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Rent-a-Kid (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  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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Lawrence 'Larry' Kayvey
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Russ Syracuse
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Tracy, Haber's Office Secretary (as Ellen Ray-Hennessy)
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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 <seblog@maya.dei.unipd.it>

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Valerie Syracuse: Rememborize that, ok?
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Darling family film...if only real life could be like this! Anything is possible, no?
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Russ and Valerie are having discussions about starting a family. The couple live in a posh apartment and run an auction business that deals with valuable collectibles. At the same time, a dedicated adoption agency owner takes a mini vacation and leaves the orphanage in the charge of his father (Leslie Nielsen). Father Harry is in the rental business and he gets the brilliant idea to "rent" some of the children of the orphanage to couples like Russ and Valerie. Harry, who becomes aware of the couple'e dilemma, offers a family of siblings for a 10 day rental period! Brandon, Kyle, and Molly move into the apartment with their temporary parents, with amusing consequences, as the new caretakers are inexperienced with kids. But, where is the possibility of a happy ending? This is a darling family film. The actors, including Nielsen as the wheeler-dealer and Christopher Lloyd as the kind apartment doorman, are all wonderful. The script is snappy and fun and the overall production values quite high. Yes, if only life could be this way! Orphaned children everywhere deserve a chance to prove that they are lovable and can give so much joy to the parents who are considering adoption. If you want to show a film to your family that is rooted in good values but is also highly entertaining, find this movie. It is guaranteed to have everyone laughing, even as their hearts are melting.


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