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* BadassBaritone: Cadbury is very formidable when the situation calls for it, and as played by Creator/JonathanHyde he has a deep, melodious voice.


* RealityEnsues: After hearing about the "Rich Family Vault", Van Dough assumes that it's where he'll find the family's fortune. [[spoiler:Turns out the Riches didn't get rich by locking up all their wealth in a private, zero-interest vault; it turns out to be full of [[NumberOneDime family heirlooms]] of only family value. The Rich family's actual money is in banks, real estate, the stock market, and other revenue-generating forms. Notably, [[NotHisSled it was the opposite of the comics]], where the Rich family really did stash cash, gold and jewels in numerous vaults on the estate.]]

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* RealityEnsues: After hearing about the "Rich Family Vault", Van Dough assumes that it's where he'll find the family's fortune. [[spoiler:Turns out the Riches didn't get rich by locking up all their wealth in a private, zero-interest vault; it turns out to be full of [[NumberOneDime family heirlooms]] of only family sentimental value. The Rich family's actual money is in banks, real estate, the stock market, and other revenue-generating forms. Notably, [[NotHisSled it was the opposite of the comics]], where the Rich family really did stash cash, gold and jewels in numerous vaults on the estate.]]


Richard "Richie" Rich, Jr is the 13-year-old son of the world's richest man, billionaire business magnate and investor Richard Rich Sr. While the caring, jovial Richard Sr. and Richie's mother Regina are dedicated parents who have always provided him with the best of everything, his sheltered upbringing has cut him off from some of life's simplest pleasures -- other than his loyal butler, Herbert Cadbury (Creator/JonathanHyde), Richie's only friends are the spoiled children of other billionaires, who have little interest in down-to-earth pursuits like his passion for baseball. When Cadbury arranges for the local children of blue-collar factory workers to come play at the Rich estate, Richie is overjoyed.... until the news breaks that his parents are missing and presumed dead following a plane crash.

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Richard "Richie" Rich, Jr Rich Jr. is the 13-year-old son of the world's richest man, billionaire business magnate and investor Richard Rich Sr. While the caring, jovial Richard Sr. and Richie's mother Regina are dedicated parents who have always provided him with the best of everything, his sheltered upbringing has cut him off from some of life's simplest pleasures -- other than his loyal butler, Herbert Cadbury (Creator/JonathanHyde), Richie's only friends are the spoiled children of other billionaires, who have little interest in down-to-earth pursuits like his passion for baseball. When Cadbury arranges for the local children of blue-collar factory workers to come play at the Rich estate, Richie is overjoyed.... until the news breaks that his parents are missing and presumed dead following a plane crash.


* {{Frameup}}: Van Dough frames Cadbury for blowing up Mr. and Mrs. Rich's private plane.

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* {{Frameup}}: FrameUp: Van Dough frames Cadbury for blowing up Mr. and Mrs. Rich's private plane.


* BattleDiscretionShot: When one of Van Gough's thugs tries to off Cadbury in a prison bathroom, the fight takes place just off-screen. Of course, as mentioned with the trope above, just because Cadbury is a butler doesn't mean he can't handle himself in a fight.

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* BattleDiscretionShot: When one of Van Gough's Dough's thugs tries to off Cadbury in a prison bathroom, the fight takes place just off-screen. Of course, as mentioned with the trope above, just because Cadbury is a butler doesn't mean he can't handle himself in a fight.



* KickTheDog: Lawrence Van Dough asks the Board of Directors to have a moment of silence for the "passing" of Mr. and Mrs. Rich. Barely a moment pass, Van Gough gets down to business.

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* KickTheDog: Lawrence Van Dough asks the Board of Directors to have a moment of silence for the "passing" of Mr. and Mrs. Rich. Barely a moment pass, Van Gough Dough gets down to business.


* EvilCanNotComprehendGood: [[spoiler:Van Dough can't believe that the Riches consider family more important than money; while plays the family affection to his advantage by taking Richie's parents hostage, when he finds that their actual wealth he is disgusted and decides to just kill them, though it's justified since he expected more money.]]

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* EvilCanNotComprehendGood: [[spoiler:Van Dough can't believe that the Riches consider family more important than money; while plays the family affection to his advantage by taking Richie's parents hostage, when he finds that their actual wealth is just mementos of their happy times he is disgusted and decides to just kill them, though it's justified since he expected more money.]]

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* HelloNurse: When Richie sees his new personal trainer he realizes it’s a blonde bombshell Claudia Schiffer and looks at her with a swooning expression and replies “Yikes!”


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* AllForNothingAllForNothing: [[spoiler: Van Dough schemed to get his hands on the Rich treasure vault, only to find it contains no actual wealth, just mementoes of the Rich family's happy times together. This gives him a major breakdown.]]



* EvilCanNotComprehendGood: [[spoiler:After finding out the Rich's vault is filled with family heirlooms, and that the Riches value family more then they do their money, Van Dough snaps and order his henchmen to kill the Rich family.]]

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* EvilCanNotComprehendGood: [[spoiler:After finding out the Rich's vault is filled with family heirlooms, and [[spoiler:Van Dough can't believe that the Riches value consider family more then they do important than money; while plays the family affection to his advantage by taking Richie's parents hostage, when he finds that their money, Van Dough snaps actual wealth he is disgusted and order his henchmen decides to just kill the Rich family.them, though it's justified since he expected more money.]]



* IdiotBall: Van Dough holds onto this for the entire movie for his honest belief that the richest family on Earth would hoard all their money in a sealed vault rather than, say, invest it in banks, stocks and real estate.

