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Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)

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A rich young boy finds his family targeted in an inside job and must use his cunning to save them.

Director:

Donald Petrie

Writers:

Neil Tolkin (story), Tom S. Parker (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Macaulay Culkin ... Richie Rich
John Larroquette ... Lawrence Van Dough
Edward Herrmann ... Richard Rich
Christine Ebersole ... Regina Rich
Jonathan Hyde ... Herbert Arthur Runcible Cadbury
Michael McShane ... Professor Keenbean
Chelcie Ross ... Ferguson
Mariangela Pino ... Diane Pazinski
Stephi Lineburg ... Gloria Pazinski
Michael Maccarone Michael Maccarone ... Tony
Joel Robinson Joel Robinson ... Omar
Jonathan Hilario Jonathan Hilario ... Pee Wee
Reggie Jackson ... Baseball Coach
Claudia Schiffer ... Aerobics Instructor
Wanda Christine Wanda Christine ... Newswoman at Factory (as Wandachristine)
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Storyline

The richest kid in the world, Richie Rich, has everything he wants, except companionship. While representing his father at a factory opening, he sees some kids playing baseball across the street. Richie wants to join in, but they don't want him around. When a plot to kill the Rich family is devised by Rich Industries' top executive, Laurence Van Dough, Richie must take over control of the company while searching for his lost parents with the help of some new friends. Written by Mark J. Popp <poppmj@cadvision.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Five buddies, one butler, and a dog on an adventure so big... Even the world's richest kid can't afford to miss it. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Latin

Release Date:

21 December 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Richie Rich See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$38,087,756
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Sound Mix:

Dolby | DTS | Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The airplane "Billion Dollar One" is a Douglas DC-3. See more »

Goofs

When Richard Sr. unwraps the TNT in the airplane, it claims there are seven seconds late - and there is a beep each time a second depletes. By the time it has been tossed out of the airplane, well over seven seconds have passed from the time he unwrapped it. See more »

Quotes

Richie Rich: [looking up somewhat uncertainly at the enormous tall Rich Industries office building towering up in front of him] I'm not sure if I can go through with this, Cadbury.
Herbert Cadbury: Just remember these words, Master Richie - - "You have the power of your father inside you."
Richie Rich: You mean, like, "Trust the force, Luke"?
Herbert Cadbury: [maintaining his debonair composure even though he is a bit dismayed to have his elegantly-worded example "degraded" by having it merely compared to a quote in a science fiction movie] "Pree-cisely, ...
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Crazy Credits

The film is bookended with the opening and closing of a vault at the opening titles and closing credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The version shown on NBC blurs the Reese's Nutrageous bar during the "taste test" scene for legal reasons. See more »

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Why so harsh?
2 December 2007 | by robb4964See all my reviews

I gave this movie a 7 on a scale of 1-10 because I took into consideration it is a kids movie and should be judged as such. When this movie came out I was 13 and of course I enjoyed it much more then as opposed to now but having watched it as a child and as an adult I do remember how much I enjoyed the film as a kid. From the harsh grade of a 4.4 average I assume people where comparing this to complex movies with great plots. Kids should not be subjected to nothing but adult theme. So when you grade the movie remember what audience it was desighned for.As a child I would have gave this movie a 7. Would you drive a metro and act as if it should perform like a porsche?


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