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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
David French ...
Chickie Devlin
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Lennie
Joe Guzaldo ...
Eli
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Duke
Janet Wright ...
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Four Eyes
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Ginger
Simon Webb ...
Steve
Tamsin Kelsey ...
Bunny
Norman Browning ...
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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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Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Eli Smith: I can't believe you. Here we are trapped like idiots and all you can think of is pressing that stupid button.
Lennie Smith: You're not my boss.
[clicks bomb remote while singing]
Lennie Smith: Now he's hamburger.
[clicks remote]
Lennie Smith: Now he's not.
[clicks remote]
Lennie Smith: Now he's hamburger.
[clicks remote]
Lennie Smith: Now he's not.
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Edited into Doggiewoggiez! Poochiewoochiez! (2012) See more »

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BINGO
Performed by Joey Scarbury (as Joey Scarbari)
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One of my all time favorites
15 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've loved this movie since I was 6 years old. I found it pretty amazing that one dog walked a long journey from Colorado to Wisconsin and did not get hit by a car. He did have several mishaps along the way of finding Chuckie and his family. The saddest part of the movie is in the scene when Bingo has to jump through that ring of fire during the circus show and seeing the fire reminds him of when he was a puppy and the pet store he was born in caught on fire and his mother was lying halfway out of a cage dead. And the next scene in Bingo's recollection where he was sitting in front of his mother's memorial fountain that read: "TAFFY- Beloved Mother" made it even more sad.I almost cried.

The rest of the movie was very funny. I thought it was really cool during that hospital scene in the last 10 minutes of the film where every single person bingo met on his journey came together to visit him and wish him well. I'm 20 and I STILL love this movie


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