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The Ransom of Red Chief (1998)

Two hobos strike on a get-rich quick scheme to kidnap an overly-energetic 9-year-old son of a local banker. Based on the classic story by O'Henry.

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Two hobos strike on a get-rich quick scheme to kidnap an overly-energetic 9-year-old son of a local banker. Based on the classic story by O'Henry.

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16 August 1998 (USA)  »

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Die Entführung von Häuptling Rothaut  »

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Well written, well acted, Good Film
30 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

This film came as a shock to me, i found this extremely funny and intelligent (not including bill.) Good performances by the cast and an excellent screenplay make this a must see film. Bill, the bumbling side-kick has his share of laughs, and Andy's father gets a lot of laughs with his sarcasm.

Haley Joel Osment, even though much younger still manages to steal the show with another excellent performance.

A class act all round, top notch film 10/10, and thats only because i can't go higher.


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