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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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Bland but otherwise harmless.
21 February 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This wasn't a particularly good movie, but it wasn't awful either. Incredibly and sometimes charmingly predictable--like a Leave It to Beaver episode--Rent-a-Kid is neither very interesting nor particularly memorable, but it's pretty harmless. It's typical made-for-TV fare, really, devoid of well-developed characters or relationships, and in the end everybody is a good guy. But it doesn't insult one's intelligence and the kids are fairly cute--unlike the typical obnoxious, irritatingly precocious brats that usually plague this sort of movie. Rent-a-Kid makes for entertainment only if you're really bored, but at least you won't feel worse about the world after having watched it.

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