The Chuck Taylor in Films: P-Q

The Chuck Taylor in Films: P-Q

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Recent and classic films where chucks have a role. . . .

 

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To qualify for a listing, one or more of the lead or main supporting characters in the film is seen wearing chucks — Converse “Chuck Taylor” All Stars.

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Films on this page: Papadopoulos & Sons, Paper Towns, The Paperboy, Paradise, Paradas continuas, Party Camp, Pas de répit pour Mélanie, Pecker, People Like Us, The People Under the Stairs, Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief, Perfect Parents, A Perfect World, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Permanent Record, Pet Shop, The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet, Picture Perfect, Pie in the Sky, A Pig’s Tale, Pirate Radio, Pirate’s Code: The Adventures of Mickey Matson, The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend, A Place Called Home, Plain Clothes, Planet Ottakring, Playing Dangerous, Playing Dangerous 2, The Playroom, Pleasantville, The Pledge, Plunge, Polar Storm, Pontiac Moon, Pop Pirates, Popcorn, Porky’s, Porky’s Revenge, Power Kids, The Prankster, Prehysteria!, Prehysteria! 3, Pretty in Pink, The Prince of Central Park, Princess Protection Program, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio, Project Almanac, Proof, The Protector, Pulp Fiction, Pulse, In Pursuit of Happyness, Push, Quantum of Solace, Quicksilver.

More films are listed alphabetically: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z.

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Papadopoulos & Sons cover

3 chucksrating

NR, would be PG-13

Papadopoulos & Sons. (2012) Stephen Dillane, Georges Corraface, Georgia Groome, Frank Dillane, Thomas Underhill, Ed Stoppard, Cosima Shaw. Written and directed by Marcus Markou. When self-made restaurant millionaire and widower Harry Papdopoulos loses everything in a financial crash, the only thing he has left is a dormant fish and chips shop co-owned with his estranged brother. Swallowing his pride, he takes his children, plant horticulturist James, fashionista Katie, young computer nerd Theo, and their loyal nanny Mrs. Parrington, to start over again back in the old neighborhood where he first started as an immigrant.

Category: Drama.

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paper towns cover

3 chucksrating

PG-13

Paper Towns. (2015) Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, Austin Abrams, Justice Smith, Halston Sage. Directed by Jake Schreier. After a late night adventure, Quentin’s life-long crush, Margo, disappears, leaving behind clues that Quentin and his friends follow on the journey of a lifetime.

Categories: Drama, Mystery, Romance.

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The Paperboy cover

3 chucksrating

R

The Paperboy. (1994) Alexandra Paul, Marc Marut, Brigid Tierney, William Katt, Frances Bay, Krista Errickson, Barry Flatman. Directed by Douglas Jackson. A psychotic young boy murders an elderly grandmother to lure the lady’s divorced daughter and granddaughter to the small Ohio town where he lives so that he can become part of their family, which he has become obsessed with.

Categories: Drama, Horror.

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paradas continuas cover

2.5 chucks rating
NR, would be R

Paradas continuas. (2012) Ramon Valdez, Luis Arrieta, Cassandra Ciangherotti, Javier Rivera. Written and directed by Marcus Markou. Two college students not doing well in school decide to become entrenpreneurs by hiring out a van for sexual encounters.

Category: Comedy, Sexually Explicit.

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Paradise cover

3 chucksrating

PG-13

Paradise. (1991) Melanie Griffith, Don Johnson, Elijah Wood, Thora Birch, Sheila McCarthy, Eve Gordon, Louise Latham. Directed by Mary Agnes Donoghue. A visit by their young nephew helps to rekindle the lost love between a married couple, who have been unable to cope with tragedy in their own lives.

Category: Drama.

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Party Camp cover

1 chucks rating
R

Party Camp. (1986) Andrew Ross, Kerry Brennan, Dean R. Miller, Billy Jayne, Jewel Shepard, Kirk Cribb, Peter Jason. Directed by Gary Graver. A teenaged boy takes a job as a counselor at a summer camp run like a military training camp and resolves to turn it into Party Central.

