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Blank Check (1994)

A young boy inadvertently gains possession of a check for one million dollars, which he proceeds to spend, unaware that the gangsters it belongs to are in pursuit.

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After committing check fraud, Preston Waters begins to live out his 12 year old fantasies by spending a million dollars in six days. But when it came to being an adult, he quickly realized that he didn't quite fit the bill. Miguel Ferrer and Brian Bonsall star in this 1994 kid classic that will leave you asking the question "why didn't this kid get grounded?"

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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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11 February 1994 (USA)  »

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$30,577,969 (USA)
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Trivia

Karen Duffy also played a character named Shay in Dumb & Dumber the same year. Both films involved a briefcase full of money as a plot element. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the film, where Preston is using a go-cart to push Quigley around in a cage-ball, a metal ring can clearly be seen mounted on the front of the go-cart (to keep the ball from straying). See more »

Quotes

Carl Quigley: [opens suitcase full of money] Oh, hello beautiful. Did you miss me?
[kisses a wad of money]
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Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Getaway/Blank Check/My Girl 2 (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

I WANT CANDY
Written by Bob Feldman, Jerry Goldstein (as Gerry Goldstein), Richard Gottehrer, and Bert Berns
Performed by Bow Wow Wow
Courtesy of BMG (UK) Ltd.
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Your cynical, money-grubbing children will LOVE it!
13 October 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Don't waste your kids' time with movies about dreams, building relationships with family, overcoming life's obstacles with the help of best friends, or how they can improve themselves through scholarship or sport!

Instead, show your little future corporate CEO or CFO this film and teach them the important values of:

* how fun it is to have valuable toys and possessions, including a go-kart track in the back yard, and your own personal waterslide!

* how money gets people to do anything you want!

* how stealing money's OK, as long as it's from the bad guys!

* a fool and his gold are soon parted (and you don't want to lose your money, do you?)

* be wary of gold digging women!

* you CAN get away with it by lying!

An official selection at the Future Corporate Leaders Film Festival, this movie will be one your kids will always cherish.


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