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A runaway circus dog befriends a young boy who has trouble fitting in with his friends.

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Natalie Devlin
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Chuckie Devlin
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Motorcycle Cop
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When Bingo, a runaway circus dog who leaves the big top, saves the life of Chuckie, a young boy who is having trouble fitting in with his pals. The two quickly become best friends-skateboarding, playing pinball, and doing math homework together. But Chuckie's parents discover the stowaway pooch, and make no bones about the fact that Bingo will not accompany them on thier cross-country move. What follows next is a heart warming 1000 mile adventure of puppy love and loyalty as Bingo and Chuckie encounter nutty charcters and hilarious situations in thier quest to be reunited. Dog catchers, kidnappers, hospitalsmand even prison cant keep the two misfits apart! Written by Uber Minion

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Thrown Out of the Circus. Separated From His Only Friend. Accused of a Crime He Didn't Commit.... This Shouldn't Happen To a Dog, But it Did. See more »


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Release Date:

9 August 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bingo - Kuck mal, wer da bellt  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$8,667,684 (USA)
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A scene with Bunny shown in the trailer did not make it into the theatrical release. It shows her throwing raw hamburger onto a window which Bingo is looking out with her saying, "raw meat". The context for this joke is unclear. See more »

Goofs

Chuckie follows four kids on his bike to the river jump. He stops and they go on without him. When he goes back and finally jumps, the tracks left by the other boys in the mud are different. See more »

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TV Play-by-Play Announcer: Welcome everyone to the Pontiac Silverdome, where the Green Bay Packers are about to take on the division-leading Detroit Lions!
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Geek Maggot Bingo (2011) See more »

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ON WISCONSIN
Written by Carl D. Beck (as Carl Beck) & William T. Purdy (as W.T. Purdy)
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A very fun, cute and memorable film about a boy & his dog!
3 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

This movie is a fun and in ways, an over the top animal film that stays out of the box. As far as animal movies go, this one is a little different. It's a little crazy and cartoony but it adds to it's charm. Filled with left side humor and jokes that many kids may not get but will enjoy nevertheless due to the cuteness and charm that comes from Bingo the dog himself. Without spoiling anything its an adventure where the boy and his dog get separated... His dog tries his best to track down his friend with which the movie presents most of it's fun and charm with all the crazy adventures Bingos gets up to along the way. Just have a heart, let down your 'tough guy' guard and rent this movie for a cute adventure and enjoy a fun ride the whole family can enjoy (the language is a little strong for the little ones in a couple of parts though. Its suggest parental guidance if they are under 10.) If you can do that, you and your family will definitely enjoy this movie.


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