Problem Child


1h 21m 1990

Brief Synopsis

A couple adopts a trouble-making brat.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Imagine Entertainment; Jennifer Winslow; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Robert Simonds Company; Tomkats Movie Catering, Llc; Universal Pictures; Victor Duncan Inc
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; United International Pictures; Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
Dallas, Texas, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 21m

Synopsis

A couple adopts a trouble-making brat.

Cast

John Ritter

Ben

Michael Richards

Martin Beck

Michael Oliver

Junior

Amy Yasbeck

Flo

Jack Warden

Big Ben

Gilbert Gottfried

Mr Peabody

Peter Jurasik

Roy

Charlotte Akin

Lorraine

Anna Marie Allred

3rd Kid

Adam Anderly

Catcher

Robert A Anderson

Boy In Chair

Cody Beard

2nd Baseman

Jordan Burton

1st Kid

Eli Cummins

Empire

John S Davies

Paramedic

Vince Davis

Clown

Dennis Dugan

All American Dad

Justin Elledge

Freddy

Eric Elterman

All American Boy

Ward Emling

Mr Henderson

John William Galt

Warden

Corki Grazer

Sister Mary

Vernon Grote

2nd Guard

Garland Hampton

Serious Boy

Helena Humann

Mother Superior

Philip Jhin

Mr Yangita

Judy Jones

Anchorperson

Melody Jones

Sister Abigail

Danny Kamekona

Mr Hirohito

Eiichi Edward Kawanabe

Mr Mitsuir

Colby Kline

Lucy

Joseph Kolb

5th Kid

Hugh Lampman

Master Of Ceremonies

Ellen Locy

2nd Nun

Kristen Lowman

Mrs Henderson

Joshua Martin

Shortstop

Melissa Martin

2nd Friend

Julie Mayfield

Harriet

Andrea Mccall

Rich Lady

Willie Minor

1st Guard

Ron Miranda

Juan

Shepler Mobley

Friendly Woman

S Moncibais

Prisoner

Norma Moore

Sister Samantha

Abby Newman

1st Friend

John O'connell

Psychiatrist

Kristy Lynne Patrick

2nd Kid

Eric Poppick

Dr Strauss

John Rainone

Circus Clown

Martin Rayner

Ringmaster

Dennis Redfield

Cameraman

Symone Redwine

3rd Friend

Lico Reyes

Pedro

Florence Shauffler

Mrs Perkins

Shaun Shimoda

Kinjo Hirohito

Garry Smith

Angry Little Person

Josh Stoppelwerth

4th Kid

Al Trejo

Policeman

Alex Utroska

Kid In Dugout

Kerry Von Erich

Neo Natzi

Jack Willis

Regular Joe

Ed Yeager

Jim O'Conner

Jessica Zucha

Serious Girl

John Achorn

Additional Voice

Lee Arnone

Additional Voice

Catherine Battistone

Additional Voice

Rina Lee Bennett

Additional Voice

Robert Bergen

Additional Voice

Deem Bristow

Additional Voice

Agim Coma

Additional Voice

Maggie Dawson

Additional Voice

Claudette Duffy

Additional Voice

Phillip Glasser

Additional Voice

Kenneth Hartman

Additional Voice

Endre Hules

Additional Voice

Richard Kline

Additional Voice

Amy Levy

Additional Voice

Marilyn Madderom

Additional Voice

Humberto Ortiz

Additional Voice

Anthony Tyler Quinn

Additional Voice

Lagloria Scott

Additional Voice

Burton Sharp

Additional Voice

Laura Summer

Additional Voice

Dan Woren

Additional Voice

J Grey Smith

Leadman

Phillip Glasser

Crew

Michael Adams

Stunts

Lawrence Aeschlimann

Special Effects

Scott Alexander

Screenwriter

Daniel V Anaya

2nd Assistant Camera 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Tina M Arter

