4.7/10
219
4 user 1 critic

Jimmy the Kid (1982)

PG | | Comedy | 12 November 1982 (USA)
Gang of bumbling crooks kidnap a bratty little kid, find out they got more than they bargained for.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Lester is a homeless shoeshine boy living in a railway station. He's got this funny knack for picking the winning horses' names out of the paper while shining shoes. When word gets around, ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Philips
Stars: Gary Coleman, Maureen Stapleton, Norman Fell
Bank Shot (1974)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A bank, temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank and rob it in a safer location?

Director: Gower Champion
Stars: George C. Scott, Joanna Cassidy, Sorrell Booke
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

D.C. is a dreamer who can't keep in the real world longer than a few minutes. After a top secret disk finds its way in his backpack, he finds himself right in the middle of a big spy ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie H. Martinson
Stars: Gary Coleman, Bernie Casey, Shelley Smith
Playing with Fire (TV Movie 1985)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Unintentionally hilarious made-for-TV film starring a not-so-young Gary Coleman as a teenage arsonist. The authorities, friends, and neighbors warn his absentee parents until it is too late.

Director: Ivan Nagy
Stars: Gary Coleman, Cicely Tyson, Ron O'Neal
The Hot Rock (1972)
Certificate: GP Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...

Director: Peter Yates
Stars: Robert Redford, George Segal, Ron Leibman
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A rich man catches a thief burglarizing his home and steals the thief's lucky ring, who then tries to get it back.

Director: Sam Weisman
Stars: Martin Lawrence, Danny DeVito, John Leguizamo
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jimmy
...
...
Bernice
...
May
...
Herb
...
Nina
...
Maurice
...
Dr. Stevens
...
...
Harry Walker
...
1st Trooper (as Bob Hoy)
Steven Chambers ...
2nd Trooper (as Steve Chambers)
Sarina C. Grant ...
Pearl (as Sarina Grant)
Lew Horn ...
Kimball
Frank Miller ...
Cop
Edit

Storyline

Gang of bumbling crooks kidnap a bratty little kid, find out they got more than they bargained for.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Would you believe . . . the comedy crime caper of the year?

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 November 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La pandilla de Arnold  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Actor Walter Olkewicz received an introducing credit despite the fact that Olkewicz had appeared in the earlier cinema movies 1941 (1979) and Circle of Power (1981) as well as such tele-movies as The Executioner's Song (1982) and Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (1980). See more »

Goofs

In one scene, the limousine's front bumper is knocked off, in subsequent scenes, however, the bumper reappears and disappears. See more »

Quotes

Harry Walker: [Jimmy has retrieved the ransom money] How did you do it?
Jimmy: [holds up a copy of "Child Heist"] You see this book?
Harry Walker: Yes?
Jimmy: I wrote it!
Harry Walker: [rolls off bench. Voice over] Of course!
See more »

Connections

Version of Jimmy the Kid (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Havin' Fun
Written by Jeff Levy and Kendall Schmidt
Performed by Jackie English
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Ah, memories...
29 March 2001 | by (Norwalk CT) – See all my reviews

When I was about 10 years old, Jimmy The Kid was on HBO just about every day. I must've watched this movie a good 30 times during the summer of 1984. It was pretty lame, but there was just something about it that kept drawing me in.


7 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?