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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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Five buddies, one butler, and a dog on 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  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$38,087,756
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When the film was put into production, Macaulay Culkin was five foot two. A cast of tall adults were hired to create the illusion that Culkin was shorter than he actually was at the time. Most of the cast is taller than six feet. See more »

Goofs

Richie looks in the mirror at a pimple next to his nose, but later when he asks his dad if he can see it, Richie points to his chin. See more »

Quotes

Herbert Cadbury: [Richie prepares to introduce himself to Gloria and her sandlot-baseball team] You can't play with THESE children. I must protest!
Richie Rich: Cadbury, CHILL. I'll be fine.
Herbert Cadbury: But they probably haven't even been VACCINATED!
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Crazy Credits

On the VHS version of the film, before the movie starts there is a sneak peak at what would become Kids WB. This included a reporter covering all the new shows which included Earthworm Jim, Freakazoid, Animainiacs and Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries. See more »

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Indomeneo
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
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Why so harsh?
2 December 2007 | by 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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