Richie Rich's Christmas Wish (1998)

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After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish ... See full summary »

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7 November 2012 | capone666
| The Vidiot Reviews...
Richie Rich'$ Christmas Wish

You would think that being bitten by a radioactive $100 bill would be the basis of an affluent comic book character.

However, the only power the world's richest kid in this family-comedy possesses is that of financial persuasion.

After his envious cousin Reggie Van Dough (Jake Richardson) sabotages Richie Rich (David Gallagher) and his butler Cadbury's (Keene Curtis) sleigh, and slanders him around town, Richie uses a wish machine - cooked up by one of his scientists - to wish he'd never been born.

Trapped in a world where Reggie is now the richest and meanest kid in the world, Richie races to obtain the dinosaur fossil that will fuel this alternate realities disengaged wishing machine.

With a story that borrows heavily from superior seasonal fare and a cast of no names replacing the noteworthy originals, Richie Rich'$ Christmas Wish is bankrupt.

As for my Christmas wish: no Christmas until December 1. (Red Light)

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This was Keene Curtis's final acting role before his death on October 13, 2002 at the age of 79.


Richie Rich: Now I've done it. I've ruined Christmas for everyone in two lifetimes.


When Richie gets into Keenbean's Wardrobe Warp, he has already taken off his snow bib. The next shot of the machine working shows him wearing the overalls again.

Alternate Versions

After the movie was released on video in 1998,it was shown on Fox Family Television during the holiday season and is shown every holiday season on that network. The version on television features two scenes not on the home video version. They are:

  • Someone knocks at the door which Sgt. Mooney would put a hole in later. A maid opens the door and it is a package delivery man. She says "Oh,another one!" After she closes the door and puts the package down,Richie gets out of the box. Now we know how he got in,and we know what present it was that Reggie says he found torn open.
  • After Richie finds his parents at the orphanage,instead of going to outside the Rich Manor,we go inside where Mr and Mrs. Rich,Cadbury,Prof. Keenbeen and Mrs. Peabody from the orphanage are sitting by the fire. Richie come up and gives them each a present. Mr and Mrs. Van Dough appear with Reggie and
  • Reggie is forced to apologize to Richie for making the sleigh malfunction. Mrs. Van Dough says "Kids,you know. You never know what they'll do" Richie gives them presents as well and Prof. Keenbean tells everybody to listen. He can hear people singing outside. They all retreat outdoors. Then the scene from the video version starts outside.


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Performed by Paul Gordon
Produced by Paul Gordon
Written by Paul Gordon
Published by Kukunia Music


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Comedy | Family

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