Category: Comedy, Sexually Explicit.

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Pas de pepit pour Melanie cover

3 chucksrating

NR, would be PG

Pas de répit pour Mélanie. (No Rest for Melanie) (1998) Marie-Stéphane Gaudry, Kesnamelly Neff, Madeleine Langlois, Vincent Bolduc, Alexander Neszvecko, Johanne Marie Tremblay, Clement Cazelais. Directed by Jean Beaudry. Melanie and Florence, two pen pals, get together at Melanie’s country home to spend the summer together. They befriend Ms. Labbé, an old woman rumored to be a witch. When she is robbed of her most valuable assets and her pet, a small pig, this is an opportunity for Melanie, her little brother Peter, teen boyfriend Louis, and Florence to play detectives. In French, no subtitles.

Category: Comedy, Drama, Family.

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Pecker cover

2 chucks rating

R

Pecker. (1998) Edward Furlong, Christina Ricci, Bess Armstrong, Martha Plimpton, Brendan Sexton III, Mark Joy, Mary Kay Place. Directed by John Waters. A Baltimore teenaged photographer who uses his eccentric family and friends as subjects becomes an overnight sensation when his work is spotted by a New York art dealer and placed in an exhibit.

Categories: Comedy, Sexually Explicit.

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People Like Us cover

2.5 chucks rating
PG-13

People Like Us. (2012) Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Hall D’Addario, Michele Pfeiffer, Olivia Wilde,Mark Dujplass. Directed by Tate Taylor. While settling his recently deceased father’s estate, a salesman discovers he has a sister whom he never knew about, leading both siblings to re-examine their perceptions about family and life choices.

Category: Drama.

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The People Under the Stairs cover

2 chucks rating

R

The People Under the Stairs. (1991) Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Roie, A. L. Langer, Ving Rhames, Sean Whalen. Directed by Wes Craven. Trapped inside a fortified home owned by a mysterious couple, an impoverished young boy is suddenly thrust into a nightmare where he must battle the couple and their sadistic security devices. In his efforts to do so, he befriends an elusive and abused girl and discovers other kids hidden deep within the walls of the house in this combination fairy tale and horror story.

Category: Horror.

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Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief cover

3 chucksrating

PG-13

2.5 chucks for the film + another .5 chuck for the awesome winged black high tops.

Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief. (2009) Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario, Kenneth Branaugh, Pierce Brosnan. Directed by Chris Columbus. A teenager discovers he’s the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods. He struggles in battles against the evil forces until he puts on a pair of flying black high top chucks.

Categories: Action/Adventire, Science Fiction/Fantasy.

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Perfect Parents cover

2 chucks rating

R

Perfect Parents. (2009) Christopher Eccleston, Susannah Harker, Madeline Garrood, David Warner, Brendan Coyle, Leslie Manville. Written and directed by Joe Ahearne. When Stuart discovers that his ten-year-old daughter has witnessed a knife attack at her school, he and his wife pose as practicing Catholics to get their daughter into a high performing Catholic school, even though they are atheists. But their lies end up spiraling into fraud, blackmail, and murder.

Category: Drama.

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A Perfect World cover

3.5 chucks rating

PG-13

A Perfect World. (1993) Clint Eastwood, Kevin Costner, Laura Dern, T. J. Lowther. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Butch Haynes escapes from prison with another inmate, and is on the run from the law, led by Texas Ranger Red Garnett, leading deputies and and a criminologist in a statewide pursuit. Butch takes a young boy as a hostage, but surprisingly the two end up bonding, with each enjoying the father-son relationship that they never had, while the law continues to hunt them down.

Categories: Drama, Crime and Mystery.

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower cover

3 chucksrating

PG-13

The Perks of Being a Wallflower. (2012) Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Dylan McDermott, Kate Walsh, Paul Rudd. Directed by Stephen Chbosky. An introverted high school freshman, an outsider struggling with personal issues, is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Categories: Drama, Romance, Coming of Age.

