Dennis the Menace (Also Known As: Dennis ) is a Comedy film directed by Nick Castle and written by Hank Ketcham (characters), John Hughes. It released on 25 June 1993 (USA). The film stars Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright. When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town.