PG | | Family, Adventure
Sandy Ricks is sent by his mother to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment ... See full summary »
Director Alan Shapiro originally wanted 'an entirely unknown' for the role of 'Kim'. However, felt that most of the girls that screen tested with Elijah Wood were too 'giggly'. He decided to cast someone with more experience.
People who don't care wind up in a home drooling cream spinach
Sandy gains shoes when knocked off the wharf into the water.
$20,047,715 (USA) (18 August 1996)