Mine is between his performance in Cool Runnings & Stripes. He was much more versatile than a lot of folks gave him credit for & he was a fine actor. Also, any memorable John Candy quotes if you have them. I was happy to learn… John Candy was one of the most underrated comics out there. What a loss that he died at the age of 44, however, he sure had a ton of memorable films. Here is my John Candy Top 5 5. Nothing But Trouble – 1991 with Demi Moore and Chevy Chase 4. Only The Lonely – 1991 3. Volunteers – 1985 with Tom Hanks 2. Uncle Buck – 1989 1. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles – 1987 with Steve Martin Favorite John Candy Quotes: PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES: [waking up after sharing the same bed on the motel] Neal: Del. . Why did you kiss my ear? Del: Why are you holding my hand? Neal: [frowns] Where's your other hand? Del: Between two pillows. . Neal: Those aren't pillows. ——————————————————————————- Del: Six bucks and my right nut says we're not landing in Chicago ——————————————————————————– Del: You play with your balls a lot. Neal: I do NOT play with my balls. Del: Larry Bird doesn't do as much ball-handling in one night as you do in an hour. Neal: So, are you trying to start a fight? Del: No. I'm simply stating a fact. That's all. You fidget with your nuts a lot. Neal: You know what'd make me happy? Del: Another couple of balls, and an extra set of fingers? From UNCLE BUCK: ——————————————————————————– [at a meeting with the assistant principal, who's got a big unsightly growth on her face] Anita: I'm Anita Hoargarth. Buck Russell: [Staring at it] I'm Buck Melanoma. Moley Russell's wart. Not her wart. Not her wart. I'm. . I'm the wart. She's my tumor. My. . My growth. My. . Uh, my pimple. I'm Uncle Wart. Just old Buck "Wart" Russell. That's what they call me, or Melanoma Head. They'll call me that. "Melanoma Head's coming. " I'm s. . Uncle. Maisy Russell's uncle. ——————————————————————————– Buck Russell: I don't think I want to know a six-year-old who isn't a dreamer, or a sillyheart. And I sure don't want to know one who takes their student career seriously. I don't have a college degree. I don't even have a job. But I know a good kid when I notice one. Because they're ALL good kids, until dried-out, brain-dead skags like you drag them down and convince them they're no good. You so much as scowl at my niece, or any other kid in this school, and I hear about it, and I'm coming looking for you. Take this quarter, go downtown, and have a rat gnaw that thing [Anita's mole] Buck Russell: Off your face. Good day to you, madam. ——————————————————————————– Buck Russell: Do you think she hates me? Maisy Russell: With a passion. Buck Russell: Really? Do you think it's the hat? Maisy Russell: No. Buck Russell: No? A lot of people hate this hat. It angers a lot of people, just the sight of it. Ah, I'll tell you a story about that on the way to school. Happy Remembering John Candy.
Comic Relief "John Candy" 1980's Stand Up Comedy Eugene levy.