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When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town.
Ray, an ex-con and widower, is planning a coin heist with two accomplices to help him to buy his own bakery. However, he doesn't expect his son Timmy, who was living with Ray's sister, to show up at the house right in the middle of planning. Timmy is ignored and Ray and his buddies pull off the heist. Timmy gets his father's attention by stealing the coins and hiding them. To get them back, his father must take him to a number of different places and treat him like he enjoys his presence. They grow fond of each other but Timmy won't stay with his dad unless he gives up the coins. Written by
The name of the roller coaster Timmy, Raymond, Robert, and Carl just got off is Speed Demon which was referring to Macaulay Culkin's close friend Michael Jackson's hit song. See more »
The amount of ice cream in the dish in the Baskin-Robbins scene. See more »
[Ray's decorating a cake]
You know, Ray. Your like an artist
[starts eating some of the cake Ray's working on]
, just like that Diangelo guy.
[grabs another piece off]
You mean, Michaelangelo?
Yeah, that's him. But instead of paint/plaster, you decorate cakes.
[suddenly sees Carl eating the cake]
Did you just take that off the cake?
Don't do that! You know how long I've worked on this cake?
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I've always thought Macaulay Culkin's performance in `Getting Even With Dad' is his best one together with `Home Alone'. It's a shame he's been out of scene in the last years, what forces us to go for his old films.
Culkin's partner in the movie is Ted Danson, who again shows he can do his part in comedies, like he did in `Three Men and a Baby'. Danson's a thief who now has to deal with an unexpected problem: his ex-wife leaves their son (Culkin) with him once he hasn't looked after him for years. The boy wants some attention from his dad, so he hides the coins his father has stolen before he could use it. If the thief wants his coins back, he must give the boy some good time.
My Rate 7/10
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