Uncle Buck (1989)

PG   |    |  Comedy

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Bachelor and all-round slob Buck babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister.




  • Gaby Hoffmann and John Candy in Uncle Buck (1989)
  • John Candy in Uncle Buck (1989)
  • Macaulay Culkin in Uncle Buck (1989)
  • Gaby Hoffmann in Uncle Buck (1989)
  • Macaulay Culkin in Uncle Buck (1989)
  • John Candy in Uncle Buck (1989)

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4 September 2003 | usiii
This movie changed my life...literally. My friend had seen a local community article on a girl in our hometown newspaper. He thought she was attractive and looked up her Dad's name (listed in the article) in the phonebook. He then proceeded to call her and make small talk. I don't know how he ever convinced her that calling up people you see in the paper is a normal situation.....but anyway he did .....and she agreed to go out on a date but only on a double date. He then invited me along on this crazy escapade on the condition that she would bring a friend as well. The double date was set and we all agreed by phone to see a little movie called Uncle Buck. By the way...all this happened when I was about 15 (Uncle Buck was released in '89}. Anyhow, my friend met his newspaper girl....and I met my future wife. I can still remember being nervous sitting next to her and watching John Candy driving that blowed-up car and hearing Tone Loc's music blaring from the theater speakers. And to Amanda, Trust me, If I'd known What I Know Today, I'd Have Taken A Sip Of The Mountain Dew. Hee Hee.

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,794,501 20 August 1989

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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