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The ButterCream Gang (1992)

| Comedy, Drama, Family | Video
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 »

Director:

Bruce Neibaur

Writer:

Forrest S. Baker III (screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Johnson Jason Johnson ... Scott
Michael D. Weatherred Michael D. Weatherred ... Pete
Brandon Blaser Brandon Blaser ... Eldon
Jason Glenn Jason Glenn ... Lanny
Scott Wilkinson Scott Wilkinson ... Reverend Willde / Coach (as Michael Scott)
Stephanie Dees Stephanie Dees ... Margaret
Otto J. Mileti III Otto J. Mileti III ... Mr. Carpenter
Kathryn Little Kathryn Little ... Mrs. Carpenter
Miranda Brook Chivers Miranda Brook Chivers ... Regina
Leo Ware Leo Ware ... Mr. Turner
Ivan Crosland Ivan Crosland ... Mr. Graff
Hazel Cox Hazel Cox ... Mrs. Jenkins
Jack Pinette Jack Pinette ... Pete's Gang - Boy #1
Ryan Radebaugh Ryan Radebaugh ... Pete's Gang - Boy #2
Teri-Lisa Mulligan Teri-Lisa Mulligan ... Aunt Maria
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Drama | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Draper, Utah, USA See more »

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Color
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Quotes

Margaret Miller: Look, if you don't want to go to the dance with me, that's fine! I don't want you to feel obligated!
Scott Carpenter: No, I really want to go to the dance with you.
Margaret Miller: You do? Why?
Scott Carpenter: Well, I've never seen you look so pretty before.
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Devil Times Five (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Dreams Of A Better Day
Music & Lyrics by Kurt Bestor
Performed by Judd Maher
© Black Diamond Publishing
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cinematic treasure
15 November 2004 | by merkinball24See all my reviews

One of the great masterpieces of our time, the buttercream gang takes a subtle approach to such important issues as the aryan nation, homo eroticism between childhood friends, and cheese. Younger viewers may not pick up on these themes and appreciate the movie as its makers intended- a commentary on how ideal our world would be if we all were fundamentalist conservative christians. Some concerned parents will object to the risqué dancing scene, and secular music, but this is where the film finds its "edge." The riveting story of pete, scott, lenny and eldon will have every viewer at the edge of their seat. Will the widow jenkins fall down again? will another flower bed fall victim to the harrowing actions of pete and his gang of troublemaker?? smiley face graffiti and broken bottles?? (you may want to cover the young ones eyes, these parts get pretty intense.) The climax of pete beating the p*ss out of canned goods is a moment in film history. So, strap on to this emotional roller-coaster if you dare, its worth the ride!


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