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Ri¢hie Ri¢h -- Macaulay Culkin and John Larroquette star in this live action adaptation of the comic book adventures of an extremely rich boy and his efforts to do good in the world.
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Writers (WGA):
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Release Date:
21 December 1994 (USA) See more »
An adventure so big... even the world's richest kid can't afford to miss it! See more »
A rich young boy finds his family targeted in an inside job and must use his cunning to save them. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Macaulay Culkin ... Richie Rich

John Larroquette ... Lawrence Van Dough

Edward Herrmann ... Richard Rich

Christine Ebersole ... Regina Rich

Jonathan Hyde ... Herbert Arthur Runcible Cadbury

Michael McShane ... Professor Keenbean

Chelcie Ross ... Ferguson
Mariangela Pino ... Diane Pazinski

Stephi Lineburg ... Gloria Pazinski
Michael Maccarone ... Tony
Joel Robinson ... Omar
Jonathan Hilario ... Pee Wee

Reggie Jackson ... Baseball Coach

Claudia Schiffer ... Aerobics Instructor
Wanda Christine ... Newswoman at Factory (as Wandachristine)
Stacy Logan ... Nash
Eddie Bo Smith Jr. ... Ambler
Kent Logsdon ... Zullo
Sean A. Tate ... Reynolds
David Fawcett ... Chauffeur (as David A. Fawcett)
Bob Riley ... President
Dawn Maxey ... Ms. Fairchild

Ben Stein ... School Teacher
Joel Ellegant ... Ellsworth
Justin Zaremby ... Reginald
John Drury ... Newscaster

Diann Burns ... Newscaster
Rush Pearson ... Prison Lowlife
Rachel Stephens ... Richie's Secretary
Nydia Rodriguez Terracina ... Richie's Secretary (as Nydia Rodriguez)

Mike Bacarella ... Police Desk Sergeant
Sam Sanders ... Detective
Marilyn Dodds Frank ... Sculptress
Mindy Bell ... News Reporter

James Deuter ... News Reporter

Rick Worthy ... News Reporter
Michael Godleski ... Foyer Guard

Matt DeCaro ... Dave Walter

Rory Culkin ... Young Richie
Peter Lampley ... Baby Richie

Eddie J. Fernandez ... Prison Assassin (as Eddie Fernandez)
Lily Semel ... Little Girl at Factory
James Deeth ... Helicopter Pilot

Joanne Pankow ... Maid
Jim Blandford ... Prison Guard
Dustin Drapkin ... Boy on Baseball Field
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Bruce Green ... Sherman (uncredited)
C. Michael Haynes ... State Trooper (uncredited)
Jan Jackson ... Maid in Mansion (uncredited)

Kevin Mukherji ... Malik (uncredited)
Robert Oliver ... Policeman (uncredited)
Keith Schrader ... Policeman (uncredited)
John Thurner ... Factory Worker (uncredited)

Frank Welker ... Special Vocal Effects (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Donald Petrie 
Writing credits
Neil Tolkin (story)

Tom S. Parker (screenplay) &
Jim Jennewein (screenplay)

