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Problem Child (1990)

 -  Comedy | Family  -  27 July 1990 (USA)
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A young boy is just short of a monster. He is adopted by a loving man and his wacky wife. The laughs keep coming as the boy pushes them to the limits.

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Flo
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Roy
Charlotte Akin ...
Lorraine
Anna Marie Allred ...
Kid #3
Adam Anderly ...
Catcher
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Boy in Chair
Cody Beard ...
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Jordan Burton ...
Kid #1
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Paramedic
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A young boy is just short of a monster. He is adopted by a loving man and his wacky wife. The laughs keep coming as the boy pushes them to the limits. Written by Glenn J. Schworak <glenn@g-world.com>

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boy | serial killer | camping | birthday | nun | See more »

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Attila the Hun. Ivan the Terrible. Al Capone. They were all seven once. See more »

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Comedy | Family

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27 July 1990 (USA)  »

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Adorable criatura  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$53,470,900 (USA)
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Dennis Dugan:  as the All-American Dad who buys his son a canteen. See more »

Goofs

During the "I wonder if he's got change for a 20" scene, Junior has far more money in his drawer than he took from Big Ben's wallet. See more »

Quotes

Lucy Henderson: Mother, he dresses like the man that cremated Uncle Leo!
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BORN TO BE WILD
Written by Mars Bonfire
Performed by Steppenwolf
Courtesy of MCA Records
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One of the funniest movies!
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The Problem child movies are very funny!John Ritter,Amy Yasbec,and Jack Warden,and Michael Richards are all good in the film!It is always sad to to see the great late wrestler Kerry Von Erich.The film has some of the more hilarious scenes ever!.If you like comedy film with bratty kids then check this out!


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