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The Stupids (1996)

PG
94 min | Adventure, Comedy

An incredibly dull-witted family unknowingly stumble upon an illegal weapons deal while on the trail of their "stolen" garbage.
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Christopher L. Stone (as Christopher Stone)
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$25,000,000
Opening weekend
$1,593,929
Gross (US & Canada)
$2,491,989
Gross (World)
$2,491,989
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Aug 30, 1996 (United States)

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Victor Ertmanis
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George Chiang
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Max Landis
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Carol Ng
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Arthur Eng
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Jennifer Dean
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Garry Robbins
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Nicu Branzea
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John Stoneham Jr.
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4.2 / 10 | 6,168 votes