Produced by
Joe Bilella .... executive producer
John Davis .... producer
Jacqueline George .... co-producer
Dan Kolsrud .... executive producer
Jeffrey A. Montgomery .... co-producer
Jon Shapiro .... executive producer
Joel Silver .... producer
Wendy Wanderman .... associate producer
Original Music by
Alan Silvestri 
Cinematography by
Don Burgess (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Malcolm Campbell 
Casting by
Margery Simkin 
Production Design by
James H. Spencer  (as James Spencer)
Art Direction by
William F. Matthews 
Set Decoration by
John H. Anderson 
Patricia Malone 
Costume Design by
Lisa Jensen 
Makeup Department
Don Abbinanti .... hair stylist
Steve Artmont .... makeup artist
Linell Curtis .... makeup artist
Deborah K. Dee .... hair stylist
Linda Melazzo .... key makeup artist
K.G. Ramsey .... hair stylist
Linda Rizzuto .... key hair stylist
Rick Sharp .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Richard H. Prince .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ellen Dux .... trainee assistant director
Geoffrey Hansen .... first assistant director
Douglas S. Ornstein .... additional second assistant director (as Douglas Ornstein)
Michael Samson .... second assistant director
Bob Saunders .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Peter Bankins .... property master
Gary Baugh .... assistant art director
Nigel A. Boucher .... lead man
Karen Fletcher Trujillo .... set designer
Marcie Friedman .... art department researcher
Michael D. Gianneschi .... property master: Chicago
Cydney M. Harris .... set designer
Dick Lasley .... illustrator
Bob Lucas .... construction coordinator: Chicago
John Mikels .... stand-by painter
Jason Muscarella .... construction foreman
Michael Muscarella .... construction coordinator
Patrick O'Donnell .... art department researcher
Pat Raney .... construction foreman
James F. Truesdale .... assistant art director
John Vargo .... lead man
Suzan Wexler .... set designer
Jamie Arbuckle .... set dresser (uncredited)
Anthony Joseph Fatigato .... painter (uncredited)
Frank M. Fleming .... set dresser (uncredited)
Dick Hansen .... set dresser (uncredited)
Lillian Heyward .... painter (uncredited)
Doug Mackenzie .... construction foreman: Asheville (uncredited)
John W. Morgan .... stand-by painter (uncredited)
James Passanante .... paint supervisor: Ashville (uncredited)
John J. Slove Jr. .... propmaker (uncredited)
Lisa Wolff .... on-set dresser (uncredited)
Sound Department
Kevin Bartnof .... foley artist
Fred Burke .... foley editor
David E. Campbell .... sound re-recording mixer
Alessandra Carlino .... assistant sound editor
Chic Cecchini .... cable person
Midge Costin .... sound editor
Juno J. Ellis .... supervising adr editor
John P. Fasal .... special sound effects
Marva Fucci .... assistant sound editor
Howell Gibbens .... sound editor
Eric Gotthelf .... foley mixer
Matthew Harrison .... foley editor
Denise Horta .... adr editor
Frank Howard .... sound editor
Chris Ingram .... assistant sound editor
Angela Jackson .... assistant sound editor
Stephen Janisz .... adr editor
Dale R. Janus .... boom operator
Suhail Kafity .... sound editor
James Likowski .... foley editor
Victoria Martin .... supervising foley editor
F. Hudson Miller .... sound editor
Thomas J. O'Connell .... adr mixer
Maggie Ostroff .... assistant sound editor
R.J. Palmer .... sound editor
Jonathan Phillips .... assistant sound editor
John T. Reitz .... sound re-recording mixer
Catherine Rowe .... foley artist
Gregg Rudloff .... sound re-recording mixer
Christopher C. Schiavo .... assistant sound editor
Scott D. Smith .... production sound mixer
George Watters II .... supervising sound editor
Rick Bozeat .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
James Reedy .... special effects foreman
Gary Schaedler .... special effects
Brian Wood .... special effects
David Wood .... special effects
Michael Wood .... special effects coordinator
Gene Young .... special effects props (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Carol Ashley .... digital compositor: Cinesite
Dale Baer .... digital animator
Thomas Boland .... visual effects coordinator
Bobby Bryne .... visual effects photography
Patrick Denver .... model maker: Grant McCune Design (as Pat Denver)
Peter Donen .... visual effects supervisor
Gilbert Draper .... model maker: Grant McCune Design (as Gil Draper)
John Eaves .... model maker: Grant McCune Design
Gil Gagnon .... digital associate producer: Cinesite
Mitzi Gallagher .... digital executive producer: Cinesite
Brad Kuehn .... digital effects supervisor: Cinesite
Edward Lawton .... model maker: Grant McCune Design (as Ed Lawton)
Kevin Lingenfelser .... digital paint supervisor: Cinesite
Grant McCune .... minature supervisor: Grant McCune Design
Theresa Ellis Rygiel .... digital animator (as Theresa Ellis)
Thomas J. Smith .... digital compositing supervisor: Cinesite (as Tom Smith)
Smokey Stover .... chief model maker: Grant McCune Design
Wayne Strong .... sculptor: Grant McCune Design
Doug Tubach .... digital compositor: Cinesite
Alan Barnett .... digital effects supervisor: Sight Effects (uncredited)
Melissa Davies .... digital effects supervisor: Sight Effects (uncredited)
Ari Golan .... digital effects (uncredited)
Rudy Hassen .... digital effects supervisor: Sight Effects (uncredited)
Rick May .... lead character animator (uncredited)
David J. McGraw .... video operator: visual effects unit (uncredited)
Jerry Pooler .... visual effects compositor: Cinesite (uncredited)
Jerry Pooler .... visual effects supervisor: Cinesite (uncredited)
Michael S. Pryor .... digital effects coordinator: Cinesite (uncredited)
Rebecca Ramsey .... title producer (uncredited)
Earl Wiggins .... Aerial Rigging Coordinator (uncredited)
Eric Withee .... digital film technician: RGA/LA (uncredited)
Charlie Brewer .... stunts
Michael Cassidy .... stunts
Mickey Cassidy .... stunts
Danny Epper .... stunts
