Chuck & Buck
Chuck & Buck (2000)

Chuck and Buck were once "best friends," a relationship that means so much to children but fades once the innocence that formed it is gone. For Buck this innocence has never gone away. His interests are infantile; his pursuits are… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 19, 2000
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
85%
Flixster
User Score
65%



Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Poignant, unsettling.

Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Skirts stalker cliches and grown-up-kid-in-a-man's-body caricatures.

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Dennis Harvey
Variety

That Chuck & Buck holds attention despite -- or partly due to -- its murky, troubling central conceit can be credited to execution that's stealthy and low-key throughout.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Creepy, funny, yet surprisingly affecting, Miguel Arteta's darkly comic drama pulls off a remarkable balancing act.

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

Do you like the clammy as opposed to the scary? Do you like dread rather than drama, anguish and emotional coagulation rather than screamfests?

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Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

Possibly the most daring and honest drama about sexuality I've ever seen.

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Ron Wells
Film Threat

Of all the films to premiere at Sundance 2000, there is one movie that best represented what indie film is supposed to be.

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David Edelstein
Slate

Chuck & Buck might be the most perversely agreeable stalker picture ever made.

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Time Out

Genuinely unsettling.

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Edward Lawrenson
Sight and Sound

Chuck & Buck is a film which you can't quite get a fix on: it's a movie about child sex which is also as airy and sweetly likeable as anything you'll see this year.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Hobin
Odd, unsettling comedy-drama about a man who continues to have an obsession over his childhood friend. Writer and star, Mike White, is unnerving as Buck, a… More
Quinto Wallight
For a very gloom subject, the movie knows how to be funny when it needs to. Mike White's performance really makes this a stand-out as he expertly portrays… More
Ryan Marshall
7.9/10 Mike White's "Buck" character will someday rank amongst one of the most unforgettable cinematic stalkers. White wrote the… More
Patrick Dolan
Sweet and deranged, but really nice at times.
Alec Barniskis
It works largely because the central conflict is so fascinating. One man refuses to let go of the past and the other refuses to confront it. It makes for a… More
Wu Chouin
Weird, funny and a nice twist. Not for the homophobic.