Search results for "John Candy"


Hostage for a Day (1994) RT Audience 8%

DVD release: Sep 1994

Warren Kooey is a man who's tired of his current life; a witch of a wife, a boss who complains about everything he does and looses his lifesavings (stolen by the wife). He has ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Candy
CAST:  George Wendt  •  John Vernon  •  Robin Duke  •  Pj Torokvei

Uncle Buck (1989) RT 64% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 1998

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 ...  (more)

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

1941 (1979) RT 32% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 1999

It's been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Belushi  •  Lorraine Gary

Armed and Dangerous (1986)

Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Mark L. Lester
CAST:  John Candy  •  Eugene Levy  •  Robert Loggia  •  Meg Ryan

Boris and Natasha: The Movie (1992)

The classic Bullwinkle villains Boris and Natasha are brought to life in their first full-length movie. 1992 Sally Kellerman Dave Thomas John Candy Alex Rocco  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  John Travolta  •  John Candy  •  Sally Kellerman  •  Dave Thomas

Canadian Bacon (1995) RT 14% / Audience 53%

DVD release: May 2001

Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  John Candy  •  Alan Alda  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Kevin Pollak

Career Opportunities (1991) RT 38% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Oct 1998

Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bryan Gordon
CAST:  Jennifer Connelly  •  John Candy  •  Frank Whaley  •  Dermot Mulroney

Cool Runnings (1993) RT 75% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2001

When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Leon Robinson  •  Doug E. Doug  •  Rawle D. Lewis  •  Malik Yoba

Deadly Companion (1980)

Michael Taylor, played by Michael Sarrazin, is tormented by his sheer lack of memory concerning the night his wife was found brutally killed.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Bloomfield
CAST:  Michael Sarrazin  •  Susan Clark  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Howard Duff

Delirious (1991) RT 44% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2002

A soap opera writer gets hit on the head and wakes up as a character in his own show.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tom Mankiewicz
CAST:  John Candy  •  Mariel Hemingway  •  Emma Samms  •  Raymond Burr




Find the Lady (1976)

Two hoodlums, Trigger (Mickey Rooney) & Leo (Dick Emery) are hired by the unscrupulous J.K. (Peter Cook) to kidnap his niece Victoria (Alexandra Bastedo). The daughter of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Trent
CAST:  John Candy  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Peter Cook  •  Lawrence Dane

Going Berserk (1983) RT Audience 32%

DVD release: Aug 2010

John Bourgignon, a drummer/chauffeur engaged to the daughter of a United States senator encounters a sleazy film director, the leader of an aerobics cult, and other crazed ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Steinberg
CAST:  John Candy  •  Joe Flaherty  •  Eugene Levy  •  Alley Mills

Heavy Metal (1981) RT 57% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Nov 1999

A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Gerald Potterton
CAST:  Rodger Bumpass  •  Jackie Burroughs  •  Joe Flaherty  •  Harold Ramis

Home Alone (1990) RT 55% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Macaulay Culkin  •  Joe Pesci  •  Daniel Stern  •  John Heard

Hot to Trot (1988) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: May 2010

Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Dinner
CAST:  Bobcat Goldthwait  •  John Candy  •  Dabney Coleman  •  Virginia Madsen

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (1975)

DVD release: May 2005

Sweeney (Anthony Newley) is a playwright on a career decline. He spends much of his time wheedling money and beer out of his artistic friend Moriarty (Isaac Hayes). One of his ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  John Trent
CAST:  Anthony Newley  •  Stefanie Powers  •  Isaac Hayes  •  Lloyd Bochner

JFK (1991)

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Gary Oldman  •  Kevin Bacon

Little Shop of Horrors (1986) RT 90% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 2000

Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Music
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Rick Moranis  •  Ellen Greene  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Steve Martin

Lost and Found (1979) RT 13% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Oct 1999

While visiting Switzerland, an American college professor, Adam, keeps running into a divorced British secretary, Patricia, wherever they go. First their cars collide. Then ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank
CAST:  George Segal  •  Glenda Jackson  •  Maureen Stapleton  •  Hollis McLaren