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Chuck & Buck -- An offbeat film about 27-year-old Buck (Mike White) reuniting with boyhood friend Chuck, who decides -- evidence to the contrary -- that they're still best pals.
Chuck & Buck -- An all too innocent man-child stalks his childhood best friend and tries to reconnect with their past.


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4 August 2000 (USA) See more »
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An oddly naive man-child stalks his childhood best friend and tries to reconnect with their past. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Original story and vision--but it's designed to be irritating (and at that it succeeds) See more (136 total) »


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Directed by
Miguel Arteta 
Writing credits
Mike White (written by)

Produced by
Thomas Brown .... co-executive producer
Beth Colt .... co-producer
Scott M. Cort .... co-producer
Michael Escott .... co-executive producer
Matthew Greenfield .... producer
Jocelyn Jansons .... associate producer
Jason Kliot .... executive producer
Gina Kwon .... associate producer
Charles J. Rusbasan .... co-executive producer
Abby Schwarzwalder .... associate producer
Joana Vicente .... executive producer
Judith Zarin .... co-executive producer
Jason Zolov .... associate producer
Original Music by
Smokey Hormel 
Tony Maxwell 
Joey Waronker 
Cinematography by
Chuy Chávez  (as Chuy Chavez)
Film Editing by
Jeff Betancourt 
Production Design by
Renee Davenport  (as Renée Davenport)
Set Decoration by
Isabelle Stamper 
Costume Design by
Elaine Montalvo 
Makeup Department
Jane Kelly .... key hair stylist (as Jane Nan Kelly)
Jane Kelly .... key makeup artist (as Jane Nan Kelly)
Patrick Wallace .... assistant hair stylist
Patrick Wallace .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Alberto García .... post-production supervisor
Alberto Gieco .... production supervisor
Steven Kaminsky .... additional post-production supervisor
Wendy Riseborough .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jennifer Schmidt .... second assistant director
Alberto Grimaldi .... first assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Ed Barret .... swing
Erik Norville .... property master
Carlo Quinel .... lead man
Devoe Yates .... assistant props
Vilis Zakis .... art department production assistant
Sound Department
Pembrooke Andrews .... dialogue assistant
Jeff K. Brunello .... sound effects editor
Andrew DeCristofaro .... supervising sound editor
George Flores .... boom operator
Claire Freeman .... dialogue editor
Marshall Garlington .... sound re-recording mixer
Adam Gillick .... sound effects editor
Shawn Kennelly .... adr recordist
Yehuda Maayan .... sound mixer
Michael A. Morongell .... sound re-recording engineer
Nancy Nugent .... dialogue editor
Andy Peach .... sound re-recording assistant (as Andrew Peach)
Joan Rowe .... foley artist
Sean Rowe .... foley artist
Mark A. Rozett .... sound re-recording mixer (as Mark Rozett)
Ann Scibelli .... sound designer
Dan Scolnik .... dialogue assistant
John C. Stuver .... dialogue editor
Ken Teaney .... sound re-recording mixer
Eric Thompson .... adr mixer
Eric Thompson .... foley mixer
Trevor Ward .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Paul Curtis .... adr editor (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Kathy Thomson .... digital color timer (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Stephanie Allespach .... still photographer
Plume Buigues .... electrician
Plume Buigues .... grip
John Capron .... gaffer
Douglas Kieffer .... key grip
Matthew McNeil .... assistant camera
Alexia C. Pilat .... still photographer
Eden J. Shapiro .... electrician (as Eden Shapiro)
Eden J. Shapiro .... grip (as Eden Shapiro)
Edmundo Gonzales .... electrician (uncredited)
Casting Department
Nina-Marie Gardner .... casting associate
Miranda Thompson .... casting consultant
Meredith Tucker .... casting consultant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cesar Magana .... costume assistant
Jeanne Yang .... costume design consultant
Editorial Department
Pamela Martin .... additional editor (as Pam Martin)
Doug Moldowsky .... on-line editor: Digital Revolution
Gloria Vela .... assistant editor
Location Management
Michael Bergemann .... location scout
Eric Diamond .... location scout
Jeffrey Shepherd .... location scout (uncredited)
Music Department
Peter Afterman .... music consultant
Jessica Clements .... music consultant
Petra Haden .... additional vocalist
Smokey Hormel .... music supervisor
Tony Maxwell .... music supervisor
Joey Waronker .... music supervisor
Margaret Yen .... music consultant
Other crew
Rachel Aberly .... unit publicist
Raymond Alvarino .... production assistant
Don Brewton .... police officer
Mikey Buchbinder .... production intern
Terry Crews .... security officer
Andy Cruz .... police officer
Cindy Curran .... production assistant
Allen 'Big Al' Ewald .... craft service
Rebecca Fayyad .... production intern
Ruben Fleischer .... assistant to director
Andy Goldman .... title designer
Sheila Han .... production assistant
Kent Linker .... studio teacher
Kevin Perry .... assistant to producer
Truman Van Dyke .... insurance
Nicole Widmyer .... production assistant
John Zaik .... tape-to-tape color correction: Company 3
Jeanine Basinger .... special thanks
Albert Berger .... special thanks
Jesse Carter .... special thanks
Evan Cohen .... special thanks
Bill Condon .... special thanks
Ann Du Val .... special thanks (as Ann Duval)
Laurence Dumortier .... special thanks
Daniel Edelman .... special thanks (as Dan Edelman)
Frank Evers .... special thanks
John Flansburgh .... special thanks
Jordan Fried .... special thanks
Jim Furlong .... special thanks
Carlos K. Goodman .... special thanks (as Carlos Goodman)
Lauren Greenfield .... special thanks
Patricia Greenfield .... special thanks
Sheldon Greenfield .... special thanks
Adrienne Gruben .... special thanks
Theresa Hecht .... special thanks
Mike Hemingway .... special thanks
Melodee Hindle .... special thanks
Victor Ho .... special thanks
Chris Iovenko .... special thanks
Phil Jones .... special thanks
Steven Kaminsky .... special thanks (as Steve Kaminsky)
Dan Kapelovitz .... special thanks
Sherrie Kaplan .... special thanks
Jon Kim .... special thanks
Scott King .... special thanks
Jamie Lincoln Kitman .... special thanks (as Jamie Kitman)
Linda Lichter .... special thanks
Harold Linde .... special thanks
Patrick Lindenmaier .... special thanks
Kamala Lopez .... special thanks (as Kamala Lopez Dawson)
David Lubliner .... special thanks
Scott Macaulay .... special thanks
Shirley Moyers .... special thanks
Robin O'Hara .... special thanks
Michael Palmer .... special thanks
Jerome Poynton .... special thanks (as Jerry Poynton)
Peter Pritchard .... special thanks: Florida Audobon Society
Peggy Rajski .... special thanks
Victoria Robinson .... special thanks
Paul Rodriguez .... special thanks
Brant Rose .... special thanks
Drew Ann Rosenberg .... special thanks
Kathy Sarreal .... special thanks
Pat Savage .... special thanks
AJ Schnack .... special thanks
Esther Shapiro .... special thanks
Richard Alan Shapiro .... special thanks (as Richard Shapiro)
Jeffrey Shepherd .... special thanks (as Jeff Shepherd)
Jon Shere .... special thanks
Adam Shulman .... special thanks
Sharon Sklar .... special thanks
Jill Springer .... special thanks
Hugh Taylor .... special thanks
Daisy von Scherler Mayer .... special thanks (as Daisy Mayer)
Alex Wengert .... special thanks
Lyla White .... special thanks
Mel White .... special thanks
Bill Wolkoff .... special thanks
Ron Yerxa .... special thanks
Strauss Zelnick .... special thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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Rated R for sexuality and language
96 min
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Did You Know?

