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The Money Pit [1986] (1 disc)

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Director:Richard Benjamin
Writer:David Giler
Composer:Michel Colombier
Length:91 minutes
(1 hour 31 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG
Sorting Category:Comedy
IMDB Rating:5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:47%
Amazon Rating:4.5/5 stars
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  • Comedy
  • Family
  • Romance
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Synopsis: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house.


Reaction: Very funny. Classic Hanks.


Personal Rating: 7/10

Select Cast and Crew
Richard Benjamin => Director
David Giler => Writer
Michel Colombier => Composer
Afemo Omilami => Bernie
Alexander Godunov => Max Beissart, the Maestro
Billy Lombardo => Benny
Brian Backer => Ethan
Bruno Iannone => Sol
Carmine Caridi => Brad Shirk
Douglass Watson => Walter Fielding, Sr.
Frankie Faison => James
Irving Metzman => Sid
Joe Mantegna => Art Shirk
John Van Dreelen => Carlos
Josh Mostel => Jack Schnittman
Lucille Dobrin => Macumba Lady
Maureen Stapleton => Estelle
Mia Dillon => Marika
Michael Jeter => Arnie
Mike Starr => Lenny
Nestor Serrano => Julio
Philip Bosco => Curly
Shelley Long => Anna Crowley Beissart Fielding
Tom Hanks => Walter Fielding, Jr.
Tzi Ma => Hwang
Yakov Smirnoff => Shatov

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • For the scene with the bathtub falling two floors down after being filled with water, Tom Hanks does a obnoxious laugh. This clip of him laughing is commonly used for the Universal back-lot tour when the tour guides joke with the visitors.
  • The film was intended to be one of Universal's tent pole movies for Christmas 1985, but the film was pushed back to March of 1986.