Blank Check

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

Blank Check (1994 Movie)

“Blank Check” is a 1994 family comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures. The movie is directed by Rupert Wainwright and written by Blake Snyder and Colby Carr. It follows the story of 11-year-old Preston Waters, played by Brian Bonsall, who unexpectedly receives a blank check from a criminal named Quigley, played by Miguel Ferrer.

When Preston accidentally ends up with the blank check, he decides to fill it out for one million dollars and cashes it at the bank. With his newfound wealth, he goes on a spending spree, buying all sorts of extravagant items and living the life of luxury. Along the way, he befriends a bike messenger named Henry, played by Tone Loc, who becomes his ally in his adventures.

However, things take a turn when the criminal Quigley realizes what has happened and demands that Preston return the money. As Preston enjoys his newfound wealth, he must navigate the challenges of keeping his secret safe from his parents and dealing with the menacing Quigley.

As the story unfolds, Preston learns valuable lessons about responsibility, honesty, and the true meaning of friendship. The film combines elements of comedy, adventure, and family drama, making it an entertaining and heartwarming watch for audiences of all ages.

“Blank Check” was well-received by young audiences upon its release and remains a beloved classic among Disney fans. It offers an engaging and fun-filled adventure that teaches important life lessons about the consequences of actions and the importance of integrity.

Fun Facts

  • “Blank Check” was released in 1994 and is a family comedy film directed by Rupert Wainwright.
  • The film tells the story of a young boy who receives a blank check, which he fills out for a million dollars, leading to hilarious adventures.
  • “Blank Check” was a modest box office success, grossing over $30 million domestically, and it remains a nostalgic favorite for many ’90s kids.

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  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $30.5 million
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  • Brian Bonsall: Preston Waters
  • Karen Duffy: Shay Stanley
  • Miguel Ferrer: Carl Quigley (Mr. Macintosh)
  • Tone Lōc: Juice
  • Michael Lerner: Edward Biderman
  • James Rebhorn: Fred Waters
  • Jayne Atkinson: Sandra Waters
  • Michael Faustino: Ralph Waters
  • Chris Demetral: Damien Waters
  • Rick Ducommun: Henry
  • Maxwell Strachan: Quincy Carmichael
  • Alex Zuckerman: Butch
  • Alex Morris: Riggs
  • Debbie Allen: Yvonne
  • Mary Chris Wall: Betty Jay
  • Angee Hughes: Woman in Parking Lot


  • Director: Rupert Wainwright
  • Producer: Gary Adelson, Craig Baumgarten and Tony Shimkin
  • Music: Nicholas Pike

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Craig Smith
I am founder and editor of My passion for all things Disney goes pretty far back to my first trip to Walt Disney World in the mid-80's. I have since returned to the magical place more than 20 times. I started this site when I came to the realization that I spent a significant portion of my day reading articles about Disney and watching Disney content with my 8-year old, so it made sense that I would start sharing some of what I read and see and building a little community around it. Other interests include 80's nostalgia, vintage toys, video games, LEGO, Star Wars and tech gadgets. Other site isDMR.