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Kenny & Company (1976)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  November 1976 (USA)
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Several days in the life of Kenny, a typical 12-year-old, and his friends. Kenny goes through all the activities that most of us went through as kids as he and his friends prepare for ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan McCann ...
Kenny
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Doug (as Michael Baldwin)
Jeff Roth ...
Sherman
Ralph Richmond ...
Big Doug
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Mr. Donovan
Clay Foster ...
Mr. Brink
Kenneth V. Jones ...
Mr. Soupy (as Ken Jones)
Willy Masterson ...
Johnny Hoffman
David Newton ...
Pudwell
James E. dePriest ...
Dad
Kate Coscarelli ...
Mom (as S.T. Coscarelli)
Terrie Kalbus ...
Marcy (as Terri Kalbus)
Margaret Alexander ...
Kenny's Sister
Starla Dotson ...
Sister's Friend
Eswin Cajas ...
Paco
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Several days in the life of Kenny, a typical 12-year-old, and his friends. Kenny goes through all the activities that most of us went through as kids as he and his friends prepare for Halloween. Along the way, Kenny deals with such childhood issues as bullies and his first crush on a girl. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Meet Kenny, the kid next door. He'll be eleven tomorrow. He'll be your pal forever. See more »

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Best kid movie, EVER!
26 February 2005 | by (Virginia, United States) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this movie on HBO in the 78-79 range. That's when HBO was on from 5 pm - 11 pm M-T and Friday and Saturday it stayed on till 3 am, showing the more adult movies in the wee hours.

This movie hit me directly between the eyes. I related directly with Kenny and his first love and the tension of telling her. Then the unforgettable 'should I or shouldn't I' hold her hand and the personal strength it took him to do it.

Not once during the movie did Kenny watch TV. He was always outside playing with Doug doing boy activities. I really connected with the movie when the went to get Sherman a birthday present. The department store was just that, a department store with a 4 aisle section for toys. Talk about memories.

I went on EBAY and did a search for the movie and found it available. For what its' worth, the guy I bought it from knows Raplh, the guy that played Big Doug in the movie. I now have the movie on VHS and have watched it twice in less than a week with my 8 year old son.

We laugh at the same parts of the movie every time. Some instances include Paco learning a new word, Sherman showing up at Kenny's for Trick or Treat, Doug popping Pudwell as the kids are running after Johnny and Kenny, Sherma reaching in the bag for 'candy'.

This movie really is a down to earth no frills kid movie. No underlying tones, just straight kid from a kids point of view. Kenny trying to understand death and what happens afterward when his dog Bob has to be put down. Dealing with a bully but not letting it control his everyday life.

I have to say, that I can remember seeing my first Playboy. When Sherman brings his old mans Playboy in the garage and hearing the boys talk about having baby's, they didn't have the slightest idea, and looking at today's kids. Today's kids are really losing out. Growing up too fast and missing out on what that movie portrays.

It is a great movie and it should be a must see for every Dad and 8-12 year old son. Tyler keeps asking to watch it with me. I'm figuring 3 times a month, making it something special and hopefully he'll get as much from it as I did.

Rent it, Buy it, but above all else SEE IT!!! Tom


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