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The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family  |  15 October 1993 (USA)
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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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Upscale neighborhood, Down-home heart. See more »


Comedy | Family

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

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Release Date:

15 October 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los Beverly ricos  »

Box Office


£412,348 (UK) (15 July 1994)

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Did You Know?


When Miss Hathaway dresses up as the blonde nurse her name tag has the name "R. Rigdon" on it. This was a nod to Rhonda G. Rigdon, Assistant to Director Penelope Spheeris during filming. See more »


Elly May was barefoot when harvesting honey in the opening scene. During her fight with a bear during that time, she was wearing shoes. After the bear fight, she was barefoot again. See more »


Woodrow Tyler: [Thinks he's still having phone sex with his girlfriend, Laura] I've got my hand on your butt, and I'm squeezing...
Milburne Drysdale: TYLER! Get your hand off my butt!
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Referenced in Bean (1997) See more »


Performed by Joe Diffie
Written by The Big Bopper (as J.P. Richardson)
Produced by Johnny Slate and Joe Diffie for Johnny Slate Productions
Joe Diffie appears courtesy of Epic Records
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I only wish there was more of it!
20 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I liked this film version of the television show because it makes me laugh on a rainy day or when I am having a bad day. The casting is excellent. I feel that Jim Varney plays an excellent Jed Clampett. I wish there was a sequel when he was still alive. Sadly, he's gone. I think we saw him apart from his Ernest character a lot more in Jed. He seem to feel right at home in this character. Cloris Leachman is a hoot as Granny and I really felt that she enjoyed the role. Erika Leniak does an actually good job as Elly May Clampett. She seems to fit at right home with the role. I liked Diedrich Bader as both Jethro and his twin sister Jethrine. Bader is really an excellent comedic actor. I thought Lily Tomlin played Ms. Jane Hathaway in her own updated style. I felt this Jane had more gusto than Nancy Culp did in the series. Dabney Coleman is always fun to see and in this one as Drysdale. I liked him and Tomlin together. I liked Penny Fuller as Mrs. Drysdale and Kevin O'Connell who plays their son, Morgan. I felt Morgan and Elly could have gotten together. I liked Linda Carlson as Jethro's mother. I wished she was on more. Rob Schneider and Lea Thompson really do a good job as con-artists after the Clampetts. But I really enjoyed watching this film to see the stars like Zsa Zsa Gabor, Miguel Ferrer, Buddy Ebsen as Rockford, Dolly Parton, etc. Their cameos made it worth while to see them. It's nice to see Zsa Zsa poke fun at herself on screen in anything.

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