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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


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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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)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The trampoline scene was filmed at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, IL on the East Lawn of the Robert R. McCormick Museum. See more »


When Van Dough ties Keenbean up, he puts the sandwich on his chest. In one scene, the bread of the sandwich is brown. Then next it is white. Then it was brown when Richie got out of the machine, and then it was white again. See more »


Van Dough: [while interrogating Professor Keenbean] You told me what this machine can do to a person. How'd you like to spend the rest of your life as a bedpan?
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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 The Cinema Snob: Turkish Casper (2012) See more »


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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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