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

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Cast

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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
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Bunny
Norman Browning ...
Prosecutor
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Defense Attorney
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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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Starring the coolest circus pup in town! See more »


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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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the last film Matthew Robbins work as a film director. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Green Bay Football Coach: Which would you put first, coach? Family or football?
Green Bay Football Coach: Are you kidding? Football's my life.
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Geek Maggot Bingo (2011) 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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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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