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John Candy comedy favorites collection / a Universal Picture.

Candy, John. (Added Author). Madigan, Amy (Added Author). Aykroyd, Dan. (Added Author). Flaherty, Joseph P., 1940- (Added Author). Levy, Eugene, 1946- (Added Author). Hughes, John, 1950-2009 (Added Author). Jacobson, Tom, 1948- (Added Author). Schmidt, Arne L. (Added Author). Deutch, Howard. (Added Author). Héroux, Claude. (Added Author). Olsen, Dana. (Added Author). Steinberg, David, 1942- (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Hughes Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Series Information

Franchise collection.
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD JOHN (2 DISCS) (COMEDY) (Text) 39206020008593 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (276 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Uncle Buck originally released as a motion picture in 1989 ; The great outdoors originally released as a motion picture in 1988 ; Going berserk originally released as a motion picture in 1983.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: Uncle Buck / a John Hughes film ; produced by John Hughes and Tom Jacobson ; written and directed by John Hughes (100 min.) -- The great outdoors / Hughes Entertainment presents a Howard Deutch film ; produced by Arne L. Schmidt ; written by John Hughes ; directed by Howard Deutch (91 min.). Disc 2: Going berserk / produced by Claude Heroux ; written by Dana Olsen & David Steinberg ; directed by David Steinberg (85 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Uncle Buck: Director of photography, Ralf Bode ; editors, Lou Lambardo, Tony Lombardo ; music, Ira Newborn.
The great outdoors: Director of photography, Ric Waite ; original score, Thomas Newman.
Going berserk: Director of photography, Bobby Byrene ; music, Tom Scott.
Participant or Performer Note:
Uncle Buck cast: John Candy, Amy Madigan.
The great outdoors cast: Dan Aykroyd, John Candy.
Going berserk cast: John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy.
Summary, etc.:
Uncle Buck: Uncle Buck has a reputation for being unreliable and a bit of a house wrecker. It is therefore with reluctance, his sister-in-law agrees to leave Buck looking after her three kids - two harmless youngsters and a rebelious teenager - while she visits her sick father.
The great outdoors: Chet is a family man who has brought his family to a lakeside resort area. His wife and kids aren't quite as excited as he is. His optimism is sabotaged when his obnoxious brother-in-law Roman drops in unexpectedly, along with his snooty, strange family.
Going berserk: John Bourgignon is a limo driver who is engaged to Nancy Reese. Her father is Congressman Ed Reese. He is running for president and crusading against cult leader Sun Yi. Misadventure and intrigue stalk John and Nancy's path to the altar.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG (Uncle Buck, The great outdoors) ; MPAA rating: R (Going berserk)
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., Dolby Digital 2.0 mono., dual-layer, single-layer, NTSC.
Language Note:
(Disc 1) English or dubbed French dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
(Disc 2) English dialogue, French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Uncles > United States > Drama.
Babysitters > United States > Drama.
Resorts > United States > Drama.
Families > United States > Drama.
Betrothal > United States > Drama.
Presidential candidates > United States > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Comedy > Feature.
Feature films.
Comedy films.

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