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Dennis the Menace (1987)

The lives of young Dennis Mitchell, his family, and friends are turned upside down after he finds a dinosaur bone in his backyard and it catches of the attention of a famous paleontologist.

Director:

Doug Rogers

Writers:

K.C. Dee (teleplay), Jack Mendelsohn (teleplay) | 4 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Russell Alexander Russell Alexander ... Phil Sanchez
John Alvin ... Mr. Bonfigli
Lynda Beatie Lynda Beatie ... (as Lynda Beattie)
Gregory A. Belitz Gregory A. Belitz ... Angry Tourist
Zachary Bostrom ... Peewee
Robert Clotworthy ... Tom
Victor DiMattia ... Dennis Mitchell
Jessica Drake Jessica Drake
Patricia Estrin ... Alice Mitchell
John Paul Gamoke ... Male Tourist
Patsy Garrett Patsy Garrett ... Mrs. Martha Wilson
Karen Hartman Karen Hartman
Jim Jansen ... Henry Mitchell
Michael Joiner ... Police Officer
Gene Knight Gene Knight
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Storyline

This movie puts Henk Ketcham's comic figure 'Dennis' into real life: While digging in his front garden, Dennis finds a big bone. To prove it's from a dinosaur, he persudades his father to invite an old buddy of him, Bowen Skyler III, who's a famous 'dinosaur hunter'. Being desperate for publicity, Skyler informs press and television... and starts a paleontologic dig in their front garden! Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Genres:

Family | Comedy

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Trivia

When Margaret says she bought a new doll and even named it Dennis, the doll in question is a redressed My Buddy doll. See more »

Quotes

Dennis Mitchell: Doesn't Margaret remind you of one of those pictures you're supposed to find 10 things wrong with?
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Connections

Followed by A Dennis the Menace Christmas (2007) See more »

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Great Movie! My children's and my favorite version!
12 July 2000 | by lienjoleneSee all my reviews

I taped this movie when it first aired on television. My children made me watch it every week for almost a year!! The taping quality was very bad so I was EXTREMELY happy to see it is out on video. I think this version of Dennis the Menace is the best I have ever seen. I wish I could see it on "the big screen!"


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dennis the Menace: Dinosaur Hunter See more »

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Color:

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