1994 - The Little Rascals
The Little Rascals is a 1994 American Farcical Slapstick Comedy Film produced by Amblin Entertainment and released by Universal Studios on August 5, 1994. The film is a Feature Motion Picture of Hal Roach's Our Gang, a series of Short Films of the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s and lots more which centered around the adventures of a group of Neighborhood Children. In the Movie version, New York City needs lots of money as they try to save the Broadway Theater District from getting demolished by the Demolition Company.

The Feature Film, with a Screenplay based on the Story Idea by Paul Guay, Stephen Mazur and Penelope Spheeris, and directed by Penelope Spheeris, presents all of the Our Gang Characters in a 1990s setting in New York City and features Slapstick Humor from the original Shorts, Laurel and Hardy, Keystone Kops, The Marx Brothers, Something a Little Less Serious, Million Dollar Mystery, The Three Stooges and It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, an All Star Cast, Homages to the Broadway Theatre, Songs by various Songwriters, Composers and Lyricists and a Climatic Slapstick Chase Ending.

The Madcap Comedy premiered in 1994 and became a blockbuster commercial and critical smash hit.

In 1995, The Little Rascals was remade successfully as a widely acclaimed Broadway Stage Musical Comedy.


At the end of the credits, the whole cast sing the rendition of "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World", also at the Hippodrome.


The Ensemble Cast includes more than over 3000 people.





All of the original Our Gang cast members are pleased to be consultants and make cameos for the Feature Film.

Animated Opening Credits Sequence

The Animated Opening Credits Sequence was created by Al Hirschfeld, animated and produce by United Productions of America and Klasky Csupo and directed by Terry Gilliam, Michael Jeter, Wes Archer and Jim Reardon.


The Little Rascals premiered at the Slapstick Comedy Theatre.

Critical Reception

The film recieved mostly positive reviews upon its original release; it currently holds a 53% Certified "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The Film also scored more than 99% of audence rating and Roger Ebert gave the film a thumbs up.

Box Office

The Little Rascals earned $160 million at the North American Box Office during its opening weekend. the film grossed a worldwide total of $287,354,572, making it the one of the highest-grossing comedy movies of 1994.