Uncle Buck (1989)

As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his nephew and nieces. Unaccustomed to suburban life, fun-loving Uncle Buck soon charms his younger relatives Miles and Maizy with his hefty cooking and his new way of doing the laundry. His carefree style does not impress everyone though - especially his rebellious teenage niece, Tia, and his impatient girlfriend, Chanice. With a little bit of luck and a lot of love, Uncle Buck manages to surprise everyone in this heartwarming family comedy.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 64% / Audience 76%

7/10

Rated PG 1 hr 40 mins

GENRES
Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION
John Hughes
CAST
John Candy  •  Macaulay Culkin  •  Amy Madigan  •  Jean Louisa Kelly

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CAST & CHARACTERS
John Candy Buck Russell
Macaulay Culkin Miles Russell
Amy Madigan Chanice Kobolowski
Jean Louisa Kelly Tia Russell
Gaby Hoffmann Mazy Russell
Elaine Bromka Cindy Russell
Garrett M. Brown Bob Russell
Laurie Metcalf Marcie Dahlgren-Frost
Jay Underwood Bug
Ryan Goldstein School Child
Brian Tarantina E. Roger Coswell
Mike Starr Pooter-the-Clown