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Buck Privates Come Home (Ac3)
Buck Privates Come Home
Actors: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Tom Brown, Joan Shawlee, Nat Pendleton
Director: Charles Barton
Genres: Comedy, Kids & Family
NR     1998     1hr 17min

In this sequel to 1941's Buck Privates, Bud and Lou are on their way home from the war in Europe (having joined the Army by mistake in the first film). Lou is smuggling home Evey, an adorable French orphan. When Evey is d...  more »


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Actors: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Tom Brown, Joan Shawlee, Nat Pendleton
Director: Charles Barton
Creators: Charles Van Enger, Robert Arthur, Bradford Ropes, Frederic I. Rinaldo, John Grant, Richard Macaulay, Robert Lees
Genres: Comedy, Kids & Family
Sub-Genres: Classic Comedies, Comedy
Studio: Universal Studios
Format: DVD - Black and White - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 04/08/1998
Release Year: 1998
Run Time: 1hr 17min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

(5 out of 5 stars)

"The ONLY SEQUEL to an A&C film and one of their BEST. The boys return from the war in Europe after having ACCIDENTLY enlisted in the Army in the first film. (One wonders how Abbott & Costello could have POSSIBILY taking part in WW II and having the Allies still win). The film begins with the classic "DRILL ROUTINE" from 'BUCK PRIVATES'. On the ship carrying the boys home, Lou tries to smuggle in a French war orphan named Evie. The ONLY way the comedy team can keep the girl is to get REAL JOBS, REAL MONEY, and a REAL WIFE. The boys gather together their old pals from their platoon and convince them to put up the money for Evie's "AUNT SYLVIA'S" fiance's midget car who is sure will win the big race. This investment pits "SLICKER & HERBIE" against their old nemesis "SGT. COLLINS" (The policeman who tried to arrest them in the first film for selling neckties without a license and who later became their Army sergeant.) The climatic chase seen is one of the highlights of this VERY FUNNY,HILARIOUS sequel to "BUCK PRIVATES" [NOTE: Shortly after the release of this film, Abbott & Costello were reunited with the SAME WRITERS and the SAME DIRECTOR, for what will be the BEST HORROR COMEDY ever filmed - " ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN"]"
This sequel is better
tvrepairman | USA | 07/18/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Buck Privates was very good but i think you will find this movie even better because its faster paced, good action, plenty of funny moments, and i believe it has better direction. I highly recommend this one. This is another Abbott and Costello film well worth watching. Not all of thier films are great but this one is so just enjoy it."