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* IdiotBall: Van Dough holds onto this for the entire movie movie, [[spoiler: for his honest belief that the richest family on Earth would hoard all their money in a sealed vault rather than, say, than invest most/some of it in banks, stocks and real estate. estate.]]



* RealityEnsues: After hearing about the "Rich Family Vault", Van Dough assumes that it's where he'll find the family's fortune. [[spoiler:Astoundingly enough, the Riches didn't get rich by locking up all their wealth in a private, zero-interest vault; it turns out to be full of [[NumberOneDime family heirlooms]] of no monetary worth. The Rich family's actual money is in banks, real estate, the stock market, and other revenue-generating forms. Notably, [[NotHisSled it was the opposite of the comics]], where the Rich family really did stash cash, gold and jewels in numerous vaults on the estate.]]

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* RealityEnsues: After hearing about the "Rich Family Vault", Van Dough assumes that it's where he'll find the family's fortune. [[spoiler:Astoundingly enough, [[spoiler:Turns out the Riches didn't get rich by locking up all their wealth in a private, zero-interest vault; it turns out to be full of [[NumberOneDime family heirlooms]] of no monetary worth.only family value. The Rich family's actual money is in banks, real estate, the stock market, and other revenue-generating forms. Notably, [[NotHisSled it was the opposite of the comics]], where the Rich family really did stash cash, gold and jewels in numerous vaults on the estate.]]

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* OneOfTheBoys: Gloria hangs out with the boys.


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* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Gloria is the only girl in a whole group of boys.

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* MistakenForSuicidal: Van Dough and Ferguson plan to have Cadbury killed and make it look like a suicide.


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** Richie, Cadbury, Gloria and Diane, when the power to the Dadlink has been cut off, and the realization that Van Dough knows Richard and Regina are alive.


* YouHaveToBelieveMe: Van Dough refuses to believe Keenbean doesn't know the vault's location. Keenbean's further elaboration that the vault is voice-activated (requiring the Rich parents' to be alive and present) gets them off his back since he could (and does) get the location by interrogating the parents for the vault location after. However, the fact that Keenbean knows the vault has that feature does implies that Van Dough was right to be skeptical about Keenbean's feigned ignorance since the voice-activated security is very high-tech and Keenbean is the Rich family's trusted GadgeteerGenius.

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* YouHaveToBelieveMe: Van Dough refuses to believe Keenbean doesn't know the vault's location. Keenbean's further elaboration that the vault is voice-activated (requiring the Rich parents' to be alive and present) gets them off his back since he could (and does) get the location by interrogating the parents for the vault location after. However, the fact that Keenbean knows the vault has that feature does implies that Van Dough was right to be skeptical about Keenbean's feigned ignorance since the voice-activated security is very high-tech and Keenbean is the Rich family's trusted GadgeteerGenius. And since Van Dough still believed the Rich parents are dead, he demands Keenbean to find another way to get him into the vault.

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** One of Van Dough's henchmen, Nash, might be one.
-->"Those Twinkies are starting to rot his brain."


* MythologyGag: During the film's opening sequence, we see a young Richie wearing a tuxedo with a red bow tie. This is a reference to his default outfit in the comics.

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* MythologyGag: During the film's opening sequence, we see a young Richie wearing a tuxedo with a red bow tie. This is a reference to his default main outfit in the comics.

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* MythologyGag: During the film's opening sequence, we see a young Richie wearing a tuxedo with a red bow tie. This is a reference to his default outfit in the comics.


* HomeAloneAntics: The movie turned into this near the end, as the house's traps were used against the bad guys. This time it was a group of kids using them. This example might be an ActorAllusion too, since MacaulayCulkin starred as Richie as well as the first two ''Home Alone'' movies.
* HonestCorporateExecutive: Rich Sr. has never fired anyone in his life, and seems to be a decent guy all around.

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* HomeAloneAntics: The movie turned into this near the end, as the house's traps were used against the bad guys. This time it was a group of kids using them. This example might be an ActorAllusion too, since MacaulayCulkin Creator/MacaulayCulkin starred as Richie as well as the first two ''Home Alone'' movies.
* HonestCorporateExecutive: Richard Rich Sr. has never fired anyone in his life, and seems to be a decent guy all around.



* KickTheDog: Lawrence Van Gough asks the Board of Directors to have a moment of silence for the "passing" of Mr. and Mrs. Rich. Barely a moment pass, Van Gough gets down to business.

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* KickTheDog: Lawrence Van Gough Dough asks the Board of Directors to have a moment of silence for the "passing" of Mr. and Mrs. Rich. Barely a moment pass, Van Gough gets down to business.



* TakeThat: At one point, Rich Sr. is having a sit-down with the U.S. President, who is genuinely surprised to hear Rich explain "You see, Mr. President, when a country spends more than it earns, it goes into debt." The implicit joke is quite obvious. [[ArtisticLicenseEconomics Of course, it's actually more complicated than that]]; debt isn't always a bad thing for a country. Since they can print their own currency, it's just another economic tool.

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* TakeThat: At one point, Richard Rich Sr. is having a sit-down with the U.S. President, who is genuinely surprised to hear Rich explain "You see, Mr. President, when a country spends more than it earns, it goes into debt." The implicit joke is quite obvious. [[ArtisticLicenseEconomics Of course, it's actually more complicated than that]]; debt isn't always a bad thing for a country. Since they can print their own currency, it's just another economic tool.

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