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Leave It to Beaver (1997)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 22 August 1997 (USA)
Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift from his... See full summary »

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Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift from his father and to please him tries out for his school football team and he makes it, only to be embarrassed. The bike he gets is quickly stolen. Meanwhile Wally is trying to help his friend Eddie Haskell to get the heart of pretty classmate Karen, but Karen seems to like Wally more, and that leads to tensions between the friends. Written by Anonymous

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The Beav is back.

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Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language and some elements of sensuality | See all certifications »

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22 August 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beaver - O Trapalhão  »

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,252,450 (USA) (22 August 1997)

Gross:

$10,713,605 (USA) (10 October 1997)
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Trivia

After Brian Levant, Richard Correll and Tony Dow were turned down as possible directors by the studio, Tony Dow and Jerry Mathers declined to appear in cameo roles. See more »

Goofs

When Larry and Beaver are eating cookies at a café, Larry asks Beaver if he wants the cookies. Larry picks them up, but when they leave, the cookies are back on the table. See more »

Quotes

Miss Landers: I am very pleased with the results of the astronomy test. Although, there's still some confusion about Pluto. While its planetary classification is still uncertain, it is definitely not Mickey's dog.
Larry Mondello: Rats!
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Connections

Follows Still the Beaver (1983) See more »

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Outta My Mind
Written by Robert Hackl (as Bob Hackl)
Performed by Flight 19
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Cute Film but Missing Mathers and Dow!
10 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film would have been complete if cameos were made by Jerry Mathers and Tony Dow who reluctantly declined to appear in this television show to film adaptation. It's not a bad film. The actor who plays Beaver is quite cute and funny at times. His parents are played well by Janine Turner and Christopher McDonald. Wally is played okay by Erik Von Detten. The story is about a small kid nicknamed the Beaver who manages to get into trouble with all sorts. It's funny to see him on the football team where he's so much smaller than his teammates. Also, the gags are quite silly and physical but nothing too much. Beaver always manages to get into some sort of trouble when he's not trying too. Barbara Billingsley who played June Cleaver in the series makes a cameo as Aunt Martha. It's not a bad film for kids and even adults to lighten the mood.


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