Problem Child Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Ritter, Michael Oliver, Jack Warden, Laraine Newman

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Junior is a poster child of monstrous brats. This a seven year boy in dire need of a stable home life after continuely getting kicked out of foster homes. The last final straw when he was in care under nuns. Even their patience were tested! They had threatened to fire the child welfare agent, Mr. Igor Peabody if he doesn't find adoptive parents for Junior. Well in no time he does, and Junior is now taken into a home of suburban couple Ben and his snooty wife Flo Healy. Ben is sensitive to Junior's need despite the mischievous acts the boy pulls as setting his parent's bedroom on fire, ruining a little girl's birthday party and begin sent off to camp only to make trouble among other campers.
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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   taking care of zany kids How much humor v. drama    -   Mostly humor, but some serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 5-10

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