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Rent-a-Kid (1995)

Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers.

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Fred Gerber

Writer:

Paul Bernbaum
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leslie Nielsen ... Harry Haber
Christopher Lloyd ... Lawrence 'Larry' Kayvey
Matt McCoy ... Russ Syracuse
Sherry Miller ... Valerie Syracuse
Amos Crawley ... Brandon Ward
Cody Jones Cody Jones ... Kyle Ward
Tabitha Lupien ... Molly Ward
Tony Rosato ... Cliff Haber
Lisa LaCroix Lisa LaCroix ... Teresa Woolcot
Kevin Hicks Kevin Hicks ... Dan Woolcot
Tannis Burnett ... Mrs. Lachman
Edward Heeley ... Mr. Lachman (as Ed Heeley)
Judah Katz ... Dr. Leff
Ellen-Ray Hennessy ... Tracy, Haber's Office Secretary (as Ellen Ray-Hennessy)
Michael Anderson Jr. ... Mr. Nicely
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Storyline

Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent baby's from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward sibling, 2 boys and a girl, to his first customers. Written by Tognacci Sebastiano <seblog@maya.dei.unipd.it>

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Drama | Family | Comedy

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G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aluga-se Um Garoto See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

It is revealed that the three children's surname is Ward. This could be a hint of irony as the children are "wards of the state" until they are adopted. See more »

Quotes

Brandon Ward: I think I saw Lawrence's face on America's Most Wanted. Do you suppose that we should call the police?
Russ Syracuse: Wow, Brandon. You sure have a wild imagination, don't you?
Molly Ward: He lies. Don't believe anything he says.
Brandon Ward: I do lie sometimes, Molly. But that bubblegum you swallowed was radioactive, and you will grow to abnormal proportions.
[she gets a paranoid looks on her face]
Valerie Syracuse: Honey, he's just teasing.
Brandon Ward: I'm not.
Russ Syracuse: Brandon, I think you're scaring your little sister.
Brandon Ward: Fine, but tomorrow, she'll wake up nine feet tall ...
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Followed by Family Plan (1997) See more »

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Written by Quirino Mendoza
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Great Family Movie
24 December 2003 | by familyfanSee all my reviews

The cast was good, and I thought it was a good performance from Christopher Lloyd, whom I like from previous movies. The movie was a great family movie, nothing that would make you worry to show it to younger kids, a good story line, lots of laughs, lighthearted and enjoyable. If you want to entertain children without being bored to tears this fits the bill. Kid pleasing, and not difficult for a parent to watch, either.


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