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Richie Rich's Christmas Wish (1998)

Ri¢hie Ri¢h's Christmas Wish (original title)
After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born.

Director:

John Murlowski

Writers:

Rob Kerchner (story), Jason Feffer (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Gallagher ... Richie Rich
Eugene Levy ... Professor Keenbean
Keene Curtis ... Cadbury
Jake Richardson ... Reggie Van Dough
Martin Mull ... Mr. Rich
Lesley Ann Warren ... Mrs. Rich
Richard Fancy ... Mr. Van Dough
Marla Maples ... Mrs. Van Dough
Michelle Trachtenberg ... Gloria
Blake Jeremy Collins ... Freckles
Austin Stout ... Pee Wee
Kathleen Freeman ... Miss Peabody
Richard Riehle ... Sgt. Mooney
Don McLeod ... Irona / Evil Irona
Billy Burnette Billy Burnette ... Nigel
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Storyline

After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish and made it come true. Now Richie finds himself in a parallel world where his only hope is to find professor Keenbean and the wishing machine so he can wish things back to normal. Written by Peter Huiskes <huiskes@westbrabant.net>

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Taglines:

America's richest kid is back!

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Martin Mull and Lesley Ann Warren had previously worked together in the movie Clue (1985) as Colonel Mustard and Miss Scarlett, respectively. See more »

Goofs

When Richie gets into Keenbean's Wardrobe Warp, he has already taken off his snow bib. The next shot of the machine working shows him wearing the overalls again. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant Mooney: I would never work for someone who would cancel Christmas!
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Alternate Versions

The 1998 UK video release was cut by 4 seconds by the BBFC to remove the sight of a boy smashing a vehicle door into a pursuing guard. See more »

Connections

References It's a Wonderful Life (1946) See more »

Soundtracks

Coffin of Nails
Performed by Paul Gordon
Produced by Paul Gordon
Written by Paul Gordon
Published by Kukunia Music
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A great Christmas spirit movie!
12 December 1998 | by Snowy84See all my reviews

I'm a sap for happy ending Christmas stories and this is definitely one of them!


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 November 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Richie Rich'$ Christmas Wish See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby (as Dolby SurroundTM)

Color:

Color
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