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. Written by
He's crude. He's crass. He's family.
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Did You Know?
One night during filming John Candy
went to a bar with Tarquin Gotch
and spent most of the night there meeting people. The next day John Hughes
heard a caller on a radio talk show describe his evening with Candy. Hughes was upset with Candy and despite Candy's assertion that Buck was supposed to appear disheveled, Hughes canceled his scenes for the day and told him to get himself together and get some sleep. See more
When Buck gets his hat back at the party he puts it on his head and the top of it is partially smashed in (at around 1h 19 mins). When we see the hat again only seconds later it is not (01:19:55). See more
Get your bag off the table, people eat there.
People eat off of plates.
Don't give me any crap, Maizy.
Written by Ron Elliott
Performed by The Beau Brummels
Courtesy of Rhino Records Inc. See more