John Candy

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  1. purevinyl

    purevinyl Well-Known Member

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  2. Dude111

    Dude111 An Awesome Dude

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    I love John in several movies

    1) Whos Harry Crumb? - 1989
    2) Nothing but trouble - 1991
    3) Uncle Buck - 1989
    4) Home Alone - 1990
     
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  3. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    Uncle Buck still makes me laugh no matter how many times I watch it and we get a Beau Brummels song to boot! great stuff......love that movie and everything John has been in...
     
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  4. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    Yup, I just said that! he was golden...
     
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  5. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    it was funny but the underlying Story was quite sad...a beautiful movie.
     
  6. Karnak

    Karnak "81, 82, 83, 84..."

    YES.
     
  7. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    on another note; funny Uncle Buck had more morals than his brother and wife...John was excellent in that one.
     
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  8. Karnak

    Karnak "81, 82, 83, 84..."

    Buck is definitely a moral, sympathetic character. But Del Griffith is almost an angel in disguise.
     
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  9. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    perfectly put! I agree...
     
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  10. yesstiles

    yesstiles Senior Member

    Just need to get rid of those raccoon montages.
     
  11. jason88cubs

    jason88cubs Forum Resident

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    John Candy made Uncle Buck.
     
  12. Belushi was Farley's hero.

    Thanks to this thread, I'm reminded how much I loved the big guy too. Have a lot of DVDs, and Blu rays, but dug a little deeper into my Amazon Prime, and have now added to my watchlist :

    Good Idea (1975 film I've never seen)
    The David Steinberg Show (1977)
    The Tonight Show w/Johnny Carson ( Comic Legends Of The 80s themed )
     
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  13. Borgia

    Borgia Do not speak wisely of this night

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    TOM TUTTLE FROM TACOMA!

     
  14. Tim S

    Tim S Senior Member

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    The only thing in the whole movie that I found funny.
     
  15. Planes, Trains & Automobiles and Armed and Dangerous are favorite John Candy films.
     
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  16. SteveRes

    SteveRes Forum Resident

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    I still miss the guy and wonder what he'd be starring in now. He was so skilled at mixing his great comedic talents with pathos, I just adored him and could watch anything he appeared in.
     
  17. jason88cubs

    jason88cubs Forum Resident

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    crazy to think hed be 70 this year
     
  18. Stereosound

    Stereosound Forum Resident

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  19. Loved him in Stripes! He stole every scene he was in.
     
  20. Ilusndweller

    Ilusndweller S.H.M.F.=>Reely kewl.

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  21. I love that scene! Thanks for sharing it.
     
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  22. SSoundLtd

    SSoundLtd Forum Resident

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    "Well sir, we were going to this bingo parlor at the YMCA, well one thing led to another, and the instructions got all fouled up..."
    "We'd have better luck playing pickup sticks with our butt cheeks than getting out of here tonight"
    "Ohhh that feels good. I'm tellin ya, my dogs are barking today."
    "You got enough money? You sure? Can I have some then?"
    "Bug? What's his last name, spray?"
    "Sarge does this mean we're through for the day?"
    "I sure hope this is the mess hall. How's it going Eisenhower?"

    I still miss him. Gone too soon and too young.
     
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  23. Oatsdad

    Oatsdad Oat, Biscuits, Abbie & Mitzi: Best Dogs Ever

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    Just watched "Great Outdoors" for the 1st time since... 1989? today.

    Some of you love it, and more power to you...

    ...but that was an awful movie. Not a laugh to be found!

    I felt bad for Candy and Aykroyd! :help:
     
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  24. George Co-Stanza

    George Co-Stanza Forum Resident

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    Uncle Buck is my favorite Candy film, but Planes, Trains & Automobiles is really good as well. The "You wanna hurt me?" scene is the latter is so good. Many comedic actors could never pull off a dramatic, emotional moment that well.
     
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  25. pdenny

    pdenny 20-Year SHTV Participation Trophy Recipient

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    His drum work with the Queen Haters was quite underrated, I think
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