Production Supervisor

Richard L Barlow

Carpenter

Christine Baur

Stunts

Linda M Beale

Other

Steve Beeson

Production Accountant

Jack Bennett

Special Effects

Jack Bennett

Special Effects Coordinator

Martha Beresford

Key Hairstyles

Susan Bierbaum

Script Supervisor

Michael Bingham

Art Direction

Mars Bonfire

Song ("Born To Be Wild")

Buff Brady

Stunts

Brad Breitbarth

Set Dresser

David Brink

Camera Loader

Allan Bromberg

Sound Editor

Don Broughton

Boom Operator

James D. Brubaker

Unit Production Manager

James D. Brubaker

Executive Producer

Jamie Bunch-elliott

Stunts

Nick Burns

Other

Robert David Burns

Other

Scott Burrow

Adr Editor

Tim Butler

Stunts

Michael Casper

Sound Rerecording Mixer Supervisor

David Cass

Production Assistant

David S Cass

Production Assistant

Kenneth L Castro

Driver

Oscar Castro-neves

Original Music

Lyn Caudle

Special Effects

Karen Clemons

Other

Nelson Coates

Art Direction Assistant

Peter Collister

Director Of Photography

Brown Cooper

1st Assistant B-Camera

Kimberly Cooper

Post-Production Supervisor

Blake Cornett

Sound Editor Assistant

George Costello

Production Designer

Jerry Crabb

Carpenter

Edison E Craig

Foley Editor

Amanda Curry

Production Assistant

Dayna Cussler

Wardrobe Supervisor

Gary D David

Stunts

Tanya Sharp David

Adr Mixer

Gordon Davidson

Sound Editor

Tom Davidson

Key Grip 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Dan Dickerson

Transportation Captain

Frank Dixon

Driver

Mike Dobie

Sound Editor

Ronnie Duke

Utility

Suzanne Walker Dunkelberg

Seamstress

Terry Dunn

Production Accountant Assistant

Dave Durand

Storyboard Artist

Rob Edleson

Property Master 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Ward Emling

Location Manager

George E Favors

Driver

Ronnie E Ferguson

1st Assistant Camera 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Sam O Fife

Stunts

Tom Finan

Additional Editor

Joe Finnegan

Stunts

Michael S Fisher

Carpenter

Robert Flach

Set Dresser

Tina Fortenberry

Assistant (To Dennis Dugan)

George Fortmuller

2nd Assistant Director

Maureen Fox

Other

Debra L Fuqua

Driver

Gerrit Garretsen

Dolly Grip

Floyd Gentry

Other

Stephen A George

2nd Assistant A-Camera

Thomas Gerard

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Jay Alan Gewertz

Production Assistant

Lance Gilbert

Stunts

Mickey Gilbert

Stunt Coordinator

Mickey Gilbert

Stunts

Tim Gilbert

Stunts

Troy Gilbert

Stunts

John Gluck Jr.

Song ("It'S My Party")

Wally Gold

Song ("It'S My Party")

Miles Goodman

Music

Mark S Gordon

Sound Editor

Lesley Gore

Song Performer

Leslie Gore

Song Performer ("It'S My Party")

Jimmy Grandstaff

Driver

David R Green

Driver

Johnny Greenan

Song ("Real Wild Child")

Bill Greenberg

Bestboy Electrician

Loyce Oliver Greer

Other

David W Grey

Dolby Consultant

Tommy A Hair

Driver

Carol Halvorson

Stunts

Dan Hanley

Editor

Laurie Allison Harmon

Script Supervisor 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Debbie Hayn

Art Department Coordinator

Doug Henderson

Carpenter

Hollis Hill

Stunts

Michael Hill

Editor

Steve Hirsch

1st Assistant Director; 2nd Assistant Director

Annette Hoffman

Wardrobe Supervisor

Gina Hope

Casting Assistant (Extras)

Peter Horak

Stunts

Patrick Jackson

Other

Tammy Jackson

Stunts

Gary Jay

1st Assistant A-Camera

Colin Jefferson

Carpenter

Gary Jensen

Stunts

Margaret Johnson

Utility

Mike Johnson

Stunts

Jay Kamen

Adr Editor Supervisor

Larry Karaszewski

Screenwriter

Eileen Kennedy

Costume Designer

Rody Kent

Casting Consultant (Texas)

