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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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Storyline

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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Die Chaos-Kanone  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,500,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The final Ernest movie to be released theatrically. The rest of the series went direct to video. See more »

Quotes

Abner: Look, consider the ramifications!
Ernest: We don't have any ramifications, all we've got is this cannon!
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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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Follows The Ernest Film Festival (1986) See more »

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A Truly Awful Film.
16 August 2000 | by (London) – See all my reviews

This Film Has absolutely no redeeming points, badly acted, badly directed. So bad I can't believe they actually made more than one. If only Jim Varney spent more time acting and less time mugging to camera it might be a little more bearable. You can imagine the director shouting "this scene calls for a number 2 expression Jim!".

The "sitting on the runaway Cannon scene" is painfully predictable, with the very obvious use of stuntmen making the whole thing unwatchable, don't touch it!!!!!!


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