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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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Chuckie Devlin
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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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Following a long line of female dogs portraying males in films/TV - Bingo was actually a female dog found by Hollywood Animals in a shelter. See more »

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Chuckie falls into the river and lies there unconscious. Then Bingo rescues him, but he's in a completely different position in the water. See more »

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An absolute hoot.
4 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

Normally I am not much for any movie that features an animal and as a result I avoided watching this movie as long as I could. However, since my grand daughter and my wife watched it over and over for months it was inevitable that I would be exposed to it. What a joy. To my surprise it was a parody, and a clever one at that. Once I realized the film was a spoof and being played for laughs I couldn't stop laughing. The well written script and hilarious sight gags make this fun for adults and children. However, I do have one complaint about the writing. Why was the limited profanity in the script? It adds nothing to the movie and worst of all is not funny. I can't believe that a guy like me who likes "Pulp Fiction" would be making this complaint, but without the needless profanity this is a perfect family movie. Profanity aside "Bingo" is a hoot.


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