- Rated: G
- Run Time: 1 hours, 27 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: May 4, 2010
- Originally Released: 1985
- Label: Warner Archives
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
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Description by OLDIES.com:
Before scoring with audiences in St. Elmo's Fire, Pretty in Pink and Weekend at Bernie's, Andrew McCarthy seized the spotlight as 18-year-old Arthur Beniker, the eldest of five orphans who've make a sacred pact to be a real family - no matter what, forever and always. With the threat of separation looming larger each day, Arthur convinces his ragtag "family" to escape from their orphanage and start life anew. Before long, Arthur's freedom dream becomes a comic nightmare as he tries to parent children not much younger than himself - while struggling to keep their secret from prying locals. Directed by Ken Kwapis (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) and co-starring Danny Pintauro (Who's the Boss) and J.T. Walsh (Sling Blade), The Beniker Gang will warm hearts young and old with its messages of family love and loyalty.
The story of five orphans who, by their determination to stay together, escape from an orphanage in search of their own family structure.
Five orphans create their own family within an orphanage and make a pact to stay together no matter what.