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Dennis the Menace (1993)

 -  Comedy | Family  -  25 June 1993 (USA)
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When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town.

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Everyone's favorite kid from the comics is back. When his parents have to go out of town, he stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town. Written by Brian W. Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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He's armed... He's adorable... And he's out of school for the entire summer. See more »

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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for comedic mischief | See all certifications »

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£4,122,233 (UK) (17 September 1993)
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Trivia

Mr. Wilson refers to when he was five years old in 1925. Walter Matthau was indeed born in 1920. See more »

Goofs

When Mr. Wilson flinches from the tack taped to the doorbell button of Dennis' house, the button is not pressed enough to let it ring, but you hear the ringing. See more »

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[first lines]
Dennis: Hey, Mr. Wilson!
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Don't Hang Up
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By Arrangement with Abkco Records
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Two Thumbs Up
20 December 2001 | by (Sugar Land, TX, USA) – See all my reviews

For me, this cinema version featuring the innocent mischief of cartoonist Hank Ketcham's precocious hyperactive preschooler, Dennis (The Menace) Mitchell, is a classic sleeper. Remarkable performances by Mason Gamble (as "Dennis Mitchell") and Walter Matthau (as "Mr. Wilson") help to mold the screenplay into a delightful light-hearted comedy intended for the whole family. I, personally, look forward to the day that its presentation is offered in DVD format.


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