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.
A cowardly boy who buries himself in accident statistics enters a library to escape a storm only to be transformed into an animated illustration by the Pagemaster. He has to work through obstacles from classic books to return to real life.
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
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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 »
Several days pass (Van Dough fires the staff and has time to petition and gain custody of Richie) between the time that they spot Regina's luggage and then haul it into the raft. See more »
[looking up somewhat uncertainly at the enormous tall Rich Industries office building towering up in front of him]
I'm not sure if I can go through with this, Cadbury.
Just remember these words, Master Richie - - "You have the power of your father inside you."
You mean, like, "Trust the force, Luke"?
[maintaining his debonair composure even though he is a bit dismayed to have his elegantly-worded example "degraded" by having it merely compared to a quote in a science fiction movie]
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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 »
This was Macaulay Culkin's first major flop, when he was finally un-cute enough that viewers noticed he couldn't act. Other than that, compared with other mindless, shallow, hopelessly far-fetched pseudo-adventures designed for either very small or very uncritical children, it's really not worse than one would expect. Well, the comic book on which it's based is not exactly Stan Lee either From a pedagogical point of view, one must say that Richie takes control of his situation in the absence of his parents, makes decisions that are largely sensible and practical, and carries them out mostly without adult help. He combines emotional and rational qualities without violating his basic identity as a kid. To me, that's all good, and redeems the entertainment value of this movie for a young audience.
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