Uncle Buck Movie Trivia

Uncle Buck Trivia

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Macaulay Culkin and Gaby Hoffman also star

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Film facts for the 1989 Comedy movie starring John Candy, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann More Cast

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They made Uncle Buck the series in 1990. It was really bad and only lasted one season consisting of 22 episodes. I was surprised it lasted that long. I remember watching it and it was terrible. I still remain a massive fan of the movie though.
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Amy Madigan also appeared as the ex-soldier 'McCoy' in "Streets Of Fire", as well as Kevin Costner's wife Anni in "Field Of Dreams".
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Buck's golfing prowess is mentioned in Adam Sandler's 1996 movie, "Happy Gilmore".
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The filming of "Uncle Buck" started on January 4, 1989, the film was released to theaters on August 16, 1989 and it was first released on video in 1989, all in less than a year.
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One of Gaby Hoffman's classmates is a very young Anna Chlumsky in her first move role.
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The role of Tia's (Jean Louisa Kelly) boyfriend, Bug, is played by the Boy Who Could Fly, Jay Underwood.
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Tia is played by Jean Louisa Kelly, who played Kim on Yes, Dear! and was also in the movie Mr. Holland's Opus.
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Jean Louisa Kelly (Tia) also starred in the movie version of the off broadway play, "The Fantasticks" which co-starred Joey McIntyre of New Kids on the Block fame. She is a very accomplished singer.
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Gaby Hoffman went on to star in Sleepless in Seattle (Jonah's girlfriend) and the movie Now and Then with Christina Ricci -with whom she is now best friends.
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Gaby Hoffman and Amy Madigan were in the movie together called "Field of Dreams". Gaby played Amy's daughter.
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Amy Madigan is married to Ed Harris
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The house used in Uncle Buck looks an awful lot like the house at the end of "Planes, Trains & Automobiles", as well as the house used in "Home Alone", but it is a different house.
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Laurie Metcalf from the tv show "Rosanne" played the neighbor Marcie Dahlgren-Frost who wanted John Candy.
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Gaby Hoffman's wholesome performances are a far cry from her mother Viva's sexual antics onscreen in Andy Warhol's "Blue Movie".

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There's often fake stuff floating round, y'know? -Like the 'ghost boy' that can allegedly be seen in "Three Men And A Baby".

But, nothing bogus that we know yet for "Uncle Buck".
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