I Miss John Candy

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    Good Ol John

    Ah John Candy, what can you say about the guy that hasn't already been said? He was lovable, funny, charming, sensitive and an all around cool guy. He had his share of personal demons but had a love of life. His movies are considered classics, this lovable big guy from the...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    Nov 5, 2012

    Uncle Buck.

    Such a great movie. I watched it over and over again when I was a kid. - RDW
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Sep 21, 2007

    I'm watching planes trains

    and automobiles. He was a great man. He is missed.
    katariffik katariffik
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 22, 2015


    I always liked John Candy... He was proof that big guys could be great actors, and play more than just supporting or blowhard roles... Whenever I do shows, there is always at least a couple of people who say I remind them of him... Something I'm proud of. I remember when he died...
    drcynic drcynic
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Nov 11, 2007


    i've loved him from the time i was a kid. i've seen just about all of his movies. uncle buck is my favorite, that made me laugh when i was five and it still does today. he was just naturally funny and seemed like a genuinely nice guy. i was six when he died. i was in the car on...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 19, 2008

    Bright Star In The Comedy Universe

    He was a genuinely funny guy, i loved the part he played in Planes Trains and Automobiles, i do miss him, the film industry has lost a true star, he left many happy memories.
    AtomicWater AtomicWater
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 26, 2010

    Del Griffith

    Wonderful person and terrific actor. I own a lot of films that he was in. He is truly missed everyday.
    Trident2012 Trident2012
    22-25, M
    Jun 27, 2012


    There are many selfish reasons why I miss John Candy, one is very selfish and it is When I watched John's movies I anticipated laughing because I knew or felt I knew the situation he was getting into or about getting into. It was the set up; which every good comedian has this and...
    2 Responses Aug 5, 2009

    Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

    Have probably watched this movie more times than any other.  So many great lines from this movie - John Candy always cracked me up.
    jasonk jasonk
    36-40, M
    Jun 9, 2008

    Favorite Line

    I just look at the picture and think.... "I'm a Mog.  1/2 man, 1/2 dog.  I'm my own best friend"
    pilotjess pilotjess
    36-40, F
    5 Responses May 18, 2008

    Since Sctv

    I grew up wanting to be a "Not-Ready-For-Prime-Time-Player" on "Saturday Night Live".  Gilda Radner was my favorite comedienne and I wanted to make others laugh like her. I watched "SCTV" as well as "Saturday Night Live" to enjoy all...
    debmichelle debmichelle
    3 Responses May 24, 2008
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