A favourite. Great acting - Candy amazing. Wonderful script & characters. Perfect ending.
over 3 years
Just about the best family comedy John Candy ever did. John Hughes was the master
One of John Candys better movies..
great movie for when you're home sick, or a rainy day. very funny.
almost 7 years
It's fun, but not great. Anything with John Candy is worth watching though.
Uncle Buck is a 1989 John Hughes comedy film starring John Candy, Amy Madigan, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffman, and Macaulay Culkin, and co-stars Jay Underwood and Laurie Metcalf.
Bob Russell (Garrett M. Brown), his wife Cindy (Elaine Bromka), and their three kids, 15-year-old Tia (Jean Louisa Kelly), 8-year-old Miles (Macaulay Culkin), and 6-year-old Maizy (Gaby Hoffman) have recently moved from Indianapolis to the Chicago area due to Bob's job promotion. Tia resents her parents for the move because she thought everyone was happy enough where they were already living and that they prefer their jobs to the family.
Late one night, Cindy and Bob receive a phone call from Indianapolis informing them that Cindy's father has suffered a heart attack. The couple makes plans to leave Chicago immediately to be with him. Upon being told the news, Tia angrily accuses Cindy of abandoning her own father.
Unable to find an adult to watch the children, Bob suggests they ask his brother Buck (John...