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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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America's classic kid in a classic comedy! See more »

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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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20,000 children auditioned for the part of Dennis. Ten of them were selected to test the role with Walter Matthau. In the end, Mason Gamble got it. See more »

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When Dennis is in the bathroom squirting out the nasal spray, the toothpaste on his chin vanishes and then comes back again See more »

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Big Laughs! A Must See Hysterical Film!!
25 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie in seventh grade on a free day in school, when I heard that we were watching it, I had heard that it did not do to well, but then I decided to just watch it. And then we did, I recalled that I was laughing so hard, no sound came out! I am telling you, I was laughing my head off when I saw this, this movie is hysterical, it has got really big laughs, it is totally a slap-happy time, you must see this, you will be laughing yourself silly! I was totally surprised about seeing this movie, I thought that it was not going to be very good, but I was wrong, I was laughing so hard that I was almost crying! Why did I like this movie, because it is just plain funny, that's why! There is usually a time where a movie based on a TV show isn't good, but I was surprised with this, I totally had a really good time!

The gags in this movie are all very hysterical, they are typical in a usual slapstick comedy movie, there are gags which usually involve people getting hurt! But I was really surprised, it is not one of the funniest movies that I have ever seen, the funniest is Duck Soup, but this is one of the funniest that I have seen in a few years, I believe that you should see this, you will be laughing like crazy! Go ahead and think I am crazy if I liked this movie, but it is just fabulous!

One more thing, I don't know why I really thought that this movie was funny, but I was really enjoying it when I watched it. I just that that is was totally funny, its one of the funniest movies that I have seen in a couple of years, but it is not the funniest movie that I have ever seen. But all the same, the movie is hysterical, you really must see this, you will be laughing out loud at it!

10/10


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