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Movie where kid buys lottery tickets with his friend, then when they win the friend's family says the winning ticket is his and keeps all the money

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie from the '80s/early '90s that was probably a comedy/family drama.  The protagonist is a poorish boy being raised by his single mother (he may have siblings) he works odd jobs or something and gets a bit of money together.  He and his friend (who I remember having a larger family) pool their money together and buy a bunch of lottery tickts planning that if they win they'll split the money evenly between them.  They end up winning but when the protagonist goes to his friend's house, the friend's parents say that no they each bought half the tickts and since the winning ticket was the friend's property he gets to keep all of the money.  I think pretty much everyone in both families was white and I don't believe I watched the ending - so how does it turn out?  Does anyone know what I'm talking about?
asked Jul 21, 2015 in Name That Movie by tsuyoikuma (113 points)
http://www.imdb.com/search/text?field=plot&q=Lottery%20ticket&realm=title&start=51
here's a list of movies/shows that have to do with somewhat of a Lottery Ticket. I'm also curious what the movie is. Hope this kind of helps.
Thank you for your help.  I read through the list and it doesn't seem to be any of those options.  I'll keep looking and see if I can come up with anything else.  I think searching with the single mother option might also help.

Zoinks!  I just remembered something else.  The main kid has at least an older brother who's a teenager and in one scene the kid presses all of the floor buttons in an elevator (maybe in their apartment building) then quickly exits it and his brother who is riding  in the elevator has to stop on every floor going up.  There might have been a girl who the older brother liked in the elevator with him so he had to make awkward conversation with her on the ride.
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