Uncle Buck

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Uncle Buck ★★★ 1989 (PG)

When Mom and Dad have to go away suddenly, the only babysitter they can find is good ol' Uncle Buck, a lovable lout who spends much of his time smoking cigars, trying to make up with his girlfriend, and enforcing the teenage daughter's chastity. More intelligent than the average slob/teen comedy with a heart, due in large part to Candy's dandy performance. Memorable pancake scene. 100m/C VHS, DVD . John Candy, Amy Madigan, Jean (Louisa) Kelly, Macaulay Culkin, Jay Underwood, Gaby Hoffman, Laurie Metcalf, Elaine Bromka, Garrett M. Brown; D: John Hughes; W: John Hughes; C: Ralf Bode; M: Ira Newborn.