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By accident, the 12-year-old Preston is given a blank check and when he fills in $1,000,000 - he is able to get it! He is having fun spending the money, but the gangsters who owned it want ... See full summary »

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By accident, the 12-year-old Preston is given a blank check and when he fills in $1,000,000 - he is able to get it! He is having fun spending the money, but the gangsters who owned it want it back... Written by Thomas Meyer <i03a@zfn.uni-bremen.de>

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money | check | bank | gangster | computer | See more »

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Quick thinking landed him a million bucks... now everybody's after it! See more »

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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for language, and for some threatening situations | See all certifications »

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11 February 1994 (USA)  »

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$30,577,969 (USA)
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Trivia

The total amount of money that Preston spent equals $504,071.08. According to his expense report, it says he has spent $999,667.85. Even with the house he bought earlier in the movie, that would only total up to $804,071.08. See more »

Goofs

When Preston throws the money in the air in his bedroom, you can see some of the backs are blank (mostly on the bed). See more »

Quotes

Carl Quigley: [observing Preston's castle] So what do you think?
Juice: Looks very nice.
[sees control pad for video game]
Juice: Yo ho, what's that?
Carl Quigley: [picks it up] I don't know. You two never saw one.
[shows it to Biderman\Juice]
Biderman: [shakes head] I have no idea.
Juice: [shrugs] Beats me.
Carl Quigley: Hey, Preston
[showing control pad]
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"Home Alone" meets "Richie Rich"
16 September 2010 | by (Ladson, SC) – See all my reviews

This is an obvious attempt to rip off 'Home Alone' and 'Richie Rich', which, coincidentally, both star Macaulay Culkin. If Culkin were young enough to play this part, I have no doubt he'd pull it off, if he did play it. In the case of the Home Alone-rip-off, instead of robbers you have money launderers. Preston's family is similar to that of Home Alone's: His brothers hate him (or at least act like they do). You've got all the elements here for a movie about a kid living in an adult world, except for one thing: a child his own age. That is one crucial thing that's never explored or mentioned here. Just think of the comic possibilities of the movie if he were trying to impress someone his own age, or at least slightly older. But those are just suggestions in an otherwise hilarious family comedy! *** out of ****


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