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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 All (49) »

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When Preston Waters sees an opportunity, he takes it. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Family

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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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Trivia

Both Karen Duffy (Shay)and Tone Loc (Juice)appeared in different Jim Carrey films the same year: Duffy in Dumb & Dumber (1994) and Loc in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994). See more »

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Prestons backpack is way to small for 1,000,000$ to fit in. See more »

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[Carl, Bederman and Juice are at a waterslide looking for Preston. They're studying a surveilence photo of him]
Carl Quigley: See anyone that looks like him?
Juice: Yeah he looks like him. She looks like him. Oh look over there! There goes his little twin brother. You give me one picture and expect me to find him among all these kids? You must be crazy, I'm gonna get on the waterslide.
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References Beavis and Butt-Head (1993) See more »

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HEAVEN
Written by Rymes with Orange
Performed by Rymes with Orange
Courtesy of Citrus Soul Productions, Ltd.
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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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