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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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Every kid's dream... Every parents nightmare! See more »

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

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$30,577,969 (USA)
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Shay wears different shoes during the fountain scene than she does before and after it. See more »

Quotes

Henry: You know what they say about gold.
Preston Waters: He who has the gold makes the rules?
Henry: No, no, no, no, no, no. A fool and his gold are soon parted.
Preston Waters: What does that mean?
Henry: I don't know. It's an old saying, Man. Like, there's more than one way to skin a cat, you hear that one? Who skins cats? Why would you skin a cat? And there is not more than one way to skin a cat, there is only one way! You grab the cat and rip the skin off. What's a number two way? Do you put a hose up the cat's butt and he gets so bloated ...
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I WANT CANDY
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Far-fetched but acceptable
23 November 2005 | by (Klagenfurt, Austria) – See all my reviews

Yeah, I remember this one! Many years since I actually watched it. The story was entirely surreal, but nonetheless great! What anyone who rates and reviews movies ought to bear in mind is what the respective movie aims at. It's the same with "First Kid", which follows a similar pattern. Certain movies - like this one here - just aim at plain and comical nonsense. Such movies can't be rated from the point of view of a hypercritical reviewer. Of course these movies lack quality, lack a sophisticated storyline, very often lack first-class acting, but if they do fulfil their primary premise - that's okay. I don't have this movie here on my list of all-time favorites, but I still thought it was funny, had some very enjoyable sequences and made a good story. Brian Bonsall is a smart actor anyway.


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