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To Grandmother's House We Go (1992)

When the twins feel like their mom is tired of them, they take off on an exciting adventure to grandmother's house and encounter a pair of villains along the way.

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Great Grandma Mimi (as Florence Patterson)
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Delivery firm truck driver Eddie Popko, a dreamy wannabee-cowboy, always flirts with convenience store clerk Rhonda Thompson, but his enthusiasm seems curbed when he meets her meanly hostile twin daughters Julie and Sarah, aged five. When the bratty pair hear mother wine all she wants for Christmas is a holiday without the handfuls, they decide to oblige by sneaking off to great grandma Mimi. Unable to find her or the right bus, they end up sneaking into Eddie's truck. He takes to babysitting during his round remarkably well, but when he delivers them home, he's knocked unconscious by senior robbers couple, dumb Harvey and mean Shirley, who stole the content of his firm's trucks, in this case Christmas parcels. Discovering the lottery tickets he bought and gave the brats to keep give access to a 1.3 million TV lottery finale, he decides to lead the search with Rhonda, police detective Gremp being incompetent, and even raises a 'borrowed' ransom. Written by KGF Vissers

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Unrated

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6 December 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A casa di nonna  »

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Cameo appearance by their fullhouse co-stars Lori Loughlin and Bob Saget. They play TV lotto hosts in this film and they ironically play TV co-hosts in their roles on fullhouse as well. See more »

Quotes

Julie Thompson: Harvey is a liar, Harvey is a liar!
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References How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966) See more »

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Terrific! The Olsens' 1st & still a classic!
5 April 2003 | by (Bay Area, CA) – See all my reviews

I don't care what anyone else says about this movie. I loved it when I was 10, and I love it now. The Olsen girls are so talented and absolutely adorable. Anyone who thinks otherwise is a moron, no exceptions. Jerry Van Dyke and Rhea Perlman give wonderful performances as the two crooks. And the cameos by Saget and Loughlin only put the icing on the cake of this lovely, funny, adorable, fun-filled show.


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