Uncle Buck Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
October 14, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Susan Granger
www.susangranger.com
October 27, 2006
| Original Score: 2/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
July 1, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
February 12, 2003
John Candy, John Hughes, precocious kids. Deadly.
| Original Score: 2/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
June 24, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 3, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
August 2, 2002
Candy in his heyday, but some jokes are dated.
| Original Score: 4/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com
August 26, 2009
It's a goofy movie, but also extraordinarily sly, unafraid to permit generous screentime to bizarre jokes and situations of slack guardian supervision.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
November 6, 2011
There isn't much to love about the movie besides Candy's excellent performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Rebecca Murray
About.com
November 6, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media
December 15, 2010
The Candy man can make this iffy movie taste good.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
December 23, 2012
One of the many excellent family films from director and writer John Hughes...
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
October 25, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
February 7, 2011
...an agreeable comedy that benefits substantially from Hughes' undeniable gift for seamlessly blending laughs with drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Shannon J. Harvey
Sunday Times (Australia)
February 10, 2003
Very cute comedy starring the late great John Candy at his most huggable best.
| Original Score: 3/5
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
February 5, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
July 20, 2004
Probably Candy's finest role.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
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