Richie Rich
Richie Rich (1994)

Richie Rich, the wealthiest child on the planet, is lonely, so he befriends a group of working-class children. Soon, he and his new pals are working together to help foil an evil plot to kill Richie's parents. This family comedy is… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 15, 2005
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Critic Score
24%
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User Score
31%



Critic Score: 24% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

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

Joe Leydon
Variety

Decently crafted but oddly charmless.

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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle

A spirited and fluffy kids' comedy.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Culkin looks really bored. Maybe because "Richie Rich" is so damn boring.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Unendurable.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

What's sort of wonderful is the way this movie takes that old formula and makes it fresh and new, with actors who give it wit and charm.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Serviceable family entertainment.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Most of the time, Richie Rich is too busy oohing and ahhing over the junk that money can buy to relax and have a good time.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

The filmmakers seem to think of their movie as a fiduciary fable, but they're not quite sure about its moral.

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Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Plays on every kid's fantasy of being so wealthy that no one likes him.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Melvin White
Omar: That's not a house, it's a whole 'hood! "An adventure so big... even the world's richest kid can't afford to miss it!"… More
AJ Verser
This movie is fun for kids mostly, and it is somewhat like the cartoon of Richie Rich, so that's cool. The story is predictable, and the acting is so-so,… More
Jim Careter
Richie Rich may be one of the worst family films ever.
Lenny Muggsy
There's no way I haven't reviewed this before, must have said something outrageous. Not quite a classic, but this is Culkin's swan song as a… More
Alex roy
Richie Rich is a poorly made family film that by today's standards hasn't stood the test of time. I remember when this film came out, and I watched it… More
Tim Salmons
Terrible family film.

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