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Rent-a-Kid (1995)

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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Valerie Syracuse
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Lisa LaCroix ...
Teresa Woolcot
Kevin Hicks ...
Dan Woolcot
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Mrs. Lachman
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Mr. Lachman (as Ed Heeley)
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Dr. Leff
Ellen-Ray Hennessy ...
Tracy, Haber's Office Secretary (as Ellen Ray-Hennessy)
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Mr. Nicely
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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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4 November 1995 (USA)  »

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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 »

Quotes

Brandon Ward: I think I saw Lawrence's face on America's Most Wanted. Do you suppose that we should call the police?
Russ Syracuse: Wow, Brandon. You sure have a wild imagination, don't you?
Molly Ward: He lies. Don't believe anything he says.
Brandon Ward: I do lie sometimes, Molly. But that bubblegum you swallowed was radioactive, and you will grow to abnormal proportions.
[she gets a paranoid looks on her face]
Valerie Syracuse: Honey, he's just teasing.
Brandon Ward: I'm not.
Russ Syracuse: Brandon, I think you're scaring your little sister.
Brandon Ward: Fine, but tomorrow, she'll wake up nine feet tall ...
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Cielito lindo
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Written by Quirino Mendoza
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Somewhat underrated
26 October 2013 | by (Hungary) – See all my reviews

I can say this movie is clearly underrated. Maybe my age, my memories, childhood etc... It is cute, it has good sense of humor (Leslie Nielsen!!!), and don't expect great plots, huge surprises, this is a family movie which provides humor for everybody in the family.

I really feel it has nice interpretation of kids' difficulties who have troubles with having integration to family life, and well, I am pretty sure I will be somewhat clueless when it comes to dealing with kids like the parents.

Brilliant movie? Not. Worth to see? Of course, give it a chance. Don't get fooled by the low rating.


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