Richie Rich


Richie Rich

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With Macaulay Culkin barely registering any emotion, Richie Rich feels disjointed and free of a sense of fun and wonderment.



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This action comedy is based upon the Harvey comic book character Richie Rich. Richie, is the wealthiest 12-year old on the planet. His loving, philanthropic parents have provided with everything he could ever want or need, but for one thing. Richie has personal trainers, a butler, toys to die for, and even his own Mac Donald's in his home, but he has no friends to play with. The kids he goes to school with are far more interested in being little capitalists than children. Richie's butler, Cadbury, is sympathetic to his ward's plight and finds him some working-class kids to pal around with. Meanwhile, the wicked Lawrence Van Dough is planning to take over Richie's father's company by having the whole Rich family die in a freak airplane accident. Richie and Cadbury are not on the plane when it crashes, and they are left to find the parents and foil Van Dough's plot. Richie is assisted by his new friends and by the wacky Professor Keenbean. The film's climax offers a spoof of "North by Northwest."


Macaulay Culkin
as Richard 'Richie' Rich, Jr.
John Larroquette
as Lawrence Van Dough
Edward Herrmann
as Richard Rich, Sr
Jonathan Hyde
as Richie's Butler
Christine Ebersole
as Regina Rich
Stephi Lineburg
as Gloria Pazinski
Michael McShane
as Professor Keenbean
Chelcie Ross
as Mr. Ferguson
Mariangela Pino
as Diane Pazinski
Reggie Jackson
as Mr. Jackson, the Coach
Wanda Christine
as Newswoman at Factory
Stacy Logan
as Nash, Security Guard
Sean A. Tate
as Reynolds, Classmate No. 1
David Fawcett
as Chauffeur
Bob Riley
as President
Dawn Maxey
as Ms. Fairchild
Ben Stein
as School Teacher
Joel Ellegant
as Ellsworth, Classmate No. 2
John Drury
as Newscaster
Diann Burns
as Newscaster
Rush Pearson
as Prison Lowlife
Rachel Stephens
as Richie's Secretary
Nydia Rodriguez Terracina
as Richie's Secretary
Mike Bacarella
as Police Desk Sergeant
Sam Sanders
as Detective
Marilyn Dodds Frank
as Raffaella, the Sculptress
Mindy Suzanne Bell
as News Reporter
James Deuter
as News Reporter
Michael Godleski
as Foyer Guard
Matt DeCaro
as Dave Walter
Rory Culkin
as Young Richie
Peter Lampley
as Baby Richie
Eddie J. Fernandez
as Prison Assassin
Lily Semel
as Little Girl at Factory
James Deeth
as Helicopter Pilot
Jim Blandford
as Prison Guard
Dustin Drapkin
as Boy on Baseball Field
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  • Nov 23, 2014
    This is one of my old school favorites. It has some great laughs and good wholesome story. Surprisingly has a little action too, something the whole family to enjoy.
    Jarrin R Super Reviewer
  • Jan 07, 2012
    One of the worst adaptation of a cartoon. It's so poorly made, with terrible children actors as leading actors, total abomination.
    Sylvester K Super Reviewer
  • Dec 02, 2011
    Richie Rich may be one of the worst family films ever.
    Bradley W Super Reviewer
  • Aug 14, 2011
    Richie Rich may be one of the worst family films ever.
    Jim C Super Reviewer

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