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Treehouse Hostage (1999)

Timmy is a bright boy but a lousy student. His teacher, Mrs. Stevens, has threatened to fail him. While he is supposed to be working on a current events project, he captures an escaped convict and holds the man hostage in his tree-house.

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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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24 September 1999 (USA)  »

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Le prisonnier en fuite  »

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Filmed in 18 days. See more »

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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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References The X-Files (1993) See more »

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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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Its a Good Movie!!
12 June 1999 | by (White Sul Spgs WV) – See all my reviews

Im 13 years old I Like TreeHouse Hostage Because It Was Funny Jim Varney Carl Banks Also Knowing As (Ernest) In Other Movies star's As A Convict Who Gets Trapped In These Kids TreeHouse! Very Good HeartWarming Movie For Kids And There Parents!!! And Very Funny Too!!!


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