Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star – Edited

Theatrical Release: April 15, 2004
DVD Release: April 15, 2004
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Synopsis

In the 1970’s, Dickie Roberts held the held the keys to success as a child star with a hit TV series. Now the only keys that Dickie holds are the ones that start the customer’s cars that he parks as a valet attendant for a Hollywood restaurant. Desperate to revive his acting career, Dickie tries to audition for a role in Rob Reiner’s new movie but the director doesn’t believe Dickie is normal enough to play the part. Determined to get the role, Dickie hires a “typical” family to give him the real-life upbringing he never had. But once Dickie moves in, the family’s life becomes anything but normal, as Dickie unleashes his wild inner child… and learns in the process some unforgettable lessons about fame, fortune and true family values.

Dove Review

David Spade is very funny in this movie. As a middle-aged former child star seeking the childhood he never had, Dickie runs into very unusual and very funny situations. From having to overcome his obsessive compulsive characteristics to learning that a slip-n-slide needs water, Dickie has many adventures and eventually learns what it is to be a functioning adult in society. With an all-star cast and an intriguing story line, “Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star” is a really good movie that the whole family should see.

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Info

Company: Paramount
Writer: David Spade
Director: Sam Weisman
Producer: Adam Sandler
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 98 min.
Reviewer: Kadie Lukens