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Ri¢hie Ri¢h's Christmas Wish (1998)

Video  -  Family | Comedy  -  3 November 1998 (USA)
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After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish ... See full summary »

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After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish and made it come true. Now Richie finds himself in a parallel world where his only hope is to find professor Keenbean and the wishing machine so he can wish things back to normal. Written by Peter Huiskes <huiskes@westbrabant.net>

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3 November 1998 (USA)  »

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Richie Rich'$ Christmas Wish  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This was Keene Curtis's final acting role before his death on October 13, 2002 at the age of 79. See more »

Goofs

When Richie gets into Keenbean's Wardrobe Warp, he has already taken off his snow bib. The next shot of the machine working shows him wearing the overalls again. See more »

Quotes

Richie Rich: Now I've done it. I've ruined Christmas for everyone in two lifetimes.
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References It's a Wonderful Life (1946) See more »

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Published by Eifoata Music
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User Reviews

Better than the first 'Richie Rich' movie!
16 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

I rented RICHIE RICH'S CHRISTMAS WISH way back when it first came to video in 1998. I enjoyed it and saw it many more times on the Fox Family Channel. RICHIE RICH'S CHRISTMAS WISH is one of the few movies where the sequel is better than the original movie. The movie is a lot funnier than the first RICHIE RICH movie was and I think it captures the spirit of the RICHIE RICH comics better than the first RICHIE RICH movie did. RICHIE RICH'S CHRISTMAS WISH is a great family movie, a hilarious comedy, and the best Christmas story ever told.


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