing animated film worldwide until Disney In The House 3 overtook the latter in 2028. It won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

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