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The ButterCream Gang (1992)

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Unlike most gangs, the ButterCream gang does good deeds. Their leader, Pete, has to go live with his aunt in Chicago. But things don't go well in Chicago and Pete is changed when he returns... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Johnson ...
Scott Carpenter
Michael D. Weatherred ...
Pete Turner
Brandon Blaser ...
Eldon Flowers
Jason Glenn ...
Lanny
Scott Wilkinson ...
Baseball Coach / Reverend Willde (as Michael Scott)
Stephanie Dees ...
Margaret Miller
Otto J. Mileti III ...
Mr. Carpenter (Scott's Dad)
Kathryn Little ...
Mrs. Carpenter (Scott's Mom)
Miranda Brook Chivers ...
Regina Carpenter
Leo Ware ...
Mr. Turner (Pete's Grandfather)
Ivan Crosland ...
Mr. Graff, the store manager
Hazel Cox ...
Widow Mrs. Jenkins
Jack Pinette ...
Pete's gang - boy #1
Ryan Radebaugh ...
Pete's gang - boy #2
Teri-Lisa Mulligan ...
Aunt Maria
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Unlike most gangs, the ButterCream gang does good deeds. Their leader, Pete, has to go live with his aunt in Chicago. But things don't go well in Chicago and Pete is changed when he returns. Soon Pete is hanging around with the wrong crowd. But the remaining members of the gang, especially their new leader Scott, refuse to give up on their friend Pete. Written by Joe McCauley <mccauley_je@lfs.loral.com>

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Good kids, small-town fun, and unconditional love for a struggling friend.

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Pete Turner: You better back off, Scott, or I'm gonna swing you upside the head! You're not gonna touch me!
Scott Carpenter: You're right, I'm not. I just want to know what you really want. I've done everything I know to show that I accept you for who you are. You're my friend no matter what you do. I've tried to show you that. Pete, what do you really want?
Pete Turner: I want you to hate me!
Scott Carpenter: Hate you? Why?
Pete Turner: Because I hate myself!
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Up And Up
Music and Lyrics by Liz Burrell
Performed by Liz Burrell
© Rolling Waves Publishing
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All kids should be like this group
14 July 2001 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Ok, there was enough sap in this film to gum up every VCR & CD unit in the world...but, I still liked it. I also liked the sequel which contained quantities of corn sufficient for the feeding of all the hungry in China AND India. This movie had a good message which, although presented a tad simplistically [ok, big time simplistic], was still a good one even though I can't see most folks living by it. Call me a pessimist, but in the real world I see guys like Pete going to the pen for life or being blown away in the course of a drug deal gone sour. Old people, or lamed out losers like myself, would probably really go for this picture.


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