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The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)

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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Comedy | Family

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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,525,375, 17 October 1993, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$44,029,386

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$57,405,220
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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Clampett's automobile is a 1921 Oldsmobile. See more »

Goofs

When Tiffany brings Jethro more pencils to sharpen, a bundle of unsharpened pencils disappears in between shots. See more »

Quotes

Milburn Drysdale: Son, I want you to close your eyes for a minute. Now, imagine I've taken away your allowance, your cellphone, your car and cut you out of my will. How do you see your future?
Morgan Drysdale: Flipping frozen cow parts at Burger King?
Milburn Drysdale: And people say you're stupid.
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The orangutan used in this film is a captive-born animal. He belongs to a highly endangered species protected by international laws and treaties. See more »

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References Deliverance (1972) See more »

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IF YOU AIN'T GOT LOVE
Written and Performed by Dolly Parton
Produced by Dolly Parton with the Mighty Fine Band
Dolly Parton appears courtesy of Columbia Records
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S10 Reviews: The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)
8 August 2005 | by 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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