Steve Kohler

Foley Recording

Stephen Jerome Krieger

Special Effects

David Kulczycki

Sound Editor

Larry Langley

Construction Coordinator

Steve D Langley

Carpenter

Donna Larson

Associate Casting

Daniel Leahy

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Gene Lebell

Stunts

Jim Lewis

Stunts

Wanda L Lewis

Utility 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Philip Linson

Adr Editor

Harold F Livingston

Carpenter

Ben Loggins

Stunts

Ben E Loggins

Stunts

Marcus Lopez

Caterer

Greg W Lowe

Adr Recording

Brian Mack

Production Assistant

Christi Manders

Assistant (To Robert Simonds)

Larry Mann

Sound Editor Supervisor

Lori Martino

Sound Editor Assistant

Conte Matal

Production Assistant

Marvin Maxwell

Driver

Valerie Mccaffrey

Casting

Ferris Mccollum

Driver

Matt Mccolm

Stunts

Dennis Mccurdy

Editorial Production Assistant

Virgil R Mcdaniel

Driver

David Mcgill

2nd Assistant B-Camera

Paul Mcilvaine

Chief Lighting Technician

Terry Melcher

Song ("Problem Child")

Charles Milan

Stunts

Bennie F Miles

Construction Foreman

Robert Miller

Stunts

Alvin Leon Milliken

Driver

Mike Milliken

Color Timer

Karen Minahan

Sound Editor Assistant

Keith Mitchell

Casting Assistant (Extras)

James W Mixon

Driver

S Moncibais

Police Liaison

Robert W Moreno

Chief Lighting Technician

Robert W Moreno

Electrician

Tom Morga

Stunts

Bruce Morgan

Stunts

Chris Moriana

Foley Artist

James Moriana

Foley Artist

Joel Morton

Driver

Joel Morton

Transportation 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Joel Moss

Music Scoring Mixer

Meredith Motley

Dresser (On-Set)

Jewel Myrow

Production Assistant

Nancy Nayor

Casting

Ryan Nellis

Stills

Chad O'connor

Assistant (To John Ritter)

Johnny O'keefe

Song ("Real Wild Child")

Thompson O'sullivan

2nd Assistant 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)

Steve Olson

Sound Editor

Dave Owen

Song ("Real Wild Child")

Michael M Pagan

Electrician

Sandra Palacios-plugge

Location Manager Assistant

Bob Parsons

Set Dresser

C Michael Parsons

Property Master

Jennifer Pell

Utility 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

David T Perez

Grip

Denise Pizzini Robinson

Set Decorator

Dempsey R Poor

Driver

Iggy Pop

Song Performer ("Real Wild Child")

Fred Pope

Driver

Bobby Porter

Stunts

Tony Poston

Carpenter

Katherine Quittner

Music Editor

M Sue Raagas

Utility

Don Reddy

Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Don Reddy

Camera Operator

Dennis Redfield

Dialogue Coach

Steven Reich

Other

Steven Reich

Other

Joseph A Resk

Production Assistant

Robert Rhine

Unit Publicist

Kerry Rike

Key Grip

Hali Rosen

Post-Production Assistant

Melissa Roth

Production Assistant

Karin Roulo

Foley Mixer

Ray Sabo

Negative Cutter

Donald B Schaefer

Assistant Editor

David Scharnberg

Driver

Phillip Schenkler

Production Accountant 2nd Assistant

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Imagine Entertainment; Jennifer Winslow; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Robert Simonds Company; Tomkats Movie Catering, Llc; Universal Pictures; Victor Duncan Inc
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; United International Pictures; Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
Dallas, Texas, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 21m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer July 27, 1990

Released in United States on Video January 31, 1991

Completed shooting November 24, 1989.

Began shooting October 2, 1989.

Released in United States Summer July 27, 1990

Released in United States on Video January 31, 1991