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The Great Buck Howard (2008)

The Great Buck Howard
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John Malkovich John Malkovich
Buck Howard
Colin Hanks Colin Hanks
Troy Gable
Emily Blunt Emily Blunt
Valerie Brennan
Ricky Jay Ricky Jay
Gil Bellamy
Steve Zahn Steve Zahn
Tom Hanks Tom Hanks
Mr. Gable
Griffin Dunne Griffin Dunne
Jonathan Finerman
Debra Monk Debra Monk

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Sean McGinly Sean McGinly
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Not Ok Buck Howard, Great BUCK HOWARD!!

6 years, 9 months ago at Feb 2 4:57
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Knowing Emily Blunt, Steve Zahn and John Malkovich were in this film..It must be seen by mis ojos. I bought it for a cent, so I figured it mustn't be popular and I was curious to see what it was about. The idea of the film is quite nice and entertaining. It didn't pan out as I hoped, but it succeeded in captivating my interest. IT wasn't very comical, more on the lines of an interesting, fictional... read more

An average movie

6 years, 10 months ago at Jan 18 12:10
1 vote
To be honest, it is a rather obscure flick so I wasn’t really sure what to expect from it but since there was a decent cast involved, I thought I might as well check it out. Indeed, I really like John Malkovitch and he is pretty good in this movie but I was above all really impressed by Emily Blunt. Indeed, she was just so charming as usual and she pretty much stole the show every time she was o... read more

The Less Than Great Buck Howard

2 years ago at Nov 8 3:14
1 vote
A movie with great potential that falls a little flat. But Emily Blunt and Tom Hanks, with limited screen time, keep it interesting.
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Description: Once upon a time, Buck Howard (John Malkovich) spent his days in the limelight. His mind-boggling feats as a mentalist extraordinaire - not to be confused with those of a mere magician - earned him a marquee act in Vegas and 61 appearances on Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show. In his own humble opinion, his talents go far beyond simple sleight of hand - he can read minds and hypnotize not just a single soul but an entire room of people! But nowadays, it’s clear to everyone but Buck that his act has lost its luster; he performs in faded community centers and hasn’t sold out a theater in years. Yet, with a hearty handshake and a ... (more)
Release date: 10 April 2009
Tags: Comedy (5), (2), Drama (2), Father-son Relationship (2), Emily Blunt (2), John Malkovich (2), 2000s (2), 2008 (2), Dramatic (1), Great (1), Interesting (1), Magician (1)
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kathy voted for a review of The Great Buck Howard 9 months, 2 weeks ago

“John Malkovich is really a great actor, but in this film his acting is just unbelievable...the film is not something special, but I could not leave it”

gdedas posted a review 1 year ago

“John Malkovich is really a great actor, but in this film his acting is just unbelievable...the film is not something special, but I could not leave it....Malkovich did not let me go, simply amazing acting!” read more

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