Rent-a-Kid (1995)

TV Movie  |  G  |   |  Drama, Family, Comedy  |  4 November 1995 (USA)
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Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers...



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lawrence 'Larry' Kayvey
Russ Syracuse
Valerie Syracuse
Cody Jones ...
Tony Rosato ...
Lisa LaCroix ...
Teresa Woolcot
Kevin Hicks ...
Dan Woolcot
Tannis Burnett ...
Mrs. Lachman
Edward Heeley ...
Mr. Lachman (as Ed Heeley)
Dr. Leff
Ellen-Ray Hennessy ...
Tracy, Haber's Office Secretary (as Ellen Ray-Hennessy)
Mr. Nicely


Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent baby's from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brother's to his first customers... Written by Tognacci Sebastiano <>

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4 November 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aluga-se Um Garoto  »

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The three kids in the film appear in Goosebumps (1995-98). Crawley and Jones both appeared in the episodes The Haunted Mask & The Haunted Mask 2 as Chuck and Noah. Jones appears in all seasons but season 3. See more »


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You will be absolutely sold !
16 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is an extremely funny and heartwarming story about an orphanage that is in financial trouble. When the director goes on vacation, his dad agrees to step in temporarily to run things.

This is positively the best work that Leslie Nielson has ever done. His idea in the film to rent out children is immediately innovative, and his sales techniques will definitely make you laugh.

The little girl in this movie is so sweet and charming that I know I will never forget her. Just make sure that you don't miss the first five minutes of the movie!

Such great family entertainment is so rare these days. If you go for slightly corny pictures with happy endings,go for this one! I could watch this over and over, and I often do! My only complaint about this movie is that it is so difficult to find a copy.

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