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Chuck & Buck (2000)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 4 August 2000 (USA)
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An oddly naive man-child stalks his childhood best friend and tries to reconnect with their past.

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Buck is a man-child who has lived his existence in a life of Romper Room, kindergarten collages, and lollipops. When his mother dies suddenly, Buck remembers his old childhood friend Chuck, with whom he feels a need to reconnect after having invited him to his mother's funeral. Buck treks out to Los Angeles where Chuck, an up-and-coming music record executive, is living his life. Buck ends up developing an obsession with Chuck and begins stalking him. Written by monkeykingma

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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$250,000 (estimated)

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$72,831 (USA) (14 July 2000)

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$1,050,600 (USA) (29 September 2000)
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When Chuck turns to the TV in his office and claims to have signed the band whose video is playing, the TV is showing They Might be Giants playing their song "Dr. Worm". See more »

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The secretary says Chuck's office is on the sixth floor, but when Buck goes up to meet him he is on the third floor (look at the elevator doors when Buck changes his mind and leaves). See more »

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Sam: Now, uh, would we be playing it like little kids like, uh like, like "La-la-la. I'm a little kid."
Beverly Franco: Well, you wouldn't be playing it like a little retarded kid, but yes, you would be acting youthful.
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References Romper Room and Friends (1953) See more »

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Bittersweet
Written by Joseph Julián González
Published by Pato Loco Music (BMI)
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Kinda Creepy
12 March 2001 | by (NY) – See all my reviews

I agree this movie had dark undertones. The look and feel was definitely low-budget but the story stood up well. It definitely made me feel uncomfortable at times---kinda like when you want to say to a character in film "No, PLEASE, just DON'T do that!" I felt so sorry for Buck, he did not mean to be the way the was...he just didn't know any other way. This definitely is not a light-hearted fun movie. It makes you think and feel a lot. A tiny bit too short, by today's standard's but it got the point across well.


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