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Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mariangela Pino ...
Michael Maccarone ...
Joel Robinson ...
Jonathan Hilario ...
Baseball Coach
Aerobics Instructor
Wanda Christine ...
Newswoman at Factory (as Wandachristine)


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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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


Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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)


$38,087,756 (USA)

Company Credits

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Richie's roller coaster is the Iron Wolf at Six Flags Great America. See more »


The fax appears in the fax machine after it has been removed. See more »


Van Dough: [as he steps out of his limo and into a puddle] 37-and-a-half miles of driveway, and you park in the 5 feet with a puddle!
Chauffeur: I'm very sorry, sir.
Van Dough: You're very sorry? Well, in that case, find another job.
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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 »


Referenced in Shaft (2000) See more »


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User Reviews

Enjoyable Movie For Teens & Adults
13 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is definitely teen fare, but it's very entertaining which means adults would get a lot of laughs out of it. As with any comedy, some of the stuff is really stupid and some of it is really funny. Along the way, you get some of modern Hollywood's secular plugs and a few swear words that you wouldn't want your little ones to hear, but overall, I have little to criticize with this one.

There were a number of sight gags, things that made me laugh out loud, such as dollar signs instead of spots on the dog, the dress-ware of the little rich kid (Macauley Culkin), the eccentric characters - good and bad guys - are all fun to watch.

I thought Jonathan Hyde, as the butler, stole the show.

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