4.1/10
1,472
13 user 5 critic

Ri¢hie Ri¢h's Christmas Wish (1998)

Trailer
0:52 | Trailer

On Disc

at Amazon

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A rich young boy finds his family targeted in an inside job and must use his cunning to save them.

Director: Donald Petrie
Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Edward Herrmann, John Larroquette
Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Hey, Mr. Wilson! It's another Dennis the Menace movie! The day starts out fine, it's Mr. Wilson's birthday and guess who shows up uninvited? Dennis and a few of his bug friends. After ... See full summary »

Director: Charles T. Kanganis
Stars: Don Rickles, George Kennedy, Justin Cooper
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Dennis Christmas is a Dennis The Menace version of A Christmas Carol where Mr. Wilson plays his own version of Scrooge. While Dennis has problems of his own with the neighborhood bully, he ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Oliver
Stars: Maxwell Perry Cotton, Robert Wagner, Louise Fletcher
Comedy | Crime | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Finn Baxter and his family move from California to Maine to their new house. Finn is terrified and believes the house is haunted. While he sets up traps to catch the "ghost", his parents ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hewitt
Stars: Christian Martyn, Eddie Steeples, Jodelle Ferland
Home Alone 3 (1997)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fend off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization's next deed.

Director: Raja Gosnell
Stars: Alex D. Linz, Olek Krupa, Rya Kihlstedt
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town.

Director: Nick Castle
Stars: Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright
The Case for Christmas (TV Movie 2011)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A lawyer finds himself defending Santa Claus in the biggest trial in history.

Director: Timothy Bond
Stars: Dean Cain, Rachel Blanchard, George Buza
Casper Meets Wendy (Video 1998)
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Casper, a ghost, teams up with Wendy, a witch, against an evil warlock.

Director: Sean McNamara
Stars: Cathy Moriarty, Shelley Duvall, Teri Garr
Home Alone 4 (TV Movie 2002)
Comedy | Crime | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  

Kevin McCallister's parents have split up. Now living with his mom, he decides to spend Christmas with his dad at the mansion of his father's rich girlfriend, Natalie. Meanwhile robber Marv... See full summary »

Director: Rod Daniel
Stars: French Stewart, Erick Avari, Barbara Babcock
Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A teenager's life is disrupted when her mother falls in love with an alien.

Director: Steve Boyum
Stars: Courtnee Draper, Tamara Hope, Lance Guest
Once Upon a Christmas (TV Movie 2000)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Santa is discouraged by a lack of Christmas spirit and wants to quit, but his daughter, Kristin, begs for one more chance to prove to him that there is hope for the world.

Director: Tibor Takács
Stars: John Dye, Kathy Ireland, Mary Donnelly-Haskell
Lucky Christmas (TV Movie 2011)
Drama | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A terminally unlucky single mother wonders if she will ever be lucky as Christmas approaches.

Director: Gary Yates
Stars: Elizabeth Berkley, Jason Gray-Stanford, Mitchell Kummen
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Keene Curtis ...
...
...
...
...
Mr. Van Dough
...
Mrs. Van Dough
...
Blake Jeremy Collins ...
Freckles
...
Pee Wee
...
Miss Peabody
...
Sgt. Mooney
...
Billy Burnette ...
Nigel
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Family | Comedy

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 November 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Richie Rich'$ Christmas Wish  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(as Dolby SurroundTM)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

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

Sergeant Mooney: I would never work for someone who would cancel Christmas!
See more »

Connections

References It's a Wonderful Life (1946) See more »

Soundtracks

Coffin of Nails
Performed by Paul Gordon
Produced by Paul Gordon
Written by Paul Gordon
Published by Kukunia Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

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.


8 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Wow... deathly_pottergurl
Filming Location? jefnr
Never seen the movie..... crazyu2931
Seriously crazyu2931
Joe Walsh crazyu2931
Doesn't crazyu2931
Discuss Ri¢hie Ri¢h's Christmas Wish (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?