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Blank Check

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Blank Check

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
performer:
Brian Bonsall, Miguel Ferrer, Karen Duffy
director:
Rupert Wainwright
genre:
Kids and Family, Comedy

We gave it a D-

This witless Home Alone knockoff offers a hymn to the joys of conspicuous consumption with one hand and snatches it away with the other, closing with a pat family-values sermon: Tyke (an annoying Brian Bonsall) has fun with the million bucks he snagged by cashing a gangster’s Blank Check, then realizes he’d rather be home with the kin who psychically torture him. Makes sense to me. D-