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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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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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Trivia

Mr. Wilson refers to when he was five years old in 1925. Walter Matthau was indeed born in 1920. 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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A String of Pearls
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Good film work of the comic strip
15 July 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is without a doubt identical to the comic strip. The characters look exactly alike, especially Dennis's parents. And I don't think anyone could have played a better Mr. Wilson than Walter Mattau. This is what makes the movie so good. Another familiar actor is Christopher Lloyd (from the "Back to the Future" trilogy and "The Pagemaster) who plays the robber. I remember when I rented this at my local grocery store, I saw the scene where the robber kidnaps Dennis and ties him up. Then Dennis tells him the only right way to tie him up so that he won't be able to get away. The robber has handcuffs and the key falls into the beans he's cooking. Dennis is forced to feed the robber beans in order to find the key. After this the robber farts in the fire. This scene was cut when shown on TNT. Watch this movie and see for yourself how wonderful it is.


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