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Treehouse Hostage (1999)

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Timmy is a bright boy but a lousy student. His teacher, Mrs. Stevens, has threatened to fail him. While he is supposed to be working on a current events project, he captures an escaped convict and holds the man hostage in his tree-house.

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Cast

Credited cast:
... Carl Banks
... Timmy Taylor
... Stevie
Kristopher Kachurak ... Buddy
... Rick Taylor
... Beth Taylor
... Principal Ott
... Nick
... Scalise
... Janie Paulson
... Detective Nelson
... Mrs. Stevens
Sam Rubin ... TV Reporter
... Kato (voice)
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... Himself
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Storyline

Timmy Taylor and his two friends, Stevie and Buddy capture escaped convict Carl Banks (Jim Varney) and hold him hostage in their treehouse over the weekend so that Timmy can use Carl as his current event project at school on Monday. The boys then find that Carl is mixed up in a counterfeiting ring that could spell trouble for them too. Written by van_whistler@hotmail.com

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It takes an entire police force to look for an escaped convict...And a group of ten-year-olds to catch him.


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Rated PG for mild language and crude humor | See all certifications »

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24 September 1999 (USA)  »

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Le prisonnier en fuite  »

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Jim Varney's character is seen to be wearing 2 vintage Casio G-Shock watches. 1 being a DW-5900, and the other being a DW-6900. See more »

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Stevie's hair during the treehouse courtroom scene. See more »

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Timmy Taylor: [the boys find out Principal Ott is Carl's old boss who had him turned in] Ott the Snot! I mean, Principal Snot, I mean...
Principal Ott: Timmy Taylor...
Carl Banks: You two know each other?
Boys: He's our principal!
Carl Banks: [to Ott] They let you work with kids?
Principal Ott: Who would ever suspect an elementary school principal?
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one of the Funniest Obscured Family Films in Years
9 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

If your a fan of Jim Varney for portraying his role as Ernest P. Worrell, then you'll probably will remember this film back when I first seen on the Disney Channel back in the late 90s to early 2000s. for me this is probably one of the funniest family films ever since it's obscured and probably forgotten, the story is kinda okay in my opinion, the characters are probably fair along with the story and the fart jokes are not that great compared to the ones in Blazing Saddles; Caddyshack and the Nutty Professor remake with Eddie Murphy since they're quite hilarious in our opinion. Overall this is a family film that many of us remember catching back on the Disney channel and despite it being a direct to video movie since for those who are fans of Jim Varney themselves!


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