Richie Rich
Richie Rich (1994)

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… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 21, 1994
DVD Release Date: February 15, 2005
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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

Decently crafted but oddly charmless.

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


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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

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.

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

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 V
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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