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Permanent Record cover

3 chucksrating

PG-13

Permanent Record. (1988) Keanu Reeves, Alan Boyce, Michelle Meyrink, Jennifer Rubin, Barry Corbin, Kathy Baker, Pamela Gidley, Michael Elgart, Dakin Matthews, Joshua Taylor, Richard Bradford. Directed by Marisa Silver. When a popular and talented high school student inexplicably commits suicide, his friends and family are left to deal with the tragedy and try to make sense out of it.

Categories: Drama, Teenagers.

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Pet Shop cover

1 chucks rating
PG

Pet Shop. (1995) Leigh Ann Orsi, Spencer Vrooman, Joanne Baron, David Wagner, Jane Morris, Jeff Michalski, Terry Kiser. Directed by Hope Perello. A street smart New York girl and her family who have relocated to a small town in Arizona run into Mr. and Mrs. Zim, the oddball alien owners of a pet shop, who plan to use critters from outer space to lure local kids into their store so that they can be captured and sold as human pets.

Categories: Comedy, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Family.

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The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet cover

2 chucks rating

PG

The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet. (1995) Peter Ustinov, Dee Wallace-Stone, Timothey Hegemann, Laura Kamrath, Nick Klein, Ewen Bremner, Nicole Lengenberg. Directed by Zoran Perisic. Three kids and their mom go to an isolated cottage in England to settle the affairs of her late father. They discover an old egg which falls in a bonfire and emerges as a magical firebird. The phoenix then leads the kids on a series of adventures.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Family.

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Picture Perfect cover

3 chucksrating

PG-13

Picture Perfect. (1995) Richard Karn, Christian Campbell, Dave Thomas, Mary Page Keller, Lisa Jakub, Cecilley Carroll. Directed by Joseph L. Scanlon. Two teenagers with single parents who live next door to each other join their families together in order to win the grand prize in a perfect family contest.

Categories: Comedy, Family.

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Pie in the Sky cover

3.5 chucks rating

R

Pie in the Sky. (1996) Josh Charles, Anne Heche, John Goodman, Peter Riegert, Christine Ebersole, Wil Wheaton, Brian Davila, A. J. Merton, Jesse Stock, and Christine Lahti. Directed and written by Bryan Gordon. A light hearted romance about a young man with two obsessions — understanding traffic patterns and pursuing Amy, the girl of his dreams.

Categories: Romance, Drama, Sexually Explicit.

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A Pig's Tale cover

2 chucks rating

PG

A Pig’s Tale. (1995) Joe Flaherty, Sean Babb, Mike Damus, Jonathan Hilario, Lisa Jakub, Andrew Harrison Leeds, Olumiji Aina Olawumi, Graham Sack, Chaz Lamar Shepherd, Jimmy Zepeda, Christopher Daniel Barnes. Directed by Paul Tassie. A summer camp flick about two rival groups at Kamp Kipperman, the Wolves (rich kids who have it all), and the Pigs, the loser kids who are fed up with being treated like “slop”.

Categories: Comedy, Family.

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pirate's code cover

2 chucks rating

PG

Pirate’s Code: The Adventures of Mickey Matson. (2014) Derek Brandon, Francesca Derosa, Christopher Lloyd, Kenton Duty, Frank Collison, Tia Carrere. Directed by Harold Cronk. In this sequel to the Copperhead Conspiracy, Mickey and Sully are recruited into a paramilitary organization that is fighting to protect the world from a group of pirates who have the Tesla Coil, a weapon that will destroy every electronic device in existence.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Science Fiction.

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Pirate Radio cover

3 chucksrating

R

Pirate Radio. (2007) Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Rhys Ifans, Nick Frost, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Sturridge. Directed by Richard Curtis. An ensemble comedy about an illegal radio station of the coast of England in the 1960s when popular rock music wasn’t permitted on the BBC, and the efforts of the British government to suppress it. Much of the movie is seen through the eyes of a Carl, a teenager who is sent to live on the ship.

