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Bingo (1991)

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

Director:

Matthew Robbins

Writer:

Jim Strain
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cindy Williams ... Natalie Devlin
David Rasche ... Hal Devlin
Robert J. Steinmiller Jr. ... Chuckie Devlin
David French David French ... Chickie Devlin
Kurt Fuller ... Lennie
Joe Guzaldo Joe Guzaldo ... Eli
Glenn Shadix ... Duke
Janet Wright ... Waitress
Wayne Robson ... Four Eyes
Suzie Plakson ... Ginger
Simon Webb ... Steve
Tamsin Kelsey ... Bunny
Norman Browning Norman Browning ... Prosecutor
James Kidnie ... Defense Attorney
Blu Mankuma ... Motorcycle Cop
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Storyline

When circus dog Bingo runs away from the Big Top, he saves the life of Chuckie, a young boy who is having trouble fitting in. 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 their cross-country move. What follows is a heart-warming 1000-mile adventure of puppy love and loyalty as Bingo and Chuckie encounter nutty characters and hilarious situations in their quest to be reunited. Dog catchers, kidnappers, hospitals, and not even prison can keep these two apart. Written by Uber Minion

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dog | circus | boy | prison | dog movie | See All (40) »

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More hip than humanly possible. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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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 »

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TV Play-by-Play Announcer: Welcome everyone to the Pontiac Silverdome, where the Green Bay Packers are about to take on the division-leading Detroit Lions!
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Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure (2018) See more »

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ON WISCONSIN
Written by Carl D. Beck (as Carl Beck) & William T. Purdy (as W.T. Purdy)
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Two thumbs up, and a wagging tail.
22 May 2004 | by alien_lover47See all my reviews

I know a lot of people on here gave this movie a bad review, but when I read those the only words going through my head are "What the f**k???" Geez, people. Don't you get it? The point of this movie is to be a spoof of all the other lame ones, but to be enjoyable because it's not really one of those at all. I mean, it is (but only because it's spoofing...SPOOF-ING!), but it has a good sense of humor and tone to it. I couldn't get enough of the dog. I taped it back in...probably 6th grade, and I'm planning on watching it tonight!!! I really enjoy this movie because, who can't love a dog with such a human-like character to him? Hmm??? And the people he meets along the way too, haha. It's great. It's a great comedy, I love the part where the crooks are trapped by the police and they realize all the hostages are gone, so they look at Bingo and in the next scene they grab the dog and say "one move and the dog gets it!"...well, it's funnier in the movie. But it's definitely worth the watch. I mean, if you keep an open mind and don't act like the rest of these dufuses who probably started the movie with a negative response and kept with it not even WANTING to enjoy it. Geez, give it a chance. And even if you don't like it, I think it was worth the experience. Either way there are funny parts in the movie. Has Lassie ever gone to jail? Has Willy ever been to a place where they serve killer whale meat on the menu?????? Well, have they?! No. So watch it because it's a SPOOF, not just "another" one of those movies. It's great for everyone...except for angry men, and bitchy women.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

9 August 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,141,360, 11 August 1991

Gross USA:

$8,667,684

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,667,684
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Company Credits

Production Co:

TriStar Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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