Uncle Buck

1989 99 Mins Audio: English CC English, Español, Maturity Rating 13+
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Watch or Download Uncle Buck 1989. Director John Hughes, Cast John Candy, Jean Louisa Kelly, Macaulay Culkin,

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. Movie Uncle Buck with English,Español subtitles.

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Uncle Buck Parent guide

Sex & Nudity
Sex & Nudity Reason
Some sexual dialogue including a scene where Uncle Buck's loading of a washing machine is construed to be a rape...he says "I'm gonna put my load into you whether you want me to or not." A drunken clown makes an incidental reference to "dildo jokes." A man talks affectionately about nicknaming a woman's body parts on her answering machine, referring to her "boobs", "dimples on your buns", and ending with "And Felix! Felix is what we called your..." He is cut off by the sound of a cat meowing. Innuendo that will likely fly over the heads of most kids. A scene involves a teen boy trying to have sex with a teen girl. It shows him taking off her pants and panties are shown before they are interrupted. It is also implied to have been non-consensual. A brief moment where a teen couple is shown in the stall in a school bathroom together, it goes as far as that. Buck walks in on Bug trying to have sex with another girl (it's implied that he just saved her from being raped). In the following scene, Buck drives down the street and discovers Tia crying, after which she reveals that she has become a victim of Bug's advances. Buck offers to take her home after the (attempted) rape incident and says nothing more about it.

Violence & Gore
Violence & Gore Reason
Buck has a large bowling ball fall from a closet rack onto his head. He is not seriously hurt and it's implied to be comedic. Tia in the beginning montage after letting her brother and sister into the house is seen slapping her brother upside the head once. Miles in the introductory scene describes being chased home by an older bully and "railed on with a shoe". Chanise does a karate kick to a door and knocks Buck unconscious. This is intended to be humorous. Buck threatens people, especially Bug, first saying he will become a "ritual killing" and then driving rapidly away to the point where Tia accuses him of "almost taking Bug's head off!" and later on at a gathering, Buck arrives to pick up Tia and threatens Bug with a hatchet shown on-screen, saying he's got it in his car "not to kill, just to maim! Maybe shave a little off the ol' kneecap...". Buck also threatens to shave Tia's head while she sleeps. A minor character called "Pal" is seen with bloody scars all over his lips, implied to be the result of a toothpick he constantly chews on. The toothpick gets stuck between his lips in one scene and he has to use his fingers to physically remove it. Buck threatens a mean teacher with "I'm comin' looking for you..." and then throws a coin at her, telling her to "take this quarter, go downtown, and have a rat gnaw that thing off your face!" referring to a large noticeable zit on the teacher's face. It is mentioned that Buck unintentionally gave "the blue toilet water that's not good for him" to the family dog, Percy (poisonous chemical water used to clean the toilets) and that when the dog goes out for a pee, it is now starting to discolor the lawn. Most of this is intended to be comical but....Uncle Buck punches a drunk clown a few times. Uncle Buck gets maced by a woman who thinks he is a rapist. Uncle Buck comically threatens a jerk teenager with a hatchet and a power drill and later locks him in a trunk and later hits him with golf balls. Some other slapstick here and there. It is said that the Russell children's grandfather has had a heat attack. In the footage leading up to this, a heartbeat noise has been stuck over the visual content.

Profanity Reason
One use of "piss-ant". One use of "asshole." Buck mentions being "bound up" (constipated) from eating cheese. One use of "dildo". Some comments are said that one character assumes to reference rape including "open up for daddy" and "I'm going to shove my load into you whether you like it or not" (as a comedic revelation, the comments are actually being directed towards a washing machine that has a stuck door). One use of "nuts" (a euphemism for testicles). 17 uses of "shit", 4 uses of "goddamn", 4 uses of "bitch", 1 use of "piss-ant", 2 uses of "asshole", 3 uses of "ass", 1 use of "dildo", 1 use of "damn", 6 uses of "hell", 1 use of "bastard", 3 uses of "crap". The words "balls" and "nuts" are both used as slang terms for "testicles". In one scene, a dog is referred to as a "ball-sniffer". The word "boobs" is used twice. There are also some religious exclamations: 3 uses of "Oh my God", 1 use of "I swear to God", 2 uses of "Oh God", and 1 use of "Jesus". The word "screwed" is used twice. This is a LOT of profanity for a PG. A lot of language for PG: Lots of uses of shit. Several uses of goddamn and damn. One use of dickhead. At least two uses of son of a bitch. One crude remark is made by a kid about a babysitters dog being a ball sniffer. A teen boy tells Uncle Buck that he's going saw his balls off. 1 use of ass

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
Buck is implied to be an alcoholic and chronic chain-smoker, and is often seen in the Russell's family room surrounded by beer bottles. Percy (the family dog) drinks beer from a bowl and Buck offers him "a little pretzel with your beer). There is teen drinking at a party. Uncle Buck smokes a cigar and drinks beer through a big portion of the movie.

Frightening & Intense Scenes
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
When Chanice is outside the Russell house trying to get an answer, Miles (left home without an adult) looks out through the mail slot and sees three villainous looking men peering back at him. Though this is in his imagination, it may unexpectedly startle some viewers. Tia and another unnamed girl are implied to have both been (attempted) raped by Bug, and Buck is visibly disturbed upon discovering this. Tia is later seen walking down the street crying. A beloved relative has a sudden heart attack, forcing the Russell parents to hire an impromptu babysitter for the children. They choose Buck eventually, but first discuss some of the ill-advised behavior he might carry that will negatively affect the kids. At least one of the kids (Tia) is later seen nervously watching Buck break priceless items and play the piano creepily.

Hughes Entertainment, Universal Pictures,

United States of America,

English, Español,




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