Aug 16, 1989 · As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his nephew and nieces. Unaccustomed to suburban life, fun-loving Uncle Buck soon charms his younger relatives Miles and Maizy with his hefty cooking and his new way of doing the laundry.
- John Hughes
- 31 sec
Uncle Buck is a 1989 American comedy film directed by John Hughes and written by Hughes. Starring John Candy and Amy Madigan, the film tells the story of a bachelor and all-around-slob named Uncle Buck, who babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her younger brother and sister. Uncle Buck was released in theaters on August 16, 1989 by Universal Pictures and grossed $79.2 million against a $15 million budget.
Uncle Buck was a classic comedy staring John Candy in the lead role. I had no idea until recently that it was also produced by John Hughes of Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Weird Science, etc. fame. Then again, Hughes did get his start in cinema with films like National Lampoon’s Vacation so this wasn’t out of his realm.
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Parents need to know that Uncle Buck is a 1989 John Hughes-directed movie in which John Candy plays a perpetually irresponsible adult brought in to babysit his nieces and nephew due to a family emergency.
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Uncle Buck was his penultimate film as a director (1991's Curly Sue was the last.) Following the massive success of 1990's Home Alone, which he wrote and produced, Hughes cranked out a series of increasingly lazy slapstick screenplays that became Dennis the Menace, Beethoven (which he penned under a pseudonym), 101 Dalmatians, and Flubber.
Jean Louisa Kelly was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. She is an actress known for Yes, Dear (2000); Uncle Buck (1989)--as John Candy's mean-spirited, rebellious niece; Mr. Holland's Opus (1995); and Ant-Man (2015). She has been married to James Pitaro since May 24, 1997. They have two children together: a son and a daughter.
- Actress, Soundtrack
- March 9, 1972