Categories: Comedy, Drama.

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The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend cover

3.5 chucks rating

G

The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend. (1991) Adam Guier, Nick Benedict, Millie Perkins, Murrell Garland, Tom Lester, Buddy Petrie, Darrel Campbell, Wendy Leblanc, John Richardson, Rodney Stone, Eddie Hailey, David Brantley. Joe Chrest, Edward Layrisson, Paul Henderson. Directed by Frank Schroeder. The story of how Pete Maravich began to pursue his dream to become one of the world’s greatest basketball players with the support and encouragement of his father, a visionary basketball coach at Clemson University. The film deals with young Pete’s early high school years, when he was a freshman on the Daniel High School varsity team.

Categories: Sports, Drama, Family.

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A Place Called Home cover

3 chucksrating

PG

A Place Called Home. (2005) Ann-Margret, Shailene Woodley, Matthew Settle, Hunter Tylo, Gary Sandy. Directed by Michael Tuchner. Ann-Margret plays Tula Jeeters, a widowed belle living on a beautiful Colorado estate but facing blindness. When her greedy niece and nephew try to force her out of her property, she takes in two drifters to help maintain the place.

Categories: Drama, Family.

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Plain Clothes cover

2.5 chucks rating
PG

Plain Clothes. (1988) Arliss Howard, Suzy Amis, Max Perlich, James D. Parker, Jr., George Wendt, Larry Pine, Dianne Ladd, Robert Stack, Abe Vigoda, Seymour Cassell, Peter Dobson. Directed by Martha Coolidge. When his brother is framed for the murder of a teacher, a young cop returns to high school undercover as a student.

Categories: Comedy, Crime/Mystery, Action/Adventure.

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Planet Ottakring cover

3 chucksrating

NR

Planet Ottakring. (2015) Michael Steinocher, Cornelia Gröschel, Sebastian Wendelin, Serkan Kaya, Sandra Cervik, Maddalena Hirschal, Susi Stach, Lukas Resetarits, Erika Deutinger, Christopher Schärf. Directed by Michael Riebl. In the Ottakring district of Vienna, a new boss fights for control of the district with a loan shark. At the same time he develops a relationship with a graduate student there to study the ecomonics and social structure of the district.

Categories: Comedy, Crime, Drama.

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Playing Dangerous cover

2.5 chucks rating
PG

Playing Dangerous. (1994) Mikey LeBeau, David Keith Miller, Geroge Shannon, Linda LoPorto, Al Patrick, Andre Barron. Directed by Lawrence Lanoff. A young scientific whiz kid virtually singel-handedly defeats corporate mercenaries who take his family hostage to get a blueprint for a top secret super-fast computer chip.

Categories: Drama, Crime/Mystery, Action/Adventure.

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Playing Dangerous 2 cover

2 chucks rating

PG

Playing Dangerous 2. (1996) Mikey LeBeau, Jack Harrison, David Kreigel, Tom Wright, Kathe Mazur, Adam Hendershot. Directed by Lawrence Lanoff. This sequel to the original has young genius Stuart joining a team of computer programmers on a research project, and then trying to foil spies who are trying to use the research to steal government secrets.

Categories: Drama, Crime/Mystery, Action/Adventure.

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The Playroom cover

2.5 chucks rating
NR, would be R

The Playroom. (2012) John Hawkes, Molly Parker, Olivia Harris, Jonathon McClendon, Alexandra Doke, Ian Veteto, Jonathan Brooks, Lydia Mackay, and Cody Linley. Directed by Julia Dyer. In 1970s suburbia, four children try to pretend that things are normal in their family by telling each other fairy tales in their attic playroom, while their parents, an alcoholic, chain-smoking mom and disengaged dad, are in the process of self-destructing their marriage.

Category: Drama

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Pleasantville cover

3 chucksrating

PG-13

Pleasantville. (1998) Tobey Maguire, Reese Witherspoon, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, J. T. Walsh, Don Knotts. Written and directed by Gary Ross. 1990’s teenaged culture clashes with the perfect suburbia of the fifties, when a brother and sister accidentally get zapped back in time.

