John Candy, Jean Louisa Kelly, Macaulay Culkin, Gaby Hoffmann
John Hughes (Screenplay), John Hughes (Director)
Release: Aug. 16th, 1989
Runtime: 1 hour, 40 minutes
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. His carefree style does not impress everyone though - especially his rebellious teenage...
John Hughes and John Candy once again struck gold as a movie making team with a 1989 comedy called Uncle Buck, that makes a pretty standard story special due to some deft screenwriting and Candy's ability to bring more to a role than what's on the paper.