The Money Pit (1986) Poster



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Remake of 

George Washington Slept Here (1942)
Remake of the 1942 Jack Benny and Ann Sheridan film.
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
Remake of the Cary Grant Film.

Remade as 

Drömkåken (1993)


The Honeymooners (1955) (TV Series)
Don't Go Near the Water (1957)
The elaborate scene where Tom Hanks single-handedly destroys all the scaffolding, falls into plaster, and rolls downhill into a fountain... was based almost exactly on this movie's clubhouse destruction scene.
The Care Bears Family (1985) (TV Series)
Walter says "I thought the Care Bears were here" when stuck in the floor.

Referenced in 

There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Jeopardy!: Episode #16.37 (1999) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "'80s Film Comedy"
Gilmore Girls: The Ins and Outs of Inns (2001) (TV Episode)
Michel suggests the name "The Money Pit" for Lorelai's and Sookie's new inn.
Gilmore Girls: Dead Uncles and Vegetables (2002) (TV Episode)
Lorelai mentions it.
Gilmore Girls: Those Are Strings, Pinocchio (2003) (TV Episode)
Lorelai wonders if she and Sookie are buying a "Money Pit" in the Dragonfly Inn.
Family Guy: The Griffin Family History (2006) (TV Episode)
"I love The Money Pit. That is my answer to that statement."
Pé Na Porta: Um Dia a Casa Cai (2007) (TV Episode)
Brazilian title reference.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Monsters vs Aliens/The Haunting in Connecticut/12 Rounds (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett says "The Haunting in Connecticut" (2009) is a very scary version of "The Money Pit"
The Cinema Snob: The Devil with Hitler (2012) (TV Episode)
"The Money Pit is still hilarious, even starring Hitler."
The Cinema Snob: Caddyshack II (2014) (TV Episode)
"Thanks, movie, I should be watching The Money Pit right now."
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8418 (2014) (TV Episode)
Lloyd says Steve and Michelle's camper can looks like "a money pit".
The Late Late Show with James Corden: Tom Hanks/Mila Kunis (2015) (TV Episode)
Tom Hanks and James Corden re-enact a scene
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8717 (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 5 September 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of Tom Hanks' career
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 11 May 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tim Legler

Featured in 

Renegade Cut: Tom Hanks Can't Stop Urinating (2013) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown


Spoofed in 

The Money Hole (1993) (Video)
Hardcore takeoff.
FC Venus (2006)
The construction teams enters the scene exactly alike.

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