A cop who is a real "mama's boy" must cut the apron strings when he falls in love with a mortician's assistant. Do yourself a favor and skip the final airliner scene!
Wendt is a depressed man who stages his own kidnapping to escape his overbearing wife and annoying father-in-law and miserable job. Things backfire for him when he hires Candy to help. Candy's directorial debut.
Heavy Metal 2000 movie trailer - starring Michael Ironside, Julie Strain, Billy Idol. Directed by Michael Coldewey. Genre: Sci-Fi
An inept detective searches for a millionaire's kidnapped daughter. He should be looking for a decent script!
Hot To Trot movie trailer - starring Virginia Madsen, John Candy, Dabney Coleman, Jim Metzler, Bob Goldthwait, Cindy Pickett. Directed by Michael Dinner. Genre: Comedy
Tim And Harvey In The Great Outdoors movie trailer - starring Harvey Korman, Tim Conway. Genre: Comedy
Rating: Not Rated
A skid-row florist's "mean green mother" of a monster plant is the center of "the looniest, nuttiest, most outrageous movie musical comedy in years" (Jeffrey Lyons, Sneak Preview). Rick Moranis, Steve Martin, Ellen Green, Billy Murray and other comedy greats star.
2/A group of frustrated Old West pioneers have had enough - they want to go back east, and hire a burly, bungling wagonmaster to lead the way. John Candy's final film.
There's a new kid in town and he's out to get a gang of international thieves who are trying to steal his new toy car that holds a hidden computer chip. A chicken pox on crime everywhere!
Elwood is out of prison and back in town with a whole new mission. Get the band and his family back together to help a young delinquent orphan get back on the straight and narrow. Will music really tame the savage beast?
An ex-cop joins forces with a disbarred lawyer as security guards, getting both of them mixed up with mobsters.
An overworked air-traffic controller and his family head south to vacation but end up in funny hot water. Candy makes it worthwhile!
The President and his staff concoct a war with Canada as the sure-fire cure for the commander-in-chief's sagging approval ratings. Witty political satire was John Candy's final film, with Rip Torn, Kevin Pollack.
John Candy and Richard Lewis star in this hilariously unconventional look at the legendary West. When Phil Taylor (Lewis) and his family decide that the Old West is not what it's cracked up to be, they take the entire town of prosperity with them. Led by wagon master Harlow (Candy), they begin the heroic, backbreaking, danger-filled journey back…East! Along the way, they must survive Indians, hired guns, each other and Harlow's terrible secret.
In the 1860's Wild West, when a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decide they cannot stand living in their current situation, they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back to their hometowns east.
John Candy and Richard Lewis star in this hilariously unconventional look at the legendary West. When Phil Taylor (Lewis) and his family decide that the Old West is not what it's cracked up to be, they take the entire town of prosperity with them. Led by wagon master Harlow (Candy), they begin the heroic, backbreaking, danger-filled journey back...East! Along the way, they must survive Indians, hired guns, each other and Harlow's terrible secret.
Based on a true story, this is the comedic saga of four Jamaican athletes going to extremes to compete as bobsled racers at the Winter Olympics.
Based on the improbable but true story of the first Jamaican bobsled team trying to make it to the Calgary Winter Olympics.
Based on a true story of four Jamaican athletes.
John Candy - October 22, 1983: Watch selected sketches from this 1983 episode hosted by John Candy. Sketches include 'Krevitz Ski Lodge' and 'Candace's Fantasy Shack'.
This larger-than-life Canadian created a uniquely genial, highly infectious comic persona, appearing in nearly 40 films before his untimely death. After college, John Candy joined the Toronto chapter of the famed Second City Comedy Troupe.
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