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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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When Granny invites cousin Pearl and all of the family to Jed's wedding, she says "only the Clampetts, not the Kelloggs or Daggs". Kellogg's Corn Flakes was one of the original network TV sponsors of The Beverly Hillbillies. Daggs may be related to the other original network TV sponsor, Winston cigarettes, but this is as yet unconfirmed. See more »

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Moments after Tyler accidentally causes the mess in the office pool before he enters Drysdale's office, it is exactly the way it was before the mayhem. See more »

Quotes

Milburne Drysdale: I'm president of a bank.
Jethro: Wow, can I be president of a bank too?
Jed Clampett: Jethro that was a mighty disrespectful thing to say to Mr. Drysdale. Ask if you can be vice president.
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Features The People's Court (1981) 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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S10 Reviews: The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)
8 August 2005 | by (The Void) – See all my reviews

Jed Clampett Jim Varney – Ernest) is out hunting jackrabbit one day on his property when he stumbles onto the largest privately owned oil deposit in the world. Next thing widower Jed knew he was a billionaire with more money than any of us would ever see. But simple-minded Jed wants nothing more out of life than a wife to tame his young tomboy daughter Elly May (Erika Eleniak – Playboy). So he packs up his kinfolk including Granny (Cloris Leachman) and Jethro (Diedrich Bader) and heads for Beverly Hills to get his daughter some refinement. But these simple folk soon become the target on unscrupulous city folk who want nothing lea than all their money.

This sweeping southern epic that lays "Gone with the Wind" to shame….Oh who am I kidding. I couldn't say that with a straight face if I tried. "The Beverly Hillbillies" is a fun in a "throw your brain out the window and pass the popcorn" sort of way. The TV show (far from a classic, but well loved) gets a modern reworking that would suit the fans (yeah you in the back) just fine. Gawlee that there Elly May is sure pretty Uh huh!


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