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Buck Russell, a lovable but slovenly bachelor, suddenly becomes the temporary caretaker of his nephew and nieces after a family emergency. His freewheeling attitude soon causes tension with his older niece Tia, loyal girlfriend Chanice and just about everyone else who crosses his path.

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1989-08-16

Runtime 100 minutes

Budget $15m

Revenue $79m


TMDB 6.8


jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "Uncle buck is funny and moving but it has a scene that younger kids probably shouldn’t see or you will be answering questions."

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jrm shared a tip "8/10. Classic John Candy at his finest. Positive message makes for great family viewing."

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sarah_maxwell_8418 shared a tip "Watched this movie countless times as a kid. An absolute classic."

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josephcox shared a tip "One of the best comedies of all time!"

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robin_duplessis shared a tip "So heart warming & hilarious. One of John Candy's best."

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elena_crawford_1075 shared a tip "So funny!"

jeannine_kirby shared a tip "Funny John Candy at his best"

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jacklyn_williams shared a tip "Loved it thought it was funny."

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joe_malotte shared a tip "I think of Uncle Buck as a classic there's no equal."

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