Categories: Drama, Romance, Teenagers, Fantasy.

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The Pledge cover

2.5 chucks rating
NR

The Pledge. (2011) Barrett Carnahan, Terry Kiser, Emily Capehart, Michael Guy Allen, Claudia Esposito, Rick Montgomery Jr., Emily Bach. Directed by J.W. Myers. Tory Hedderman is a self-centered 16-year-old who doesn't really care about anyone or anything until his family has to move from New York City to rural West Virginia. When Tory is caught vandalizing a patriotic town statue of a WWI vet, he is ordered to perform community service at a local veteran's hospital. Through the experience, Tory meets individuals who challenge his perspective on the world.

Categories: Drama.

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Plunge cover

2 chucks rating

NR, would be PG-13

Plunge. (2000) Joseph Scheibelhut, Randy Colborn, George Schricker, Jamie Talboom, Michael Kouroubetes. Directed by Tim Richardson. A short film set in the fifties about a boy who is dreamer and would rather draw old cars than learn fractions. This is a problem since he lives in a fast-paced, multi-tasking culture where productivity is praised and creativity scorned.

Category: Drama, Short.

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Polar Storm cover

2.5 chucks rating
PG

Polar Storm. (2009) Jack Coleman, Holly Dignard, Tyler Johnston, Nicholas Carella, Roger R. Cross, Emma Lahana, Scott Lyster, Terry David Mulligan, Marsha Regis, Kurt Max Runte. Written and directed by Paul Ziller. A comet passes near the Earth and disturbs Earth’s magnetic field. A nuclear physicist and his family struggle to fix the problem.

Categories: Drama, Science Fiction.

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Pontiac Moon cover

2.5 chucks rating
PG-13

Pontiac Moon. (1994) Ted Danson, Mary Steenburger, Ryan Todd, Eric Schweig, Cathy Moriarity, Max Gail. Directed by Peter Medak. During the summer of 1969, an eccentric science teacher goes off on a journey with his eleven-year-old son in a 1949 Pontiac with the goal of arriving at the spires of Moon National Park just as the Apollo XI mission lands on the moon.

Categories: Drama.

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Pop Pirates cover

2.5 chucks rating
PG

Pop Pirates. (1984) George Sweeney, Roger Daltry, Ricky Simmonds, Allan Love. Directed by Peter Medak. Adventure film, with original reggae/ska music. The Pirates, a schoolboy pop group, enter a major talent contest, things are going well until lead singer Paul, who is heavily involved with his uncle’s video piracy scam, leaves the band and hides their rented equipment. Michael, the band’s new lead singer is kidnapped by Paul and his uncle when he stumbles on their hideout.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Musical.

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Popcorn cover

1 chucks rating
R

Popcorn. (1991) Jill Schoelen, Tom Villard, Dee Wallace-Stone, Derek Rydall, Malcolm Danare, Elliott Hurst, Ivette Soler, Tony Roberts, Ray Walston. Directed by Mark Herrier. A group of film students put on an all-night horror show at at old abandoned theater with the help of a retired effects man. But a murderer in their midst seeking revenge uses the occasion to start a killing spree.

Categories: Horror, Drama.

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Porky's cover

3 chucksrating

R

Porky’s. (1981) Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight, Roger Wilson, Kim Catrell. Directed by Bob Clark. A raunchy comedy about six high school students in Angel Beach, Florida whose most fervent wish is to find some sexual satisfaction at Porky’s, a notorious strip-joint in the next county. But when they are ripped off and thrown out by the owner, they plot a scheme for revenge.

Categories: Comedy, Coming of Age, Sexually Explicit.

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Porky's Revenge cover

2 chucks rating

R

Porky’s Revenge. (1985) Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight, Kaki Hunter, Tony Ganios. Directed by James Komack. This sequel to Porky’s again pits Angel Beach high school students against the corpulent club owner, now firmly established on a lavish showboat.

