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Uncle Buck

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One of The Second City’s most memorialized protégés, John Candy, appeared in more films directed or written by John Hughes (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off) than any other actor. Candy plays the titular Uncle Buck, a good humoured, but slovenly man–child charged with looking after his nieces and nephew. The youngsters’ reception of their uncle varies from bemusement to teenage indignation. Featuring an eight-year old Gaby Hoffmann (Transparent) and a pre-Home Alone Macaulay Culkin, this beloved, salty-sweet comedy is a Candy classic.

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"Candy once again seems as ferociously creative as he was on the old ''SCTV'' television series"
Chicago Tribune
"The late great John Candy at his most huggable best."
Sunday Times
Directed by: John Hughes
Featuring: Amy Madigan John Candy Macaulay Culkin Gaby Hoffmann Laurie Metcalf
Year: 1989 Runtime: 100 mins Rating: PG