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Bingo (1991)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  9 August 1991 (USA)
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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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Chickie Devlin
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Lennie
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Steve
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Bunny
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Motorcycle Cop
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Storyline

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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9 August 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bingo - Kuck mal, wer da bellt  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$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 »

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When Bingo makes it to Green Bay and is in the bar, he uses a phone book. The area code is 661 which not for Green Bay but for California's Kern County. See more »

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Written by Carl D. Beck (as Carl Beck) & William T. Purdy (as W.T. Purdy)
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Cute movie about a very special friendship between a boy and a dog
17 January 2006 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

BINGO, in my opinion, is a cute movie about a very special friendship between a boy and a dog. I thought that Hal and Natalie (David Rasche and Cindy Williams) were a little cold-hearted, but Chuckie (Robert J. Steinmilller Jr.) was a very sweet kid. Bingo was a sweet dog, though. He even saved Chuckie in times of trouble. Way to go, Bingo! If you ask me, that's one thing that made the bond between them so special. When Bingo was trying to catch up to Chuckie during his cross-country movie, I felt really moved inside. In conclusion, I highly recommend this movie to all you dog lovers or Cindy Williams fans who have not seen it.


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