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Blank Check (1994)

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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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When Preston Waters sees an opportunity, he takes 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 places the backpack on the desk and opens it, the bank manager turns to get the money out of the safe and Preston puts the bag on the desk again. 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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Referenced in Dumb & Dumber (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

WILD OBSESSION
Written by Steve Diamond, Mick Criepps, Tracii Guns, Phil Lewis (as Phillip Lewis), Kelly Nickels, and Steve Riley
Performed by L.A. Guns
Courtesy of Polydor Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Special Markets
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Utterly Awful!
21 April 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Blank Check is easily one of the worst films of the nineties. The plot is completely pointless; its overtones of lonliness are pathetic. Do you really believe a twelve year old acting as a personal assistant for a millionaire could accomplish everything in this film, like buying a mansion for a mere $300 grand. The notion, let alone the bargain-basement price, will only be believed by the most gullible viewers. Please, respect your intelligence and don't watch this awful, awful film.


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