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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Jim Varney
Lily Tomlin
Erika Eleniak
Directors
Penelope Spheeris
Screenwriters
Lawrence Konner
Mark Rosenthal
Jim Fisher
Jim Staahl
Running Time
103 minutes

The Beverly Hillbillies
Film based on the relatively successful 60's TV series.


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Plot
In this film based on the 60's sitcom, The family Clampett move to Los Angeles after finding oil on the rural farm and selling it for a fortune. Once they arrive they find various people are after their money whilst the bankers try to integrate them into society.


Verdict
With films like these, it's a wonder studios still think it's a good idea to regurgitate the past. Yet again proving it's not such a great idea, The Beverly Hillbillies turns into possibly one of the worst transitions ever. With a cast full of nobodies (who are nobodies for good reason, except Eleniak and that's for her breasts) and an uninspired script the whole film is a considerably patchy affair.


Reviewed by Jonathan Shade

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