Tag: John Candy

Going Berserk (1983) 5.3

Going Berserk (1983)

Storyline:Limo driver John Bourgignon is engaged to Nancy Reese. Her father, Congressman Ed Reese, is running for president and crusading against cult leader Sun Yi. Misadventure and intrigue stalk John and Nancy's pa...

Speed Zone (1989) 4.6

Speed Zone (1989)

Storyline:An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new ca...

Once Upon a Crime… (1992) 5.9

Once Upon a Crime… (1992)

Storyline:Phoebe and fellow American Julian Peters meet in Rome, find a lost dog, and agree to return it to Monte Carlo to split the five thousand dollar reward. Discovering the dog's owner dead, they panic and become...

Follow That Bird (1985) 6.2

Follow That Bird (1985)

Storyline:Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to fi...

Canadian Bacon (1995) 5.8

Canadian Bacon (1995)

Storyline:The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war against Canada.User Reviews:

Rookie of the Year (1993) 5.7

Rookie of the Year (1993)

Storyline:12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catc...

Career Opportunities (1991) 5.9

Career Opportunities (1991)

Storyline:Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She a...

Nothing but Trouble (1991) 5.2

Nothing but Trouble (1991)

Storyline:While attempting to seduce gorgeous lawyer Diane Lightson, wealthy gadabout Chris Thorne agrees to drive her to Atlantic City, N.J. But, when some reckless driving draws the attention of a deeply critical co...

Lost and Found (1979) 5.8

Lost and Found (1979)

Storyline:While visiting Switzerland, an American college professor, Adam, keeps running into a divorced British secretary, Patricia, wherever they go. First their cars collide. Then they smash into one another on a s...

Only the Lonely (1991) 6.0

Only the Lonely (1991)

Storyline:Danny Muldoon, a Chicago policeman, still lives with his overbearing mother Rose. He meets and falls in love with Theresa Luna , whose father owns the local funeral parlour. Naturally, his mother objects to ...

Hot to Trot (1988) 5.6

Hot to Trot (1988)

Storyline:Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at the stock-market of ...

Wagons East! (1994) 4.6

Wagons East! (1994)

Storyline:After the 1860s Wild West, a group of misfit settlers - including ex-doctor Phil Taylor, prostitute Belle, and homosexual bookseller Julian - decide they cannot live in their current situation in the west. T...

Delirious (1991) 5.7

Delirious (1991)

Storyline:A soap opera writer gets hit on the head and wakes up as a character in his own show.User Reviews:

Armed and Dangerous (1986) 5.6

Armed and Dangerous (1986)

Storyline:Frank Dooley (John Candy) , a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defense lawyer named Herman Kane (Eugene Levy) in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall ...

Uncle Buck (1989) 7

Uncle Buck (1989)

Storyline: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...

Who’s Harry Crumb? (1989) 5.8

Who’s Harry Crumb? (1989)

Storyline:Harry is the latest generation of the Crumbs, famous and extremely talented detectives. Unfortunately talent seems to have skipped a generation and Harry is reduced to "gumshoe" work at a remote branch of th...

Summer Rental (1985) 6.3

Summer Rental (1985)

Storyline:Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a loc...

Volunteers (1985) 5.5

Volunteers (1985)

Storyline:Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where is assigned ...

Stripes (1981) 6.9

Stripes (1981)

Storyline:At the end of a very bad day when he realizes his life has gone and is going nowhere, John Winger is able to convince his best friend, Russell Ziskey, whose life is not much better, to enlist in the army, de...

The Rescuers Down Under (1990) 6.9

The Rescuers Down Under (1990)

Storyline:Cody, a 9-year-old boy from Mugwomp Flats responds to a distress call about a trapped giant Golden Eagle called Marahute. Freeing her, he gains a close friendship with the bird. However, Cody is soon abducte...

Spaceballs (1987) 7.1

Spaceballs (1987)

Storyline:After squandering the fresh air in the distant planet Spaceball, the good-for-nothing President Skroob orders the arch-villain henchman, Dark Helmet, to abduct the adjacent planet Druidia's Princess Vespa to...

Heavy Metal (1981) 6.7

Heavy Metal (1981)

Storyline:An astronaut brings home a glowing green orb for his daughter. However, the green orb wipes him out and corners the girl for its purposes. Claiming to embody ultimate evil, the malevolent sphere, known as th...

Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) 7.6

Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

Storyline:All that Neal Page wants to do is to get home for Thanksgiving. His flight has been cancelled due to bad weather, so he decides on other means of transport. As well as bad luck, Neal is blessed with the pres...

The Great Outdoors (1988) 6.6

The Great Outdoors (1988)

Storyline:Nostalgic about the good old days in the honeymoon cabin, the patriarch Chet and the Ripley family set off to the idyllic woods of Wisconsin for the summer vacation. However, their plans for a peaceful famil...