Problem Child

Problem Child (1990)

Attila the Hun. Ivan the Terrible. Al Capone. They were all seven once.

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1990-07-27
  • User Rating: 5.5/10 from 325 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 21min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Ben Healy (John Ritter) and his social climbing wife Flo adopt Junior a fun-loving seven year old. But they soon discover he's a little monster as he turns a camping trip, a birthday party and even a baseball game into comic nightmares. But is he really just a little angel trying to get out? Find out in this hilarious satire on modern-day family life.

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  • John Ritter

    as Ben
  • Jack Warden

    as Big Ben
  • Michael Oliver

    as Junior
  • Gilbert Gottfried

    as Mr. Peabody
  • Michael Richards

    as Martin Beck
  • Amy Yasbeck

    as Flo Healy
  • Peter Jurasik

    as Roy
  • Ellen Locy

    as Nun #2
  • Charlotte Akin

    as Lorraine
  • Anna Marie Allred

    as Kid #3
  • Adam Anderly

    as Catcher
  • Robert A. Anderson

    as Boy in Chair
  • Cody Beard

    as 2nd Baseman
  • Jordan Burton

    as Kid #1
  • Eli Cummins

    as Umpire
  • John S. Davies

    as Paramedic
  • Vince Davis

    as Clown
  • Dennis Dugan

    as All American Dad
  • Justin Elledge

    as Freddy
  • Eric Elterman

    as All American Boy
  • Ward Emling

    as Mr. Henderson
  • John William Galt

    as Warden
  • Corki Grazer

    as Sister Mary
  • Vernon Grote

    as Guard #2
  • Garland Hampton

    as Serious Boy
  • Helena Humann

    as Mother Superior
  • Philip Jhin

    as Mr. Yangita
  • Judy Jones

    as Anchorperson
  • Melody Jones

    as Sister Abigail
  • Danny Kamekona

    as Mr. Hirohito
  • Ehchi Edward Kawanabe

    as Mr. Mitsui
  • Colby Kline

    as Lucy
  • Joseph Kolb

    as Kid #5
  • Hugh Lampman

    as Master of Ceremonies
  • Kristen Lowman

    as Mrs. Henderson
  • Joshua Martin

    as Shortstop
  • Melissa Reneé Martin

    as Friend #2
  • Julie Mayfield

    as Harriet
  • Andrea McCall

    as Rich Lady
  • Willie Minor

    as Guard #1
  • Ron Miranda

    as Juan
  • Shepler Mobley

    as Friendly Woman
  • S. 'Monty' Moncibais

    as Prisoner
  • Norma Moore

    as Sister Samantha
  • Abby Newman

    as Friend #1
  • John O'Connell

    as Psychiatrist
  • Kristy Lynne Patrick

    as Kid #2
  • Eric Poppick

    as Dr. Strauss
  • John Rainone

    as Circus Clown
  • Martin Rayner

    as Ringmaster
  • Dennis Redfield

    as Cameraman
  • Symone Redwine

    as Friend #3
  • Lico Reyes

    as Pedro
  • Florence Schauffler

    as Mrs. Perkins
  • Shaun Shimoda

    as Kinjo Hirohito
  • Garry Smith

    as Angry Little Person
  • Josh Stoppelwerth

    as Kid #4
  • Al Trejo

    as Policeman
  • Alex Utroska

    as Kid in Dugout
  • Kerry Von Erich

    as Neo Nazi
  • Jack Willis

    as Regular Joe
  • Ed Yeager

    as Jim O'Conner
  • Jessica Zucha

    as Serious Girl
  • John Achorn

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Lee Arnone

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Catherine Battistone

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Rina Lee Bennett

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Bob Bergen

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Deem Bristow

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Agim Coma

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Maggie Dawson

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Claudette Duffy

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Phillip Glasser

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Kenneth Hartman

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Endre Hules

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Richard Kline

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Amy Levy

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Marilyn Madderom

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Humberto Ortiz

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Anthony Tyler Quinn

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • LaGloria Scott

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Burton Sharp

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Laura Summer

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Dan Woren

    as Additional Voice (voice)
  • Debbie Adkins

    as Store Shopper
  • Joan Arenstein

    as Cafeteria Nun
  • Bruce Calvert

    as Crowd extra
  • James Field

    as Policeman
  • Derek A. Jones

    as Man in Store
  • Renay Morgan

    as Nun
  • Jamie Day Price-Young

    as Extra Kid at Carnival
  • Summer Selby

    as Parent at Party
Directing Dennis Dugan Director
Writing Scott Alexander Screenplay
Writing Larry Karaszewski Screenplay
Editing Tom Finan Editor
Sound Miles Goodman Original Music Composer
Production Robert Simonds Producer
Camera Peter Lyons Collister Director of Photography
Editing Daniel P. Hanley Editor
Editing Mike Hill Editor
Production Valerie McCaffrey Casting
Production Nancy Nayor Casting
Art George Costello Production Design
Art Mike Bingham Art Direction
Art Nelson Coates Art Direction
Art Denise Pizzini Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Eileen Kennedy Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Nena Smarz Makeup Artist
Crew Michael Fisher Carpenter
Sound Steve Olson Sound Editor
Crew Robert Miller Stunts
Camera John Patrick Smith First Assistant Camera
Art Nelson Coates Assistant Art Director
Crew Jack Bennett Special Effects Coordinator
Crew Christine Anne Baur Stunts
Crew Gary Davis Stunts
Crew Gary Jensen Stunts
Crew Margaret Johnson Utility Stunts
Editing Mike Milliken Color Timer
Sound Mark Gordon Sound Editor
Camera David McGill Second Assistant Camera
Production Ward Emling Location Manager
Sound Joel Moss Scoring Mixer