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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 »

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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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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:

The ButterCream Gang See more »

Filming Locations:

Draper, Utah, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color
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Trivia

Was the topic of episode 53 of the podcast Good Christian Fun See more »

Quotes

Scott Carpenter: Hey, Mom, any mail for me?
Mrs. Carpenter: No, nothing from Pete. Sorry, Scott.
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Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Mobsters and Mormons (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Dreams Of A Better Day
Music & Lyrics by Kurt Bestor
Performed by Judd Maher
© Black Diamond Publishing
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The film was very wonderful
11 November 2002 | by g_v_h3000See all my reviews

I believe this film was the best I have ever seen. I believe it a biblical lesson about loving others. One thing this film teaches that God wants us to do is to love our enemies. When one of the members of the buttercream gang, Pete, went to Chicago and joined a real gang that does nothing but commit evil, Pete really changes from a very good person who helps to a very mean person who harms. When Pete went back to chicago, he was mean until Scott made a difference in his life and changed him back to the good person that he was because he loved Pete even though Pete has hurt him. I believe the biblical lesson that this movie teaches us is to love your neighbor as you love yourself and that also means loving our enemies. I would recommend this movie to everyone.


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