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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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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 <>

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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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Release Date:

21 December 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Richie Rich  »

Box Office


$40,000,000 (estimated)


£2,303,340 (UK) (16 June 1995)

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Good Fluff
29 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sometimes, when I come home tired from work and have a brewski and want to zone out, I feel like a total fluff movie. Richi Rich fills the bill. It moves along, something most movies don't. It's harmless and doesn't require any involvement on my part. The jokes are silly. I can miss some of it on a fridge run, come back to it, and still follow it. In fact, if I don't finish the movie, it doesn't seem to matter. However, it is charming, so I usually do.

The movie pokes fun at the super rich on a superficial level, but that's all right. I'll save the harshly critical movies for a different mood. There's some lovely views of the Biltmore estate. There's light ribbing of the corporate world. Oh dear, I'm falling asleep. I'll miss the end of the movie. Too many brewskies.

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