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Blank Check (1994)

A young boy inadvertently gains possession of a check for one million dollars, which he proceeds to spend, unaware that the gangsters it belongs to are in pursuit.

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Rupert Wainwright
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Bonsall ... Preston Waters
Karen Duffy ... Shay Stanley
James Rebhorn ... Fred Waters
Jayne Atkinson ... Sandra Waters
Michael Faustino Michael Faustino ... Ralph Waters
Chris Demetral ... Damian Waters
Miguel Ferrer ... Quigley
Michael Lerner ... Biderman
Tone Loc ... Juice
Rick Ducommun ... Henry
Alex Zuckerman ... Butch
Alex Morris ... Riggs (as Alex Allen Morris)
Debbie Allen ... Yvonne
Michael Polk Michael Polk ... Yvonne's Assistant
Lu Leonard Lu Leonard ... Udowitz
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Storyline

After committing check fraud, Preston Waters begins to live out his 12 year old fantasies by spending a million dollars in six days. But when it came to being an adult, he quickly realized that he didn't quite fit the bill. Miguel Ferrer and Brian Bonsall star in this 1994 kid classic that will leave you asking the question "why didn't this kid get grounded?"

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He knew what to do with a million bucks. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language, and for some threatening situations | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 February 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blank Check See more »

Filming Locations:

Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$30,577,969
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Mary Chris Wall, Angee Hughes, and Alex Morris all performed as regular characters on the Public Broadcasting Service's television series "Wishbone" after acting in this production. See more »

Goofs

The license plate on the limo reads "EZ-LIFE" as the car pulls away from the water fountain scene. Once the driver drops off Shay and pulls away the license is a numerical one. See more »

Quotes

Preston Waters: When will I see you again?
Shay Stanley: Why don't you give me a call in, let's say 10 years.
Preston Waters: Five.
Shay Stanley: Seven.
Preston Waters: Six.
Shay Stanley: Okay it's a date.
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Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode dated 9 April 1994 (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

WILD OBSESSION
Written by Steve Diamond, Mick Cripps (as Mick Criepps), Tracii Guns (as Traci Gunns), Phil Lewis (as Phillip Lewis), Kelly Nickels, and Steve Riley
Performed by L.A. Guns
Courtesy of Polydor Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Special Markets
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Your cynical, money-grubbing children will LOVE it!
13 October 2002 | by kevinp8192See all my reviews

Don't waste your kids' time with movies about dreams, building relationships with family, overcoming life's obstacles with the help of best friends, or how they can improve themselves through scholarship or sport!

Instead, show your little future corporate CEO or CFO this film and teach them the important values of:

* how fun it is to have valuable toys and possessions, including a go-kart track in the back yard, and your own personal waterslide!

* how money gets people to do anything you want!

* how stealing money's OK, as long as it's from the bad guys!

* a fool and his gold are soon parted (and you don't want to lose your money, do you?)

* be wary of gold digging women!

* you CAN get away with it by lying!

An official selection at the Future Corporate Leaders Film Festival, this movie will be one your kids will always cherish.


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