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Treehouse Hostage (1999)

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Timmy Taylor and his two friends, Stevie and Buddy capture escaped convict Carl Banks (Jim Varney) and hold him hostage in their treehouse over the weekend so that Timmy can use Carl as his... See full summary »

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Timmy Taylor and his two friends, Stevie and Buddy capture escaped convict Carl Banks (Jim Varney) and hold him hostage in their treehouse over the weekend so that Timmy can use Carl as his current event project at school on Monday. The boys then find that Carl is mixed up in a counterfeiting ring that could spell trouble for them too. Written by van_whistler@hotmail.com

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It takes an entire police force to look for an escaped convict...And a group of ten-year-olds to catch him.


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Rated PG for mild language and crude humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Jim Varney was having complications during production of this film. Jim a heavy tobacco smoker, was diagnosed with lung cancer during production and refused to hault filming due to his illness. See more »

Goofs

Stevie's hair during the treehouse courtroom scene. See more »

Quotes

Timmy Taylor: We checked out the old Johnson place.
Carl Banks: I told you kids to stay away from there, you could get hurt.
Stevie: Or worse, we know.
Timmy Taylor: There were these two guys there, they looked like cops.
Carl Banks: They are cops, not the kind you want to run into. They're the boss's guys, he keeps them around to minimize suspicion.
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Don't Mess with Us
Written by Richard Bowers, John DeFaria and T. Lavitz
Performed by Sean Holt
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Awesome Kids Movie
30 December 1999 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews

I am the father of a six year old boy and he loves this film. I even like watching it when my son is not with me. I recommend that every parent buy this movie. It will likely be more attractive to boys but I challenge you as a parent to rent it and watch it. It could easily be qualified to be a Disney film (Obviously Disney had nothing to do with it, just that it is a great wholesome movie).


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