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Ernest Rides Again (1993)

PG  |   |  Family, Comedy  |  12 November 1993 (USA)
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Buffoonish Ernest and his dimwitted pal Abner unearth a huge cannon reputed to contain the crown jewels of England.

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Charles Siegel ...
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Ernest P. Worrell becomes a new adventurer along with his History Professor partner, Abner Melon. Once they team up together, they discover a really huge existing historical cannon and the crown jewels hidden near the jungle. Ernest must save the jewels especially, before a lousy mob keeps it. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for slapstick violence | See all certifications »

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12 November 1993 (USA)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,500,000 (USA)
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The final Ernest movie to be released theatrically. The rest of the series went direct to video. See more »

Quotes

Chorus: There once was a man named Worrell-Ernest P. Worrell!/Even as a lad he was sensitive and caring/As cunning as a fox and as slippery as a herring/Whimsical and Mellow- A hale and hearty fellow/Not formal... Not normal! There once was a man named Worrell-Ernest P. Worrell!/He's kindly as a saint but he'll never shirk a battle/To villains everywhere he's a burr beneath the saddle/He's nimble quick and brawny-His skin is smooth and tawny/Not mealy... Not really! Ah ah ah ah! See the lightning fill ...
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Crazy Credits

Right before the closing credits play, a short trailer for Ernest Goes to School (1994) (V) plays. See more »

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28 January 2013 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

The final Ernest movie released in theaters is all about the cannon ride. Like the previous movies, it's an excuse for Jim Varney (who was also known as the voice of Slink in "Toy Story") to be silly in the role of the gold-hearted dimwit. I was never really a fan of the Ernest movies, but they were always good for a laugh. The cannon ride in "Ernest Rides Again" is entertaining enough. The rest of the movie doesn't quite equal it, though. Ever since Varney died, I've wondered if he felt content only being known as the lovable, buffoonish hick. Sure, it left him with a cult following, but wouldn't he have wanted something more than that? Anyway, this movie is nice, cheap entertainment.


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