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Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family  |  21 December 1994 (USA)
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A rich young boy finds his family targeted in an inside job and must use his cunning to save them.

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Storyline

The richest kid in the world, Richie Rich, has everything he wants, except companionship. While representing his father at a factory opening, he sees some kids playing baseball across the street. Richie wants to join in, but they don't want him around. When a plot to kill the Rich family is devised by Rich Industries' top executive, Laurence Van Dough, Richie must take over control of the company while searching for his lost parents with the help of some new friends. Written by Mark J. Popp <poppmj@cadvision.com>

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An adventure so big... even the world's richest kid can't afford to miss it! See more »

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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for mild violence and language | See all certifications »

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21 December 1994 (USA)  »

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Richie Rich  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£2,303,340 (UK) (16 June 1995)
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David Thewlis was offered the part of the butler. See more »

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When Richard opens the plane window to throw the TNT out of the plane, there is so little wind that even his hair doesn't move. See more »

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Van Dough: [while interrogating Professor Keenbean] You told me what this machine can do to a person. How'd you like to spend the rest of your life as a bedpan?
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30 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The setup: The richest kid in the world, Richie Rich, has everything he wants, except companionship. While representing his father at a factory opening, he sees some kids playing baseball across the street. Richie wants to join in, but they don't want him around. When a plot to kill the Rich family is devised by Rich Industries' top executive, Laurence Van Dough, Richie must take over control of the company while searching for his lost parents with the help of some new friends.

The verdict: This is another level of family film. The depiction of upper class Americana is austere and straightforward, but the real centerpiece of the film is its acting and humor.


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