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Dennis the Menace (1993)

PG  |   |  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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The nursery rhyme Dennis falls asleep to is Wynken, Blynken, and Nod by Eugene Field. See more »

Goofs

When Switchblade Sam takes an apple away from Gunther with his switchblade, the hand is obviously a fake plastic hand rather than the little boy's, as it wobbles when the switchblade makes contact with the apple. See more »

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[first lines]
Dennis: Hey, Mr. Wilson!
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Don't Hang Up
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This movie is best compared to "Home Alone" and the better of the two.
11 January 1999 | by (Manitoba, Canada) – See all my reviews

I feel really badly that this movie is on the list of worst according to average vote. If you consider that it relies very much on slap-stick humour, which does not appeal to everyone, that might explain its poor showing.

The movie is best compared to "Home Alone." I feel it is by far the better of the two movies. Dennis is wide-eyed and innocent and the slap-stick scenarios are 'accidental' rather than contrived as in "Home Alone."

This is a movie that elderly parents can watch and be guaranteed to have a good time. It is also a movie that kids will love. If those in between can't appreciate it, that speaks a lot for their loss of innocence.


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