Categories: Comedy, Sexually Explicit.

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Power Kids cover

2 chucks rating

R

Power Kids. (2009) Nuntawut Boonrubsub, Sasisa Jindamanee, Navarat Techadatanaprasert, Phethai Wongkhamlao, Johnny Nguyen, Arun Shavilai, Darun Tantaiwichitwecch, Richard William Lord. Directed by Krissanapong Rachata. Four children from a martial arts school break into a hospital held by terrorists to recover a heart needed for a transplant operation for one of the other students.

Categories: Action/Adventure.

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The Prankster cover

2.5 chucks rating
NR, would be PG-13

The Prankster. (2010) Matt Angel, Veronica Sixtos, Kurt Fuller, Michaela Watkins, Devon Werkheiser, Maiara Walsh, Preston Davis, Robert Adamson. Directed by Tony Vidal. Chris Karas is the brilliant leader of The Pranksters, a secret society that rights the wrongs of high school by pulling sophisticated pranks on deserving oppressors. But with graudation looming, Chris longs for more from life.

Categories: Comedy, Teenagers, Coming of Age.

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Prehysteria! cover

2.5 chucks rating
PG

Prehysteria!. (1993) Brett Cullen, Austin O’Brien, Samantha Mills, Colleen Morris, Stephen Lee. Directed by Albert Band. An archaeologist discovers five frozen dinosaur eggs in South America and brings them back to America. But the cooler get mixed up with another one owned by a local farmer and his two kids. When the family dog grabs the cooler and finds the eggs, she thinks they are hers, and soon hatches five miniature dinosaurs.

Categories: Comedy, Science Fiction, Family.

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Prehysteria! 3 cover

1 chucks rating
PG

Prehysteria! 3. (1995) Fred Willard, Whitney Anderson, Pam Matteson, Dave Buzzotta, Matt Letscher. Directed by Julian Breen. The second sequel finds the five miniature dinosaurs brought to a failing miniature golf course/amusement park. When the dinos begin to pump up the business, the owner’s brother plots to take over the property.

Categories: Comedy, Science Fiction, Family.

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Pretty in Pink cover

3 chucksrating

PG-13

Pretty in Pink. (1986) Molly Ringwald, Harry Dean Stanton, Jon Cryer, Annie Potts, James Spader, Andrew McCarthy. Directed by Howard Deutch. A love story about a romance between a girl from the wrong side of the tracks and her wealthy boyfriend. As fast as the romance builds, it is threatened by the painful reality of peer pressure on both sides.

Categories: Drama, Romance, Teenagers.

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The Prince of Central Park cover

2 chucks rating

PG-13

The Prince of Central Park. (2000) Danny Aiello, Frankie, Harvey Keitel, Cathy Moriarty, Frank Nasso, Jerry Orbach, Paul Sorvino, Kathleen Turner, Carmen Moreno. Written and directed by John Leekly. A young boy living with an abusive foster mother runs away to find his real mother. His only recollections are a picture of the two of them at the merry-go-round in Central Park.

Categories: Drama, Coming of Age.

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Princess Protection Program cover

3 chucksrating

G

Princess Protection Program. (2000) Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Nicholas Braun, Molly Hagan, Jamie Chung, Samantha Droke. Directed by Allison Lidd-Brown. To escape the dictator of a small country, Princess Rosalinda must hide out with tomboy Carter in a small Louisiana community and learn to act like a typical American teenager.

Categories: Comedy, Family.

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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio cover

2 chucks rating

PG-13

The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio. (2005) Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Trevor Morgan, Ellary Porterfield, Monte Gagne, Robert Clark, Erik Knudsen. Written and directed by Jane Anderson. A devoted housewife uses her knack for words to win thousands of dollars in jingle contests to keep her family together.

Categories: Drama.

