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The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)

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A feature adaptation of the classic television show, when nice guy redneck Jed Clampett strikes it rich when he finds black oil, and moves him and his kin to posh Beverly Hills.

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Penelope Spheeris

Writers:

Paul Henning (television series), Lawrence Konner (story) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Varney ... Jed Clampett
Diedrich Bader ... Jethro Bodine / Jethrine Bodine
Erika Eleniak ... Elly May Clampett
Cloris Leachman ... Granny
Lily Tomlin ... Miss Jane Hathaway
Lea Thompson ... Laura Jackson
Dolly Parton ... Dolly Parton
Rob Schneider ... Woodrow Tyler
Dabney Coleman ... Milburn Drysdale
Penny Fuller ... Mrs. Margaret Drysdale
Kevin Connolly ... Morgan Drysdale
Linda Carlson Linda Carlson ... Aunt Pearl
Lyman Ward ... Chief Gallo
Leann Hunley ... Miss Arlington
Ernie Lively ... Briggs
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Storyline

Jed Clampett and kin move from Arkansas to Beverly Hills, when he becomes a billionaire, after an oil strike. The country folk are very naive with regard to life in the big city, so when Jed starts a search for a new wife, there are inevitably plenty of takers and con artists ready to make a fast buck. Written by Rob Hartill

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Taglines:

Upscale neighborhood, Down-home heart. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some off-color humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Los Beverly ricos See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,525,375, 17 October 1993, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$44,029,386

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$57,405,220
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, and Dabney Coleman starred in 9 to 5 (1980). See more »

Goofs

When the Drysdale's dog has a littler of pups under one of the tables, the puppies are obviously 4-5 weeks old as at least one of them is up and walking around. See more »

Quotes

Laura Jackson: [in mock French accent] Some women will search for many years before they find 'a-PEE-ness.
Jed Clampett: [startled] *what?*
Laura Jackson: 'a-PEE-ness.
Jed Clampett: Oh... happiness!
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes play over the end credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.62 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

TOGETHER AGAIN
Performed by Doug Supernaw
Written by Buck Owens
Produced by Richard Landis for Outlandis Productions
Doug Supernaw appears courtesy of the BNA Entertainment Label of BMG Music
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A gallant attempt that falls sadly short
20 May 1999 | by yenloSee all my reviews

The Beverly Hillbillies is one of the greatest TV sitcoms of all time. However this remake sadly falls way short. It may even be one of the worst films ever made. The film following it's opening sequence with Jed striking oil and then the familiar ballad goes nowhere after that. Although Jim Varney does do an admirable job as Jed Clampett. It appeared at times that every entire episode of the classic TV series was trying to be compressed into this film. The famous cast of characters from the TV series simply can not be played by any one other than the original actors and actresses i.e. No one other than Max Baer can play Jethro Bodine. Do yourself a favor and pass on this one and find the original TV series on a channel featuring reruns and enjoy those instead.


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