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A feature adaptation of the classic TV show, when nice guy redneck Jed Clampett strikes it rich when he finds black oil, and moves he and his kin to posh Beverly Hills.

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Jed Clampett and kin move from Arkansas to Beverly Hills when he becomes a billionaire, after an oil strike. The country folk are very naive with regard to life in the big city, so when Jed starts a search for a new wife there are inevitably plenty of takers and con artists ready to make a fast buck. Written by Rob Hartill

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The day they moved in... Beverly Hills moved out. See more »

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Rated PG for some off-color humor | See all certifications »

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15 October 1993 (USA)  »

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Los Beverly ricos  »

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£412,348 (UK) (15 July 1994)
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The final film appearance of Buddy Ebsen. See more »

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When "Jed was shooting at some food" and fired the shotgun, there was a noticeable delay of about a sec between the shot/puff of smoke and his jerking his shoulder back due to the recoil on the shotgun. If the gun had really been loaded and there'd really been that much recoil, his shoulder would have moved at the same time we saw the smoke/flash of the gun. See more »

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Daisy Mae 'Granny' Moses: Elly May! Don't spit from a moving vehicle. Wait till it's stopped.
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References Jaws (1975) See more »

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BALLAD OF JED CLAMPETT (Instrumental)
Performed by Bela Fleck with Randy Scruggs
Written by Paul Henning
Produced by Bela Fleck
Bela Fleck appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
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not terrible, but it unfortunately led to terrible things
30 September 2012 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

It's become a cliché that modern adaptations of classic TV shows are among the worst movies of all. "The Flintstones" was simply a BAD movie in every way! While there have been a few bright spots ("The Addams Family" and "Charlie's Angels") pretty much everything else has been execrable.

This modern adaptation of the Clampett brood has some funny stuff but mostly isn't worth the time. One could make the argument that "The Beverly Hillbillies" is half-homage, half-parody. Even so, this was a letdown for Penelope Spheeris after "Wayne's World". It was interesting to see Jim Varney in a non-Ernest role, though.

Also starring Cloris Leachman, Erika Eleniak (the girl kissed by Elliott in "ET"), Lily Tomlin, Dabney Coleman and Rob Schneider.


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