Jeff Evans .... stunts
Greg Gault .... stunts
Jack Gill .... stunt coordinator
Jack Gill .... stunts
Tabby Hanson .... stunts
Julie Adair .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
James Blanford .... camera operator: "b" camera (as Jim Blanford)
Josh Bleibtreu .... camera operator: "a" camera
Andrew Casey .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Terry Dee .... rigging gaffer
David M. Dunlap .... camera operator: "a" camera (as Dave Dunlap)
Jeff 'Moose' Howery .... dolly grip
Peter James .... additional photographer
Dave June .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Peter Kuttner .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Morgan Michael Lewis .... key grip (as Mike Morgan)
Mark E. Matthys .... best boy grip
David Morenz .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Dick Oakes .... chief lighting technician
Don Smetzer .... still photographer
Nick Thomas .... assistant chief lighting technician
Joe Tomko Jr. .... dolly grip
Joel David Warren .... still photographer (as Joel Warren)
Larry Cottrill .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Kahlil Fadel .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Dean M. Simmon .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Mark N. Woods .... electrician (uncredited)
Animation Department
Jay Johnson .... animator
Casting Department
Jane Alderman .... casting: Chicago
Erica Arvold .... casting associate: Chicago
Shirley Fulton Crumley .... casting: North Carolina
Belinda Gardea .... casting assistant: Los Angeles
Catherine Jane Holzer .... extras casting: Chicago (as Holzer-Ridge)
Mark A. Ridge .... extras casting: Chicago (as Holzer-Ridge)
Theresa Phillips .... casting assistant: North Carolina (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Karyn Fields .... costumer
Keith G. Lewis .... costume supervisor
Elizabeth Shelton .... assistant costume designer (as Liz Shelton)
Amanda Zenil .... assistant costume supervisor
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Kathy Oberlin .... costume constructor (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Margaret Adachi .... assistant editor
John Currin .... assistant editor
Sandy French .... assistant editor (as Sandra French)
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
Bob Kaiser .... color timer
Rick Sparr .... first assistant editor (as Rick R. Sparr)
Jim Suhy .... assistant editor: lightworks
Music Department
Gillian L. Hutshing .... assistant music editor
Kenneth Karman .... supervising music editor
William Ross .... orchestrator
Dennis S. Sands .... music scoring mixer
Andrew Silver .... music editor
Jacqueline Tager .... assistant music editor
Frank Welker .... special vocal effects
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist (uncredited)
Steven Scott Smalley .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Transportation Department
William T. Hogan III .... transportation coordinator
Dave Lampert .... transportation co-captain
Vicki Lybrand .... transportation dispatcher
Danny Maxwell .... transportation captain
John Rice Sr. .... transportation captain (uncredited)
Other crew
Lark Bernini .... production associate
David Bifano .... auricle programmer
Brooke Brooks .... assistant: Mr. Davis
Raymond Bulinski .... craft service
Thomas J. Busch .... location manager
Paul A. Calabria .... animal trainer
Mary J. Carlson .... script supervisor
Claudia Ciardelli .... production secretary
Almarie Clifford .... studio teacher
Valeria Migliassi Collins .... production office assistant (as Valeria Collins)
Kyle Cooper .... title designer
Dan Cracchiolo .... assistant: Mr. Silver
Wileen Dragovan .... assistant location manager
Stasia Droze .... set runner
Joe Everett .... unit publicist
Jennifer Freedman .... assistant: Mr. Petrie
Jennifer Garces .... set runner
Richard Greenberg .... title producer: main and end titles
Susan Hopper .... assistant: Mr. Culkin
David Hyman .... set runner
Michael R. Kern .... assistant accountant
Anya Kochoff .... production office assistant
Kathryn Madden .... first aid
Stephen Mapel .... production secretary: North Carolina
Lisa Masseur .... production office assistant (as Lisa Haleski)
Jack Messitt .... production office assistant (as John Messit)
Eric A. Pot .... production office assistant (as Eric Pot)
Mark Raff .... set runner
Debbie Skatchke .... studio teacher
Maria Spaeth .... assistant production secretary
Cheryl A. Stone .... production accountant
Veronique Vowell .... production liaison: Biltmore
Aaron M. Weinberg .... production office assistant (as Aaron Weinberg)
Andy Wilson .... set runner
Andrea Winters .... animal trainer
Edward Allen .... assistant accountant (uncredited)
Stephen Brain .... production executive (uncredited)
Max Holechek .... office production assistant (uncredited)
Alan Jacques .... projectionist (uncredited)
Joseph Kuhr .... production assistant (uncredited)
Tom Lent .... adr voice (uncredited)
Thomas Parris .... production assistant (uncredited)
Mia Ries-Wicklund .... location scout (uncredited)
Peter Alun Thomas .... weapons (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Rated PG for mild violence and language
95 min | Finland:90 min
Color (Technicolor)
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When Ritchie goes to the prison to give the toothpaste and brush, the security guard he gives the bag to is reading a magazine that has a photo of Richie on it.See more »
Continuity: The fax appears in the fax machine after it has been removed.See more »
Richie Rich:[to Gloria and her fellow sandlotters] If any one of you guys wanna turn back, now's the time.
Gloria:No way. Would you turn back if you were us? We're with you, Richie.
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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
1994: the beginning of the end and success of Macaulay Culkin's career, 16 November 2009
Author: Atreyu_II from The world of artists

