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Treehouse Hostage (1999)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  24 September 1999 (USA)
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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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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 »

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

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Timmy Taylor: [the boys find out Principal Ott is Carl's old boss who had him turned in] Ott the Snot! I mean, Principal Snot, I mean...
Principal Ott: Timmy Taylor...
Carl Banks: You two know each other?
Boys: He's our principal!
Carl Banks: [to Ott] They let you work with kids?
Principal Ott: Who would ever suspect an elementary school principal?
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8 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I like this movie and I thought that this was the best Jim Varney movie yet I've seen. I liked this movie SO much that I asked for it for Christmas and watched it over and over and over again and yet I still like it. My favorite part is the tree house Court scene and when Carl escapes. I thought that both of those scenes were absolutely hilarious. Don't ask me how I got to be A Treehouse hostage fan. It's Jim Varney. I don't know how I got a Jim Varney fan I'm glad to be a fan of Jim Varney and all of his movies. I will still like this movie for a very long time and nothing will take that away from me. And I really mean that.


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