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Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)

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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Without the inventions, the butler, and the private fast-food restaurant...he's just a normal 12-year-old billionaire. See more »

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

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21 December 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Richie Rich  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$38,087,756 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

John Larroquette who played Lawrence Van Dough and Ben Stein who played Richie's private school teacher both share a birthday (November 25) 3 years apart. See more »

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The bag Richie places on the police desk goes flat, then in the next shot the bag is inflated. See more »

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Professor Keenbean: Hey! Need a new bed pan? I know I do!
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Claudias Theme
Written by Steve Tyrell and Guy Moon
Performed by Steve Tyrell
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Why so harsh?
2 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I gave this movie a 7 on a scale of 1-10 because I took into consideration it is a kids movie and should be judged as such. When this movie came out I was 13 and of course I enjoyed it much more then as opposed to now but having watched it as a child and as an adult I do remember how much I enjoyed the film as a kid. From the harsh grade of a 4.4 average I assume people where comparing this to complex movies with great plots. Kids should not be subjected to nothing but adult theme. So when you grade the movie remember what audience it was desighned for.As a child I would have gave this movie a 7. Would you drive a metro and act as if it should perform like a porsche?


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