In 1994, Macaulay Culkin stared in 3 films: 'Richie Rich', 'The Pagemaster' and 'Getting even with dad', none of them particularly interesting. The movies themselves did poorly at cinemas and in critical terms.

In 1994, Macaulay Culkin was 13/14 years old. He was in his early adolescence, so he was growing. A difficult phase for him. Ridiculously, people began to ignore him because of that - either that or they simply thought his cuteness was disappearing and gave him little value for that. But he always proved to be a terrific actor. True, there were many, many great child actors but he was one of them for sure. Sure, his cuteness took him far, but it was his talent that made him a legend.

After playing a completely different role in the 1993 film 'The Good Son' (where he played a psychopath that could very well disguise that nature thanks to his angelical looks, a wolf in sheep's clothe), he returned to the roles of 'good guys' in all of his 1994 films.

'Richie Rich' is not much of a film, but perhaps it's a little more interesting than 'The Pagemaster'. It's not a bad movie, but it's a somewhat complex film for me to give a fair rating. It has good moments but also very stupid moments, particularly from the 2nd half on (in my opinion, where the movie is at its weakest).

Macaulay Culkin plays the title character. Richie Rich is rich (like his name suggests), lives in a fancy mansion surrounded by comfort and luxury and can even count with a chauffeur that takes him in his majestic and elegant Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud whenever it's necessary. But Richie realizes that there is one thing that money can't buy: happiness. He feels the lack of friends and possibly bored with his tedious life. He just wants to be like the other kids.

About the things I found funny in this film, a good example of that is the line «Oh my God, I look like Michael Jackson!» by Richie's mother. Come to think of it... that's not untrue - lol. I'm surprised they put this line in the film because Macaulay Culkin stars in it and considering the friendship he had with the eccentric singer... Other funny details are, for example, the cute dog that has dollar signs instead of spots and appropriately named Dollar, and the scene when Richie doesn't wanna wake up but stares at his personal trainer when he realizes what a beauty she is (she is portrayed by the supermodel Claudia Schiffer).

Macaulay Culkin had everything to be a great name of the cinema. And he was, for a few years, mostly thanks to the success of the first two 'Home Alone' films. He was talented, charismatic and good-looking. Too bad he trashed his life later, but I believe he turned out to be like this because of his personal problems.

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