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Dennis the Menace (1993)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 25 June 1993 (USA)
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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25 June 1993 (USA)  »

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$51,270,765 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lea Thompson and Christopher Lloyd both previously starred in the Back to the Future trilogy. See more »

Goofs

Switchblade Sam's (Christopher Lloyd) hair is obviously hair extensions. This is especially obvious when he is looking up at the tree house when Dennis and his friends are in it hammering nails. You can see a white line on his head of where they are attached. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dennis: Hey, Mr. Wilson!
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Connections

Remake of Dennis the Menace (1959) See more »

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Don't Hang Up
Written by Kal Mann and Dave Appell
Performed by The Orlons
By Arrangement with Abkco Records
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Great movie for kids of any age
19 June 2003 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

How can this movie get such a low rating? It is really well made, has some very funny moments and the casting is excellent. Dennis is cute as a button and totally believable, his parents are.. well, just perfect and mr Wilson is the best mr Wilson you could wish for. The same applies to many of the smaller roles. And then there is Christopher Lloyd in one of his best performances ever. I loved this movie, both the first and second time I saw it. It deserves at least an 8, so I gave it a 9 to boost the score.


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