In the 1860's Wild West, when a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decide they cannot stand living in their current situation, they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back to their hometowns east.
Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.
The US economy is in a rut, and so is the president's approval rating. What we need is a good war, but the Russians aren't interested. Hey -- how about that big polite country to the north? Niagara Falls Sheriff Bud B. Boomer takes this all a bit too seriously, though.Written by
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In one scene, the characters played by John Candy, Bill Nunn and Kevin J. O'Connor sit around a campfire and discuss films in which black characters are killed before their white co-stars. O'Connor mentions Forrest Gump (1994), which was released six months after principal photography on "Bacon" was completed, and four months after Candy's death. The line was looped in after the scene was shot. See more »
Sheriff Bud Boomer (John Candy) and friends are driving a commandeered garbage truck, and are stopped by a Canadian motorcycle cop (Dan Ackroyd). In a hilarious scene, the officer insists they reiterate all the derisive spray-painted graffiti with the French equivalent, since Canada is bilingual. Once they're back on the road, "USA all the way" (on the front bumper) is missing the French version. Later, when the truck arrives in Toronto, it is there. See more »
American president starts cold war with Canada to boost popularity ratings
this movie started out good.the premise is funny and original.there are some very funny scenes.but about halfway through it loses steam.maybe it's because the novelty wore off and the jokes were no longer funny.Michael Moore directed this film and has a good cast to work with,including Alan Alda, Kevin Pollak,Rhea Perlman,Rip Torn and the late,great John Candy.the movie should have worked,and it does for awhile,like i said.i lost interest about halfway through,and by the time it was over,i was paying pretty much no attention to it.as a result,and based on the original premise and funny 1st half,the most i can give "Canadian Bacon" is 6/10.
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