Appeared on Entertainment Weekly's list of The 50 Best Movies You've Never Seen in the Jul 16, 2012 issue.See more »
Miscellaneous: When Beverly and Buck are deciding who should play Hank, Beverly calls Buck "Mike".See more »
Buck O'Brien:Hi.
Beverly Franco:How can I help you?
Buck O'Brien:Um, do you put on plays here, and people come and see 'em?
Beverly Franco:Well, this is a theater.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Indie Sex: Taboos (2001) (TV)See more »
BittersweetSee more »


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8 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Original story and vision--but it's designed to be irritating (and at that it succeeds), 21 May 2006
Author: moonspinner55 from las vegas, nv

"Chuck & Buck" is something a little different, and that's always a plus, but from the overly-giddy music to the brackish photography--with the camera always pulled in too close to the actors' faces--it's rather an obnoxious combination of sentiment and off-putting drama (it seems designed to be these things intentionally). Childhood friends are reunited years later at a funeral, but while Charlie is now a corporate businessman in Los Angeles, Buck is a lollipop-sucking, simple-minded child in a man's body (with homosexual leanings). The leading actors (Chris Weitz, a Christopher Reeve lookalike, as Charlie and Mike White in the more showy role of Buck) are both good, yet the structure of this story (man innocently stalking man) makes one uncomfortable. There are funny scenes and quirky details in Mike White's screenplay (such as the way strangers initially respond positively to Buck), but the overall effect is queasy. ** from ****

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