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The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)

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A feature adaptation of the classic television show, when nice guy redneck Jed Clampett strikes it rich when he finds black oil, and moves him and his kin to posh Beverly Hills.

Director:

Penelope Spheeris

Writers:

Paul Henning (television series), Lawrence Konner (story) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Varney ... Jed Clampett
Diedrich Bader ... Jethro Bodine / Jethrine Bodine
Erika Eleniak ... Elly May Clampett
Cloris Leachman ... Granny
Lily Tomlin ... Miss Jane Hathaway
Lea Thompson ... Laura Jackson
Dolly Parton ... Dolly Parton
Rob Schneider ... Woodrow Tyler
Dabney Coleman ... Milburn Drysdale
Penny Fuller ... Mrs. Margaret Drysdale
Kevin Connolly ... Morgan Drysdale
Linda Carlson Linda Carlson ... Aunt Pearl
Lyman Ward ... Chief Gallo
Leann Hunley ... Miss Arlington
Ernie Lively ... Briggs
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Storyline

Jed Clampett and kin move from Arkansas to Beverly Hills, when he becomes a billionaire, after an oil strike. The country folk are very naive with regard to life in the big city, so when Jed starts a search for a new wife, there are inevitably plenty of takers and con artists ready to make a fast buck. Written by Rob Hartill

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Taglines:

The day they moved in... Beverly Hills moved out. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some off-color humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Final film of of Buddy Ebsen. See more »

Goofs

When "Jed was shooting at some food" and fired the shotgun, there was a noticeable delay of about a sec between the shot/puff of smoke and his jerking his shoulder back due to the recoil on the shotgun. If the gun had really been loaded and there'd really been that much recoil, his shoulder would have moved at the same time we saw the smoke/flash of the gun. See more »

Quotes

Milburn Drysdale: Son, I want you to close your eyes for a minute. Now, imagine I've taken away your allowance, your cellphone, your car and cut you out of my will. How do you see your future?
Morgan Drysdale: Flipping frozen cow parts at Burger King?
Milburn Drysdale: And people say you're stupid.
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Crazy Credits

The orangutan used in this film is a captive-born animal. He belongs to a highly endangered species protected by international laws and treaties. See more »

Connections

Referenced in WWE Raw: Square Dance (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Honey Don't
Performed by Joe Walsh and Steve Earle
Written by Carl Perkins
Produced by Joe Walsh, Steve Earle, and Chris Lord-Alge
Joe Walsh appears courtesy of Great Pyramid Records
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User Reviews

A pretty entertaining movie based on the old TV series, I rate it "6" of 10.
28 May 2001 | by TxMikeSee all my reviews

You shouldn't go into watching this movie thinking you'll get something great or novel. After all, it IS based on the silly old TV series, which I thoroughly enjoyed back then. Erika Eleniak, former Playboy model, who plays Ellie May, is strikingly beautiful and does a fine job in this role. The late Jim Varney is also very good as Jed Clampett, Lily Tomlin is good in her role. Lea Thompson (first of Back To The Future fame) shows her acting range in a role as the scheming "French teacher" out to get Jed's money. I didn't particularly care for Rob Schneider's role, but wat the heck. Still, anyone who enjoyed the TV series should have fun watching this film.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Beverly Hillbillies See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,525,375, 17 October 1993

Gross USA:

$44,029,386

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$57,405,220
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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