This movie puts Henk Ketcham's comic figure 'Dennis' into real life: While digging in his front garden, Dennis finds a big bone. To prove it's from a dinosaur, he persudades his father to ... See full summary »

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This movie puts Henk Ketcham's comic figure 'Dennis' into real life: While digging in his front garden, Dennis finds a big bone. To prove it's from a dinosaur, he persudades his father to invite an old buddy of him, Bowen Skyler III, who's a famous 'dinosaur hunter'. Being desperate for publicity, Skyler informs press and television... and starts a paleontologic dig in their front garden! Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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When Margaret says she bought a new doll and even named it Dennis, the doll in question is a redressed My Buddy doll. See more »

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Dennis Mitchell: We'll show old Margaret!
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Followed by A Dennis the Menace Christmas (2007) See more »

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Delightful Romp With Dennis and Friends
12 June 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Victor DiMattia is wonderful as that little lovable moppet Dennis from funny paper fame. As Dennis is brought to life, the laughs come fast and furiously in this utterly delightful comedy romp. The neighborhood is in an uproar when the tyke finds a dinosaur bone in the yard and a notorious paleontologist is dispatched to investigate. During the resulting did in the tiny dynamo's front garden, all mayhem breaks out and chaos reigns supreme. A stellar cast is uproarious and the direction couldn't be more sharp. Especially observant satire on neighborhood politics and feuds. For anyone who loves kids, dinosaurs, and life.


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