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project almanac cover

3 chucksrating

PG-13

Project Almanac. (2015) Jonny Weston, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Sam Lerner, Allen Evangelista, Virginia Gardner, Amy Landecker, Gary Weeks. Directed by Dean Israelite. Dave Raskin and his buddy Adam discover his father’s secret plans for a time machine, and build it, using time travel to fix their problems and for personal gain. But as the future falls apart with disasters, and each of them discover personal adversities that their actions have created, Dave realizes he must travel back to the past to make sure they never build or use the machine.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Science Fiction.

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Proof cover

3 chucksrating

PG-13

Proof. (2005) Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Jake Gyllenhaal, Danny McCarthy, Hope Davis. Directed by John Madden. The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father’s ex-students who wants to search through his papers and her estranged sister who shows up to help settle his affairs.

Categories: Drama, Romance.

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The Protector cover

3 chucksrating

R

The Protector. (2005) Tony Jaa, Petchtai Wongkamlao, Bongkoj Khongmalai, Xing Jing, Nathan Jones, Johnny Nguyen, Lateef Crowder, Jon Foo, Damian De Montema, David Asavanond, Sotorn Rungruaeng. Directed by Prachya Pinkaew. A young fighter named Kham trained in martial arts as a “protector of royal elephants” goes to Australia to retrieve two stolen elephants, taken by a well-connected gang of smugglers. With the help of a Thai-born Australian detective, Kham must take on the deadly gang and their police insiders who try to kill him and frame him for murder.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Crime.

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Pulp Fiction cover

3 chucksrating

R

Pulp Fiction. (1994) Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Laura Lovelace, John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Phil LaMarr, Frank Whaley, Burr Steers, Bruce Willis. Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The stories of two mob hit men, a boxer, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Categories: Drama, Crime.

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Pulse cover

1 chucks rating
PG-13

Pulse. (1995) Cliff De Young, Roxanne Hart, Joey Lawrence, Matthew Lawrence, Charles Tyner, Dennis Redfield. Written and directed by Paul Golding. An evil force has gotten into the electricity in a suburban community and no one knows how to pull the plug.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Science Fiction.

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In Pursuit of Happyness cover

3 chucksrating

PG-13

The Pursuit of Happyness. (2006) Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Thandie Newton, Brian Howe, James Karen, Dan Castellaneta, Kurt Fuller, Takayo Fischer, Kevin West. Directed by Gabriel Muccino. A struggling and homeless salesman takes custody of his son as he’s poised to begin a life-changing professional endeavor as a stockbroker.

Categories: Drama.

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Push cover

2 chucks rating

PG-13

Push. (2009) Colin Ford, Chris Evans, Dakota Fanning, Camilla Belle, Djimon Hounsou, Cliff Curtis. Directed by Paul McGuigan. A group of young Americans with telekinetic and clairvoyant abilities are hiding from a clandestine U.S. government agency. They must utilize their different talents and band together for a final job enabling them to escape the agency forever.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Science Fiction/Fantasy.

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Quantum of Solace cover

2.5 chucks rating
R

Quantum of Solace. (2008) Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench, Giancarlo Giannini, Gemma Arterton, Jeffrey Wright, David Harbour, Jesper Christensen, Anatole Taubman, Rory Kinnear, Tim Pigott-Smith, Joaquín Cosio. Directed by Marc Forster. Seeking revenge for the death of his love, secret agent James Bond sets out to stop an environmentalist from taking control of a country’s valuable resource.

Categories: Drama, Action/Adventure.

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Quicksilver cover

2 chucks rating

PG

Quicksilver. (1986) Kevin Bacon, Jami Gertz, Paul Rodriguez, Rudy Ramos, Nelson Vails, Laurence Fishburne. Written and directed by Tom Donnelly. A former stock broker turned bicyle messenger tries to stop a local drug dealer from using his girl friend bicycle messenger to peddle his wares.

Categories: Drama, Action/Adventure.

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Buy Converse All Star Chuck Taylor Low Cut Oxfords
Buy Converse All Star Chuck Taylor High Tops for Kids
Go to the Shoelaces for Chucks page
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Buy books and comics about chucks

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